The 2016 Beaver Creek Rodeo Series
Photos: Zach Mahone
Celebrate your western roots this summer at the 2016 Beaver Creek Rodeo Series! Cowboy boots, hats, and cheers will be in the air as this family-friendly summer tradition returns with exciting events, food, drinks, free pony rides, and face-painting for the kids. Events include Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, the kid-friendly Calf Scramble, and Mutton Bustin’, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, audience participation Burro Racing, and the always exciting Bull Riding competition.
Guests can enjoy luxuries even at the rodeo, with extensive bubbly and wine options, refreshing margaritas, and cold local craft beer by Vail Brewing Company and 11 food vendors to choose from.
Rodeo gates open at 5 p.m. each Thursday, with The Grand Entry and National Anthem beginning at 6 p.m.
2016 RODEO DATES:
Thursday, June 23
Thursday, June 30
Thursday, July 7
Thursday, July 14
(No Rodeo July 21st during the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo)
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 4
Thursday, August 11
Purchase Rodeo tickets online one week prior to each event, or by visiting the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center in Beaver Creek Village until 3 p.m. the day of the rodeo. Tickets may also be purchased at the rodeo beginning at 5 p.m. The rodeo takes place rain or shine, and tickets are non-refundable.
Pre-rodeo activities start at 5 p.m. and include pony rides, face-painting, and a bounce house, as well as kids’ event registration for Mutton Bustin’ and the Calf Scramble.
Mutton Bustin’ is $25 per child and open to 15 participants weighing 50 lbs or less and measuring 50 inches or less.
The Calf Scramble is complimentary and open to 100 kids, ages 5-12.
Burro Racing is open to anyone 18 or older and each rodeo allows three, three-person teams. Teams race to grab a burro and then must push, pull and ride it to one end of the arena and back. Burro Racing is $25 per team and registration is onsite. Audience participation events are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Beaver Creek Rodeo grounds are located in Avon behind Chapel Square at Traer Creek. Complimentary shuttle service to the rodeo is available through Beaver Creek’s Dial-a-Ride Service, from both Beaver Creek Village and The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa. Complimentary parking is available directly across the street from the rodeo grounds, with a one-minute walk to the site. Alcoholic beverages, pets, and glass containers are not permitted on the rodeo grounds.
Don’t miss the family-fun adventures at Beaver Creek’s 2016 Rodeo Series!