Here Comes The Rodeo

May 4, 2024

Saddle up, folks! The 2024 River City Rodeo, proudly presented by Ford Kentuckiana, is gearing up for an adrenaline-packed weekend of cowboy action and entertainment. Held at the Vanderburgh 4-H Center on May 17th and 18th, this Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned event promises non-stop excitement as riders compete in eight thrilling rodeo events including, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Tie-down Roping & Breakaway Roping. The rodeo will also include two children’s events: a Ribbon Run and Mutton Bustin’. Gates open at 5pm both Friday and Saturday, with the rodeo kicking off at 6:15pm. And that's not all – indulge your taste buds at our food trucks and beer garden for a true western experience!

Attendees have the chance to win big with the Taylor Swift Eras Tour Concert Tickets Giveaway, presented by Ford Kentuckiana. One lucky winner will receive two tickets to Taylor Swift's Eras Tour Concert on November 3rd, 2024, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. With every ticket to the River City Rodeo, you earn entries to win – attend Friday night for two entries, Saturday for one, or both nights for multiple chances to win!

We will also be giving away a custom Hoosier Cowboy Association Belt Buckle each night. The River City Rodeo is presented in partnership with The Hoosier Cowboy Association (HCA), a non-profit dedicated to promoting wellness for veterans and first responders. Special thanks to our sponsors: Ford Kentuckiana, our Rodeo Event Title Sponsor; and Liberty Federal Credit Union, our Hoosier Cowboy Association Mission Sponsor.

Official rodeo tickets and lowest pricing are available at and $20 General Admission, kids 6 and under free. You can also pre-register your children to participate in Mutton Bustin’ at

Let's rodeo, River City! See you there@

The Hoosier Cowboy Association (HCA) serves those who have served us, providing access to

animal-assisted therapy to enhance the quality of life and restoration of veterans and first

responders. The River City Rodeo is the HCA’s major fundraiser; 100% of funds above and

beyond event expenses go towards carrying out the Association’s mission. Follow us on

Facebook @HoosierCowboy to learn more about the rodeo and other opportunities to serve

with HCA.