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55th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo 2019

The 2019 Lost Dutchman Days continues to be “the fun place to be for all ages.” This 55th annual event has 3 days of professional rodeo action brought to you by the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association, a carnival that features 30+ rides, and hundreds of vendors.

The 2019 Lost Dutchman Days continues to be “the fun place to be for all ages.” This 55th annual event has 3 days of professional rodeo action brought to you by the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association, and a carnival that features 30+ rides.  What would any event be without plenty of food and vendor booths to browse and they have over 100 setting up to keep the family busy.

Photo Courtesy of Krysta Paffrath

The Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Committee partners up with various youth-serving organizations and sponsors to put on this event that entertains the entire family. Profits from this event are donated back to these youth organizations and other youth-serving programs of the Apache Junction Community, ensuring the opportunity to reach the ultimate goal of “Putting Smiles on Kid’s Faces”. 

Photo Courtesy of Krysta Paffrath

Superstition Mountain Promotional Corporation and the Apache Junction Mounted Rangers are the moving forces behind this highly successful and popular hometown rodeo. With both organizations being completely made up of volunteers, this event has been growing and evolving since 1965 and 55 years later, they are proud to present their best year yet.

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Kicking off the weekend festivities is the Beer & Brat Party on February 21st, 2019 at the Apache Junction Elks Lodge. There will be free entertainment, a classic car show and plenty of beer and brats for the whole family!

Photo Courtesy of Krysta Paffrath

Performance Dates and Times

Main Rodeo Performances

  • Friday, February 22nd, 2019 – Gates open at 9 am, Performance at 1:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 – Gates open at 9 am, Performance at 1:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 24th, 2019 – Gates open at 9 am, Performance at 1:30 pm

Photo Courtesy of Krysta Paffrath

Mutton Busting

  • Sunday, February 24th, 2019 – Sign-ups at 4 pm on Saturday, Performance immediately follows the performance on Sunday afternoon

Ticket Prices

Event Center admission is only $2.00 and parking is free.

Child (ages 4-10, 3 and under Free) – $10.00

Adult – $15.00

There is so much more going on for this fun event, make sure to follow Cowboy Lifestyle Network on social media to keep up with our live event stream. You can also find Lost Dutchman Days on Facebook and Instagram! Give them a follow and stay tuned for more great event features.

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Krysta Paffrath, an Arizona native, is a social media marketer by trade but has a passion for the western lifestyle. She runs and owns two local businesses at just the young age of twenty-five. Her entrepreneurial spirit has guided her to work in many places like the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming, a working cattle ranch in Seligman, Arizona and many places in between. Krysta has been involved in the rodeo scene for several years and is excited to be teaming up with Cowboy Lifestyle Network. Between being passionate about her career and preserving the western way of life she is excited to see what this next chapter holds for her.

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