Western Heritage Shows
Jul
24
9:30 AM09:30

Western Heritage Shows

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

Specially tailored for summer camp groups, child day care classes, and adult day care groups, this indoor show is a 90-minute, action-packed extravaganza with interactive activities for all ages! A petting zoo, face painting, and interactive learning opportunities make the Western Heritage Show a smash hit with kids and adults alike.

Show times are at 9:30AM and 1:00PM. Both shows are held indoors in a climate-controlled space. Bring a picnic lunch and stay for the fun! Snacks will also be provided by Chick-fil-A.

RSVP to this event by July 1st by sending an email to WHeritageShow@yahoo.com

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Buffalo Bill Days Parade
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Buffalo Bill Days Parade

  • 900 Washington Avenue Golden, CO, 80401 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Westernaires 70th Anniversary Celebration and Barbecue Dinner
Jul
27
2:00 PM14:00

Westernaires 70th Anniversary Celebration and Barbecue Dinner

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Expo Hall / Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2019 rings in the organization's 70th anniversary, and this one is sure to be a grand affair. You are cordially invited to celebratory events which take place on Saturday, July 27th in the Jeffco Auditorium / Expo Hall. The event schedule includes:

Saturday, July 27:

2:00PM – 7:00PM Carnival
3:00PM – 6:00PM Silent auction
4:00PM – 7:00PM Barbecue dinner**
5:00PM Special historical video presentation
6:30PM – 7:00PM Live auction
7:00PM – 9:00PM Dancing / DJ

** You may purchase your $15 dinner tickets in the following ways:
- From the Westernaires office (discounted price of $10, until July 13th, if purchasing in person in the office)
- From this link on the Westernaires Alumni Association website
- By telephone at 303-800-7699 (please leave a voicemail message if a live person doesn't pick up), or
- Purchase them at at the door.

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Sandoval County Fair & Rodeo in Cuba, NM
Aug
1
to Aug 3

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 5th.  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!

Adult full-day passes are $10, children aged 6 to 12 and under are $5, and seniors aged 65 and over are $5.  The Fair also offers a family pass that is good for the entire week, priced at $15 if pre-purchased before July 15th, and $25 at the gate.  Weekly family passes can be purchased for $50 before July 15th, and for $65 anytime after July 15th.

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Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo
Aug
2
to Aug 3

Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo

  • Chaffee County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo is an eleven-day spectacular of food, monster truck racing, music, rodeos, and family fun! The Westernaires Precisionettes — the Sweethearts of the Equestrians — will put on an hour-long show that includes a Grand Entry, precision drill riding at speed, horse specialty acts, and ground specialties.. Come by and witness their elegance and speed.

The Precisionettes will host two hour-long shows: one on Friday at 4:00PM, and one on Saturday at 10:00AM.

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Boulder County Fair
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

Boulder County Fair

  • Boulder County Fairgrounds, Jack Murphy Outdoor Arena (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The oldest fair in Colorado, the Boulder County Fair celebrates its 150th anniversary this year! The fair runs from August 3rd to August 12th.

Catch the Westernaires Varsity Big Red Team and select Westernaires specialty acts as they perform a full arena show on Tuesday, August 6th, at 7:00PM. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for kids aged 4-10 years, and free for children 3 and under. Purchase your tickets online in advance by clicking here, or visit the box office an hour before showtime.

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Jeffco Fair & Festival in Golden, CO
Aug
9
to Aug 11

Jeffco Fair & Festival in Golden, CO

The Jeffco Fair and Festival is in its 4th 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!

Our own Varsity Big Red Team and Freedom Riders will be performing at Saturday evening’s CPRA rodeo. Tickets are $7, and free for children aged 5 and under. To purchase advance tickets to Saturday evening’s CPRA rodeo, click here.

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 the following times:

  • Friday, August 9th, from 3PM to 7PM

  • Saturday, August 10th, from 11AM to 2PM, and from 4PM to 7PM

  • Sunday, August 11th, from 11AM to 4PM

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Western Welcome Week Parade
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Western Welcome Week Parade

  • Littleton Boulevard and Gallup Street Littleton, CO 80120 USA (map)
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Westernaires couldn't be more proud to be a part of the of Littleton's Western Welcome Week Parade 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 Specialty Teams Show
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

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 ride on Saturday evening at 7:00PM. 

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White Olympics Base Teams Show
Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

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 perform on Sunday afternoon at 2:00PM.

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Tenderfoot Induction 2019
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Tenderfoot Induction 2019

  • 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.

To learn more about membership in Westernaires, click here to view answers to our most frequently-asked questions

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Trinidad Roundup Rodeo in Trinidad, CO
Sep
1
to Sep 2

Trinidad Roundup Rodeo in Trinidad, CO

  • Las Animas County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

One of the oldest rodeos in Colorado, Labor Day is perfectly spent at Trinidad's Roundup Rodeo festivities!  2019 is the 59th consecutive year that the Westernaires Varsity Big Red Team has performed in Trinidad's Roundup Rodeo.  Also performing at the rodeos will be the Westernaires Riders of the Steppes.

Trinidad holds a very special place in the hearts of Westernaires, as it serves as the final show for many graduating seniors.  It's the perfect way to close out the Summer show schedule for the Varsity Big Red Team. 

Along with annual Labor Day parade on Monday at 9:00AM, come for the rodeos on Sunday and Monday at 1:30PM.  Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids.

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Arvada Harvest Festival Parade
Sep
7
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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Burning Mountain Festival in New Castle, CO
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Burning Mountain Festival in New Castle, CO

  • 4 J Arena, LongAcre Equine Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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 131st 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 on Saturday, September 7th.  Catch them in their arena performance at the LongAcre Equine Center on Sunday, September 8th at 12:00PM.

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Sheridan Celebrates Parade
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Sheridan Celebrates Parade

Sheridan Celebrates is 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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Horsecapades Annual Show
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Horsecapades Annual Show

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

Since 1949, the Westernaires Annual Show has become a tradition spanning generations. As Autumn settles in the Westernaires family opens its doors to showcase the hard won skills of hundreds of the most tenacious young people in America! This “home show” is a MUST SEE!

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2020 National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan
11
to Jan 26

2020 National Western Stock Show & Rodeo

  • National Western Stock Show (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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 Westernaires performing at the National Western, please enjoy the Westernaires Alumni Association's multi-part story here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

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Park County Fair & Rodeo in Fairplay, CO
Jul
20
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 Royal Rangers team headlines 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 begins at 6:00PM, but this robust carnival has much to see and do both before and after the rodeo. 

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