This Saturday, July 13th, Dude, the California Rodeo Salinas’ new mascot, will make his debut in Old Town Salinas during the Kiddie Kapers Parade presented by Sakata Seed America. A giant cowboy hat wearing sunglasses, Dude is just one part of the fan experience that the California Rodeo Salinas is always trying to improve. The mascot will be available for fan photographs, interacting with the crowd and more. The parade starts at 7:00pm and Dude will walk the entire route. During the Professional Bull Riding July 17th and four California Rodeo performances July 18th-21st he will be roaming the grounds, in the McDonald’s Kids Corral, up in the grandstands and more.
Other fan experience enhancements include set performance times for the Wild West Performers Will Roberts and Johnny Hotshot on the new Wild West Stage presented by Doctors on Duty. Trick roping and gun slinging shows are scheduled for Thursday, July 18th and Friday, July 19th at 4:45pm and 5:45pm and Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st at 11:45 am and 12:45pm. Treat yourself to a selfie in front of our logo backdrop on the south end of the west grandstands and share it with all of your friends on social media. The official hashtag is #carodeosalinas. Get event times, tickets and more at www.CARODEO.com.
About California Rodeo Salinas
The 109th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 18th-21st, 2019. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns almost $500,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to www.CARodeo.com or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CARodeoSalinas or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.