The Parada del Sol Rodeo has been going on since 1956. It is a PRCA sanctioned rodeo and consists of several sessions over a period of three days; cowboys from all over the country participate.
The Parada del Sol organization is a non-profit organization that supports various local charities that provide heath care, resources, and community programs.
When is the Parada del Sol Rodeo?
The Parada del Sol Rodeo will take place on the following schedule:
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2 p.m.
The Friday, February 28th session is Pro Bull Riding.
Typically, doors open about an hour before the beginning of a session.
Where is it?
The Parada del Sol Rodeo is held in North Scottsdale at WestWorld. Here's a map and directions to WestWorld.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?
Reserved seats, all ages: $35
General admission, 13 and older: $15
General admission, ages 6 - 12: $5
5 and under: free, General Admission seating only
You may purchase your tickets in advance online (extra fees will apply), or at the box office before the performances. Ticket prices are $5 more per ticket at the door. Beware -- these events sometimes sell out.
If you are looking for tickets to the Parada del Sol Parade, that's at a different time and place than the rodeo. That's a free event, and no tickets are required. Check here for Parada del Sol Parade details.
Are any discounts available for Parada del Sol Rodeo tickets?
Free or discount vouchers may be available at Western clothing stores, like Saba's Western Wear. On Saturday's 1 p.m. session children ages 12 and under are free (General Admission seating only).On Sunday children ages 6-12 are admitted free (General Admission section only) with a non-perishable food donation.
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What else should I know?
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association will present the PRCA Wrangler Champions Challenge in Scottsdale, at the same location mentioned above. Tickets are available online in advance or at the box office before the event.Here are some tips for rodeo fans:
- Wear your western gear
- General Admission seating is metal bleachers; bring a blanket or seat pad for comfort
- Food and beverages are available for purchase
- Each rodeo session typically last 2 to 2-1/2 hours
- Bring a jacket in the evening
- On Friday and Saturday nights there may be dances or other activities
- If the session sells out, standing room only tickets might be available at the box office
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What if I have more questions?For more information visit Parada del Sol Rodeo online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.