Room Locations, Elko Convention Center and Elko Conference Center
EVENT LOCATION HOURS
The following information is from our 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, held January 29-February 3, 2018. New information will be posted closer to our 35th Gathering.
ELKO CONVENTION CENTER HOURS
Featuring Ticket Desk, Membership Desk, Guest Services Desk, Gift Shop, Silent Auction, Whoa Back Saloon and food vendors along with scheduled shows, discussions, films and more
Monday - Wednesday 9am-5pm (Closes 8pm on Wednesday)
Thursday-Saturday 8am-11pm (Closes 9pm on Thursday)
Membership & Silent Auction desks open 9am-9pm
except Saturday - closes at 5:30pm
Gift Shop open Tuesday-Saturday 9am to bulding close.
Guest Services open Wednesday-Saturday 8am-9pm
Food vendors start serving early in the morning.
WESTERN FOLKLIFE CENTER HOURS
Featuring the G Three Bar Theater, Wiegand Gallery, Pioneer Saloon, Gift Shop and Guest Services Desk
Gift Shop open at 9am every day, closing hours change:
Monday-Wednesday, close at 9pm
Thursday-Saturday, close at 11pm
Pioneer Saloon opens at 10am every day, closing hours are:
Monday-Wednesday, close at 10pm
Thursday-Friday, close at 1am
Saturday night/Sunday morning, close at 2am
following Midnight Dance.
Banner image: Jessica Brandi Lifland
ELKO CONFERENCE CENTER HOURS
Featuring Western Mercantile, scheduled shows, discussions and film, along with food vendors
Special Notes: Music Open Mic sign ups will open
at 8:30am, enter through doors between
Convention Center and Conference Center.
Food vendors open when building is open.
DINING at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Food is available at the Elko Convention Center and the Elko Conference Center from 8am to 6pm, depending on vendor location. Information available in the printed schedule.
Elko abounds with a variety of dining options, from Basque to Mexican, Asian to American standard fare. Many are within walking distance of the Western Folklife Center in downtown Elko.