A time not to be missed is Grand Lake's Western Weekend. A celebration of Grand Lake's cowboy and pioneering heritage that brings people to this incredible lakeside mountain town.
Organization: Grand Lake Buffalo Barbecue
Dates: 07/20/2013 - 07/21/2013 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: vareis
Venue: Grand Lake in Grand Lake,CO
Contact: Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (970) 627-3402
This annual barbeque is packed full of music, a 5K run/walk, bingo, a pancake breakfast on Saturday, and a parade on Sunday. This is an all day event and runs for three days. Past entertainment includes Brad Pregeant's Blue Rhythm Kings, GT & The Sidewinders, the Jazz Cookers, and Fredi & the Soul Shakers. For more information, call 970-627-3402
- The weeks events take place at various locations throughout Grand Lake.
- Grand Lake's premier weekend, Western Weekend, takes place the 2nd weekend in July.
- A celebration of Grand Lake's cowboy and pioneering heritage.
Overview: Western Weekend celebrates the town's cowboy and pioneer heritage. It is quite spectacular and there's something for everyone here to enjoy.There are the Legends of Grand Lake, Spirit Lake Mountain Man Rendezvous, parade, a five kilometer Buffalo Run – what a sight!, pancake breakfast, mock gunfights – the kids will love this, and more. Try farm-raised buffalo at the annual community Buffalo Barbecue, a tradition since 1947. The sauce, by the way, is still a secret.
Where: The weeks events take place at various locations throughout Grand Lake.
When: Grand Lake's premier weekend, Western Weekend, takes place the 2nd weekend in July.
Cost: There is no general fee or cost to attend the Western Weekend, however, there may be fees for specific events associated with the festival.
Details: Situated at the western border of Rocky Mountain National Park, near the headwaters of the Colorado River, Grand Lake is Colorado's largest natural lake. The village of Grand Lake is the western gateway to the park and provides numerous services for the visitor's vacation needs.