Plans are in full swing for the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo July 9th -17th, 2021. Enjoy 9 action packed days of fun & excitement! Beginning July 9th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival hits the Midway with the largest carnival in the state of Wyoming! Carnival passes can be purchased in advance at any Casper, Glenrock or Douglas Homax location and can save you big bucks! Carnival Day Passes are $30 for ride all you want, discounted from $35 on-site. Save big with advance purchase Carnival Fun Passes, which are good for all 9 days of the Carnival, are discounted to $65 from April 1st -May 31st and from June 1st – June 30th the price increases to $75! Either way, that’s a savings of over $200! Starting July 1st the price goes up to $85 through noon on Parade Day July 13th! Back by popular demand, don’t miss: “The Voice of Casper”! Mirrored after the hit TV show, vocalists will compete in Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds, and Knockout Rounds at 7:00pm July 9th-12th, all on the free stage located on the midway. Then, don’t miss the Live Finale which moves to the Rodeo Arena Saturday July 17th at 7:00pm where Casper will choose who walks away with the title “The Voice of Casper”.
Saturday, July 10th, at 8am, the fun continues with the 11th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival in Downtown Casper beginning with a free Kiwanis pancake breakfast, followed by sidewalk chalk art. Join the fun and use the sidewalks of Downtown Casper as your canvas. The First 300 participants get a free t-shirt and rodeo ticket! Then it’s back to the Fairgrounds with more fun on the midway starting at noon with the Crabtree Amusement Carnival, and 2 exciting Monster Truck Shows at 1:30 and 7:30pm! First come, first seated.
Sunday, July 11th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival continues beginning at 3pm. And don’t miss the Open Class BBQ Contest and Wine & Beer Contests as locals compete for the coveted title of the Best in Natrona County!
Monday July 12th, Get ready for more fun on the midway with Crabtree Amusements Carnival; gates open at 3pm.
Tuesday July 13th, its Casper Day, seniors get in free all day long! The action gets underway early at the Downtown Parade. It’s the official kick-off of the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo, with a new and improved route this year. This year’s theme is “It’s a Grand Old Flag!” After the Parade, head out to the fairgrounds at noon when exhibit halls, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival (where it’s Kid’s Day from 12pm-5pm, discounted armbands are sold from noon-3pm and are good from noon-5pm). New this year, don’t miss the Shark Encounter Display located at the west end of the grandstands on the Carnival Midway! Our new strolling act will wow you with his talent; Brad Bodary “Human Mannequin” on the Carnival Midway daily. 7:30pm brings the First Performance of the PRCA Rodeo when the top cowboys & cowgirls in the world compete in one of the top 20 Rodeo’s in the Nation! Enjoy 7 exciting events nightly including: Bull Riding, WPRA Barrel Racing, Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, & Mutton Bustin’ through Saturday, July 17th. Rodeo Ticket Outlets open beginning May 1st, or get your Rodeo Tickets online beginning April 1st at www.centralwyomingfair.com.
Wednesday July 14th, the fun continues with the gates opening at 3pm and the Crabtree Amusements Carnival continues until midnight. It’s Wrangler Patriot Night at the PRCA Rodeo beginning at 7:30pm, be sure to wear your Red, White & Blue to show your support of our troops! Veterans & Active Duty Military personnel get in free with valid ID!
Thursday, July 15th, gates open at 3pm and the Crabtree Amusements Carnival runs through midnight! Rocky Mountain Oncology Sponsors Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night at the PRCA Rodeo, and they’ll be doing FREE cancer screenings from 9am-1pm at the Ag Resource Center just outside the main gates into the Fairgrounds. Be sure to wear your Pink to the PRCA Rodeo & show your support!
Friday, July 16th, start the day with the Pocket Pet Parade followed by the Outrageous Poultry beginning at 9:00am. Kids Day returns from 12pm-5pm (discounted armbands available on-site only and sold until 3pm). The 4H & FFA Round Robins begin at 5pm in the Arena and PEPSI sponsors the PRCA Rodeo beginning at 7:30pm in the Outdoor Arena.
Saturday July 17th, is your last chance to get in on the action, don’t miss the Junior Livestock Sale Buyers Breakfast at 7:00am, followed by the Junior Livestock Sale at 9:00am. Crabtree Amusements Carnival, Exhibit Halls all open at noon. Hilltop Bank sponsors Finals Night at the PRCA Rodeo, come cheer on your favorites and see who walks away with the Championship Spurs sponsored by Wyoming Signs!
Parade Entry Forms & Open Class Exhibit Premium Books and more information can be found online at or by calling 307.235.5775.Continue reading →
We'll be Comin' Back for the Re-Ride in 2021! Save the date for July 9-17,2021. Until then, help our Rodeo Committees support Wyoming communities with the Re-Ride Tee! 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated to the Wyoming Hunger Initiative.
Men's Tees: commerce.cfdrodeo.com/mens-re-ride-2021-tee/
Women's Tees: commerce.cfdrodeo.com/womens-re-ride-2021-tee/
June's Fair Board Meeting has been moved to June 16th at 1:00pm at the Fairgrounds Arena Board Room.
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The City of Casper and Fair and Rodeo Parade organizers have been collaborating to establish a new route for the yearly Fair and Rodeo summer parade. An evaluation of the former route, along with business owner, citizen, and Casper Police Department feedback, showed numerous issues that had developed with the former route through the decades of growth in our community. The new route was designed with maximum safety in mind for everyone participating in, and observing the parade.Continue reading →
The attached map shows the new route, its beginning and end points, and staging areas. It also shows public parking lots that are available for the spectators to utilize before, during, and after the parade event. Curbside parking will be also be available on the streets not specifically highlighted for use during the parade, but spectators should realize these areas will be heavily congested with pedestrian traffic. Spectators should make efforts to park outside the immediate area and walk in to their viewing area of choice. Spectators who are handicapped and wish to view the parade from their vehicle can utilize the designated parking area located at 222 East Collins, the old Plains Furniture parking lot.
The main parade route and staging areas will be closed to parking and travel beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9th. Vehicles parked inside the main parade route and staging area will be subject to being towed at the owner’s expense. The parade route will be closed to all vehicle traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m. Spectators wishing to drop off chairs and other items to make their spectating experience more enjoyable, should do so before 8:00 a.m.
For those who work or reside in the area, we urge you to know your route of travel, and parking availability, before the road closure times. We also ask, for the security and enjoyment of all who are attending, that personal drones or other flying crafts not be operated along the parade route.