The Salinas Sports Complex Box Office opens
for the 2015 season on Monday April 6th at 10am. Tickets will be
available for multiple events including: California Rodeo Salinas that runs
July 16th-19th, the Professional Bull Riding on Wednesday
July 15th and Monster Jam on Sunday May 17th. Tickets can
be purchased by calling 800-549-4989 or walking up to the box office at 1034 N.
Main Street in Salinas between 10am and 6pm Monday through Friday or by
visiting www.carodeo.com or www.tickets.com any time.
The California Rodeo Salinas offers all day family
friendly entertainment at affordable prices. Children ages 2-12 receive general
admission or reserved grandstand tickets for only $7.* Adult general admission
grandstand tickets are $14* and reserved grandstand tickets are $20* each. Call the Box Office for information about
season tickets which include the same seats over all four days of the Rodeo.
The Rodeo features non-stop action as events take place simultaneously on the
track and in the arena. The top professional cowboys compete in team roping,
steer wrestling, tie down roping, bull riding, bareback riding and saddle bronc
riding in the arena while clowns, trick riders and barrel racers perform on the
track. Cowboy Kenny’s Steel Rodeo Tour will be back this year with motorcycle
jumpers flying over the track to entertain fans of all ages. Gates open at 4pm
on Thursday July 16th and Friday July 17th with the show
starting at 6pm each night. Saturday July 18th and Sunday July 19th
the gates will open at 10am with the show starting at 1:15pm daily. Beyond the arena and track performances, there
is a saloon and cantina, midway with shopping and food vendors, kids corral and
more to keep guests entertained.
2015 marks the 15th anniversary of
the Professional Bull Riding event taking place in Salinas. The upgraded Velocity
Tour event, presented by Salinas Valley Ford, is bringing higher caliber, more talented
bull riders who are working their way up the PBR ranks and feisty bulls that
will treat the crowd to non-stop bull riding action. Gates open at 5pm and the
show starts at 7pm. Grandstand tickets start at $10* for children ages 2-12 and
are $25* to $35* depending on the row for adults; Box Seats are $55* for each
seat regardless of age. The Professional Bull Riding event sold out in 2014 so
enthusiasts are encouraged to purchase tickets early.
Monster Jam is every truck-loving kid’s or
adult’s dream event. Giant trucks will
be freestyling and racing in the arena, jumping over demolished cars and more.
Tickets are all reserved with prices as follows: $12* for children ages 2-12,
$24* for adults and Box Seats at $35 each regardless of age. Tickets are $2 more the day of the show
if there are still tickets available, the show has sold out prior to the event
date for the past several years so fans are encouraged to purchase their
tickets early. Gates will open at 12pm on Sunday May 17th and the
show starts at 2pm.
Mega rock band Aerosmith is playing at the
Salinas Sports Complex on Friday July 10th. Tickets went fast during the first on-sale day
in early February, but the artist may be releasing production holds sometime in
mid-April, possibly producing more seats for public purchase. Visit www.tickets.com to purchase tickets or contact the Box
Office during business hours of 10am-6pm, Monday-Friday, after April 6th.
Other California Rodeo Salinas ticketed
events coming up include a Barn Dance on Saturday April 11th, a
‘Passport to Pendleton’ Whisky Tasting on Friday April 24th and
Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering on Sunday July 12th. Tickets for
all of those events are available under Events at www.carodeo.com or by calling 831-775-3100.
Photo by Richard Field Levine.
About the California Rodeo
The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 16-19,
2015. 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 between $200,000 and $300,000 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.