Denver

Proud to be a Cow Town

In mid-January Denver shakes off its 21st-century metropolitan persona and struts it’s “stuff” as a cow town. Polish the boots and dust off the Stetson, the National Western Stock Show, Horse Show and Rodeo takes center stage, January 10-25, 2009.

The schedule of competitions, events, exhibitions and shows entertains even the die-hard city slicker.

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  • Catch-A-Calf  Contest

  • Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale

  • Evening of Dancing Horses

  • Wild West Shows

  • Stick Horse Rodeo

  • Sheep Shearing Contest

  • Parade through Downtown Denver – includes driving Texas Longhorn cattle down 17th Street

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  • Children’s Ranchland

  • Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza

  • Livestock Judging and Sale

  • African-American Heritage Rodeo

Exhibitors fill 900 spaces throughout the National Western Complex to comprise Colorado’s largest trade show. You’ll find everything from ag supplies to original art. See bison, cattle, goats, horses, llamas, poultry, rabbits, sheep, stock dogs and yaks.  Join in the fun – see you at the National Western.

When You Go: Event tickets include grounds admission for the day. Grounds admissions ticket available without an event – allows access to the world’s only carload and pen cattle shows, Coors Western Art Exhibit, Children’s Ranchland, cattle judging, horse show classes, dog pulls, stick  horse rodeos, sheep shearing, exhibitors and food vendors. Online ticket sales available.

Photos from National Western Stock Show, Horse Show and Rodeo

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