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California Rodeo Salinas, Monterey-Carmel, July 17-20, 2015

At Carmel Hill Lodge, we can’t wait to attend these midsummer outdoor spectator events. Each July, the West comes alive in Salinas with the California Rodeo Salinas at the Salinas Sports Complex. The California Rodeo Salinas is the largest rodeo in California. Though the California Rodeo Salinas itself takes place for only four days, surrounding events such as the Rodeo Carnival, the Kiddie Kapers Parade and Cowboy Poetry provide a two-week long warm-up to the main event.
July 17, 2014 to July 20, 2015
1034 N Main Street
Venue: California Rodeo Inc.
Type: Special Events
Location: Salinas Sports Complex

California Rodeo Salinas July 17-20, 2015 July 17 & 18 gates open at 4pm, show starts at 6pm July 19 & 20 gates open at 10am, show starts at 1:15pm The California Rodeo Salinas is the largest Rodeo in California and one of the top 20 professional rodeos in the US. Top cowboys and cowgirls travel here to compete for coveted gold prize buckles in events like bull riding, saddle bronc riding and barrel racing. The track is full of entertainment, too: clowns, motorcycle jumpers and trick riders to name a few. In addition to the arena and track action, experience shopping, a kids corral, food booths, saloons, cantinas and more; the event is both entertaining and affordable offering something for all ages to enjoy. General Admission tickets are $7 for children and $13 for adults. Reserved Grandstand tickets are $20 for adults. Salinas Sports Complex 1034 N. Main Street, Salinas 800-549-4989 Monday-Friday 10am to 6pm for tickets,
The California Rodeo Salinas takes place Thursday through Sunday, July 19 – 22, at the Salinas Sports Complex. Organized by the California Rodeo Association, a non-profit organization that preserves and promotes the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West, the California Rodeo “Big Week” is the largest community event held in Salinas. With parades, barbecues, cowboy poetry, fireworks, concerts, a carnival and much more, Big Week offers something for every member of the family. For four action-packed days, you’ll see the country’s top professional rodeo athletes compete. So don’t delay, book your tickets:
• online at
• by calling 800-549-4989
• in person at Salinas Sports Complex Box Office, 1034 N. Main Street, Salinas. Cash, VISA and Mastercard accepted.
We’ll be sure to look for you at both events! In the meantime, if you have visitors in town for the summer, Carmel Hill Lodge/Knights Inn is the ideal places for them to stay. Call us on 831-373-3252 or visit and we’ll be happy to make reservations. Call us direct for group or discounted room rates.

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