This is a “Rain Or Shine” Event!
Grab your cowboy boots & hats! The best entertainment in Western sports gallops into the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds when the Tampa Bay Rodeo & Family Festival, presented by Bartow Ford, arrives on July 14 & 15, 2023. The 2-day extravaganza chock-full of bull riding, bronco busting and barrel racing brings cowboys and cowgirls throughout the south to test their skills against some of the best bucking horses and bulls in all of rodeo. Seven-time International Professional Rodeo Association Announcer of the Year Matt McGee will present lively and hilarious entertainment between competitions that will have fans stompin’, hootin’ and hollerin’ with excitement. Highlighting the bull riding competition, select competitors will attempt to ride Georgia Smoke Shop, a legendary undefeated bull.
Come early for the Family Festival with good grub, spirited games, LIVE music and entertaining activities sure to thrill the entire family from the littles cowpokes to the most seasoned cowhands. Test your skills on the mechanical bull, speed down the giant slide, marvel at the monster truck demo or tap your toes to the music from the Bartow Ford Beer Barn entertainment stage as you enjoy tasty treats such as include corn dogs, BBQ, tacos, funnel cakes, ice cream, pizza, hot pressed Cuban sandwiches and more. There’s something for everyone at this summer spectacular.
****This is a rain or shine event****
Friday & Saturday: Gates open at 5:00pm; Rodeo at 8:00pm.
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