CASPER, WY –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! Now through July 12th at noon, ride all nine days of the carnival for just $90(including gate fee)!  Pick you day Day Passes are available for $40(does not include $5 gate fee).   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 $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: 7:30pm!   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!  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 for $30 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.  On the Free Stage Master Mind of Monkey Preforms at 6:00pm and 9:30pm.  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.

Wednesday July 13th, the fun continues with the gates opening at 3pm and the Crabtree Amusements Carnival continues until midnight.  On the Free Stage don’t miss Zack Schommer performing at 6:00pm and 9:30pm.  It’s Wrangler Patriot Night at the PRCA Rodeo brought to you by Townsquare Media, 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!   On the Free Stage, Flashback takes the stage at 6:00pm and 9:30pm.   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 $30 armbands available on-site only and sold until 3pm).  The 4H & FFA Round Robins begin at 5pm in the Arena.  Aquile takes the stage at 5:30pm and Ford and Fossil Performs at 9:30pm on the Free stage!  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 8:00am, followed by the Junior Livestock Sale at 9:00am.  Crabtree Amusements Carnival, Exhibit Halls all open at noon. On the Free Stage tonight, Prairie Wildfire will perform two shows at 6:00m and 9:30pm.  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. 

# # # The Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo, celebrating 75 years! 

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