2017 National Western Stock Show comes to a close

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DENVER -- Sunday was the final day of the 111th National Western Stock Show.

In all, 42,661 people attended Sunday, which was Guest Appreciation Day.

The 2017 National Western Stock Show finished with the third-highest overall attendance in its history with 684,580 visitors, officials said.

“We are thrilled with the number of guests that came out to help us celebrate,” said Paul Andrews, President and CEO of the National Western Stock Show. “These numbers are tremendous. Any time we see more than 650,000 people in 16 days, we are ecstatic.”

The stock show returns Jan. 6-21, 2018.