Edgewood Cowboy Days is the last two weeks of June, and it’s filled with events, activities, and entertainment in the greater Edgewood area. Highlighted by four key events, you’ll find numerous activities and special events at area businesses, too.
June 17 – New Mexico’s Best Father’s Day Car Show will thrill more than Dad. Incredible cars, trucks, food, entertainment, prizes, and more! Be inspired by the craftsmanship of car enthusiast’s modern horsepower and the passion of those who keep yesteryear’s classics alive. Hours: 9am-3:30pm. Admission: Free. LOCATION: 66 NM 344, Edgewood (at Walmart)
June 21 – Music & Brews Nite features Sierra Blanca Brewing Company’s award-winning brews, several bands and entertainment on the Flatbed Stage, food trucks, games, contests and more. Family-friendly event. Hours: 5pm-10pm. Admission: Free. LOCATION: 87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood (at Wildlife West Nature Park).
June 22 & 23 – Single Action Shooting Society’s “End of Trail” is the WORLD Championships of Cowboy Action Shooting – right here in Edgewood. See the best-of-the-best compete at beautiful Founders Ranch. Stroll their Western town, discover hand-crafted and specialty items, along with food vendors. Hours: 8am-5pm. Admission: $5. LOCATION: Founders Ranch in Edgewood (Barton Rd., 3/4 mile north of Juan Tomas Rd.)
June 30 – Wildlife West Nature Park presents its annual “Wildlife Festival” (10am-6pm), including a special screening of “Phoenix Wilder and the Great Elephant Adventure” (one showing at 2pm) AND kicks-off its famous summertime “Chuckwagon BBQ Supper Show” season (5pm) that evening (separate admission). Enjoy an authentic BBQ dinner and energetic musical entertainment. Chuckwagon dates continue throughout summer. Hours: see above Admission: Day at the Park $5-9; Evening Chuckwagon Dinner Show $12-27 LOCATION: 87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood.
Just SOME of the additional activities: — Melodrama Masters ” Sweet Pearl, What a Fate for That Girl -or- There’s No Place Like Nome” at Wildlife West (June 15 & 16) — “Community Cowboy Supper” at Chili Hills (June 15) — “Equestrian Games (Gymkhana)” (June 16) — “Flicka – Movie Under the Stars” (June 16) — Chautauqua performances at Edgewood Library (June 19 & 23) — Horse Trail Ride with High Desert Riders and Blue Barn Stables (June 24) — “End of Cowboy Days Street Dance” at the Starlight Ballroom (aka parking lot at Advanced Performance Chiropractic & Massage and Matt Kunkle State Farm) , Sierra Blanca Brewing Company’s “Band Nights” (June 15 & 16, June 22 & 23, June 29 & 30), and “Goat Yoga” at Wildlife West (June 15, 16, & 17; June 22, 23 & 24; June 29, 30 & July 1). More activities and happenings throughout the area.
Come for a day or a week – there’s plenty to experience. Enjoy great local foods (some ‘Best of New Mexico’ winners are right here), there’s live entertainment, beautiful trails, museums, and real-life Route 66 history. If luck’s on your side, you could even win Cowboy Days prizes at participating local businesses!
Cowboy Days is organized annually by the Greater Edgewood Area Chamber of Commerce. The complete Day-by-Day 2018 Cowboy Days line up is available at our events calendar (activities will be added as confirmed). For convenience, a printable one-page line up is available (dated May 29 – complete calendar in June).
To get your business or community organization involved, contact us at (505) 596-0566 or [email protected].