So Much to Celebrate!
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There is so much to celebrate in Mesa Verde Country. Many of our festivals reflect our cultural ties with the archaeology and Native Culture of the area and link the past to the present. Others take to the skies, whether looking for birds or ascending in balloons.

Some festivals appeal to our taste buds, be it gourmet winemakers' dinners or beer fests, while others appeal to our artistic tastes through music, art, and drama. Our spectacular parks fill on weekends with antique cars, arts and crafts vendors, or fireworks celebrations. Cowboys and the western lifestyle are also a big part of our celebrations, and rodeos and the county fair provide that Old West Experience.

September 2014

Mancos Valley Balloon & Art Festival
Friday, September 26th - Sunday, September 28th
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Mancos Valley Art Fest & Street Fair
Saturday, September 27th
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Mancos, CO

Food, music, art demos and hands-on art for kids and grown ups too. Dancing in the street and old time carriage rides.

Mesa Verde National Park Free Admission Day
Saturday, September 27th
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National Public Lands Day

Wetherill Mesa Bike and Hike
Sunday, September 28th
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9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wetherill Mesa
Mesa Verde National Park

You are invited to participate in this year's Wetherill Mesa Bike and Hike. The fall is a special time of year to visit as the more relaxing fall season replaces the busy days of summer. The Wetherill Tram is not running so you are invited to ride your bike on the tram road and hike to Long House and Step House cliff dwellings. Rangers are available to answer your questions. Wetherill Mesa will be open 9 am to 4 pm.

May 2015

Ute Mountain - Mesa Verde Birding Festival
Wednesday, May 6th - Sunday, May 10th
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Indian Arts & Culture Festival
Saturday, May 23rd - Sunday, May 24th
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