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34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

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34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

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The Western Folklife Center Presents the 34th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on January 29th to February 3rd, 2018 in Elko, Nevada. 

The Elko Cowboy Poetry Gathering started began 34 years ago where ranchers and cowboys could come together in one place and share poems about their lives working with cattle and life in the west. 

The Red Lion Hotel and Casino Elko invite you to stay with us during the Gathering.

Hotel Features:

  • Full-Service Casino with Poker Room
  • 24-Hour Dining at our Coffee Garden Restaurant
  • Fine Dining at Aspens Bar & Grill
  • Onsite Full Service Starbucks
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Show Lounge with Live Entertainment Tuesday - Sunday
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Full-Service Starbucks
  • Sports Bar with Sports Booking
  • Onsite Convenience Store and Gas Station
  • Event and Meeting Space with Catering
  • Clean, Spacious, Comfortable Rooms
  • Souvenir Gift Shop
  • Style Works Hair Salon
  • Massage Works Salon
  • Arcade Game Room
  • Seasonal Outdoor Pool
  • Friendly Casino, Restaurant and Hotel Staff
  • Pet-Friendly Room Available ($15.00 per stay)