Queen City Horse Show
Jul
6
to Jul 8

Queen City Horse Show

  • National Western Event Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Denver's Queen City Horse Show serves as the state championship for Saddlebreds, and the regional championship for Peruvians.  In its 50th year running, the Queen City show attracts world-class American Saddlebred Horses, Peruvian, Arabians, Morgans, and various other breeds.  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights' shows open with a Grand Entry presentation by the Westernaires Varsity Big Red Team at 6:00PM.

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Estes Park Westernaires Shows
Jul
13
to Jul 14

Estes Park Westernaires Shows

It doesn't get much more picturesque than Estes Park!  But the views are just one of the countless reasons that Westernaires appreciates performing here each year.  

Come see the Westernaires perform precision drills at speed, along with thrilling horse acrobatics, daring trick riding, trick and fancy roping, a Calvary and Indian battle, liberty riding, a dressage exhibition, and much more.  It's great family entertainment that frequently leaves the grandstands stomping their feet and clapping their hands with delight!

Shows are on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00PM.

General admission tickets are $10 and box seats are $15.  Spectators under the age of three are admitted free.  Tickets are available at the door, or online by clicking here.  For more information, check out the Visit Estes Park website.

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Park County Fair & Rodeo in Fairplay, CO
Jul
21
6:00 PM18:00

Park County Fair & Rodeo in Fairplay, CO

The Park County Fair is a four-day extravaganza of food, music, 4-H events, rodeos, and family fun!  The Westernaires Precisionettes -- the Sweethearts of the Equestrians -- headline Saturday night's rodeo.  Come out and be wowed by their precision, speed, and elegance!

Rodeo tickets are $5 for adults, and entry is free for those under 15 years of age.  The rodeo beings at 6:00PM, but this robust carnival has much to see and do both before and after the rodeo. 

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Western Heritage Show
Jul
25
10:00 AM10:00

Western Heritage Show

Celebrating National "Day of the Cowboy", come out for this free Wild West Show featuring some of the Westernaires Red and White division teams and specialties. 

Specially tailored for summer camp groups and day cares, this indoor show is a one-hour, action-packed extravaganza with interactive activities for all ages! 

Show times are 10:00AM and 1:00PM.  Both shows are held indoors in a climate-controlled space.  Bring a picnic lunch and stay for the fun!

RSVP to this event by sending an email to WHeritageShow@yahoo.com

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Buffalo Bill Days Parade
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Buffalo Bill Days Parade

  • 900 Washington Avenue Golden, CO, 80401 United States (map)
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Buffalo Bill Days is a four-day celebration of all things Golden!  This event dates back to the 1940's as a trail ride up Lookout Mountain to Buffalo Bill's grave.  The Buffalo Bill Days Committee has expanded the activities through the years and it is now the largest community festival held in Golden.  Come see the Westernaires White Division teams sparkle and shine in this enjoyable atmosphere!

The parade begins at 10:00AM at 9th and Washington Avenue, travels South on Washington, turns right onto 13th Street, and concludes at 13th & Arapahoe.

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Sandoval County Fair & Rodeo in Cuba, NM
Aug
2
to Aug 4

Sandoval County Fair & Rodeo in Cuba, NM

  • Sandoval County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Sandoval County Fair is a week-long event that runs from July 30th through August 6th.  4‑H youth, local farmers, ranchers, crafters, homemakers and others come out each year and enjoy the excellent festivities!  The Westernaires Varsity Big Red Team will perform each evening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Catch them also in the parade on Saturday morning!

The 2017 Sandoval County Fair runs July 31 through August 6 at the scenic county fairgrounds in Cuba, New Mexico.  Adult full-day passes are $5.00, and children aged 12 and under are $3.00.  The Fair also offers a family pass that is good for the entire week, priced at $25 pre-purchased, and $40 at the gate. 

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Marcus Community Fair in Marcus, IA
Aug
9
to Aug 12

Marcus Community Fair in Marcus, IA

  • Marcus County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2018 marks the 82nd year of the annual tradition of the Marcus Community Fair in Marcus, Iowa.  With a strong focus on family, this celebration showcases the talents of their community by providing a means of education, exhibition, and competition.  The Westernaires Varsity Big Red Team is honored to return to the fair for the ninth time.

The Varsity team will perform on Saturday at 2:00PM, in Saturday's parade at 4:00PM, and again on Saturday at 8:00PM.  For more information about the fair, visit their Fair schedule page.

 

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Jeffco Fair & Rodeo in Golden, CO
Aug
10
to Aug 12

Jeffco Fair & Rodeo in Golden, CO

The Jeffco Fair is in its 3rd year since its "reboot" and is gaining momentum and fandom at a rapid pace!  Carnival rides, hit musical acts, special performances, mutton bustin', 4-H activities, and food galore are just a few of the attractions!

Adding to the excitement, Westernaires ground specialties provide entertainment to the attendees throughout the weekend, and the Westernaires ponies are on hand to give pony rides to the kids.  Pony rides will be available at:

  • Friday, August 10th, from 3PM to 7PM
  • Saturday, August 11th, from 11AM to 2PM, and from 4PM to 7PM
  • Sunday, August 12th, from 11AM to 4PM
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Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Parade
Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Parade

  • 3800 Ames Street Wheat Ridge, CO 80212 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival is a three-day event that is highlighted with its famous parade on Saturday morning.  Come see the Westernaires White Division teams dazzle in their colorful costumes!

Parade begins at 9:30AM, kicks off from 38th & Ames Street, and travels West on 38th Avenue.  The parade's end is 38th & Upham Street.

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Western Welcome Week Parade
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Western Welcome Week Parade

  • Littleton Boulevard and Gallup Street Littleton, CO 80120 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2018 is the 90th anniversary of Littleton's Western Welcome Week Parade, and Westernaires couldn't be more proud to be a part of the festivities!  Join the Royal Rangers and Crimson Rangers teams (both from the Westernaires Red Division) in this first-rate celebration of "Community and Friendship".

The Western Welcome Week parade begins at 10AM at Littleton Boulevard and Gallup Street.  It moves West on the North side of Littleton Boulevard, continuing through downtown Littleton on Main Street.  At the end of Main Street, it turns South onto Rapp Street, and ends at Arapahoe Community College (at Rapp and Church streets).  For a full schedule of Littleton's Western Welcome Week, click here.

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White Olympics Base Teams Show
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

White Olympics Base Teams Show

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Rodeo Arena (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The "White Olympics" show is an opportunity for a friendly competition between the middle, training teams of Westernaires.  A free show for family, friends, and the public, White Olympics showcases the progress that these young riders have made throughout the year.

For many riders, this is their final White Division show before proceeding to the Red Division show teams.

Base teams ride on Saturday evening at 7:00PM. 

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White Olympics Specialty Teams Show
Aug
19
2:00 PM14:00

White Olympics Specialty Teams Show

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Rodeo Arena (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The "White Olympics" show is an opportunity for a friendly competition between the middle, training teams of Westernaires.  A free show for family, friends, and the public, White Olympics showcases the progress that these young riders have made throughout the year.

For many riders, this is their final White Division show before proceeding to the Red Division show teams.

Specialty act teams perform on Sunday afternoon at 2:00PM.

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Tenderfoot Induction 2018
Aug
24
7:30 PM19:30

Tenderfoot Induction 2018

  • Jefferson County Auditorium Exhibit Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New members are only accepted once yearly.  This is the evening in which prospective new members and their parents can come learn more about Westernaires and stay for a spectacular arena show!

Boys and girls aged 9 to 14 are invited to join Westernaires.  No previous experience with horses is needed, and you do not need to own a horse.  Trusty Westernaires rental horses are available for a nominal fee.

If you're looking for a fun way to build self-reliance, horsemanship, and teamwork in a great family setting, Westernaires is the place to be.

Click here to complete the online application.  To learn more about membership in Westernaires, click here to view answers to our most frequently-asked questions

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Burning Mountain Festival in New Castle, CO
Sep
7
to Sep 9

Burning Mountain Festival in New Castle, CO

The Burning Mountain Festival has been a New Castle tradition for decades, and is now New Castle's signature event  Taking place over two days in September, the Festival celebrates the town's mining history and is named for their iconic mountain in which a coal seam still burns.  This year also marks New Castle's 130th anniversary!  

The Westernaires Precisionettes, Cavalry, and Indian Warrior teams will all perform, along with their myriad specialty acts.  These riders will participate in the festival's parade and arena performances.

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Arvada Harvest Festival Parade
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

Arvada Harvest Festival Parade

  • 57th & Olde Wadsworth Blvd Arvada, CO 80002 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Arvada Harvest Festival is three days chock full of concerts, carnival rides, and celebration.  Come see the Westernaires White Division teams as they provide color and excitement to this long-standing tradition!

The parade begins at 9:00AM in Olde Town Arvada, at 57th & Olde Wadsworth.  It then heads North on Olde Wadsworth, turns West onto Ralston Road, and concludes at Holland Street and Ralston Road.

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Sheridan Parade
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Sheridan Parade

Sheridan Celebrates is a an annual parade and festival celebrating the town of Sheridan and its residents.  Come see the Westernaires White Division teams sparkle as they maneuver through the parade route! 

The parade begins at 10AM at the Sheridan High School parking lot located at Lowell Blvd & Nassau Court.  The Parade route moves:

  • North on S. Lowell Blvd
  • East on Milan Avenue
  • South on Federal Blvd
  • Judging stand is at the corner of Federal & Oxford
  • Parade concludes after turning West on Oxford Avenue 
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National Western Stock Show Parade
Jan
10
12:00 PM12:00

National Western Stock Show Parade

The sight of over 40 Longhorn cattle walking through the streets of downtown Denver can only mean one thing…it’s Stock Show time!  The perfect picture opportunity, catch the Varsity Red Team, Cavalry, and Precisionettes riders as they represent Westernaires in Denver's most unique parade experience.

The National Western Stock Show kick-off parade is a sight to see.  On this one afternoon in January, the streets of downtown Denver are lined with boots, chaps and cowboy hats to celebrate Colorado’s western traditions and the iconic National Western Stock Show. Kids, families, business men and women get to step back in time and see a true western cattle drive with horses, cowboys, cowgirls, tractors, marching bands and floats. 

The parade route begins at Denver's Union Station and runs up 17th Street, concluding at Broadway.  The parade begins at noon.  Streets tend to fill up quickly, so we recommend arriving early for optimal parade viewing.

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National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan
12
to Jan 27

National Western Stock Show & Rodeo

Founded in 1906, the National Western Stock Show is the nation's premier livestock, rodeo, and horse show, serving agricultural producers and consumers throughout the world.  National Western is also the perfect kick-off of the PRCA rodeo season.  Westernaires is honored to be a part of National Western dating back to 1952.  For more information about the history of Westeraires performing at the National Western, please enjoy the Westernaires Alumni Association's multi-part story here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Stay tuned for the detailed schedule of Westernaires performances at the National Western's rodeos, Wild West shows, and Evening of Dancing Horses.

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Granby Rodeo in Granby, CO
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Granby Rodeo in Granby, CO

The Westernaires Riders of the Steppes make appearances at the Granby Rodeo.  These riders, emulating the riding style of the historically-renowned cossacks from the steppe region of Russia, never fail to thrill audiences with their daring acrobatic feats. 

For more information, or to purchase rodeo tickets, visit http://www.granbyrodeo.com/

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Golden History Museum Grand Reopening
Jun
23
9:50 AM09:50

Golden History Museum Grand Reopening

Golden History Museum, in celebration of its 80th anniversary, has embarked on a full renovation of the museum’s public spaces.  The initiative, called Discovery Awaits, has transformed the museum into a warm, welcoming, and vibrant public space for uncovering and sharing Golden's past.  

Westernaires is thrilled to join in the festivities at Golden History Museum's grand reopening extravaganza occurring on Saturday, June 23rd.  Shortly before the Museum's 10:00AM opening, select members of the Westernaires Cavalry will ride in from the past for an inspection by the public.  At 11:00AM, the Westernaires Red Ropes trick roping team will dazzle crowds with their feats of athleticism and acrobatic rope tricks.  Then, at 12:30PM, a smattering of our Westernaires ponies will provide a "meet and greet" and pony petting.

Museum admission on June 23rd is FREE, so don't miss this fun-filled extravaganza that celebrates all-things historically Golden!  For more information, visit the Golden History Museum website.

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