Ski-Hi Stampede-Parade, Rodeo, Dance

Monte Vista StampedeMonte Vista, Colorado – The Ski-Hi Stampede is Colorado’s oldest pro rodeo which began in 1919 in the San Luis Valley.  The first rodeo was held on August 11-13, 1919.  This years 96th Annual Ski Hi Stampede will include a parade, rodeo and dance and will be held on July 27th to July  30th, 2017.

This years parade theme is Families, Farms and Friends.  The parade will start on 1st Avenue to Davis Street and back up 2nd avenue to the Safeway parking lot.  The Sand Dunes Shrine Club is a favorite in the parade.  The Shrines help support the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children with a network of 22 hospitals in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

The concert will begin at 7:30 pm on Thursday  July 27th at 7:30 pm with opening act by Runaway June and main band is “Old Dominion” country band who was nominated for two CMA Awards for Best New Artist and Vocal Group of the Favorite Duo or Group at the 2016 Music Awards.  The concert will be held at the Ski Hi Park Concert Stage.

The dance will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 8 pm to 1 am. and will feature “The High Rollers”.

“Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Day! 100% of profits from sales of T-Shirts, tips, and a portion of Saturday’s rodeo ticket sales will be donated to the Stephanie L. Miner Women’s Imaging center at SLV Regional Medical Center in Alamosa.

Contact Phone:719-852-2055

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Wright’s Amusement Carnival

Canned food drive – Bring 2 cans of food items to the carnival and you can buy an all-day carnival pass for $20!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Wright’s Amusement Carnival
5:30 PM:  Rotary Chuckwagon Dinner

7:30 PM:  Concert

Purchase your tickets online or at one of our local ticket outlets. Advance – $35, At the Door – $40, Advance Reserved – $40, Premium Advanced Reserved – $45. You may call 719-852-2055 at any time to purchase your tickets with a credit card!


10:00 PM – 1:00 AM:  Dance

$10 at the door/Free with purchase of tickets to the concert

Friday, July 28th, 2017
Family Day!

7:00 AM:  TBD

Wright’s Amusement Carnival

10:00 AM:  Parade

Downtown Monte Vista – For more parade information, see this page.

1:00 PM:  Local Rodeo

Amateur events and professional slack

7:00 PM:  PRCA Rodeo

Purchase your tickets online or at the SLV INFORMATION CENTER beginning in June 2014. $12 General Admission, $14 Reserved

9:00 PM – 1:00 AM:  Dance

After the rodeo – $10 at the door

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

6:00-9:00 AM:  TBD

Wright’s Amusement Carnival

10:00 AM:  Parade

Downtown Monte Vista – For more parade information, please contact Kandy Freeman at 719-852-5424 or

2:00 PM:  PRCA Rodeo

 Ticket Information

9:00 PM – 1:00 AM:  Dance

$10 at the door

Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Wright’s Amusement Carnival

2:00 PM:  PRCA Rodeo

Ticket Information


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