3 Fun Facts Nobody Talks About

Arizona is known for it's hot summers and beautiful sunsets, but did you know....


  1. The world's largest rose bush is located in Tombstone, Arizona. Planted in the late 1800s, the Lady Banksia rose bush now covers over 8,000 square feet and has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest rose bush in the world.

  2. Arizona is home to the world's oldest rodeo. The Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, held annually in Prescott, Arizona, was first held in 1888 and is the oldest rodeo in the world. The event includes bull riding, barrel racing, and other classic rodeo events.

  3. The official state neckwear of Arizona is the bolo tie. In 1973, the Arizona legislature passed a resolution designating the bolo tie as the official state neckwear. The bolo tie is a distinctive piece of Western-style jewelry, featuring a decorative clasp and a braided cord, and is popular among cowboys and Western enthusiasts.

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