The 35th Annual Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo is set for March 22-24 at Cave Creek Memorial Arena, at 24th Street and Carefree Highway, with three rodeo performances featuring top-ranking Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) and Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) contestants.

Friday night’s performance is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” in support of the fight against cancer.

The Fiesta Days parade kicks off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the town of Cave Creek.

Mutton Bustin’ will be on Saturday afternoon, followed by the Saturday night rodeo performance. Sunday’s performance is Wrangler National Patriot Day in support of America’s wounded and fallen soldiers and their families.

Rodeo dances with live music will be going on both Friday and Saturday nights after the rodeo at Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek.

Rodeo admission ranges from $12 to $18; for tickets go to or call TicketForce at (480) 840-0457. Rodeo parking is free, but event organizers ask attendees to bring non-perishable food donations in support of the Foothills Food Bank.

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