- Aug 31, 2022: Kick off your Ellensburg Rodeo weekend with some dancing in the Behind the Chutes beer garden at Rockin’ the Chutes featuring Chancey Williams and Clare Dunn.
- Sept 1, 2022: WestStar Best of the Best in partnership with the Ellensburg Rodeo are hosting the top PRCA cowboys at an open and pro-am roping event. Contestants will complete for $150,000 in prize money.
- Sep 2-5, 2022: The Ellensburg Rodeo & PRCA’s Xtreme Bulls Tour with over 600 contestants leading up to the Labor Day Monday Championship Finals and prize money in excess of $400,000. The best of the best dueling in the dirt!
The Ellensburg Rodeo (about 110 miles southeast of Seattle) is one of the “old rodeos” and has earned its place as one of America’s Top 10 professional rodeos. Started in 1923, the rodeo has grown from a local competition among ranch hands to the Professional event of today with over 600 contestants and prize money in excess of $400,000! In addition to the rodeo, there is a dance and bull riding completion (not included in the price of a rodeo ticket). Tickets: $22-$55. Discounts: Advance tickets are the lowest price. If not sold out, tickets at the gate are $2 higher. Ellensburg Rodeo tickets include admission to the Kittitas County Fair.