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.

26th Annual WildThing Championship Bull Riding 26th Annual WildThing Championship Bull Riding July 12-13, 2019, 8pm Expect the unexpected with the southwest's premiere bull-riding event.
Best of the Best Rodeo Best of the Best Rodeo June 25-29, 2019 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.
Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Open Rodeo Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Open Rodeo August 10-11, 2019 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
71st Annual Gallup Lions Club Rodeo 71st Annual Gallup Lions Club Rodeo June 13-15, 2019 The annual kids rodeo and open show rodeos take place at Red Rock Park