ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Greeley Stampede events to attend

This year will be the 97th Greeley Stampede. The Greeley Stampede does multiple events such as a carnival, parades, rodeos, concerts, and more. The event will be held from June 22 – July 4, 2018. All information is from https://www.greeleystampede.org/events.

 

Friday, June 22

Stampede park will be open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Country singer Dustin Lynch will be performing at 8 p.m. Lynch’s first album, “Dustin Lynch” (2012), debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Charts, while his second album, “Where It’s At” (2014), and his third album “Current Mood” (2017), debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Charts. The tickets will cost $35-$45.

 

Saturday, June 23

Park hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Banner Health will be presenting the Cowboy Games, where teams of five compete to complete an obstacle course. The course will test teams on hurdles, saddling up, feeding, water troughs, log clearing, and building a pen. The fee is $100, but $50 will go to a non-profit of your choice, and $40 will go to the Stampede Foundation. Registration is open now until June 15. The event will happen at the South East Lawn from noon to 3 p.m.

 

Darius Rucker will be performing at 8 p.m. Tickets will cost $35-$45.

 

Not feeling Darius Rucker? The band Sawyer Brown will be performing for free at the Extraction Stage. The band first started performing at clubs and pig roasts, then later took to touring all over. The band has been described as “The Rolling Stones of Country Music.”

 

Sunday, June 24

There will be a Kids Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can compete in stick pony races, barrel rides, and mutton busting. The event is free with a park admission ticket, which is $5.

 

Park hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Matthew West, a Christian singer/songwriter, and Zach Williams, a Christian singer, are teaming up for a Faith and Family Night. The event starts at 8 p.m. and costs $30-$40.

 

Monday, June 25

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. there will be a Brushes and Bulls Painting event in the Bunk House building. Tickets range from $50-$75.  The offer is only open to the first 75 painters. Tickets are available beginning May 1, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To purchase call (970) 356-7787 or visit the Greeley Stampede at 600 N 14th Avenue.

 

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

At 7 p.m. there will be American Bull Fighting. Tickets range from $15-$20.

 

Tuesday, June 26

There is a PRCA Timed Event Slack from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., which will include steer wrestling, tie-down roping, and team roping. The event is free, but the grounds are not open.

 

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

At 7 p.m. is the PRCA Extreme Bulls. This bull riding event is offered to anyone, the cost ranges from $20-$25. See competitors compete to win the title of the tour.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Another PRCA Timed Event Slack will be happening from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

 

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Starting at 7 p.m. there will be the first rodeo of the series. This event will feature barrel runs, team roping, steer roping, tie downs, and more. Tickets range from $15-20. Make sure to wear pink in support of breast cancer. Every $1 from a regularly priced ticket will go to help breast cancer research.

 

Thursday, June 28

Another PRCA Timed Event Slack will be happening from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. There will also be a WPRA Rodeo Slack that will feature barrel racing. Cowgirls will compete for the chance to make it into the short-go finales performance on July 3.

 

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Starting at 7 p.m., the second rodeo in the series will be presented. It will feature tie downs, steer wrestling, bareback bronc, mutton bustin, and more. Tickets range from $15-$20. Don’t forget to wear purple to show support for domestic violence awareness.

 

Friday, June 29

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Rock band, Sublime with Rome, will be performing at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35-$45. This is a part of the SuperStars concert series, so the purchase of one SuperStars pass could get you in to see all the five concerts for one price; SuperStars tickets cost $80-110.

 

Starting at 10:45 p.m. there will be a free rock concert at the Extraction Stage. This will feature the band HAIRBALL, paying homage to the biggest acts in the world, such as KISS, Van Halen, Queen, Journey, and many more.

 

Saturday, June 30

Park hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1a.m.

 

The third rodeo in the series will be presented at 1 p.m.. Again, tickets range from $15-$20.

 

Roots & Boots, better known as Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin, and Collin Raye, team up to form one band. Overall they have 40 top 10 hits and 25 million albums sold.  The concert starts at 8 p.m. and tickets range from $35-$45.

 

Sunday, July 1

Park hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

 

At 1 p.m. there will be the fourth rodeo in the series. Again, tickets range from $15-$20.

 

At 8 p.m., Aaron Watson will perform. His first album, “The Underdog” (2015), debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Charts. It was also the first time an independent, male country artist had ever outsold majors to premiere at the top spot. Tickets range from $35-$45.

 

Monday, July 2

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Starting at 7 p.m. will be the fifth rodeo in the series. This rodeo will pay homage to the military. Tickets range from $15-$20, and every $1 will go to support Honor Flight of Northern Colorado.

 

Tuesday, July 3

Park hours will be from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Starting at 7 p.m. the PRCA Rodeo Finals will be presented. The rodeo will feature finalists from the previous rodeos. Tickets range from $20-$25.

 

Starting at 9:30 p.m., country singer/songwriter Corb Lund will be performing for free at the Extraction Stage. He is best known for blending his Western heritage with his Rock and Roll roots.

 

Wednesday, July 4

There will be an Independence Day Parade on 10th Street in downtown Greeley. The parade starts at 9 a.m..

 

Park hours will be from 10 a.m. to midnight.

 

At 4 p.m. there will be a demolition derby. See drivers compete to get a chance to win $20,000. The event costs $20-$25.

 

Starting at 8 p.m., Diamond Rio will be performing for free at the Extraction Stage. The band is best known for its No. 1 debuted single “Meet Me In the Middle,” and for becoming the first country music group in history to reach No. 1.

 

Lastly, at 9:30 p.m., there will be a fireworks show at Island Grove Park. Come and enjoy free music and chicken on a stick. The event will close out the celebration at 10 p.m.

About Josh McLees (10 Articles)
I enjoy most my free time (when I have it) sleeping, listening to music (mostly Britney Spears), and eating Reese’s. I was born and raised in Cheyenne, and I am currently studying Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts for something in the future. I will keep on dancing ‘till the world ends.

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