Come Feel the Thunder at the 72nd Annual Chief Joseph Days Rodeo, named one of the Top 10 Must See Rodeos of 2016 by rodeo expert Gavin Ehringer, the only small rodeo to make the list! Enjoy four nights of PRCA rodeos in scenic Joseph, Oregon, with six days of western entertainment.  You’ll enjoy nightly music and dancing, Grand Parade down Main Street, the Nez Perce Friendship Feast, and more.  All rodeos take place at the Harley Tucker Memorial Arena at the base of the Wallowa Mountains off Main Street in Joseph. 

Travel Oregon makes every effort to provide accurate information to make your visit to Oregon enjoyable. However event prices and times may change without notice. Please call ahead for the most up-to-date information.

What’s around here? Location & Nearby Things to See & Do

These maps and directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, or other events may cause road conditions to differ from the map results. For travel options, weather and road conditions, visit, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941.

Flag as Incorrect

Is any of the information on this page incorrect?


A related Trip Idea

  1. Let ’er Buck This Summer

    written by Eileen Garvin on June 1st, 2015

    You don’t have to rope, ride or wrangle to appreciate Oregon’s rodeos. Bucking broncos, wild bulls, barrel racing and calf roping: Think of it as the West’s first extreme sports venue. The big daddy of them all the Pendleton Round-Up …

Sign up for the Travel Oregon Newsletter

Check out our recommendations for the best seasonal outdoor activities, upcoming special events, and timely road trip destinations to help you plan your next getaway.

Win a Pendleton Blanket


Subscribe to the Travel Oregon email newsletter and be entered to win a commemorative Crater Lake Pendleton Blanket.

Click here for terms and conditions.

You're almost there!
Click the link in the email we just sent you to confirm your subscription.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.