Come celebrate the 45th year of the Truckee Professional Rodeo on August 23th-25th, 2018 at McIver Arena in Truckee, California, starting off Friday afternoon with kids day at the rodeo and rodeo events and performances Saturday and Sunday with a Western Dance Saturday evening.
Friday, August 23rd: Kid’s Day at the Rodeo, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun and FREE rodeo themed activities! Kids can learn to rope, run stick horse races, have a chance to brush a horse, learn about rodeo from our rodeo queens, watch a performance by the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team, and enjoy a free barbecue lunch courtesy of the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Association. You can learn more about the Junior Horsemen and what they do here! We hope to see you out there!
Friday, August 23rd: Sponsors Only BBQ Dinner and Open Barrel Race 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a mouth watering BBQ Dinner catered by Men Wielding Fire and open 4D barrel race! Be sure to check your sponsor packages for tickets to this event. This is a private sponsors only appreciation dinner.
Saturday, August 24th: Rodeo Performance, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m., Gates Open at 3:00 p.m.
In addition to the traditional CCPRA rodeo events including bull riding, we will also have mutton bustin’ and a boot race for the kids. You won’t want to miss out on the fun! The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will perform at 4:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo). Saturday is Patriot Day at the Truckee Pro Rodeo! Wear your red, white, and blue! Stick around for the Western Dance after the rodeo (live music & dancing)! Details on the Dance below.
Saturday, August 24th: Western Dance Immediately Following the Rodeo
Come dance in the dirt and have a boot-scootin’ good time! Live local band! We may even have a line dancing instructor there to help you brush up on your dancin’ skills. Rodeo bars will stay open and local food vendors will stick around with their mouthwatering fare. Proceeds from the dance benefit the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Association.
Sunday, August 25th: Rodeo Performance, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m., gates open at 11:00 a.m.
This will be our second rodeo performance, it will also feature muton bustin’, a boot race for the kids, and a performance by a world renown chariot racer! It is sure to be just as fun! Sunday is Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day at the Truckee Pro Rodeo! Wear pink to show your support for breast cancer awareness. The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will perform at 12:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo).