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The 75th Annual Buffalo Days is August 19th, 20th & 21st, 2022. Check out the jammed packed schedule below!

Special thanks to our sponsors :

Sagebrush BBQ & Grill Grand Lake Colorado
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2022 Schedule of Events

-Friday, August 19th-

Paint and Sip | 3:00pm | Join local artist Edie Dafoe for an afternoon in the park painting your own cowboy themed painting. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buffalo-days-paint-and-sip-tickets-390703995167

Lakefront Movie | 8:30pm | Brought to you by Lupine Village at Grand Lake | Set up your blankets to watch a free movie at lakefront park. This family-friendly favorite is sure to make both tourists and locals laugh! Complimentary fresh popcorn, and drinks available to purchase.


-Saturday, August 20th-

Buffalo Run 5k | 8:00am | Start at the Grand Lake Center to race 5 kilometers to the finish line at the Center. Register here: https://buffalorun.itsyourrace.com/register/

Kids Zone | 10:00am-2:00pm| Western Games for kids of all ages in Town Park near the playground. Prizes for best dressed cow poke!

Pie Bake Off | 10:00am – 12:00pm | Bakers of all ages are encouraged to compete in our first ever Buffalo Days pie bake off! Registration is now open for Adults and Youth categories. Registered Bakers will receive FREE entrance to the Lakefront Music Fest where winners will be awarded cash prizes and Buffalo Days merchandise!

Corn Hole Tournament | 10:00am-2:00pm| Register your team and compete for your own Buffalo Days branded board set! Courts set up at town park next to the Kids Zone in Town Park. Space fills up quickly, so don’t delay in registering your team HERE. Pre-registration is full, but we have 4 walk up spots available at a first come first serve basis.

Jail Photo Booth | 10:00am-3:00pm | Take memorable western photos in our old town jail on Grand Avenue by Town Park. Hosted by Taking Steps for Cancer (Grand County’s only Cancer Support Non-Profit)

Buffalo BBQ on the Lakefront | 3:30pm | Sagebrush BBQ & Grill is cooking up a menu of real Buffalo BBQ. Serving until sold out! Beer, wine and signature drinks in keepsake buffalo days tumblers also available.

Axe Throwing Trailer | 3:30pm – 9:30pm | Show off your axe throwing skills and earn bragging rights with your friends! The trailer will be set up by the Lakefront Music Festival.

Music on the Lakefront | 3:30pm-9:30pm | Get ready to dance the night away with the lake sparkling behind the bands! Gates open at 3:00 at the Gene Stover Lakefront Park for the BBQ and Music Festival. The music kicks off at 3:30pm. Let’s get dancing! *$10 cover charge to enter the concert/buffalo bbq/liquor area/axe throwing area. Kids 10 and under are free.

Buffalo Days Lakefront Music Festival

Bottlerocket Hurricane First in the line up

Union Gray Second in the line up

Nathan Dean & the Damn Band

Buffalo Days Fireworks over Grand Lake

Fireworks Display Over Grand Lake | 9:30pm | Enjoy a 15 minute display over the water after the Live Music Festival! *Subject to change to align with fire ban restrictions


-Sunday, August 21st-

Cowboy Church at the Gazebo | 9:00am | Celebrate and rejoice the cowboy way with an eclectic mix of music, poetry, and humor with Pastor Newly Holmes.

Buffalo Herd Parade | 12:00pm | Follow the herd down Grand Avenue with floats, horses, costumes, and dressed-up pups! Parade participants must complete an application, which can be downloaded here. Please email to us at [email protected] or print and drop off at the Visitor’s Center.

Wild Western Water Zone hosted by Grand Lake Fire | 1:00pm – 2:30pm, following The Parade | Gene Stover Lakefront Park | Cool off Grand Lake Fire Style! Kids and non-kids of all ages are welcome to come romp in the water zone