If you've never been to the National Western Stock Show; it's one of the largest stock shows around and it has been around for 108 years. The Fast Lane Truck visited the 2014 National Western Stock Show and has a few video highlights for you.
"Exhibits: 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.
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, Pro Rodeos, 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, Super Dogs shows, An Evening of Dancing Horses® and Draft Horse and Mule Shows." - - National Western Stock Show
The National Western Stock Show runs from January 11th - January 26th.
Ticket cost: General Admission: $17 adult and $3 per child on weekends. $13 adult and $2 per child during the week. Admission goes up to $19 per adult on the 18th, 19th and 25th. Tuesday, January 11th is FREE for everyone!
Parking is free.
Each event (such as the Rodeo) has its own, additional ticket costs.
Enjoy the video!