Benson Mule Days

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Thu., Sep. 20 - Sun., Sep. 23

Starting at 9:00 am - Ending at 12:00 am

The kickoff concert is held on Thursday night in the Benson Singing Grove (located in Downtown Benson).

Benson Mule Days



  • Loretta Byrd


This festival, which draws 40,000-50,000 people, is filled with family fun and activities for everyone young and old. The weekend is packed with rodeos, a mule pulling contest, arts and crafts, vendors, street dances, carnival rides, camping, parades, bluegrass shows and more. The parade, with its hundreds of horses, mules, buggies, and unusual entries, draws about 20,000 people

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