Polish those spurs and saddle up for a ride into the Wild West, as the Beaver Creek Summer Rodeo Series kicks off another thrill-raising season on Thursday, June 23. Held most Thursdays throughout the summer, the series is great fun for the entire family. Opening with a grand entry, the rodeo features a full menu of pro and citizen events, including barrel and burrow racing, mutton bustin’, a calf scramble, team roping, bareback riding and bull riding. Other attractions include a petting zoo, pony rides and an authentic western BBQ and saloon.
The rodeo grounds are located near the base of Beaver Creek Resort near Chapel Square in Avon. For more information, go here or call 866-282-7056. The rodeo grounds are served by the public bus system, although ample free parking is available. Ride ’em, cowboy!