Find Your Western Spirit in Denverwesternaires1

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 in Denver, January 9-24, 2010.

Even the most die-hard city slickers will discover their Western Spirit with the jammed-packed schedule of competitions, events, exhibitions and shows.

  • Professional Rodeobullrider5

  • Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale

  • Evening of Dancing Horses

  • Wild West Shows

  • Sheep Shearing Contest

  • Parade through Downtown Denver

  • Western Fashion Show

  • Livestock Judging and Sale

  • African-American Heritage Rodeo

  • Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza



Kids, from the city or the ranch, find activities and events designed just for them:

  • Catch-A-Calf  Contest stick%20pony2
  • Stick Horse Rodeo
  • Children’s Ranchland
  • Pony Trails
  • Petting Farm
  • Mutton Bustin’

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; or, a new pair of boots and Stetson. See bison, cattle, goats, horses, llamas, poultry, rabbits, sheep, stock dogs and yaks.  Join in the fun – Find Your Western Spirit.


bison 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