Fortuna CA Rodeo 2018: Broncs + BBQ + Bullfighters Only!

Follow the Magic: Fortuna Rodeo: Cowboy standing in rodeo ring beside big yellow Coors can, holding American flag and waving hat, billboard wall, white trailers behindFortuna Rodeo Week, “Home of the Champions”, celebrates the history of the Old West and small town America with fun for everyone in the heart of the California Redwood Coast. Bullfighters Only! performs Friday, July 20, 2018 – one of only two shows in California this year. Saturday, July 21, don’t miss the traditional parade at noon, or the evening’s Bulls, Broncs, Bands & Brews! When you stay at The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, you’re less than two miles from the Fortuna Rodeo at Rohner Park. The Redwood’s small size, helpful staff, eco-friendly amenities, and unique Redwoods sense of place make it a one-of-a-kind choice among Fortuna hotels.

Rodeo Week is chock-full of events from the 5k Fortuna Rodeo Run, Junior Rodeo and Quadiators, to traditional rodeo events like Roping, Steer Wrestling, and Barrel Racing. The Carnival opens Tuesday evening, July 18, and continues every afternoon and evening through Rodeo Week. All Children’s Events and the Junior Rodeo offer free admission. See the Rodeo website for a complete schedule of events and ticket prices. Here are some highlights:

  • Sunday, July 15, 2018: Fortuna Rodeo Run / Walk 2018
  • Monday, July 16, 2018: Chili Cookoff and live music (Free Admission and Chili Tasting)
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018: Children’s Games (Free), Carnival opens in Rohner Park
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018: Junior Rodeo followed by Jackpot Roping (Free Admission), Children’s Games (Free)
  • Thursday, July 19, 2018: Junior Rodeo (Free admission), Fireman’s Games
  • Friday, July 20, 2018: Bullfighters Only Show! Live music! Quadiators!
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018: Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Rodeo, and Bulls, Broncs, Bands, & Brews!
  • Sunday, July 22, 2018: Legendary Fortuna Rodeo Barbecue -2 tons of beef! Live music, Rodeo

“Life is one short ride, after another”, so roundup the family and get ready to head for Fortuna Rodeo Week 2018. Reserve your hotel stay in Fortuna here at The Redwood. Book your room directly with us, and we guarantee you will always get the best available rate. Go online to choose from among our different accommodations or give us a call at (707) 725-5500 and we will be happy to assist you with your reservation.Silver belt buckle with bucking bronco silhouette, black/silver scrolls and red stars rim. Gold text: Fortuna Rodeo Association Since 1921

Fortuna Rodeo 2018
Dates: July 16-22, 2018
Admission: Many events are free. Tickets for most events may be purchased online. Cash only is accepted at the gate.

Logo courtesy of Fortuna Rodeo Association     Video courtesy of Humboldt Lodging Alliance 

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