Wild West Rodeo

For 12 Weeks in June through August - Rain or Shine

Photo by George Hendrix
August 13, 2018

June 28, 2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Photos by George Hendrix

June 28, 2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo –Photos by George Hendrix — Guest Photographer George Hendrix has shot the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo for many seasons. George says,
“The rodeo is my favorite Carbondale event. It blends the skill, speed and excitment of an athletic competition with the color and happy crowd of a social get-together. Great people watching, too.” you can learn more about George and view his images at and on George’s personal page:
Thank you George for sharing with us!

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo photos are hosted at

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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.

2023 Rodeo Season

The 2023 rodeo season will begin on Thursday, June 1st and continue through Thursday, August 17th. Come down to the rodeo every Thursday evening for 12 weeks with slack at 6:00 p.m. and the main performance at 7:30 p.m.


Learn more about the changes and what to expect for the 2023 rodeo season here! 

Get Involved

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

Reserve Arena Side Parking

We are excited to announce the introduction of our premium arena side online parking reservation system new for the 2023 season!

Arena side parking tickets go on sale every Wednesday starting at 12 pm through the rodeo season!

Leaving your vehicles at the arena or on Willow Lane early will no longer be allowed for the 2023 season!!  We hope you'll enjoy the convenience of reserving your premium arena-side parking in advance.  

Purchase your arena-side parking tickets HERE!!