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2024 Summer Events in Meeker

Summer is a beautiful time of year in Meeker. There are abundant sunny days to enjoy the outdoors, and at 6,444 feet in elevation, our mountain town enjoys temperate weather that is ideal for staying active. In addition, Meeker hosts various events throughout the summer that provide an opportunity to soak in the local, small-town flavor that makes Meeker such a great place to visit.

Suppose you’re an out-of-town patient planning on scheduling your procedure at Colorado Advanced Orthopedics. In that case, summer is a great time to bring your family and enjoy a nice vacation while you undergo orthopedic surgery. The following highlights will help you know which events align with your interests.

Meeker Summer Rodeo Series

The Meeker Summer Rodeo Series is a great way to soak in some of our town’s authentic Western culture. This event is held at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds every Thursday night starting June 13th and continuing through August 15th, providing a fun evening for the entire family. Events include

The slack starts at 6 pm, and the rodeo starts at 7 pm. Please note that there is no Rodeo Series event on Thursday, July 4th, as Meeker holds other festivities to celebrate Independence Day.

Meekerpalooza Series & Market

Experience the vibrance of downtown Meeker during our Meekerpalooza series. This event is held twice in June and once in July. It features live music, craft brews in our Beer Garden, the Meeker farmers market, and a variety of other activities.

Meekerpalooza summer 2024 dates:

June 7

June 21

July 19

Meeker 4th of July Range Call Celebration

Meeker July 4th Range Call Parade Celebrate July 4th with Range Call, the oldest continuous-running rodeo in Colorado. Meeker’s Range Call festival has been an annual event since 1938, providing an opportunity to celebrate our town’s Western heritage. The festival runs from July 4 through July 7 and features a variety of events, including:

You can view the entire Range Call schedule here.

Rio Blanco County Fair

The Rio Blanco County Fair has been a highlight of our community events since 1921. This event is held from July 31st to August 5th and features a variety of family-friendly events, including:

Meeker Mustang Makeover

The Meeker Mustang Makeover provides a true Wild West experience. Held August 23-24, horse trainers from the west will gather in Meeker to compete for prize money and scholarships. Each trainer will have trained a Wild American Mustang for 120 days, and there are two separate divisions for this competition:

At the end of the event, the horses entered into the competition will be auctioned off, allowing attendees to take home an American Mustang.

The event kicks off with a Wild West “Mustang Mingle” party with dancing and dinner on August 23rd. The competition will occur on August 24th from 10 am to 7 pm.

Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials

Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials Meeker’s summer events lineup concludes the week after Labor Day with the Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials. From September 4th to 8th at Ute Park, attendees will experience an event that will include sheepdog trials, education, culture, and history. While the Sheepdog Trials foster a sense of community for entrants, there’s also a healthy competitive spirit as people vie for $25,000 in prize money.

Highlights of this event include:

Colorado Advanced Orthopedics Can Help You Plan Your Medical Tourism Stay in Meeker

The team at Colorado Advanced Orthopedics is committed to ensuring you have an amazing experience with us throughout every phase of your procedure. While the primary component of this amazing experience involves receiving top-tier orthopedic services that will help you restore a pain-free life, we also work hard to help our out-of-town patients soak in the many events that make Meeker so special.

If you’re traveling to Meeker for orthopedic surgery, our team can help you plan your stay. We can recommend hotel options that align with your family’s needs, and we’ll give you the scoop on the best restaurants to visit while you’re in town. If you come to Meeker during the summer, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to take advantage of our town’s great events.

With world-class orthopedic surgeons who achieve surgical outcomes exceeding industry standards and a beautiful mountain backdrop, Colorado Advanced Orthopedics has rapidly developed a reputation as a premier medical tourism destination. Our team will help you plan a memorable, small-town mountain vacation for your family while you receive the exceptional medical care you deserve.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Colorado Advanced Orthopedics serves patients in Meeker, the White River Valley, and the Western Slope. We also treat many out-of-town patients visiting from around the country.

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