Frequently Ask Questions

When do gates open?

Cowboy Up Mercantile will open the west gate entrance at 4:30pm for shopping until 5:30pm

Arena gates will open at 5:30pm each night of rodeo. 

Junior Rodeo begins at 6:30pm 

PRCA Rodeo begins at 7:45pm 

General admission seating is first come first serve. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly. 

When does the VIP Dinner Experience open?

The VIP Dinner Experience Add-On is a catered western meal in O’Connor Field House. The purchase of a ticket includes dinner, 2 drink tokens and private access to the Seven Devils Saloon. Your VIP dinner ticket does not include entry to the rodeo. Rodeo tickets are purchased and VIP added on.

Doors of O’Connor Field House open at 5:00pm  2207 Blaine St, Caldwell, ID 83605

Will Rodeo Tickets be sold at the gate?

Yes, rodeo tickets will be sold at the gate. HOWEVER, in recent years we had a sold out crowd almost every night and we have similar expectations for this year’s event. Please plan accordingly. We highly suggest that tickets are purchased ahead of time either from our website, D&B Supply (Caldwell),  Bi-Mart (Caldwell), or Idaho Cowboy Supply. 

Are outside food and drink allowed?

No outside food and drinks allowed. We have several local service clubs that will be selling a variety of food options and Coca-Cola products. 

Can I bring a blanket, seat cushion, or a stadium seat to sit on?

We want our fans to have the best rodeo watching experience they can have! You are more than welcome to bring blankets, seat cushions, and stadium seats to sit on during the rodeo. However, seating at the CNR is first come first serve. Please do not use use these items to save large sections of seating in the bleachers. 

Blankets that are taped down in the bleachers to save seats will be removed and disposed of. 

How do I sign my child up for mutton Bustin'?

Mutton Bustin’ is not an event at the Caldwell Night Rodeo’s Junior Rodeo. We do offer many other events for your child to participate in including barrel racing, flag race, breakaway roping, team roping, and junior bull riding. 

Can I purchase tickets from the rodeo office?

We do not sell event tickets out of the rodeo office. All tickets can be purchased online. General Admission tickets can also be purchased from any D&B Supply (Caldwell), Bi-Mart (Caldwell), or Idaho Cowboy Supply.

How will Road Construction affect Travel to the Rodeo?

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