NWSS…A Colorado Tradition Since 1906
Early Rising, Hard Working, Hand Crafted
For most, the Stock Show is a 16-day event once a year. But for many others, the National Western is an extension of the hard work they put in at home every single day. They live and breathe the essence of what our show is all about, and they prepare year-round to come see us every January. Catch a sneak peak into the lives of our exhibitors in this year’s commercial spot. And don’t forget to grab tickets to your favorite Stock Show event before it all starts this Saturday!
Stock Show Parade –
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Take a step back in time to honor Colorado’s western heritage with the whole family! Come celebrate the annual kick-off to Stock Show by witnessing a true western cattle drive with horses, cowboys, marching bands, and as always … our famous longhorns. The parade starts at Union Station and runs down 17th Street on Thursday, January 5, at noon sharp!
Grounds Admission Events
We have tons of events included with your Grounds Admission ticket that are fun for the whole family! Here’s just a few you can check out during opening weekend, January 7-8:
– This funny and educational show features goats, llamas,sheep and more to help enlighten your little ones on facts and stories about the animals.
Stick Horse Rodeo
presented by Children’s Hospital
– Our pint-sized rodeo features the youngsters taking part in barrel racing, steer roping and bull riding — all while atop a stick horse! It’s a must-do while you’re on grounds for any future cowboy or cowgirl.
– We host “The Super Bowl of Livestock Shows” here in Denver each January. Our cattle, hog, llama and poultry shows exhibit some of the finest animals in the country.
Stock Show “Did You Know?”
Did you know the NWSS Horse Show hosted the Official Donkey Mascot Contest for the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver?
Now we’re not one to pick political sides, as we’ve hosted Republicans and Democrats alike at the National Western Complex, but that little face is pretty hard to resist. Visit our website to check out everything happening at our horse show this year!
Join us for our Pink Rodeo the final weekend of Stock Show! When you buy your tickets using the promo code KOMEN, Komen Colorado will receive $2.50 towards its breast cancer research. Get your tickets today, and don’t forget to wear pink!
January 21, 2017 | 11:00 a.m
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza
Experience the unparalleled cultural pageantry of our traditional Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza, which features Mexican style bull riding, bareback riding, trick roping and mariachis. Buy your tickets now!
January 8, 2017 | 2:00 p.m.
January 8, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.