The National Western Stock Show Parade is today in downtown Denver. The parade begins at noon at Union Station and heads southeast on 17th Street for 14 blocks til it gets to Broadway. This year's grand marshal is Denver May Michael Hancock.

The National Western Barbecue is in the atrium of the Wells Fargo Building at 1700 Broadway at 11:30 a.m. It's $9 price and benefits 4-H International.

The 107th National Western Stock Show & Rodeo begins on Saturday, Janury 12th and goes through the 27th. I've probably been there 25 or 30 times over the years.  It's a tradition that start for me back in high school when I was in FFA. There is something about watching a rodeo indoors


Tickets for the Rodeo, Freestyle Reining, Draft Horse Show, Mexican Rodeo, an Evening of Dancing Horses, Grand Prix,and Superdogs are available at: the National Western Website.


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