For 110 years, the Silver State Stampede has brought the best in rodeo action to the Elko County Fairgrounds in the heart of Elko, Nevada. As the oldest rodeo in the state, the Silver State Stampede started in 1913, when GS Garcia, the world-famous bit, spur and saddle maker decided northern Nevada cowboys needed a rodeo, too. On top of that, the event would bring in much-needed entertainment and additional income.
Today’s Stampede has grown into a multi-faceted event, showcasing the top rodeo and ranch cowboys alike. The Silver State Stampede is held annually in mid-July and features real working cowboys from Nevada and the surrounding states.