Rodeo Events

Gallup features some of the best rodeo events in the southwest in the most stunning atmosphere you can find. Our rodeo events are thrilling, family-friendly, and easy to attend on any budget.

Best of the Best Rodeo Best of the Best Rodeo The Bloomer Trailers Best of the Best Rodeo, put on by the City of Gallup, features the best contestants from junior high and high school in eight rodeo categories. Dates are postponed for 2020.
Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Open Rodeo Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Open Rodeo August 8-9,2020 Our legendary rodeo dates back to the early days of Ceremonial. Rodeo is a deep-rooted part of Native American Culture displaying the grit and horsemanship skills many tribes are known for today. Our rodeo is open to the world, featuring eight standard events of Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway, Saddle Bronc, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, and Bull Riding. There are also some old favorite events that have been added; Wild Horse Race, Hide Race, Pony Express Race, Ladies
Gallup Lions Club Open Rodeo Gallup Lions Club Open Rodeo the Gallup Lions Club Rodeo takes place annually in June. The 2020 event has been cancelled due to COVID-19.