WATCH: What Does Northern Colorado Love Most About the Greeley Stampede?
The Greeley Stampede is a Northern Colorado staple.
The rodeos, carnival, food, exhibits, and more is a great representation of the values of Northern Colorado. What does Northern Colorado love about the Greeley Stampede?
I Walked Around the Greeley Stampede and Asked Folks From Greeley, Windsor, and Severance
I Learned That Some Lives Have Changed Because of the Stampede
I met this nice couple. The man is from Greeley, and his partner is originally from Nebraska. He said he has been to the Greeley Stampede at least 100 times, and his favorite activity is visiting the beer tent.
His partner pointed at her stomach and revealed she was pregnant. She told me, "that's how we ended up in this situation."
Northern Colorado Loves the Rodeo
I spoke to a man named Eric, another person from Greeley. He told me that this was his second time coming to the Greeley Stampede.
He was with his son, and he emphasized that although the rides and the fair food are great, his favorite aspect of the Greeley Stampede is the rodeo shows.
You Can Find Love at the Greeley Stampede
When I chatted with a pair of women, they told me that their favorite thing about the Greeley Stampede was "looking at all of the hot guys."
Later in the interview, they let me know they were looking for cowboys.
What About the Food?
My favorite thing about the Greeley Stampede is the food. I can demolish fair food at any given moment.
According to my research, the most common favorite food at the Greeley Stampede was the funnel cake.