Cody Wyoming, Rodeo Capital of the World
Home of the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo & the Cody Nite Rodeos: cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo entertainers, parades, clowns & more!
This year is the 91st Anniversary of the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo. Rodeo in Cody, WY is a truly Western event. Its roots go back to ranch contests and games as well as spectacle and drama borrowed from the world famous Wild West shows produced by Col. William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Top cowboys from across the continent come to Cody, WY for the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo, one of rodeo's crown jewels that contestants often call "Cowboy Christmas". For top cowboy and cowgirl contestants, this is the place to win big purses and ride the best stock.
Xtreme Bulls on July 5th features forty of the world's top bull riders taking their shot at a $50,000 purse and the Cody-Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls title. http://www.codystampederodeo.com/tickets.cfm
Many fine cowboys and cowgirls spend their summers in Cody, Wyoming, competing in the Cody Nite Rodeo and enjoying the lifestyle afforded by this great Western community located near Yellowstone National Park.
If you will not be in town for the July 1st-5th rodeos and activities join us for the other 87 performances of the Cody Nite Rodeo starting June 1st running every night through August 31st. Performances are general admission and gates open at 7:00 pm with the rodeo beginning at 8:00 pm.
While you're in town for the Cody Stampede Rodeo, you and your friends or family can also visit the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (BBHC) www.bbhc.org with five internationally acclaimed museums under one roof: the Whitney Gallery of Western Art, the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indian Museum, the Cody Firearms Museum, the Draper Museum of Natural History and the Harold McCracken Research Library.
Cody is located in Northwestern Wyoming, serviced by Yellowstone Regional Airport http://www.flyyra.com/ is just 52 scenic miles East of Yellowstone National Park where you can see Old Faithful, geysers, wildlife and so much more.
Visit our Cody/Rodeo Links page http://www.codystampederodeo.com/links.cfm for more information about Cody, Wyoming and all the many great things you can experience while you're in town for the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo or Cody Nite Rodeos!
Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo office