Country Superfans Stampede

Adam heads to Manhattan, KS, to take part in one of the largest parties in the Midwest: Country Stampede. From checking out unique tailgates to finding the best in fan ingenuity, Adam is on a quest to discover how these superfans have fun at one of the biggest country music festivals in America.

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Country Stampede
Country Stampede

Country Stampede

Adam tries out the Country Stampede music festival superfan's right of passage -- the mechanical bull. After falling a couple of times, he manages to stay on for a respectable 30 seconds. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede

Country Stampede

At Vendor Row, the selection of exotic jerky is astounding. Adam finally settles on ostrich jerky, a maple duck jerky stick, and of course, gator jerky … served by people dressed like alligators. 960 1280

  

Deer sausage

Deer sausage

Among the foods you’ll find on the grill at Country Stampede: deer sausage. 960 1280

  

Adam at Country Stampede

Adam at Country Stampede

Adam gets caught in a stampede of superfans. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede

Country Stampede

Country Stampede is one of the biggest country music festivals in America. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede

Country Stampede

Adam interrupts a beer pong game in order to try some of the food available at this tailgate party. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede

Country Stampede

A couple of guys chug beer out of plastic flamingos. 960 1280

  

Tim and Colleen's tailgate

Tim and Colleen's tailgate

Wanting to get a true taste of the festival, Adam heads over to Tim and Colleen's tailgate featuring deer meat, ranging from deer ring sausage, deer jerky, deer ham and deer summer sausage. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede superfans

Country Stampede superfans

Adam talks with a few fans about their favorite tailgate food. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede tailgate

Country Stampede tailgate

Adam visits a tailgate with a portable stereo made out of a cooler. Powered by a lawn mower battery and car speakers, this is do-it-yourself redneck engineering at it's finest. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede tailgate

Country Stampede tailgate

Adam stops by a rather unique wedding party. In true Stampede fashion, the bride, Cassie, is decked out in a homemade jean garter belt. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede’s main dish

Country Stampede’s main dish

Adam poses with the Country Stampede’s main dish, and he tastes everything from the rooter to the tooter -- including the ear, foot, tail and nose. 960 1280

  

Country Stampede

Country Stampede

Adam gathers the Country Stampede superfans around so he can thank them for their hospitality with his own tailgate food creation. 960 1280

  

Tuttle Creek Lake State Park

Tuttle Creek Lake State Park

Held each year in Tuttle Creek Lake State Park, the Country Stampede music festival can see upwards of 170,000 attendees over the 4 days of festivities. 960 1280

  

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