Wild West Rodeo

For 12 Weeks in June through August - Rain or Shine


Food at the Rodeo

Your options for food at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

slow groovin logoGive your tastebuds a kick!
Slow Groovin BBQ from Marble, CO is serving up some of the best BBQ at the rodeo with their mobile kitchen and food truck. They offer traditional BBQ with a twist, making it some of the best Colorado Q around!

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POPCORN is served by members of the Black Sheep 4-H Club and the Roaring Fork High School Volleyball team. These individuals volunteer their time and efforts to provide our spectators with tasty popcorn, adding to the experience.  Your purchase supports these youth groups so don’t miss out on this tasty treat while you enjoy the show!

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.