A great country-western start to the New Year is kicking off with the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver, Colorado. With an average of 650,000 visitors per year, this show is bringing in families from all over the country for rodeo entertainment. The National Western Stock Show is famed for being the largest horse show in the country and the largest western trade show in Colorado and takes place January 8-23, 2022.
About National Western Stock Show
The 16-day show hosts one of the world’s richest events portraying the modern-day western livelihood with a look into the heritage that made the rodeo event so alluring. This historic event running since 1902 focuses on improving American agriculture by encouraging the youth to learn about livestock, new farming techniques, and how to care for the animals in a compassionate manner.
The event encourages all ages to learn the information provided to make the American Dream come true through family and farming. Enrichment programs are available to carry on the family traditions that have proved to be successful over the last several decades.
This massive event starts with the Stock Show Kick-Off Parade presented by Arrow Electronics on January 6th, 2022. The parade starts at Union Station at noon on Thurs, Jan 6, 2022, and continues on 17th Street ending at 17th & Glenarm Pl. The events are catered towards business-minded individuals, families with children, rodeo gurus, and everything in between. There will be lots of great food and drinks available from early in the morning to late at night all 16 days. Make sure to catch the Rodeo Finals on January 23rd to wrap up your trip at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo! See the full schedule of events here.
PBR Velocity Tour
The Denver Chute Out, Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour, features top bull riders squaring off against the rankest bucking bulls in North America. Fans will witness exhilarating 8-second rides and wrecks throughout the action-packed event as the PBR’s courageous riders face off against their 2,000-pound, animal-athlete opponents. PBR Bull Riding features Team Penning.
Make sure to book your hotel reservations now because this will fill the city fast with tourists from all over the country. RV Camping sites are also open and available in the rural areas right outside of Denver for the ranchers looking to stay on a budget. Check out more information about the show and pre-purchase tickets at nationalwestern.com.
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