Craig - Northwest Colorado


Craig Calendar of Events


For more information on these events you may contact:
Craig Chamber of Commerce/Moffat County Visitor Center


February May June July August September October November December

February - 2024

February 9-11
2nd Coal Mountain Skijoring @ Moffat County Fairgrounds - Competitors gallop, glide, and fly! Along a race course at the fairgrounds in Craig. Skijoring is a competitive winter sport where teams consist of a horse, rider, and skier racing for cash prizes in a family-friendly winter rodeo: Friday-Sunday, February 9-11, 2024 - 2nd Coal Mountain Skijoring

May - 2024

May 4
38th Annual “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” @ Maybell - A thirty-mile bicycle ride over varied terrain starts in Craig, Colorado, and ends in Maybell, Colorado. All ages and abilities are welcome: Saturday starts at 7am May 4, 2024 - 38th Annual “Where the Hell’s Maybell?”

May 4-5
Great American Horse Drive @ Saturday at Browns Park and Sunday in Maybell - Experience the excitement of ranch horses trotting through the heart of town, then stick around for a great lunch and party and to explore the Sand Wash Basin wild horses after the drive: 8am-1pm May 4-5, 2024 - Great American Horse Drive

May 24-27
Grand Old West Days @ Fairgrounds, Downtown, and Cedar Mountain – Saddle Up for a Grand Old Time Memorial Day Weekend Activity Horse Show, Parade, Carnival, Live Music, Food, and Games: Friday-Monday, May 24-27, 2024 - Grand Old West Days

May 31
Summer Jam @ Alice Pleasant Park - Music - Family Friendly Games - Activities - Vendors: Friday evenings: May 31, June 28, August 8, & August 23, 2024

June - 2024

June 1
Food Truck Carnival @ Downtown Craig – A variety of food and drink trucks in Historic Downtown Craig - Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner: Saturday from 11am-7pm; June 1, July 6, and September 7, 2024 - Food Truck Carnival

June 20-22
24th Annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous @ Loudy-Simpson Park - Featuring head-to-head competition between a dozen experienced wood carvers who begin with a tree trunk and create wooden masterpieces in just four days; Family activities include movies in the park, root beer floats, and the CPW archery shoot: Thursday-Saturday, June 20-22, 2024 - 24th Annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous

June 21-22
20th Annual Bear River Young Life Car Show @ Downtown Craig, Colorado - Car and Motorcycle Show contestants cruise Craig from Yampa Valley Bank to Loudy-Simpson Park; then line up along Yampa Avenue: Friday 5pm Cruise and Saturday 10am-4pm, June 21-22, 2024 - 20th Annual Bear River Young Life Car Show

June 28
Summer Jam @ Alice Pleasant Park - Music - Family Friendly Games - Activities - Vendors: Friday evenings: May 31, June 28, August 8, & August 23, 2024

July - 2024

July 3-4
Ride ‘N Tie Days Rodeo @ Moffat County Fairgrounds - Returning soldiers from World War II had a hand in starting the Ride ‘N Tie Days Rodeo, as the Craig chapter of the American Legion started the event in 1946 - Mutton Bustin', Mini Broncs, Concert after the CPRA Rodeo on July 4th: Wednesday-Thursday, July 3-4, 2024 - Ride ‘N Tie Days Rodeo

July 4
Northwest Freedom Fest @ Breeze Park - Music - Family Friendly Games – Activities - Vendors: Thursday from 10am-4pm July 4, 2024 - Northwest Freedom Fest

July 6
Food Truck Carnival @ Downtown Craig – A variety of food and drink trucks in Historic Downtown Craig - Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner: Saturday from 11am-7pm; June 1, July 6, and September 7, 2024 - Food Truck Carnival

July 13
6th Annual Homemade Homegrown @ Downtown Craig – This year’s event will be even hoppier! Colorado Home Brew Contest, Craft Beer Tasting with several breweries from throughout Colorado, Farmer’s Market, Pie Baking Contest, Open Mic: Saturday, July 13, 2024 - 6th Annual Homemade Homegrown

July 19-21
Victory Motors Drive for Life @ TBA - Cancer Fundraiser Benefiting the Moffat County Cancer Society - Casino Night - Comedy Night - Golf Tournament: Friday-Sunday, July 19-21, 2024

July 20
Yampa River Reggae Festival @ Loudy-Simpson Park, south of Craig - Daytime events include a 5K Fun Run, Yoga in the Park, live Reggae music, food vendors, art and craft vendors, and a beer garden. Saturday starts @ 10am, music from 12pm-dark, Saturday, July 20, 2024 - Yampa River Reggae Festival

July 27
Moffat County Rock Fest @ Alice Pleasant Park - Music - Family Friendly Games - Vendors: Wednesday Starts at 5pm July 27, 2024

August - 2024

August 2-4
Moffat County Balloon Festival @ Craig, Colorado – Balloons Launch at 6:30am each day, Live Musical Entertainment, Colorado Cruisers Car Show, Cardboard Boat Regatta, Craft and Food Booths, Nightly Balloon Glow: Friday-Sunday, August 2-4, 2024 - Moffat County Balloon Festival

August 2
Summer Jam @ Alice Pleasant Park - Music - Family Friendly Games - Activities - Vendors: Friday evenings: May 31, June 28, August 8, & August 23, 2024

August 2-5
Moffat County Horse Show @ the Fairgrounds: Friday-Monday, August 2-5, 2024

August 5-10
106th Moffat County Fair @ Craig, Colorado - Shooting and Archery Events, Annual Derby Days, Horse and Pony Races, PRCA Rodeo, Family Fun Day, Live Music, Livestock Shows, Pavilion with Food and Craft Vendors: Monday-Saturday, August 5-10, 2024 - 106th Moffat County Fair

August 23
Summer Jam @ Alice Pleasant Park - Music - Family Friendly Games - Activities - Vendors: Friday evenings: May 31, June 28, August 8, & August 23, 2024

September - 2024

September 7
Food Truck Carnival @ Downtown Craig – A variety of food and drink trucks in Historic Downtown Craig - Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner: Saturday from 11am-7pm; June 1, July 6, and September 7, 2024 - Food Truck Carnival

September 13-14
Dinosaur Stone Age Stampede @ Town of Dinosaur - Cornhole Games - Arts & Crafts Booths - Food Vendors and Music in the Park with Dino Booze & Beer Garden - OHV & ATV - Antique Cars & Tractors - Saturday Pancake Breakfast - Hot Air Balloon Tethers - OHV Poker Run - OHV Rodeo: Friday 4-8pm, Saturday 8am-8pm September 13-14, 2024 - Dinosaur Stone Age Stampede

September 21
Fall Fest 2024 @ Alice Pleasant Park and Downtown Craig, Colorado - Family-Friendly Event with Live Music All Day, Car Show, Corn Hole Tournament, BEER GARDEN!, Western Colorado Vendors: Saturday from 10am-5pm, September 21, 2024 - Fall Fest 2024

October - 2024

October 4-5
Elk Capital Expo @ Moffat County Fairgrounds - Booths · Artists · Taxidermist · Hunters · Events · Wild Game & Meat Processors · Guides · Outfitters · Vendors · Food Trucks · Parks & Wildlife · Contests · Auction · Education · Music: Friday-Saturday, October 4-5, 2024 - Elk Capital Expo

November - 2024

November 23
5th Annual Gravy Train 5K Race @ Loudy Simpson Park - Always the Saturday before Thanksgiving - Family Fun Run or Walk - Wear Athletic Gear or Dress in Costume - Prizes for the Top Three Best Outfits - Bring Canned Food Donations for the Interfaith Food Bank: Tuesday, November 23, 2024 - 5th Annual Gravy Train 5K Race

November 30
Craig Parade of Lights @ Downtown Craig - Lights theme is Songs of Christmas. Stop by and grab the entry form for your float: Saturday, starting at 6pm November 30, 2024 - Craig Parade of Lights

December - 2024

December 6-7
15th Annual Holiday Artisan Market @ Moffat County Pavilion - A marketplace of makers, creators, designers, and dreamers: Starting at 3pm Friday and all day Saturday: December 6-7 2024

February - 2025

February 8-9
3rd Coal Mountain Skijoring @ Moffat County Fairgrounds - Competitors gallop, glide, and fly! Along a race course at the fairgrounds in Craig. Skijoring is a competitive winter sport where teams consist of a horse, rider, and skier racing for cash prizes in a family-friendly winter rodeo: Friday-Sunday, February 8-9, 2025 - 3rd Coal Mountain Skijoring

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