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

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Bring a picnic basket and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Roaring Fork Valley. Gates open at 5:30 pm for tailgating. Slow Groovin BBQ from Marble, CO

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Slow Groovin BBQ from Marble, CO delivering some of the best BBQ and food in the area is at the rodeo with their mobile kitchen and food truck. Slow Groovin offers up traditional BBQ with some twists thrown in, creating and paving the way to some of the best Colorado Q around!

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In addition to the BBQ this year, the SG team will be teaming up with its sister restaurant Propaganda Pie who will be providing their soon to be famous Detroit style pizza by the slice.

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Most of the menu items are made from scratch and sourced locally to support our farmers and ranchers. We hope to see you all soon!

POPCORN is served by Black Sheep 4-H Club and Roaring Fork High School Volleyball. There’s even fresh baked goods and ice cream sandwiches on select rodeo nights.

Snacks and beverages available from Senior Matters include snow cones, nachos or iced coffee, hot coffee, cookies, water & soda. Senior Matters is a not for profit dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for seniors in the mountain town of Carbondale, Colorado and the surrounding communities of the Roaring Fork and Crystal River valleys. The Organization encourages independent healthy living for seniors by developing, promoting and supporting organized activities and educational programs in our community.
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!!