Rooftop Rodeo

2017 dates coming soon!

There's non-stop, rip-roarin' cowboy action in store for rodeo fans at Estes Park's annual Rooftop Rodeo, a PRCA sanctioned event. It has been recognized as the best small rodeo in the nation, along with being named the top medium-sized rodeo in the Midwest, and the #1 summer rodeo in Colorado by Real American Cowboy Magazine. Nightly professional rodeo performances combine with Mutton Bustin' competition for the kids, and a parade through downtown Estes Park annual affair. Get your tickets and plan your trip now!

Schedule:

Wednesday: Dress Like a Rodeo Clown Night

10:30 am: The Rooftop Rodeo Parade.  The parade traditionally features hundreds of horses, marching units, hitches, cowboys and cowgirls, floats, and antique cars. The procession makes its way from the west to east along downtown's Elkhorn Avenue (Estes Park's main street) before veering south on Highway 36 & CO Highway 7 toward the Estes Park Events Complex - Home of the Rodeo!

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Wednesday is Dress Like a Rodeo Clown Night for the kids. Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

Thursday

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10, adults and $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

Friday: Purple Night

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Friday night is Purple night in awareness for domestic abuse. Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

9:00 pm: Cash Catch. Children ages 8-12 race after the bounding sheep with a $5 bill attached to its back.

Saturday: Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Saturday is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night, where everyone is encouraged to wear pink to show their support for cancer awareness. All proceeds of the Tough Enough to Wear Pink merchandise (available in the rodeo midway) will go to a local charity. New this year, the Estes Area Lodging Association is giving away free pink bandannas to all in attendance on Saturday to make sure you show your "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" support! Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

9:00 pm: Cash Catch. Children ages 8-12 race after the bounding sheep with a $5 bill attached to its back.

Sunday

10:00 am: Cowboy Church Service. A non-denominational cowboy church service. Everyone is welcome.

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

9:00 pm: Cash Catch. Children ages 8-12 race after the bounding sheep with a $5 bill attached to its back.

Monday

5:30 pm: Behind the Chutes Tour. These tours offer an exclusive look at all the rodeo action. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 11, and can be purchased online. Groups of 20 or more may make arrangements for special tours (call 970-577-3920).

5:30-6:30 pm: Mutton Bustin' Registration. One of the evening's most popular events offers youngsters ages 5-8 a chance to kick off their own rodeo career. $10 to sign up here.

7:30 pm: Rooftop Rodeo Performances. Gates to midway fun open at 5:30 pm. Come early to snag the best seats, shop with a variety of vendors, and grab a bite to eat. Spend time with face painting, Western music, and more. Evening kick-off performances start at 7 pm each night and rodeo events begin at 7:30 pm at the Estes Park Events Complex. Both general admission and box seat tickets are available online. General admission seats are not reserved and prices are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12, seniors, and military. Box seat tickets are $30.

 

Official Rooftop Rodeo Website