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January 2019

Cowboy Gear Museum, Elko Nevada

Great Basin Cowboy Gear Show and Sale

January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cowboy Arts & Gear Museum, 542 Commercial Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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Welcome to our Show and Sale of the finest quality items available from contemporary artists and craftsmen in the trades of saddlemaking, bit making, spur making, silversmithing, rawhide braiding, etc. Held at the Cowboy Arts & Gear Museum from January 23-February 2, 2019 from 9am to 5pm. We are CLOSED on Sunday and Monday, January 27th and 28th.

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June 2019

Classic Film Festival at the Northeastern Nevada Museum

Classic Film Festival 2019

June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

December 2019

Elko Annual Snowflake Festival & Parade of Lights

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elko, NV, 501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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"Welcome to the North Pole" in the heart of Downtown Elko. Come and see Santa’s Workshop & Photo's with Santa, Santas lil' Helpers crafting, the Cocoa Cottage, Food Vendors, Live Entertainment featuring the EHS Choraliers and more, Live Ice Sculpture Creation, Kris Kringle Mart - an "indoor" shopping extravaganza with over 50 vendors and so much more! With floats from over 30 local business, and of course a visit from Santa himself! An amazing 3D Festival of Lights Parade kicks…

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January 2020

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

January 26 @ 9:00 am - February 1 @ 6:00 pm
Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival. Since 1985, aficionados of the American West have traveled to remote Elko, Nevada, to meet like-minded people, be captivated by poets and musicians whose art is an expression of their life on the land, participate in creating traditional Western gear and art, learn about current challenges and creative solutions in Western land management, and kick up their heels and enjoy a week filled with entertainment, learning…

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June 2020

California Trail Days – CANCELLED

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
California Trail Interpretive Center, 1 Interpretive Center Way Hunter Exit 292
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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CANCELLED Join us in June 2020 for our annual weekend-long interactive wagon encampment and pioneer experience! Between 1841 and 1869 over 250,000 people sold their belongings, packed up wagons and set out over-land for California. Learn the stories of the pioneers who endured the 2,000-mile trek; some seeking land, some gold, others seeking adventure, and some for reasons we may never know.  Enjoy Native American programs, visit with fur trappers and watch black powder demonstrations.  Our young visitors will enjoy…

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Lamoille Country Fair

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Grove, Clubhouse Lane
Lamoille, Nevada 89828 United States
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The Annual Lamoille Country Fair gives attendees the chance to experience the country charm of scenic Lamoille and wander among booths that bring you local and state artists' unique handcrafted items including original artwork, jewelry, dolls, furniture, stained glass, pottery, garden art, quilts, birdhouses, beadwork, metal art, and many other items. Approximately 8,000  people attended the 2012 Fair which featured 135 vendors. Delicious refreshments are available from the many great food vendors. The Lamoille Women's Club's famous homemade lemonade is…

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July 2020

Elko Basque Festival – CANCELLED

July 3 - July 5

CANCELLED The National Elko Basque festival began with a celebration that brought sheepherders and cattle ranchers into town for a day of celebration. The festival became a two-day event in 1964, now known as the National Basque Festival.  The weekend festivities were scheduled around the 4th of July weekend, to celebrate with this great Country and to thank them for accepting Basques and their heritage so freely.  The festival this year will be held July 3rd through July 5th. Experience…

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Elko’s Freedom Fireworks Celebration

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Elko County Fairgrounds, 13 Fairgrounds Road
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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Come out and help us celebrate our independence! Gates open at 5:00 pm and show start at around 6:00.  Live entertainment, food, and more.  Firework show begins at 9:15 PM.  Grandstand seating availible for a $5 donation.  Box seats and tables are still available for $150  Call 775-738-6284 to order. Hosted by Michelle Mosley and John Ellison

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107th Silver State Stampede

July 10 - July 12
Elko County Fairgrounds, 13 Fairgrounds Road
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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The Silver State Stampede is the oldest rodeo in Nevada. The tradition of Elko’s annual rodeo started in 1913 when GS Garcia, the world-famous bit, spur, and saddle maker, decided that northern Nevada cowboys needed a rodeo, and the town needed the added entertainment and income.  Today’s Stampede has grown into a multi-faceted event, showcasing the best of rodeo and ranch cowboys alike.  On Friday & Saturday gates open at 4 PM and the action starts at 6 PM with the…

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Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival – Elko, NV – CANCELLED

July 24 - July 26
Main City Park, Main City Park
Elko, 89801 United States
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Cancelled   Come to Elko Nevada for the annual Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival! In the past, we give our pilots the choice of flying in Elko or Spring Creek on Friday, and the pilots who choose Elko take up local media folks - newspaper & radio. Well, we decided to mix it up this year, and on Friday the 24th, all of our pilots will be launching from various locations around town! The City Park, Shabonya Dutton State Farm, ECVA,…

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