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Tampa Bay Rodeo and Family Festival – July 15 & 16


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Tampa Bay Rodeo & Family Festival

Back by popular demand!  The Tampa Bay Rodeo and Family Festival gallops back into the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds July 15 & 16, 2022. Two fun-filled nights of bronc riding, barrel racing, BULL RIDING, delicious food and exciting games. Wrangle your young cowpokes to compete in the very popular  mutton bustin’ during the main event with on-site signup.  Gates open daily at 5pm and Rodeo begins at 8pm, so arrive early for a rip-roarin’ good time at the Family Festival where you can try your hand at a host of pre-rodeo challenges including riding the mechanical bull.  There’s something for everyone at this summertime extravaganza including face painting, games and rides for the littlest wranglers.   Tasty grub is available throughout the entire event, including BBQ, corn dogs, tacos, apple fries and much more.  Enjoy LIVE Country Music each night  in the Bud Light Beer Barn from 5:15pm-7:15pm. Friday: Randy McNeeley Saturday: Angie Rey

Location: Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, 215 Sydney Washer Rd., Dover, FL at the intersection of State Road 60 and Sydney Washer Road just east of Brandon

Dates & Times: Friday, July 15 & Saturday, July 16

Gates open at 5:00pm • Rodeo begins at 8:00 pm

Live Music

Friday, July 15:  Enjoy live music in the Bud Light Beer Barn with up-and-coming country music artist Randy McNeeley performing from 5:15pm-7:15pm

Saturday, April 16: Angie Rey performing from 5:15pm-7:15pm


There’s something for everyone at this summertime extravaganza including an interactive barnyard with farm animals, camel riding and face painting.

  • Interactive Barnyard where you can pet and feed the critters
  • Camel Rides
  • Mechanical Bull
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatable Slide
  • Ring Toss
  • Giant Jenga
  • Bean Bag Toss
  • Pony Rides
  • and more!

*Subject to Change

Rodeo Competition

The Tampa Bay Rodeo is an EBA sanctioned event.  Bulls, broncs and barrels presented by 5S Bucking Bulls.  

Rodeo Facts

  • Bulls & Horses:
    • A bull can weigh between 1200-2000 lbs. The ideal weight for a bucking bull is approximately 1800 lbs.
    • A barrel saddle can weigh between 20-60 lbs.
    • A barrel horse runs approxmately 27 mph, sometimes reaching speeds of 55 mph.
    • The peak age for bucking bulls is 2-10 years old.
    • The peak age for horses is 3-15 years.
    • However, there are many high performing bulls and horses that far surpass these ages.  (The Tom Brady’s of the bucking bull and bronc world?)
    • 5S Bucking Bulls feeds 45 head of bulls and calves.  They eat 12 tons of feed and about 24 round bales of hay per month.
    • 5S Bucking Bulls also feeds 10 head of horses that eat 2500 lbs of feed and 50 bales of alfalfa hay per month.
  • Competitors
    • Competitors in EBA rodeos range in age from 7-55 years old
    • At the Tampa Bay Rodeo, there will be around 40 men and women competing:

Food & Drink*

Tasty grub that will please even the littlest wrangler is available throughout the entire event, including BBQ, corn dogs, fried Oreos, turkey legs, tacos and much more.


  • Chicken Kabobs
  • Steak Kabobs
  • Tacos
  • Hamburgers
  • Corn Dogs
  • Kettle Corn
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Nachos
  • Roasted Corn
  • Loaded French Fries
  • Fried Pickles
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Candy Apples
  • Turkey Legs
  • Bbq Pulled Pork / Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
  • Giant Pork Chops
  • Cotton Candy
  • Peanuts
  • Roasted Veggies
  • Bbq Ribs
  • Soft Pretzels
  • Chicken Sandwich
  • Snow Cones
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream


  • Beer
  • Lemonade
  • Soda
  • Water
  • Iced Tea
  • Gatorade

*Subject to Change

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