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Bear Dance 2022 Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

June 3 - 6, 2022

133rd Bear Dance

Bear Dance Grounds, Towaoc, CO

133rd Bear Dance Schedule

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Bear Dance Starts – 10:30 am 

Handgame – Open Games

Powwow – 7pm

Saturday, June 4, 2022


Parade – 10am

Bear Dance Walk
Registration: 8am – Front of Recreation Center
Walk Starts @ 8:30 am

Hand Game Tournament
Registration: 12pm – 2pm @ handgame tent next to bear dance grounds
Game Starts @ 2:30 pm sharp

Co-ed Softball Tournament: 8am

Pow Wow – All Day

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Bear Dance – All Day

Monday, June 6, 2022

Bear Dance – All Day Feast

Bear Dance Chiefs

Terry Knight Sr.

Farley Ketchum Sr.

Mark Wing

Austin Jacket

Terry Knight Jr.

LocationBear Dance Grounds
Towaoc, Colorado

Date & TimeJune 3 - 6, 2022
See Schedule for Times

Masks are not mandated but we strongly advise you for your safety and others please wear a mask. We ask that you follow all tribal covid guidelines. The tribe is not responsible nor liable in any way should you attain the covid. During these times of uncertainty due to covid events are subject to change.

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Plan Your Visit

Where to Stay

From the relaxing comfort of a Queen room to the luxury of a King Suite, enjoy all-indoor access to the casino and near by attractions.

Where to Eat

Kuchu's Restaurant, located inside the Casino serves breakfast, lunch and dinner! Need a quick bite? Visit our Snack Bar.

Where to Play

The casino floor is packed with over 700 slot machines, Vegas-style table games, a spacious bingo hall, and a brand new Sportsbook.