DENVER (CBS4) – The National Western Stock Show kickoff parade was Thursday afternoon in downtown Denver. The annual Denver tradition takes place from Jan. 11-26 this year and expects to welcome 70,000 visitors.
PHOTO GALLERY: National Western Stock Show Parade
Aside 30 Longhorn cattle and other animals, Colorado businessman Jake Jabs walked the parade. He served as Grand Marshall.
The parade started outside Union Station and ends at 17th Street and Tremont Place.
A BBQ lunch was served at the Atrium on Broadway after the parade.
The National Western Stock Show takes place from Jan. 11-26 this year.
There is free parking offered at Coors Field for the 10-day event. Free shuttles will take people for a 10-minute ride to the National Western Stock Show Complex.
There are other free lots located northeast of the ticket office.
Get more information about the National Western Stock Show Parade here.