Rodeo fans from all over the Bay Area will be riding into Livermore this weekend to take part in the 96th annual rodeo.
All of the crowd favorites including barrel racing, roping, riding, steer wrestling and even wild cow milking will take place this weekend. And what would a rodeo be without a queen? Look for Livermore Rodeo Queen Allison Harman during the grand entry at the beginning of the rodeo.
The Rodeo Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The parade, hosted by the Livermore Rotary, occurs on Second Street in downtown Livermore. Sheila M. Fagliano is the Parade Grand Marshal for 2014.
The Livermore Rodeo is located at 3000 Robertson Park Road.
Tonight is Family Night at the rodeo starting at 4:30 p.m.
June 14 (wear pink):
- 11:00 Gates Open
- 12:30 Cowboy Experience: This is your opportunity to see the in's and out's of how a rodeo operates. All fans are welcome to come into the arena to visit each of the stations to learn about rodeo, see the animals, and ask any questions from the pros.
- 3:00 Rodeo
- Buckin' A Saloon Rodeo Dance follows the rodeo.
June 15 (wear red, white or blue):
- 11 a.m. Lil' Pardners Rodeo
- 3:00 Rodeo
Are you going to the rodeo? Is this your first time or are you a rodeo veteran? Tell us in the comments section. Share your rodeo and parade photos by posting them here.