The Greeley Stampede has been an annual celebration since it’s beginning in 1922. This large, days-long festival, attracting thousands of people, is filled with events you won’t want to miss. This is the 97th year of this huge celebration, and whether young or old, there’s sure to be something you’ll want to see. Here are some of the incredible events lined up for 2018.
2018 Superstars Concert Series
The Greeley Stampede is filled with all kinds of fun, and music entertainment is certainly not missing. This year’s concert series lineup includes shows from five different artists, including Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker, Sublime with Rome, Roots & Boots, and Aaron Watson.
If there are just one or two shows you’re hoping to see, you can buy individual tickets to your preferred shows. If you’re ready to take in all the music you can, choose to purchase all five shows with a special concert pass. When you purchase the pass, you also gain access to a Faith & Family Night, featuring Christian artist, Matthew West.
Greeley Stampede PRCA Rodeo Series
Rodeos at The Greeley Stampede rank in the top 10 rodeos in the United States. Each year, crowds gather to enjoy the action-packed PRCA rodeo series. These rodeo events include Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Mutton Bustin’, Bareback Bronc, Steer Wrestling, and more. Rodeos this year happen nearly every night from June 27th to July 3rd. Get your tickets here.
This motorsport event is a favorite every year, and getting your tickets sooner rather than later is a good idea. If the sound of crunching cars, competition, and the noise of revving engines are your idea of a night of fun, make sure you get your seat before this event is sold out. Find Demolition Derby tickets here.
American Bull Fighting
What’s a rodeo without bullfighting? If you’re looking for an event that’s sure to send your blood racing, this is it. Watch these rodeo athletes, during each 90-second match, dodge and jump the Mexican fighting bull. You’re sure to be holding your breath as you watch each daring move. Learn more about this event.
Celebrations on the 4th of July
Independence day is packed full of festivities as part of The Greeley Stampede. Start your morning by taking the family to the biggest parade west of the Mississippi, check out the Demolition Derby, enjoy a free concert, and finish off the day with a splendid show of fireworks. Get more info about the events on the 4th here.
Activities for Kids
If your kids love a good demolition derby as much as you do, the Mini Basher event may be right up their alley. Children ages 3 to 8 participate in this activity created just for them. Unfortunately, entries for the 2018 Mini Bashers are already closed, but your kids may still want to watch others their age participate.
The Greeley Stampede has activities for the whole family. While by now entries for the 2018 Kids Rodeo are closed, your family can still enjoy the various activities to watch in this special event for kids. From stick pony events for kids who don’t ride to Mutton Bustin’, Junior Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, and Junior Rough Stock, the Kids Rodeo is bursting with fun for the family.
With everything from carnivals to concerts, the Cowboy Games to Team Roping, there’s something for everyone at The Greeley Stampede. This year’s celebration takes place from June 22nd to July 4th. Pull on your boots and hat and pack up the whole family for days of fun events in Greeley.