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2020 Rodeos you Don’t Want to Miss

Mark your calendars because these following rodeos are ones that you won’t want to miss out on this year. The time is now to kick up the dust surrounding yourself in the western culture and learn about our nation’s roots. Now get your boots and cowboy hats ready because it’s almost rodeo time y’all!

Santa Maria Elks Rodeo

Come join us in Santa Maria, California for the 76th Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo kicking off on May 28th-31st. These 4 days will be action-packed consisting of PRCA events such as team roping, bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping and don’t forget about the mutton bustin’. There will be a parade, pre rodeo concerts and rodeo dances where you’ll be doing some boot-scootin’. You can check out the information at Mark this down and we’ll see you there!

Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo 

Get ready Gunnison, Colorado and mark July 3rd-12th on your calendars because Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo is coming to town. This will mark the 120th year of Cattlemen’s Days and it’s going to be one to remember! The rodeo is bringing in the best cowgirls and cowboys performing in events such as barrel racing, bull riding, and team roping. Don’t forget about the kiddos performing in the mutton bustin’ event! There will be a carnival, parade, 4-H activities, livestock exhibits, dances, and Cowboy Church. Get ready for some good food and good shopping because there will be all sorts of vendors in town. There will be activities for all ages. You can check out all the information at We’ll see you in July!

Folsom Pro Rodeo 

The Folsom Pro Rodeo is coming to Folsom, California on July 4th-6th! Come experience this actioned-packed rodeo including the famous mutton bustin’. There will be several other activities to watch such as the adrenaline rushing bull jumping, extreme motocross from the Flying Cowboys and the Painted Ladies Drill Team. There will be fireworks every night and get those boots ready for some two-stepping! Check out the information at Come join the fun and celebrate our nation’s birthday this July! 

California Rodeo Salinas

Head on down to Salinas, California on July 16-19 because the California Rodeo Salinas will be back in town. 2020 brings in the 110th year of California Rodeo Salinas. The best cowgirls and cowboys come from all over to compete. Get ready for some team roping, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, mutton bustin’ barrel racing and more. This will be an action-packed time including the rodeo carnival and chuck wagon races. Be sure to check out all the information at Do you have your tickets for this 2020 rodeo?

Cheyenne Frontier Days

The Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming will be here on July 17th-26th. Get ready to saddle up because the rodeo will be bringing in bull riding, tie-down roping, women’s breakaway roping, team roping, saddle bronc riding, a wild horse race and bareback riding. PBR Last Cowboy Standing will be going on for two nights with the top-40 professional bull riders. There will be concerts throughout the rodeo with country artists, Cody Johnson, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, and Trace Adkins performing. There will be fun for the entire family with the carnival midway, grand parade, behind the chutes tour, Indian village, a pancake breakfast, cowboy church, the USAF Thunderbirds and more. If you love to shop there will be a selection of unique vendors, western suppliers, and exhibitors. You can check out more information at We’ll see you in July at the Cheyenne Frontier Days!

Chief Joseph Days Rodeo

Joseph, Oregon, are you ready to “feel the thunder”? The 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo is coming to town on July 21st-26st. The PRCA Rodeo will keep you on the edge of your seat and will get your boots stomping as you will see bull riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, barrel racing and much more. To kick off the rodeo there will be a bucking horse stampede down Main Street, parades on Main Street, a cowboy breakfast and church service. There will also be the 6th annual CJD Little Buckaroo Rodeo for special needs children and adults consisting of horseback rides, bouncy horse races, dummy roping, dummy bull riding, stick horse barrel races and goat tail untying. There will be lots of activities for all ages. Check out the information at Come experience the western heritage with this 2020 rodeo!

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Pendleton Round-Up

Our last 2020 rodeo is September 9th-14th is the Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Oregon. Come watch the excitement of the action-packed rodeo full of saddle bronc riding, team roping, tie-down roping, steer roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, bareback bronc riding, barrel racing, and bull riding! There will be parades full of Indian and Cowboy culture, a concert, a carnival filled with different vendors you won’t want to miss out on. Don’t forget to watch the wild cow milking, Indian dancing, and Indian relay racing. You can check out all the information at We hope to see you there!

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Howdy, I'm Megan deFabry, I grew up in Reno, Nevada & I now live in Austin, Texas. I'm very passionate about digital marketing and journalism, especially within the western industry. I have a love for agriculture, rodeos, country music, and maintaining the western way of life!

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