The World’s Oldest Rodeo

Photo of the Prescott RodeoPrescott, Arizona, is one of the most up and coming destinations in the Southwest. From the beautiful natural landscapes to the southwestern culture, there’s so much to do in Prescott that can’t be missed. When you stay at the Prescott Resort, you’ll be met with endless views of Prescott’s surrounding area, guest rooms inspired by the Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe, and everything you could possibly wish for in your accommodations, from Wi-Fi to swift access to nearby golf courses. During your time in Prescott, you’ll quickly realize how much there is to do in this trendy Southwestern town, but one of the most notable activities here in Prescott is to visit a Prescott rodeo.

Prescott is home to the World’s Oldest Rodeo, which is set to take place for 2020 from June 29 to July 5. But no matter when you visit Prescott, you can experience a Prescott rodeo at Prescott Frontier Days, where you can find all sorts of western-inspired activities that the whole family will enjoy.

What Events Happen at Prescott Frontier Days?

Prescott Frontier Days is the most unique way to experience a Prescott rodeo during your time in Arizona. From kid-friendly events to charity fundraisers, there’s always something fun going on at Prescott Frontier Days. Their main event is the World’s Oldest Rodeo, which happens for one week in the summer. You can buy tickets in advance, and it’s a fantastic family event as the rodeo lets kids visit at a discount! It’s called the World’s Oldest Rodeo because it’s been around since 1888 and now involves the whole community, bringing locals and visitors alike together for one fun, summertime event guaranteed to combine modern entertainment with thrilling history.

What Should I Know before Visiting Prescott Frontier Days?

While this might not be your first rodeo, there are still likely some questions that come to mind when it comes to visiting Prescott Frontier Days. The most important things to know have to do with the show you’re going to watch. All shows for the World’s Oldest Rodeo are two and a half hours long, and they’re all the same, so don’t worry about missing anything if one show is sold out! And although Arizona is known for beautiful weather, on the off chance that it rains, the show will go on (unless it would be dangerous to the performers, of course). This Prescott rodeo encourages festive attire, so put on your favorite boots and cowboy hat—it’s bound to be a fun day!

Prescott Resort

Photo of the Valley Views at Prescott Resort, Just Minutes From the Prescott Rodeo

During your next trip to Prescott, Arizona, there’s nothing more unique you can do than visit a Prescott rodeo. Whether you’re there for the World’s Oldest Rodeo in the summertime, or just looking for something fun to do with the family during your next trip to Arizona, a visit to Prescott Frontier Days just has to be on your list. When you stay at Prescott Resort, you’ll be located right near Prescott Frontier Days, making it easy to see as many shows as you’d like during your time in Arizona. So, go find your favorite western attire, buy tickets online, and get ready to head out to the World’s Oldest Rodeo this summer—you won’t be disappointed!