Selected One of “THE TOP 101 WESTERN EVENTS” in the country by American Cowboy magazine
It’s been 115 years since the Gunnison Valley started celebrating its western way of life. Each July, the ranching culture struts its stuff in the “Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos,” an event staged by the community for PRCA competitors and the people who love to watch them.
During this year’s 115th celebration, Cattlemen’s Days promises the same kind of boot-stomping entertainment that Gunnison pioneers enjoyed – but on a grander scale. Bull riding, barrel racing and the best cowboys and cowgirls – hold onto your hat for the Valley’s finest tradition!
NEW THIS YEAR
The dates for 2015 are July 3rd – 12th. Rodeos are the 9, 10, and 11th. See our Schedule of Events for Cattlemen’s Days happenings. This year, FOUR bands will be playing during Cattlemen’s Days. Michael Martin Murphy plays on the 2nd of July at the I Bar Ranch. The Bellamy Brothers play at 7:30 pm on July 8th and The Cory Morrow Band performs on July 11th starting at 10:30pm at the I Bar Ranch. Lever Action plays at the Elks Lodge on July 9th and July 10th. In addition, there will be Cowboy Poetry Night on July 6th at the I Bar Ranch. There is something for everyone at the 2015 Cattlemen’s Days!