Cody Stampede Rodeo
A Cody mainstay, the Stampede Rodeo is one of the events Cody locals flock to every year. Don’t miss: Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls, a one-nightonly, $50,000 event.
Prescott Frontier Days
Founded in 1888, Prescott Frontier Days is proud to call itself the “World’s Oldest Rodeo.” Don’t miss: Live bull fighting and The One Armed Bandit.
Sheridan WYO Rodeo
One of the top professional rodeos in North America. Don’t miss: One of the biggest attractions, the $25,000 World Champion Indian Relay Races.
The town of Gunnison comes alive to celebrate its Western heritage when top PRCA cowboys come to town. Don’t miss: The number one “Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink” rodeo in the country.
One of the world’s most legendary rodeos, the Calgary Stampede is celebrating 101 years in 2013. Don’t miss: The legendary chuckwagon races around the Calgary track.
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductions
Colorado Springs, Colo.
ProRodeo honors its legendary cowboys and cowgirls. Don’t miss: Rub elbows with the PRCA’s elite at the Cowboy Ball the night before the inductions.
Salinas Salinas, Calif.
The largest rodeo in California. Don’t miss: The long scores in the grueling team roping, which make for wild runs.
Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering
Grab a plate of chuckwagon cooking and listen to some great performances. Don’t miss: Campfire jam sessions every night with the day’s performers.
Cheyenne Frontier Days
The world’s largest outdoor rodeo, Frontier Days is known for attracting bigname cowboys and entertainment acts every year. Don’t miss: The Cheyenne Kiwanis Club serves up free pancake breakfasts downtown for visitors and locals alike.
National Little Britches Finals Rodeo
The best rodeo athletes ages 18 and younger face off in these season-ending finals. Don’t miss: The unique events like the trail and flag race!
National High School Finals
Rodeo Rock Springs, Wyo.
More than 1,500 high school rodeo athletes have earned the right to compete for national titles and college scholarships. Don’t miss: Top PRCA and WPRA competitors will be on hand to sign autographs all week long.
Days of ’76 Rodeo
Held in storied Deadwood, this rodeo is living history at its best. Don’t miss: The Historic Parade on Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day.
Coeur d’Alene Art Auction
Bid on works from the West’s finest artists from the 19th and 20th centuries. Don’t miss: The Friday-night cocktail party before the auction, to hobnob with the West’s greatest collectors.
July 28–Aug. 7
Dodge City Days
Dodge City, Kan.
With a rodeo, arts and crafts fair, and children’s events, there’s something for everyone at Dodge City Days. Don’t miss: The crowning of Miss Rodeo Kansas and Miss Rodeo Kansas Princess.