Want a taste of true Southern Idaho? Head to the rodeo. The region’s rodeos and county fairs range from small-town affairs to giant pro showcases, but they all have one thing in common — good, old-fashioned fun.
Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo
August 7 – 14, 401-449 S. Carmen Street, Shoshone. This week-long event has it all, from mini bull riding to a ranch rodeo to a truck and tractor pull.
Minidoka County Fair
August 2 – 7, 85 E. Baseline Road, Rupert. This event combines heart-pounding rodeo action with family-friendly events like lawnmower races and a cobbler and ice cream social.
Cassia County Fair and Rodeo
August 14 – 21, 1101 Elba Avenue, Burley. It’s one of Cassia County’s biggest and most celebrated events — and with a theme like this year’s “Let the Good Times Grow,” the stage is set for an epic week of family adventures.
Gooding Pro Rodeo
August 18 – 21, 201 Lucy Lane, Gooding. Gooding has a long and proud rodeo history: This is the event’s 96th year, and it’s a must-do stop for many pro riders.
Join us for Gooding Pro Rodeo’s “Beauty and the Beast – Wednesday, August 18 at 8:00 pm!
“Beauty and the Beast” will provide a pulse quickening night of bulls, broncs and breakaway roping. In addition to the broncs, bulls and fast ropers, fans will also be treated to more entertainment from 3X PRCA Comedy Act of the Year and 6X NFR Barrelman, John Harrison.
Jerome County Fair and Rodeo
August 9 – 14, 205 N. Fir Street, Jerome. A parade, a pro rodeo, live music — this classic fair and rodeo is a must-do for many Southern Idahoans.
Twin Falls County Fair and Magic Valley Stampede
Sept 1 – 6, 215 Fair Avenue, Filer. Rodeo season ends with a bang during this extravaganza, which features three nights of PRCA rodeo, one country concert, and an evening of action-packed motor sports. Get your tickets now — these events sell out quickly!