Step back in time while embracing the future
Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair!
In 1945 Jack Shannon and Clarke Greenaway established the first rodeo in Cloverdale in 1945. And their message: “The West Goes Wilder” is still celebrated today in Cloverdale. Every year the Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition grows and it has become the second largest professional rodeo in Canada. It draws crowds of spectators from all over. The rodeo has remained a very important part of Cloverdale’s heritage.
The Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair is family fun. Come spend 4 days of endless laughs while learning some historical facts that may not have made it into the history books.
HERE’S SOME OF THE FUN……
Rough stock Rodeo Events (Bareback, Saddle Bronco & Bull Riding)
Ladies Barrel Racing
World Freestyle Round Up
West Coast Lumberjack Show
Cloverdale Cowboy Cook off Rib Fest & BBQ Competition
Extreme Sports Zone with World Freestyle Skateboard Round Up
Live Outdoor Stage Entertainment throughout the day every day
Mechanical Bull Riding
4H and animal displays
Youth Stage and 13-18 Teen Night Club
Visit the Aboriginal Gathering Place which is held in the Shannon Hall Building. This special event is held throughout the entirety Rodeo & Country Fair. Come learn about the various people who were neither Inuit nor Métis.
There are 630 recognized “First Nation Governments” that spread across Canada. Some are in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. The history of the Aboriginal People is enlightening. Let us share the real history behind “The First Nations” with your family.
You are welcome to come share our history, eat some great food, cast your eyes upon our beautiful art, laugh, make some new friends, and be embraced by our warm welcoming hospitality.
604-576-9461 FREE http://www.cloverdalerodeo.com