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Cattlemen's Days July 2017

Selected One of “THE TOP 101 WESTERN EVENTS” in the country by American Cowboy magazine

It’s been 117 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 the 2017 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! The dates for 2017 are scheduled for July 7th – 16th. Rodeos are the 13th, 14th, and 15th.  There is something for everyone at the 2017 Cattlemen’s Days!


Little Texas Headlines at I-Bar Ranch

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Little Texas is playing at the I-Bar Ranch on Saturday, July 15th, 2017.  Gates open at 8:45 pm. Opal Moon goes on stage at 9:00 pm. Little Texas starts at 10:30 pm. Tickets are general admission for $35 presale and $40 day of the event. Tickets can be purchased online at IBarRanch.com, at the Cattleman’s Days ticket booth, or the day of at I Bar Ranch. Contact IBarRanch.com for questions.


Feeling Tipsy?  Be sure to use Safe Ride this Cattlemen’s Days.  Safe Ride of Gunnison encourages the responsible use of alcohol and safer roads by providing non-judgmental “No Questions Asked” rides and by promoting alcohol education and awareness programs to the Gunnison Community.  Call SAFE RIDE at  (970) 209-RIDE or (970) 209-7433.

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