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November 8-10, 2019

Witness the Vaquero Spirit Today!
Fine Western & Collectable Items For Sale

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Bits, spurs, saddles, chaps, braided rawhide, silver ornamentation, fine art and Vaquero memorabilia. Traditional Vaquero Horsemanship demonstrations Saturday and Sunday!

The Annual Vaquero Show & Sale is a three day event that honors the lifestyle and renowned horsemanship of the California Vaquero (cowboy). Vaqueros developed on the expansive cattle ranchos of Central California during the Spanish/Mexican Colonial period. They blended classic European horsemanship and the ‘rough and ready’ riding style of early California ranchers which evolved into a distinctive style of apparel, tack, saddles and other unique horse equipment.


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    California Historical Society American Association of Museums

    American Association for State and Local HistoryWestern Museums Association

  California Association of Museums



Viva los Vaqueros Preview Party and Dinner
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Viva los Vaqueros Preview Party and Dinner



November 9 & 10, 2019
Saturday 9am - 5pm • Sunday 10am - 3pm / $5 per day

Traditional Vaquero Horsemanship Demonstration with
Jeff Mundell, Jason Mercurio & Other Experts

Saturday 11am – 12pm / 2 – 3pm • Sunday 11am – 12pm

Baile De California Dance Ensemble
Saturday 10 – 11am • Sunday 2 – 3pm

Cowboy Hall of Fame member and poet-author Dan Hess,
book signing his latest work, The Cowboys Gathered ‘Round Him.

Lunchtime Café Vaquero by Kurt Alldredge of The Chef’s Touch — Live Music & Fun for the Entire Family!

Complete Schedule

Charles "Tyke Minetti" - Vaquero of the Year

  Vendor List


3596 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460 Solvang, CA