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The Greeley Stampede
Greeley Colorado Festival Event

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Event DateFriday, June 25, 2021
End DateSunday, July 4, 2021
NameThe Greeley Stampede
AddressIsland Grove Regional Park
600 N. 14th Ave
Greeley, Colorado 80631
Brief DescriptionA week and a half event with rides, rodeo, music, and food.
CategoryFestival Events
DescriptionThe Greeley Stampede is rich in tradition and heritage dating back to the late 1800s. This community celebration that was started to honor local potato farmers, has since grown into an internationally acclaimed festival attracting close to 450,000 people annually from all parts of the United States and several foreign countries.

Officially christened the Greeley Spud Rodeo in 1922, the event featured bucking bronc riding, fancy roping, a pie eating contest, a horse race, motorcycle and bicycle races and a two-mile Model-T Ford "free for all" race. Estimated attendance in that first official festival was 2,500 people.

In an effort to give the event some national recognition the Greeley Spud Rodeo era ended and, thus, began the age of the "Go West with Greeley" Rodeo. The name taken from the famous phrase by the city's name sake, Horace Greeley, who said "Go west young man. Go west."

The Greeley Independence Stampede entitlement came in 1972 by means of a community contest and featured: Pro Rodeos; kids rodeo; country and classic rock concerts; televised July 4 parade, a demolition derby, carnival midway, western art show, free stage entertainment, mixed with food and fun galore.
Phone 1(970) 356-7787
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Cost$2 (Ages 6-12 & 61+) $5 (13-60)
Hours11 a.m - 12 a.m
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Last Updated4/9/2021
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