Don’t miss the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo July 4th-12th, 2014.  Enjoy 9 action packed days of fun & excitement!  Beginning July 4th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival hits the Midway with the largest carnival in the state of Wyoming!  Carnival passes can be purchased in advance at any Casper Loaf N’ Jug location and can save you big bucks!  Carnival Day Passes are $26 for ride all you want, discounted from $31 on-site.  Carnival Fun Passes, which are good for all 9 days of the Carnival, are $75 (a savings of over $200!)  But hurry, the savings only last until noon on Parade Day, July 8th.  Along with the Carnival, enjoy the Animal Specialties Petting Zoo throughout the week.  It is not your normal petting zoo!  Watch baby chickens hatch, milk a cow, or pet and interact with animals big & small.

Saturday, July 5th, at 8am, the fun continues with the 3nd Annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival in Downtown Casper beginning with a free pancake breakfast, followed by sidewalk chalk art.  Join the fun and use the sidewalks of Downtown Casper as your canvas.  Then it’s back to the Fairgrounds with more fun on the midway at 3pm with the Crabtree Amusement Carnival, then at 4pm, watch dirt fly and the cars collide with the Demolition Derby!  First come, first seated.

Sunday, July 6th, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival & Animal Specialties Petting Zoo continues beginning at 3pm.

Monday July 7th,  at 7:30am, watch young cowboys & cowgirls compete in the Rodetto.  Rabbit Showmanship begins at 9:00am, followed by the Rabbit Show at 1:00pm.  Then get ready for more fun on the midway when Crabtree Amusements Carnival; gates open at 6pm.

Tuesday July 8th, the action gets underway early at the Fairgrounds with the Rodetto beginning at 7:30am, then head Downtown for the official kick-off of the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo with the Downtown Parade.  After the Parade, head out to the fairgrounds at noon when exhibit halls, the Crabtree Amusement Carnival (where it’s Kid’s Day from 12pm-5pm, discounted armbands from 12pm-5pm) Petting Zoo, and back by Popular demand, TYZEN Master of Laughter & Hypnosis will be performing on the midway with two shows daily on the Free Stage.   Beginning at 1pm, catch the first slack round of the PRCA Rodeo at no charge.  The Beef Show is a 3:00pm.   7:30pm brings the First Performance of the PRCA Rodeo when the top cowboys & cowgirls in the world compete in one of the top 30 Rodeo’s in the Nation! Enjoy 8 exciting events nightly including: Bull Riding, WPRA Barrel Racing, Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, Mutton Bustin’, through Saturday, July 13th.

Wednesday July 9th, the fun continues with the Market Sheep Showmanship & Show at 9:00am in the Arena, and PRCA Rodeo Slack Rounds beginning at noon.  Gates open at 4pm as well as the Swine Show in the Arena.  The PRCA Rodeo begins at 7:30pm.

Thursday, July 10th, start the day off with the Dairy Goat Showmanship at 8am, followed by Breeding Sheep Showmanship at 11am.  PRCA Rodeo slack rounds continue at 12pm, and gates open at 4pm.   Rocky Mtn. Oncology Sponsors Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night at the PRCA Rodeo.  Be sure to wear your Pink to the PRCA Rodeo & show your support!

Friday, July 11th, start the day with the Pocket Pet Parade & Poultry Show.   Kids Day returns from 12pm-5pm (discounted armbands available on-site only and sold until 3pm).  The PRCA Rodeo begins at 7:30pm in the Outdoor Arena.

Saturday July 12th, is your last chance to get in on the action, don’t miss the Junior Livestock Sale Buyers Breakfast at 7:00am, followed by the Junior Livestock Sale at 8:00am.  Crabtree Amusements Carnival, Exhibit Halls, & the Animal Specialties Petting Zoo all open at noon. At 4pm, be sure to check out the Alpaca Show & Obstacle Course; Pack Goats.  Hilltop Bank sponsors Finals Night at the PRCA Rodeo, come cheer on your favorites and see who walks away with the Championship Buckles!