Rodeos in Arizona

Updated April 13, 2022 – If you live in Arizona or planning to travel here soon, check out this article to see what Arizona rodeos are coming to a town near you! This article, “Rodeos in Arizona”, is current for most 2022/23 rodeos. Also, if you would like to submit a rodeo to this list, please let us know in the comments!

Payson Pro Rodeo

Did you know the Payson Pro Rodeo is the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo? It’s true! In fact, in addition to their main rodeo taking place every August, they also host a second pro rodeo in the spring called the Gary Hardt Memorial Pro Rodeo. So too, they are one of the only PRCA rodeo committees to host two main events in a single season. Click here for ticket information.

Event Information

Payson Pro Rodeo Dates

Payson Pro Rodeo: August 19, 20, 21, 2022
Gary Hardt Memorial Pro Rodeo:May 19-21, 2022
  • Association: PRCA – Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
  • Address: Payson Event Center, 1400 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541
  • Website: https://www.paysonprorodeo.com/
Payson Rodeo, Payson Arizona

Flagstaff Pro Rodeo

Flagstaff Pro Rodeo is a PRCA sanctioned rodeo featuring classic rodeo events, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding. In addition, this rodeo is held in the cool pines of Flagstaff on the last weekend of June each year. Get ready for three action-packed performances and rodeo entertainment like you’ve never seen before. Click here for ticket information.

Event Information

Dates: June 23-25, 2022

  • Association: PRCA – Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
  • Address: Fort Tuthill County Park 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop Flagstaff, AZ 86005
  • Website: http://www.flagstaffrodeo.com/
Flagstaff Rodeo in Flagstaff, Arizona
Flagstaff Rodeo

Rodeo Scottsdale

Rodeo Scottsdale is a true treat if you are anywhere near Scottsdale, Arizona from the middle to the end of March. This PRCA rodeo will be full of rodeo action, entertainment, vendors and so much more! This rodeo is also called the Parada del Sol Rodeo and is located at the Westworld of Scottsdale every year.

Event Information

Dates: 2023 Dates TBD

  • Association: PRCA – Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
  • Address: Westworld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ
  • Website: https://rodeoscottsdale.com/
Scottsdale Rodeo, Scottsdale, Arizona

Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo

Who is ready for the Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo in Apache Junction, Arizona? In addition, this rodeo is a three-day event full of rodeo, vendors, food, and amazing views of the Superstition Mountains. For more information on their event and ticket information, click here.

Event Information

Dates: February 24-26, 2023

Roots N Boots Rodeo

Dates: March 16-19, 2023

  • Association: PRCA – Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association
  • Address: Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center 20464 E Riggs Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Website: https://rootsnboots.org/

Fiesta Days Cave Creek Rodeo

Dates: March 24-26, 2023

  • Association: PRCA – Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association
  • Address: Cave Creek Memorial Arena 37201 N 28th Street Cave Creek, AZ 85331
  • Website: https://cavecreekrodeo.com/

Tucson Rodeo (Fiesta de los Vaqueros)

Dates: TBD for 2023

  • Association: PRCA – Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association
  • Address: Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S. 6th Ave. Tucson AZ 85714
  • Website: http://tucsonrodeo.com/

Gilbert Rodeo

Dates: November 18-20 2022

  • Association: GCPRA – Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association
  • Address: Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center 20464 E Riggs Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Website: https://www.gilbertdays.org/

Navajo County Fair & Holbrook Rodeo

Dates: September 14-17 2022

  • Association: GCPRA – Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association
  • Address: Navajo County Fairgrounds in Holbrook, Arizona
  • Website: https://navajocountyfair.net/

2022 Verde Valley Fair & Rodeo

April 29-30, 2022 | Cottonwood, AZ | http://www.vvfair.com/ | GCPRA Rodeo

The Verde Valley Fair Association, Inc. is dedicated to promoting youth development by providing an educational and entertaining annual event that will allow for FFA, 4-H, and Organized Youth Groups to showcase their products and skills to the general public.

Operations of the fairgrounds facilities year-round are to serve the community by providing multipurpose facilities for both public and private events in a responsible manner generating economic stimulation and tourism development in the Verde Valley.  In carrying out the purpose of the Verde Valley Fair Association, Inc., policies, and activities will be guided by the rules of the Fair Event Board and Board of Directors.

Credit to Verde Valley Fair Website

2022 Pima County Fair & Rodeo  

April 30- May 1, 2022 | Tucson, AZ | https://pimacountyfair.com/ | https://rodeoheritagefoundation.org/gcpra-rodeos/(opens in a new tab)

The Southwestern Fair Commission, Inc., is a non-profit, private corporation, established in 1975 by Pima County to operate the fairgrounds and the Pima County Fair since the 1970s.  Under the management agreement set forth by the Commission and Pima County, all profits earned from operations are put back into the facility for improvements.  Over the years, the commission has invested millions of dollars into the improvements of the facilities.

The Pima County Fairgrounds comprise a 640-acre event complex that resides in a desert environment with mesquite, cacti, and grass with an average temperature of 80° F.  The facility was designed for diverse and multi-use to include outdoor concert and stage locations, 3 exhibit buildings, equestrian facilities, animal and livestock arenas, motorized event arena, storage facilities, 15-acres of the asphalt display area, outdoor exhibit spaces, picnic areas, RV facilities, and areas for outdoor camping.

2022 Proud To Be American Copper State Rodeo  

May 20-21, 2022 | Camp Verde, AZ | https://campverdearena.com/grand-canyon-pro-rodeo

About the Camp Verde Arena Association: CVAA is currently working hard on building a successful outdoor multi-use equestrian center, called the Camp Verde Equestrian Center.  We are a 501 c 3 non-profit organization, made up of 12 respectable, godly, giving volunteers with a wide array of active and past members in different associations such as the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association, Woman’s Professional Rodeo Association, Verde Valley Fair Association, Prescott Frontier Days, Verde Valley Ranger Sheriff’s Posse, and more.  Not only are we just volunteers, we are teachers, guidance counselors, leaders, firefighters, directors, superintendents, and parents.

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