|Event Info, contacts, websites, Facebook||2023 Dates|
ROY ROGERS HAPPY TRAILS CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION
Apple Valley, California
Proceeds support the Happy Trails Foundation
|various events and fund-raisers.|
|March 16-19, 2023|
SANTA CLARITA (California) COWBOY FESTIVAL
William S. Hart Park in Old Town Newhall, California
|April 22-23, 2023|
AUDIE MURPHY DAY
Fletcher Warren Civic Center and Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum, Greenville, Texas
|May 26-27, 2023|
COLUMBUS MOVING PICTURE SHOW
|May 25-28, 2023|
JOHN WAYNE ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Winterset, Iowa, the birthplace of John Wayne
|May 26-27, 2023|
MEMPHIS FILM FESTIVAL
re-named to MIDSOUTH NOSTAGLIA FESTIVAL
Olive Branch, Mississippi
|June 8-10, 2023|
ANNUAL ROY ROGERS FESTIVAL
|August 3-5, 2023|
WESTERN LEGENDS CELEBRATION
Kanab, Utah (Utah's Little Hollywood)
|August 24-26, 2023|
CINECON CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL
|August 31 - September 4, 2023|
MID-ATLANTIC NOSTALGIA CONVENTION
Hunt Valley, Maryland (near Baltimore)
|September 7-9, 2023|
ANNUAL SILVER SPUR AWARDS
Van Nuys, California
|September 15, 2023|
ANNUAL REX ALLEN DAYS
HIGH CHAPARRAL ROUNDUP
When I checked in July, 2022, there was a message that the website had expired and the domain name was for sale.
COWBOY WAY FEST/JUBILEE
Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, San Angelo, Texas
|September 29-October 1, 2023|
LONE PINE FILM FESTIVAL
Lone Pine, California
|October 5-8, 2023|
WILD BUNCH FILM FESTIVAL
|October 26-29, 2023|
M7 CON AND OLD WEST FILM FESTIVAL
was in Old Sacramento, California; 2023 event location was to be Fort Worth, Texas
2018 event was cancelled; no event in 2019, 2020, 2021 or 2022
Checked their website on February 9, 2023, and it was no longer working and their domain name had expired.
Film fests and events that are no longer active.
WILLIAMSBURG NOSTALGIA FEST|
January 25, 2023 announcement on their website that 2022 was the 26th and last Williamsburg Nostalgia Fest.
TOM MIX FESTIVAL/WESTERN HERITAGE WEEKEND
Dewey, Oklahoma (Home of the Tom Mix Museum)
Website (no longer working): https://www.westernheritageweekend.org
City of Dewey, OK website: http://www.cityofdewey.com/Residents/Community_Calendar.aspx
Tom Mix Museum website: http://www.tommixmuseum.com
THE HIGH CHAPARRAL 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Marriott Burbank, Burbank, California
Event was held in 2017.
Website (no longer working): http://www.50thanniversarythehighchaparral.com
WESTERN FILM FAIR AND NOSTALGIA CONVENTION
Hawthorne Inn, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2017 event was the 40th and last Western Film Fair.
Website (no longer working): http://www.westernfilmfair.com
WILLIAMSBURG (Virginia) FILM FESTIVAL
Colonial Plaza Williamsburg (Formerly Holiday Inn - Patriot), Williamsburg, Virginia
2017 event was the 21st and last Williamsburg Film Festival.
Website (no longer working): http://www.williamsburgfilmfestival.org
HIGH CHAPARRAL REUNION
From their website - no further reunions/events are planned.
SPIRIT OF THE COWBOY
Event held in 2015.
Website (no longer working): http://www.spiritofthecowboy.net
FESTIVAL OF THE WEST
WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona
Last event was held in 2013.
FIRST ANNUAL WESTERN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Event held in 2015.
Website (no longer working): http://idahowesternheritagefestival.com/
WILD WESTERN FESTIVAL
2015 was the last Wild Western Festival.
Website (no longer working): http://www.wildwesternfestival.com
HOPALONG CASSIDY FESTIVAL
2015 was the 25th Hoppy Festival ... and the last.
Website (no longer working): http://hopalongcassidyfestival.com
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA FILM FESTIVAL
Asheville, North Carolina
Last festival was held in 2012.
Website (no longer working): http://www.cometwesterns.com/filmfest.htm
GOLDEN BOOT AWARDS
Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, Woodland Hills, California
The last Golden Boot Awards program occurred in 2007 and was the 25th anniversary of the awards program.
ANNUAL GENE AUTRY DAYS
Hardin County, Ohio Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2013 Gene Autry Days was the last.
JOHNNY MACK BROWN WESTERN FESTIVAL
Last held in 2011.
Website (no longer working): http://www.johnnymackbrownfestival.com
WILD WEST COWBOY ROUND-UP
Annual Cowboy Round-up, Downtown Garland, Texas
Website (no longer working as of October 1, 2011): http://www.garlandcowboyroundup.com
DEAN SMITH CELEBRITY RODEO
Expo Center of Taylor County, Abilene, Texas
Benefits the John Wayne Cancer Institute.
Website (no longer working as of January, 2008): http://www.celebrityrodeo.org
RED RIVER WESTERN FESTIVAL
Website (no longer working as of 2005): http://www.redriverwesternfestival.com
TOMBSTONE WESTERN FILM FESTIVAL
Website (no longer working as of January, 2006): http://tombstonewesternfilm.com
BUCK JONES FESTIVAL
2004 Buck Jones Festival was cancelled due to illness and passing of festival coordinator Dom Marafioti.
Website (no longer working as of January, 2006): http://www.buckjones.org
KNOXVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
Website (no longer working): http://www.cometwesterns.com/knoxvle.htm
TOM MIX FESTIVAL
Last TM Festival was held in 2004.
Tom Mix Festival Website (no longer working as of September, 2005): http://www.tommixfestival.com
DuBois Area Historical Society website was no longer working when I checked in April, 2023: http://www.duboishistoricalsociety.com