September 20- 21
Live Music Downtown • Downtown Activities • Mountain Bike Race
The Western Adventure Weekend celebrates all things unique to Rifle. Some places have a fall fest, but in Rifle we ramp up the excitement with community events that embody the theme of our city.
Roan Cliff Chaos
MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE
The Roan Cliff Chaos mountain bike race is back! Get a taste of Rifle’s desert singletrack in this classic XC race.
CLIMB. BIKE. PADDLE
Bring the kids and family, they’re sure to enjoy the climbing wall, paddling tanks and mountain bike course all at the Block Party in Downtown Rifle.
LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC
Start Western Adventure Weekend off right with a FREE country music concert at The New Ute Events Center. Please Note: This is a Free show but tickets are limited
5Point Film Festival
COMMUNITY COLLAB SHOW
5Point Adventure Film Festival is proud to host a Student Community Collab with Western Adventure Weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6 pm. This program will feature the is the best of the 2019 festival’s short adventure films – including biking, skiing, watersports and running.
John Wayne Film Festival
BRENDEN THEATERS, RIFLE
John Wayne Film Festival at Brenden Theaters in Rifle.
Enjoy some of John Wayne’s classics at Brenden Theaters.
It’s our fourth year celebrating everything great about outdoor adventures in Rifle! Spend the weekend in downtown Rifle with kid-sized adventures, vendors, live music, and visiting our great local businesses.
Parts of 3rd Street and East Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic for the entire day. Entrance to the block party is free and open to all!
For those looking for an adrenaline rush, check out the Roan Cliff Chaos mountain bike race.
John Wayne Film Festival- Three days of John Wayne films:
- 9/20 – The Cowboys
- 9/21 – The Searchers
- 9/22 – Rio Bravo
- Showtimes will be announced soon.
- Friday, 6 p.m. – Kick-off Concert: Buckstein
- Saturday, 8 a.m. – Roan Cliff Chaos, Hubbard Mesa
- Saturday, 10 a.m. – Downtown Block Party starts – Local vendors and Avid4 Adventures (kids rock climbing wall, paddle pool, bike course)
- Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m – Live Music (line up TBA)
- Saturday, 2:30 p.m.-4.pm – A Band Called Alexis
- Saturday, noon-4 p.m. – Beer and wine sales tent
- Saturday 6 p.m. – 5Point Film Festival at The Ute Theater