Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo

1590 E Lost Dutchman Blvd & Tomahawk Road
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
United States

Event Dates and Times
Lost Dutchman Days is a four-day event that takes place the last weekend of February, every year in Apache Junction, Arizona. Within those four days, there is a plethora of activity throughout the town, but the greatest thing is the comradery that takes place between all of the events and the community. Keep reading for more information!

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Three days of rodeo action brought to you by the Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Committee and W/A Stock Contracting. The rodeo is the highlight of the weekend. You can plan on sitting under our shaded grandstands to enjoy the following events.

-Saddle Bronc
-Steer Wrestling
-Breakaway Roping
-Bareback Bronc Riding
-Calf Roping
-Barrel Racing
-Team Roping
-Bull Riding

*Plus many other entertaining acts thrown into the mix. Performances are at 1:30 each day, Friday-Sunday. You can plan on enjoying the rodeo for about two and a half hours before taking off for the rest of the evening.

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Hosted by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, the parade is a chance for the community and organizations to join the fun and showcase their cause and/or business to thousands of spectators! Be a part of one of the longest-running parades in Arizona celebrating over 50 years of Apache Junction local heritage.

The parade will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Join us in downtown Apache Junction on Apache Trail between S. Phelps Dr. & S. Ironwood Dr. It is free and fun for all ages to watch. Bring a lawn chair and we will see you there!

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February 25th, 26th, & 27th, 2022
Advance wristbands are available at the AJ Chamber for $25 and are $35 the weekend at the event. Lost Dutchman Days Carnival features 30 + rides and carnival events located in the Event Center. Carnival times are as follows:
Friday: 3pm - 6pm
Sat: 10am- 8pm
Sun: 10 am - 6pm

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The Lost Dutchman Marathon weekend of fun is conducted over the President's Day weekend to allow extra time for those of you who need to travel. Next year's running events will be held on Sunday, February 20, 2022. In addition to our signature Lost Dutchman Marathon, the Lost Dutchman offers a Half Marathon, 10K and an 8K Trail Run.

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The Main Event Center is located on 1590 E Lost Dutchman Blvd & Tomahawk Road at Rodeo Park in Apache Junction. This is where all the activities will be held including a FREE Entertainment Stage, Carnival rides, Vendor Booths, Rodeo, and the Crowning of the Miss Lost Dutchman Days Pageant Queen. Additional charges apply for the games, rides in the carnival area, purchases from the vendors, & rodeo admission.

The main gates open at 9:00 A.M. Friday through Sunday with the rodeo ending around 4pm and the carnival closing when things slow down.

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Always confirm event details, dates, and times with the event venue / organizer before making plans.

Please let us know at info@festhund.com

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