Wild West Rodeo

For 12 Weeks in June through August - Rain or Shine

Photo by Cody Griebel
May 10, 2017

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo 2017 Season Starts June 1st — Don’t Miss the Fun!

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo kicks off on Thursday June 1st. It will make you jump for joy. Don’t miss out. Come out and enjoy the thrills and spills and fantastic food and be the first to sit under cover on our new covered grandstand. The sound system has been improved, announcers stand rebuilt as well. We are also blessed to be getting a picnic pavilion with roof and more news on this will be coming shortly. Kids of all ages will be sure to have fun.

Gates open at 5:30, Slack is at 6:00 and Grand Entry is at 7:30. Carbondale Wild West Rodeo tickets can be purchased at the gate or purchased in advance at the Roaring Fork Valley Coop in Carbondale.
Individual tickets are $10/each or a book of six tickets can be purchased for $50 which saves $2/ticket. Ticket stubs contain a 20% discount on merchandise at the Roaring Fork Valley Coop.

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Welcome to the Rodeo

The Carbondale Rodeo Committee is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization committed to keeping the Roaring Fork Valley’s western heritage alive by offering a fun family-oriented event for residents and visitors alike. The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo is held every Thursday from June until late August, rain or shine.

2024 Rodeo Season

The 2024 rodeo season will begin on Thursday, June 6th, and continue through Thursday, August 22nd. Come down to the rodeo every Thursday evening for 12 weeks. 

  • Gates open at 5 pm 
  • Slack is at 5:45 pm
  • Grand Entry is at 7:30
Get Involved

Join us in preserving the Western heritage of the Roaring Fork Valley by volunteering for the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo! Contribute to a meaningful cause, build lasting connections, and enjoy personal satisfaction in supporting a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the spirit of the Wild West. Whether you're experienced with livestock or not, there's a role for you. Sign up today and make a difference at the Carbondale Rodeo!


To volunteer, email Mike Kennedy at:
[email protected]  or call at:
(970) 379-3907.

Reserve Arena Fence Parking

We are excited to continue the premium arena fence online parking reservation system for the 2024 season!

Arena fence parking tickets go on sale every Wednesday starting at noon through the rodeo season and typically sell out within minutes.

Remember, leaving your vehicles at the arena or on Willow Lane early is no longer allowed. 

Learn more about premium arena fence parking tickets HERE.