Cowboy Poetry Fest
Heber City hosts one of the nation’s largest Cowboy Poetry gatherings each November. The event, which draws more than 40,000 attendees, features such performers as Waddie Mitchell, Michael Martin Murphey, Riders in the Sky, Ian Tyson, Red Steagal and Utah favorites, the Bar J Wranglers and Brenn Hill.
Heber City’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Buckaroo Fair includes 40 western booths with arts, famous East Texas BBQ cooked up by Eddie Dean (President Bush’s official caterer), crafts and cowboy gear, mountain man camp, cowboy church and nonstop cowboy poetry and entertainment. Other popular attractions include a horse extravaganza and a Cowboy Express Train, with poets performing on The Heber Valley Historic Railroad. More information is available at www.hebercitycowboypoetry.com