National Livestock Show & Rodeo
United States, Colorado, Denver / January


Stock Yards Beginning in 1906 the National Western Stock Show is a 16-day show that also serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world's richest regular season professional rodeos, largest horse show and Colorado's largest tradeshow. More than 15,000 head of horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, alpacas, bison, yak, poultry and rabbits step foot on the grounds of the National Western Stock Show each year. The National Western Stock Show is noted for hosting the world's only carload and pen cattle show, held in the historic Denver Union Stockyards.

Trade Show: More than 350 vendors fill the nearly 100-acre show grounds with a variety of food and shopping opportunities. The National Western Trade Show offer a variety of products including fine art and jewelry, clothing, household items and agricultural products and equipment.

Cattle Show Mutton Bustin Ticketed Events: National Western hosts close to 50 performances in the Stadium Arena, Denver Coliseum and National Western Events Center. Among these are the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza, PBR Bull Riding Touring Pro Finale, ProRodeos, Martin Luther King, Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo, the Gambler’s Choice Open Jumping Stake, National Western Wild West Show, RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining, Grand Prix show jumping, SuperDogs shows, An Evening of Dancing Horses® and Draft Horse and Mule Shows.

Attendance: Overall attendance 2011 was 644,818. The attendance record was set during the Stock Show's 100th anniversary in 2006 at 726,972.

Charitable Organization: Provides college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and medicine for practice in rural areas. It is also our mission to serve producers and consumers throughout the world by being the premier Stock Show, Rodeo, Horse Show and center for year-round events.

Contact Info - National Livestock Show & Rodeo
Address: 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, Colorado, United States
Phone: 303-297-1166

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