Seasonal Activities


Winter is truly an extraordinary time in and around Meeker! Visitors from all over the world flock to Colorado for fantastic winter sports, and you and your family can still enjoy incredible fun-filled outdoor winter activities while avoiding the crowds, traffic, and expense associated with the most famous ski resorts. The beautiful rural and wilderness areas surrounding Meeker are the perfect backdrop for your next hunting and fly fishing expedition, and the miles of trails around our town can turn your next cross-country skiing or snowshoeing run into a magical winter adventure. Don’t forget to pack and dress for the cold winter weather!

Late Winter Events: January to March

Family Ice Fishing Derby

I Ride with James Poker / Fun Snowmobile Ride

White River Rumble Snowmobile Race


As Meeker and the surrounding countryside slowly thaws in the spring, savvy vacationers know that some of the best adventures can be found during this magical, transitional period of the year. Your family will love the winter activities that are still available, including hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, while the warmer, more temperate weather and longer days allow for more outdoor adventures and fun! Don’t forget, our local hoteliers, outfitters and adventure guides can help you make your Meeker vacation one to remember, so don’t be shy about seeking out professional assistance when planning your Meeker family getaway!

Spring Events: April to June

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Dinner

Summer Entertainment Series

After Birth Ball

Meeker Golf Course

Meekerpalooza, Art & Music Festival


Forget packed airports, expensive in-season resort stays, and beaches and amusement parks baking in the blazing hot sun. If you want to enjoy a summer vacation that’s affordable, convenient, and comfortable for your family, then escape to the moderate weather and amazing adventures found in Meeker! Our town and the surrounding areas provide all of the fun, action-packed adventures that your family could want, including hiking, mountain biking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, hunting and archery, and the Flat Tops Wilderness Area and White River National Forest are just around the corner! When it’s the “off season” in other Colorado resort towns, it’s the best time to visit Meeker! There’s never a dull moment or bored family member when you turn your next summer vacation into a thrilling adventure!

Summer Events: July to September

Range Call July 4th Celebration

Rio Blanco County Fair

July 4th Plein Air Art Competition

Summer Entertainment Series / Movie Under the Stars

Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trails

Wagon Wheel OHV Rendevous

Big Game Archery Hunting Season

Big Game Muzzleloader Hunting Season


The scenic foliage, cool weather and breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains in the fall months make Meeker your secret family vacation destination in Colorado! You’ll never experience a more memorable vacation destination in the fall, as the season turns the already-beautiful landscape in and around Meeker into a breathtaking collage of golden-hued trees and rolling hills! Best of all, you can still enjoy all of the thrilling fall outdoor activities that your family loves, including hiking, mountain biking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, hunting and archery, in the crisp, clean fall air and cooler temperatures we enjoy. Skip the massive crowds, bumper-to-bumper traffic and expense of the start of the ski season and discover why we’re one of the Colorado’s best-kept secrets!

Fall/Winter Events: October to December

First & Second Big Game Rifle Hunting Seasons

Festival of Lights and Parade of Light

Third & Fourth Big game Rifle Hunting Seasons

Cow Elk Late Hunting Season

Annual Craft Fair