Western Heritage Event Center

Red Ryder® Roundup Rodeo



Where do I get tickets?

General Admission tickets are available at the gate. 

Advanced tickets are available at two local stores on main street. 

See Tickets page for pricing and location.

Box seats are available after June 1 by calling 970-264-5000.

Can I pay with a credit card?

Unfortunately, no, we do not have the capability.  Pretend it’s the old west — before credit cards and ATMs.

Is there reserved seating?

General admission is first come first serve. Box seats are reserved.

How early do I need to arrive to get seats?

4th of July an hour before. Other days 30 minutes before.

How do I enter as a contestant?

See page: Contestants for entry details.

How long does the rodeo last?

2.5 -3 hours. Each rodeo is the same format with the same events,

the contestants vary from day to day. 

What if the weather is bad?

There will be a rodeo, Rain or Shine. 70% of the grandstands are covered.

How do I become a sponsor or donate?

See page: Sponsors & Banners.

Are there concessions? Can I bring a cooler?

Yes, food, drink, and beer available for purchase. 

No outside coolers or alcohol allowed.  

Is there parking?

Yes, a huge dirt-lot free of charge. 

Do you have RV Hookups?

No, and no overnight stays allowed on the property.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes. Parking next to the ticket booth at the front entrance. Path from vehicle to grandstands is 15ft. over gravel and wood chips onto cement ramp to a handicap location in the grandstands. Purchase general admission tickets. 

Can I bring my pet?

Please do not.

How can I Volunteer?

Please send us your information on our Contact page and we will be in touch. 


Do you have overnight accommodations?

We do not but click here for campgrounds and hotels in Pagosa.