The 66th Annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Returns May 18-21, 2012 (Free Tickets!)

Photo: Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair

The Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair returns this May long weekend with jam-packed family-friendly entertainment and exciting new events, May 18-21, 2012. The 66th annual Cloverdale Rodeo and 124th Country Fair combines a unique blend of rodeo action, free-with-admission entertainment, live performances and fierce competition.

The World’s top ranked cowboys and cowgirls will be ready to compete for $300,000 in cash prizes in four main events: Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Bareback and Ladies Barrel Racing. Additional competitions include Mutton’ Bustin‘, the 35th Annual Bed Race, the Lumberjack Show and new this year, the Cloverdale Cowboy Cook-Off BBQ Competition and World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboarding Competition.

Plus, the 2012 Country Fair promises to be bigger and better than ever. With ongoing performances on the outdoor entertainment stage, an improved Kidz Zone with guest appearances from Dora the Explorer, animal displays, rides and games, and Dinotown there is something for everyone at this year’s event!

Photo: Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair

And to keep the party going well after sundown, the World Famous Longhorn Saloon will provide daily entertainment with performances by Ken McCoy and more. If you love line dancing, country music and an old-fashioned good time, then this is one party that can’t be missed!

Event: 2012 Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair
Dates: May 18-21, 2012
Location: Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey, B.C.
Tickets: $12 for grounds admission, kids twelve and under are free, rodeo tickets begin at $25. Tickets are available online and at the gate. For more information, please click here.

For a detailed schedule of events, performances, competitors list, and to purchase tickets visit

We are giving away Two (2) sets of single-day General Admission Tickets and Two (2) sets of Performance Tickets for Saturday, May 19th. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment below. We’ll randomly select 4 winners at noon on Monday, May 14th and notify the winners by email.

Updated Monday, May 14th: Congratulations to Brad, Ling, Samantha and Shannon who were the recipients of tickets to the Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair! Please check your inboxes for further details on how to collect your tickets.

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53 Responses to The 66th Annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Returns May 18-21, 2012 (Free Tickets!)

  1. Jenny

    I have been going to to Rodeo since I was a kid! Its always the kick start to summer! Can’t wait!!

    • Dan

      Giddy up!

  2. Mark


  3. Shannon

    We love this rodeo! So much fun!!

  4. Hayden

    I wanna go there with my family~~~
    I’m so excited~!

  5. dianne nixdorf

    Looking forward to the rodeo!!

  6. Elesa

    Love to go~~~~

  7. Tracy

    Giddyup! Send me to the Rod-eeeeooo. Yeeeehaawww

  8. Alexandra

    Been a long time since we went to a rodeo. Looking forward to go again. Cross my fingers for the free tickets

  9. Jodi

    I love rodeos!!

  10. Katie Borrett

    I would love to go – never been!

  11. Lisa Durrant

    Would love to go! Have always meant to go but never quite got there.

  12. Shannon M

    I am excited to go to the rodeo! My boyfriend has never been, but I can remember going once as a kid.

  13. Pauline Silverwood

    Never been……would be a blast !

  14. Kara

    The year went by fast!

  15. Theresa

    save a horse ride a cowboy

  16. Christel

    Never been to one..

  17. Chelle

    I’ve never been to the Cloverdale Rodeo before!

  18. David

    Would love to go

  19. Kleia

    YEEEEEHAW! Every year! :)

  20. Jineane

    i went for the first time last year with my boyfriend, it was a real surprise for us on how great the event could be – we never knew! this time we hope to go on the saturday to check out more of the fun ~ hope luck’s on our side!

  21. Jeanne

    Have welcomed spring with The Cloverdale Rodeo in many a year. Get out, see REAL rodeo and get excited!!

  22. Megan R

    Best way to spend a long weekend ever!! Woot woot :D

  23. jannine

    would love to win tickets!

  24. First summer in Canada, count me in!

  25. Sawako

    I never been there. Wanna go!!

  26. Katherine

    It will be my first time, very excited!

  27. Melissa

    I have never gone but have always wanted to go!! Hopefully this year!!!

  28. Sandi

    This will be my first rodeo EVER. Eek!!!

  29. Cadence

    Being an equestrian myself, I’m counting down to the Rodeo :) Can’t wait!

  30. Tracy

    Yeehaw..! I bought a new cowboy hat and I’m NOT afraid to use it..!!

  31. Robbie

    I’ve never been!!! Love to try…

  32. Michael


  33. Oh yes — love the rodeo!!

  34. Daniela

    Please give me rodeo tickets here, I am *this* close to moving to Alberta..

  35. YR

    i want to go to there

  36. Matt Ward


  37. Robert

    I’ve never been…

  38. Patti

    Sounds likes fun for this city slicker!!!!

  39. Sali

    Family just emigrated to Canada and looking forward to first ever RODEO!!!!! Yee ha !

  40. Ted Bouskill

    I need to the tickets to convince my wife to go! I think I have her convinced to go to the Bed Races on Thursday, but need more leverage to attend the Rodeo.

  41. Alice C

    I have never been to a rodeo. I heard its lots of fun. It will be great if I can win the tickets to attend.

  42. Teresa K

    Nice article.

  43. Ling

    I’d love to spend the afternoon at the rodeo!

  44. Jax

    Sounds like a fun place to be for the long weekend.




    here for a holiday from england cant wait to see the real live cowboys and cowgirls,,,,,gary

  47. sam

    Im from Texas, and I love Texas rodeos and I would love to experience a canadian rodeo

  48. David E

    Never been to a rodeo before. Sounds like fun and looking forward to seeing it.

  49. Brad Smart

    Hi! I live in Alberta and will be visiting Vancouver/Surrey next weekend to celebrate a relative’s birthday. It would be AWESOME to check out the rodeo & performances…FINGERS ARE CROSSED! :)

  50. anthony

    Just moved from ireland and would love to check it out!!

  51. Jeff naidu

    Looking forward to it!

  52. melinda conte

    Please pick me ~ I would love to go