Hold on tight! Rodeo Week is buckin’ into town for ten party-packed days filled with western-themed food, dancing and music for all to enjoy, from urban cowboys to diehard rodeo fans. Rodeo Week brings together the Canadian Finals Rodeo, Farmfair International and many exciting events throughout the week. Don't miss a second of the excitement!
Rodeo Week Chili Cook-off
November 4, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM, Sir Winston Churchill Square
Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Rodeo Week in Churchill Square along-side western entertainment and fabulous chili dishes. The competition revolves around three categories, Best Chili Booth, Best Overall Chili (judges choice), and People’s Choice. Bring your stretchy pants! For more information click here.
Rodeo Kids Korral
November 5, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park, Old Strathcona
Bring the whole family out and enjoy a day of rodeo fun packed with barrel racing, calf roping (pretend!), wagon rides and a petting zoo! You can also meet the Miss Rodeo Canada team as they showcase their skills in front of the young and old. This event is FREE!
Miss Rodeo Canada Pageant
November 9-12, the Chateau Lacombe
Join the search for the next first lady of Canadian Professional Rodeo at the Chateau Lacombe
Click here for more information.
Canadian Mechanical Bull Riding Championships
November 9, 9:30 PM, Cook County Saloon
Cook County Saloon hosts the 3rd annual Canadian Mechanical Bull riding Championship. Top finalists will battle Bad Habit the mechanical bull for a championship buckle!
Canadian Finals Rodeo
November 9-13, Northlands Coliseum
See the best in racing, riding and roping at the Canadian Finals Rodeo. Catch all the big events nightly: Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Novice Events, Boys Steer Riding, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc, Tie-Down Roping, Ladies Barrel Racing and Bull Riding. Get your tickets today!
November 9-13, Edmonton EXPO Centre
Bring the family to Farmfair International, one of Canada's top agricultural shows, complete with cattle shows and cowboys, stock dog trials, a rodeo, saloon and more. Explore Farmfair today!
Mr. Rodeo Canada
November 10, 8:30 PM, Knoxville’s Tavern
Join the party at Knoxville’s Tavern as they crown the next King of Rodeo.
Witness Rodeo’s finest cowboys strut their boots, chaps, and cowboy hats to support the Canadian Pro Rodeo Sports Medicine Team. Bragging rights and a custom Mr. Rodeo Canada buckle are at stake.
The Ranch Roadhouse Events
Buck Wild Wednesdays, Glo-deo Thursday (glow party), Friendship Party Part II (Friday, hosted by Big Brother 18 stars), Ladies Night Saturdays (more info here)
November 10, Edmonton EXPO Centre
Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville country artist Chris Janson was born to entertain crowds. Last year, his breakthrough #1 Platinum single “Buy Me a Boat” was the 7th bestselling country song of the year!
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November 11, Edmonton EXPO Centre
The reigning CCMA Fan’s Choice and Male artist, the pride of Flat Lake, Alberta, Brett Kissel has already reached a place very few other Canadian country music artists have attained – two hit album releases, eight consecutive Top 10 radio hits, a #1 song, and two #1 music videos, a JUNO Award for Breakthrough Artist (the first time in 17 years a country act earned the honour), a Canadian Radio music award and six CCMA wins.
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November 12, Edmonton EXPO Centre
By combining their bluegrass roots with a modern pulse, brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel create music that feels both fresh and timeless.
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