Summertime in Montana and Wyoming means rodeo and celebrating Western Heritage. Be sure to check out the July festivities near our locations:
LIVINGSTON ROUNDUP RODEO
Wednesday, July 2 – Friday, July 4
The Livingston Roundup rodeo has been a popular annual PRCA event in the heart of Montana cattle country since 1924. The best saddle bronc riders, team riders, bull riders, and barrel racers compete for one of the biggest purses in the country over the Independence Day holiday. The rodeo draws over 10,000 spectators every year to its open air arena near the Yellowstone River. The Livingston Roundup has entertained generations with its all-American Cowboy tradition and fireworks. Rodeo starts at 8:00pm each night.
Buffalo Bill’s Cody Stampede Rodeo
Tuesday, July 1 – Friday, July 4
For 95 years, starting officially in 1919, the Cody Stampede rodeo has been held every summer. The Cody Stampede is the PRCA’s largest One Header Rodeo where the best of the best rodeo athletes compete on the toughest rodeo stock for a payout of over $400,000! Be sure to arrive early and have your picture taken on our live rodeo bull, “Hollywood,” get your face painted by the rodeo clowns, learn to rope like the cowboys & cowgirls, and shop our souvenir store.
Sheridan WYO Rodeo
Saturday, July 5 – Sunday, July 13
2014 will mark the 84th celebrated Sheridan WYO Rodeo. The WYO is a major stop on the rodeo trail for top cowboys and cowgirls from all over the world. Rodeo athletes, both human and animal, will perform in four action packed rodeo performances, July 9th through the 12th, highlighted by the ever popular World Championship Indian Relay Races! Family fun runs throughout rodeo week with the Boot Kick-off, pancake breakfast, bed races, parade, POW-WOW, carnival, street dances and much more!
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Friday, July 18 – Sunday, July 27
Since 1897, Cheyenne has celebrated its Old West roots with this eye-popping festival. The centerpiece of this Western celebration is the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, which draws top professionals who compete for more than $1 million in cash and prizes. Complementing the daily rodeo action are behind-the-chutes tours, trick riding, and a wild-horse race. A Native American Village, an old frontier town, a saloon, square dancing, a chuck wagon cook-off, pancake breakfasts, and an art show carry through the frontier theme. Rounding out the program are a carnival midway, an air show, top-name entertainment, professional bull riding shows, and several parades that include antique carriages and automobiles.