The Tucson Rodeo, also known as the “La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros,” is an annual rodeo event that takes place in Tucson, Arizona. The event features traditional rodeo events such as bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, and more. The rodeo typically takes place in February and runs for about 10 days.
The Tucson Rodeo is one of the oldest rodeos in the country, dating back to 1925, and is considered one of the top rodeos in the Southwest. The event also features a variety of other activities, such as a parade, a western trade show, a carnival, and a rodeo queen pageant, in addition to the rodeo competitions. The event is held at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds, which includes indoor arena and outdoor arenas. The Tucson Rodeo is a major event in the city of Tucson and is known for its western heritage and its focus on supporting education and youth development. Proceeds from the event are used to support scholarships and other educational programs.