Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Winchester Rodeo

Some of us grew up around horses and livestock. If you did, you know there is a certain comfort and familiarity to the smells of a rodeo: the dust, the leather, the horse hair and of course the cow patties.

If you a a "city slicker," than the rodeo, a quintessential American tradition, is a must-see. Get connected to how the West was won!

The Winchester Days and Rodeo is a great chance for Idahoans to get out in the summer sun and watch some wild, ruckus cowboys try to win the buckle!

Make it a long weekend and start off with a variety show at the Community Center, starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28th. The public is welcome to perform!

The main events begin on Saturday, starting with an all-you-can eat Cowboy breakfast at the Community Center. But if you're smart, you're already staying in an Idaho Panhandle B&B, where breakfast comes with the room! There are arts and crafts for sale all weekend long and at 10 a.m., the parade rolls through downtown Winchester. The rodeo starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday on Nez Perce Rd.

The rodeo continues on Sunday and wraps up with fireworks over Winchester lake at dusk.

Winchester Idaho Lodging & Event Information

Simply explore one of our Northern Idaho Inns for a great place to stay during your weekend. Have you visited one of these bed and breakfasts already? Tell us about your experience!

The rodeo is held on Hwy 95 between Lewiston and Cottonwood. Call (208) 924-6634 for more information.

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