Caldwell Night Rodeo 2017

Caldwell, Idaho

From August 15th through the 19th, rodeo fans enjoy all of the thrills and excitement that a PRCA event offers during the unique Caldwell Night Rodeo. The festivities take place at the Caldwell Rodeo Grounds in Caldwell, Idaho. The CNR annually attracts more than 45,000 spectators from Ada County, Canyon County and across the country. The event is considered one of the top 5 large outdoor rodeos in the country.

Caldwell Night Rodeo History

The event began 83 years ago in 1935 as one of the celebrations commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Boise Irrigation Project. The community installed lights on the fair grounds and the first night rodeo was born. Since that time, the CNR has become an annual event, which draws more guests each year. The PRCA welcomes 600 world-class cowboys and cowgirls to the event. All hope to see All Around Champion Paul David Tierney, Bull Riding Champion Jeff Askey and Barrel Riding Champion Sherry Cervi competing in 2017.

Additional Events and Activities

There are many activities for guests to enjoy in addition to the line-up of traditional PRCA events. Each morning, all are welcome to enjoy the Buckaroo Breakfasts. Budding PRCA athletes compete in a junior rodeo. Tuesday is YMCA Family Night. Take the kids to Gabioal Field before the rodeo to learn about the sport and enjoy interactive games. On Friday, all pay tribute to the military during Patriot Night, which includes a flyover by the Warhawk Air Museum and the auction of an autographed flag.

Caldwell Night Rodeo Tickets

Tickets for general seating, VIP Corral Passes and Skybox Suites are available at Simply make your purchase online and print a copy of your receipt. Bring the receipt to the CNR ticket booth on the day of your PRCA event to get the tickets.

CNR Benefits the Community

Each year, the Caldwell Night Rodeo generates millions of dollars for the local community. The CNR additionally provides more than $300,000 in donations and scholarships to charitable organizations, community groups along with high school and college students.

Caldwell Attractions

During the day, guests might consider journeying down the Sunnyslope Wine Trail for tours of facilities and wine tasting opportunities. The Fairview Municipal Golf Course and the Purple Sage Golf Course are available for avid golfers desiring to play a round or two.

Caldwell Night Rodeo Media Coverage

The Cowboy Lifestyle Network along with the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Earnhardt Auto Centers and Papa John's Road Team will be on hand to capture the events as they happen. Visit the Cowboy Lifestyle Network website for ongoing updates.