Rodeo Day activity

Rodeo Day activity

Visit Pioneer Village during the day to learn about cattlemen and partake in a rodeo themed activity. Then, later stop by our booth at the Silver Spurs Rodeo!

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Charles W. Bressler-Pettis The Bearded Man

Charles W. Bressler-Pettis The Bearded Man

The origins of Beard Day are a mystery. Still, the belief is that Danish Vikings held celebrations to honor their beards as early as 800 BC. Here in Osceola County, Florida, beard contests were held in conjunction with the local rodeos. In the 1950s, Kissimmee downtown merchants were required to grow beards or else pay hefty fines – all done in the name of good […]

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