Plans are in full swing for the 75th Anniversary celebration of the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo July 8th -16th, 2022. Enjoy 9 action packed days of fun & excitement! Beginning July 8th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival hits the Midway with the largest carnival in the state of Wyoming!Save big with advance purchase Carnival Fun Passes, which are good for all 9 days of the Carnival! In honor of our 75th Anniversary, Fun Passes are discounted to $75 from May 2nd –May 13th and available only at the Fairgrounds Arena Office( Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm).Starting May 16th through July 12th at noon, the price increases to $90! Either way, that’s a savings of over $200! Carnival passes can be purchased in advance at any Casper, Glenrock or Douglas Homax location and can save you big bucks! Carnival Day Passes are $40 for ride all you want, discounted from $45 on-site.
Saturday, July 9th, at 8am, the fun continues with the 12th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival in Downtown Casper beginning with a free Kiwanis pancake breakfast, followed by sidewalk chalk art. Join the fun and use the sidewalks of Downtown Casper as your canvas. The First 300 participants get a free t-shirt and rodeo ticket! Then it’s back to the Fairgrounds with more fun on the midway starting at noon with the Crabtree Amusement Carnival, an exciting Monster Truck Show beginning at: 7:00pm! First come, first seated.
Sunday, July 10th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival continues beginning at 3pm.And don’t miss the Open Class BBQ Contest and Wine & Beer Contests as locals compete for the coveted title of the Best in Natrona County!
Monday July 11th, Get ready for more fun on the midway with Crabtree Amusements Carnival; gates open at 3pm.
Tuesday July 12th, it’s Casper Day, sponsored by Banner Health, Wyoming Medical Center! Seniors get in free all day long! The action gets underway early at the Downtown Parade. It’s the official kick-off of the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo, with a new and improved route this year. This year’s theme is “Diamonds and Wranglers a 75 Year Celebration!” After the Parade, head out to the fairgrounds at noon when exhibit halls, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival (where it’s Kid’s Day from 12pm-5pm, discounted armbands are sold from noon-3pm and are good from noon-5pm).New this year, don’t miss the Budweiser Clydesdales and the Aussie Kingdom Display located at the west end of the grandstands on the Carnival Midway! Our new strolling act will wow you with his talent; Toby KID on the Carnival Midway daily.7:30pm brings the First Performance of the PRCA Rodeo when the top cowboys & cowgirls in the world compete in one of the top 20 Rodeo’s in the Nation! Enjoy 7 exciting events nightly including: Bull Riding, WPRA Barrel Racing, Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Team Ring, Tie Down Roping, & Mutton Bustin’ through Saturday, July 16th. Rodeo Ticket Outlets open beginning May 1st, or get your Rodeo Tickets online beginning April 1st at www.centralwyomingfair.com.
Wednesday July 13th, the fun continues with the gates opening at 3pm and the Crabtree Amusements Carnival continues until midnight. It’s Wrangler Patriot Night at the PRCA Rodeo brought to you by Frank’s Butcher Shop, beginning at 7:30pm, be sure to wear your Red, White & Blue to show your support of our troops!Veterans & Active Duty Military personnel get in free with valid ID!
Thursday, July 14th, gates open at 3pm and the Crabtree Amusements Carnival runs through midnight! KSG Capital Sponsors Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night at the PRCA Rodeo. Be sure to wear your Pink to the PRCA Rodeo & show your support!
Friday, July 15th, start the day with the Pocket Pet Parade followed by the Outrageous Poultry beginning at 9:00am.Kids Day returns from 12pm-5pm (discounted armbands available on-site only and sold until 3pm).The 4H & FFA Round Robins begin at 5pm in the Arena and PEPSI sponsors the PRCA Rodeo beginning at 7:30pm in the Outdoor Arena.
Saturday July 16th, is your last chance to get in on the action, don’t miss the Junior Livestock Sale Buyers Breakfast at 7:00am, followed by the Junior Livestock Sale at 9:00am.Crabtree Amusements Carnival, Exhibit Halls all open at noon. Hilltop Bank sponsors Finals Night at the PRCA Rodeo, come cheer on your favorites and see who walks away with the Championship Spurs sponsored by Wyoming Signs!
Parade Entry Forms & Open Class Exhibit Premium Books and more information can be found online at or by calling 307.235.5775.