Rifle's Signature Featured Events

From concerts at the restored Art Deco Ute Theater, to western classics like rodeos and chili cookoffs at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, to block parties, craft beer tastings, races, and art shows–Rifle’s events have it all.

The Rifle Rendezvous in May and the Garfield County Fair in August showcase the best of the classic West.   Western Adventure Weekend in September celebrates Rifle’s choose-your-own-adventure outdoor lifestyle.  We celebrate Independence Day Eve on July 3rd with fireworks and a concert, and the holiday season kicks off with Hometown Holidays in early December.   The arts scene is celebrated at Bookcliff Arts Center and Colorado Mountain College.  You never know what you’ll find so…

Roan Cliff Chaos

MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE September 21 CELEBRATE WESTERN ADVENTURE WEEKEND WITH OUR 2ND ANNUAL MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE! STAY AROUND FOR PLENTY OF ACTIVITIES IN DOWNTOWN RIFLE, SUCH AS MUSIC, BEER GARDEN, ROCK CLIMBING WALL, AND MORE! Do you like your desert single-track skinny and technical with a side of bacon? Do you want to help bring a world-class, non-motorized trail system

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Western Adventure Weekend

Western Adventure Weekend September 20 – 21 LIVE MUSIC DOWNTOWN • DOWNTOWN ACTIVITIES • MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE The Western Adventure Weekend Celebrates all things unique to Rifle. Some have a Fall Fest, but in Rifle we ramp up the excitement with community events that embody the theme of our city. It’s our fourth year celebrating everything great about outdoor adventures

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Garfield County Fair

Garfield County Fair July 29 – August 4, 2019 About The Garfield County Fair For updates visit garfieldcountyfair.com/ EXPLORE OUR EVENTS Previous Next

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Independence Day Eve

Independence Day Eve July 3rd About Independence Day Eve Fireworks What better way to ring in our national celebration than setting off fireworks the night before? In Rifle, we do just that. Our Independence Day Eve celebration usually features a live music performance from the local symphony, fun activities, and of course fireworks, all happening on the 3rd of July.

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Rifle Rendezvous

Rifle Rendezvous 2020 Canceled Due to Covid-19 About Rifle Rendezvous The Rendezvous is a festival held in May that ties together the heritage of the area with all sorts of family fun. Events include a carnival, bull riding competition, car show, dancing and live music, and many, many activities in between 3rd Street will be closed for the car show.

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Hometown Holiday

Hometown Holiday NOvember 30 – December 2nd About Hometown Holiday Hometown Holiday is all about celebrating what we love most at the end of the year: community! (And sometimes the weather!) Last year included an amazing race, scavenger hunt, craft fair, Santa for the kids, the Parade of Lights, sleigh rides, bonfire, a screening of the Polar Express, and plenty

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