On the fourth weekend in July, the annual Rodeo Lake Chelan will take place at Chelan Rustlers Arena. Voted ‘”Cowboy’s Choice Rodeo of the Year” in both 2009 and 2010, this year promises not to disappoint. It all kicks off with a 7:00pm parade through the streets of downtown Chelan on Thursday, July 21st.
Friday night, July 22 is night of fun for the whole family! Admission is only $30.00 for 2 Adults and 3 Youth. Come see the World Famous Chicken Race, when kids 10 and under are turned loose with 10 wild chickens. There’s a $10 prize for each chicken caught! And then there’s the Skagit Rein Riders Rodeo Drill Team. Watch them form patterns and formations with horses in perfect time.
Saturday morning, July 23 starts off with a 6:00am – 10:00am Cowboy Breakfast at the Rodeo Grounds, and everyone is welcome.
At 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday nights, it’s the main event, the rodeo. This year will feature bareback, saddle broc, bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, break away roping and WPRA barrel racing. Throughout the weekend, there will also be a variety of rodeo themed events for families, as well as live music and a beer garden for the grown-ups.
Rodeo Lake Chelan is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a family oriented event for the benefit of the youth in the Chelan Valley. All profits generated by Rodeo Lake Chelan are used to support local youth activities, events, and organizations. For additional information, please visit http://www.rodeolakechelan.com/.
Chelan Rustlers Arena
1228 W Woodin Ave, Chelan WA 98816
Friday and Saturday
July 22 and 23