Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Cowboy Festival Tickets are on Sale Now!

Update: March 12, 2014


Click the link to visit the Cowboy Festival website Tickets page.
Genoa Cowboy Festival Tickets are now available at our online ticket booth. CLICK HERE to visit our Ticket page and choose a concert venue, Day Pass, bus tour or workshop, then purchase tickets with your credit card or PayPal online.

See y’all at the Cowboy Festival!

Monday, December 2, 2013

2014 Cowboy Festival Dates Set

Genoa Cowboy Festival Dates for 2014:

Friday, May 2nd thru Sunday, May 4th

Special VIP Event: Thursday, May 1st

Welcome to the 2014 Genoa Cowboy Festival Blog!

We hope you will enjoy this year’s Cowboy Festival and we plan to post updates to the festival activities here as well as on our website. Please register or sign up to receive RRS feeds of the Cowboy Festival Blog.

We’ll see y’all at the Festival in Genoa!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

ONLINE Ticket Sales Completed for 2013

Genoa Town OfficeONLINE Ticket Sales for the Genoa Cowboy Festival have been completed for this year.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS and DAY PASSES for the Cowboy Festival from now on, please contact the Genoa Town Office, (775) 782-8696 or drop by the Town Office at 2289 Main St. or the Cowboy Ticket Office during the Festival.

For questions or comments, contact us by Email,

Friday, April 26, 2013

Chuck Wagon Dinner - $20 per person - Friday, May 3 − 5-7:30 p.m.

Chuck Wagon & BBQ Dinners at the Cowboy Corral

Plus: Masons host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Festival Food Booths and Cinco de Mayo Brunch on Sunday!

Back by popular demand, a Chuck Wagon dinner is scheduled for Friday — includes the traditional Dutch oven method served up by the Little Antelope Pack Station — and on Saturday night, a BBQ Steak and Chicken Dinner with side dishes, such as paella, from the local -— and famous!Carson Valley Basque Club.

Saturday morning is a treat at the Douglas Lodge #12 with the Masons hosting a $5 Pancake Breakfast inside the historic Masonic Hall.

Sunday will feature a Cinco de Mayo Brunch presented by Minden Rotary in support and partnership with the Douglas High School Culinary Students.

Festival food booths will be available throughout the event with all kinds of gourmet food: From Tri-Tip sandwiches to hand-dipped Corn Dogs, Teryaki Skewers to Chili Dogs and all served with a variety of sides and drinks, like fresh-squeezed lemonade and queso chips!

Bon Appétit!

CLICK HERE to visit our website for more details and tickets for the dinners

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Carson Valley Lodging - Update!

Cowboy Festival Accommodations
in Carson Valley

We added some new details to our Accommodations page for this year's Cowboy Festival.

Historian Inn — Official Host Hotel
Our partnership with the Carson Valley Visitor's Authority allows us to bring our Festival visitors the best deals available for hotels, motels and other lodging deals. Plus dining, gaming, RVs and more!

CLICK HERE to visit our accommodations page for updated deals and information with links to our partners and sponsors.

We'll see you at the Cowboy Festival!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Treat Your Sweetheart!

Lasso A Sweet Heart Deal

Get Your Sweetheart Tickets to the Festival!

Choose from concerts on Friday evening at 7p.m. and Saturday evening 7:30 p.m., a Family oriented concert on Saturday at 5 p.m. and a 1 p.m. concert on Sunday.

Concert headliners include the Reno Brass Quintet accompanying Riders in the Sky; award-winning guitarist and singer Dave Stamey and Nevada cowboy poet Waddie Mitchell will rouse fans with rhymes, tunes, and comedy; world renown Hot Club of Cowtown; the Western swing band Saddle Cats; 2013 Best Solo Musician of the Year (awarded by True West Magazine) Mary Kaye and her band.

Concert tickets are available for Friday night at 7 p.m. ($30), Saturday at 5 p.m. ($25) and 7:30 p.m. ($30), and Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. ($30).

Daytime events, not including ticketed concerts, are available to visitors who purchase Day Passes.

Daytime festival entertainers include: 

Virginia City-born singer and poet Richard Elloyan; Gardnerville's own All Hat No Cattle; as well as David Bourne, Ken Gardner, Slade Rivers Band, Tony Argento and the Cowboys By Night.

Day Passes are $15 per person per day for adults, $10 for kids age 12 and under. A special three-day pass is just $30 for adults, $15 for kids.

We'll see y'all at the Cowboy Festival!

For information and tickets please visit our website: 

or contact the Genoa Town Office at (775) 782-8696.

Check out our 2013 Festival Flyer for tickets, performeners, activities and more! CLICK HERE to download our Genoa Cowboy Festival Flyer for 2013.

Genoa, Nevada • May 3rd-5th, 2013

2289 Main Street • Genoa, NV 89411
(775) 782-8696 • Genoa Town Office
Friday and Saturday • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, January 28, 2013

All Events Schedule Updated for 2013

Genoa Cowboy Festival Steering Committee Announcement:

ALL EVENTS SCHEDULE UPDATED for 2013 Cowboy Festival


Dave Stamey
Dave Stamey
The Genoa Cowboy ALL Events Schedule page has been updated for the 2013 Festival.

Day Pass events dates and times, as well as main concerts for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

Check out the many fun, informative and historically recreated activities and goings on at the Cowboy Festival this May 3-5!

Day Passes are $15 per day for adults, $10 per day for children. A “3-Day” Day Pass — Friday, Saturday and Sunday — is just $30 for adults and $15 for children — That's a $15 savings — or 3 days for the price of 2!

We'll see y’all at the Cowboy Festival! 

Friday, January 25, 2013

GCF UPDATES: January 25, 2013

Welcome to the Genoa Cowboy Festival Blog: 

We have news for you!

Hot Club of Cowtown
DOWNLOAD the new Genoa Cowboy Festival Flyer:
2013 Cowboy Festival Flyer

We have UPDATED our website this week. Please visit and review the Day Pass All Scheduled Events, Concert dates/times and venues, purchase Tickets, sign-up for our Cowboy Mailbag email contact list, Join our Facebook and Twitter pages.


Food, Western merchandise, gear and artists are needed to participate in the 2013 Cowboy Festival. Download the necessary application/registration forms HERE.

The Genoa Cowboy Festival Steering Committee announced confirmed performers for 2013 Cowboy Festival with a FINAL concert schedule as follows:

Friday, May 3 – 7 p.m. Main concert ($30) 

Hot Club of Cowtown
Waddie Mitchell
Dave Stamey


Saturday, May 4 – 5 p.m. FAMILY ($25) and 7:30 p.m. MAIN ($30) concerts
Grammy Award Winning Riders of the Sky
with the Reno Brass Quintet

Sunday, May 5 – 1 p.m. Main concert ($30)
Saddle Cats
Mary Kaye
and Friends

See y'all at the Festival!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Festival DATE Revised

Riders in the Sky
The Genoa Cowboy Festival DATE has been revised from Thursday–Sunday, May 2nd-5th to FRIDAY thru SUNDAY, MAY 3rd-5th.

Visit our Festival website for more details and  keep up to date on the latest happenings for the 2013 Genoa Cowboy Festival.

> Visit Genoa Cowboy Festival 2013 website

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Featured Performers Announced

The Genoa Cowboy Festival Steering Committee announced confirmed performers for 2013 Cowboy Festival with a tentative concert schedule as follows:
Mary Kaye • 2013 Cowboy Festival
  • Friday, May 3 — 7 p.m. concert
    Hot Club of Cowtown
    Waddie Mitchell
    Dave Stamey
  • Saturday, May 4 — 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. concerts
    Grammy Award Winning Riders of the Sky
    with the Reno Brass Quintet
  • Sunday, May 5 — 1 p.m. concert
    Saddle Cats
    Waddie Mitchell
    Mary Kaye

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Performers for 2013

Cowboy Festival Steering Committee will be announcing the first list of performers for the 2013 Festival this week.
Saddle Cats - Sunday Concert, 1 p.m., May 5th, 2013

Please subscribe to this blog to get updates by email or RSS text message.

Check out our Cowboy Festival website for more details.

Monday, November 12, 2012

2013 Cowboy Festival Dates Set

Waddie Mitchell, GCPMF 2012
The Town of Genoa and the GCF Steering Committee has set the dates for the 2013 Cowboy Festival for May 2nd–May 5th.

We welcome your comments and posts for the upcoming Cowboy Festival and recommend you visit our Cowboy Festival Website  for detailed information.

We will have more updates and performer announcements very soon.

Thank you and we'll see y’all at the Festival!