folsom pro rodeo

Rodeo rides into town

The spirit of the Old West is coming this weekend as the 51st Folsom Pro Rodeo returns to celebrate one of locals’ favorite traditions. The rodeo is sponsored by the Folsom Cham ...

Rodeo 101: Your guide to the competitions

Rodeo cowboys live the sport. A professional cowboy doesn’t get paid to compete. He pays for that privilege. He doesn’t travel in luxury and usually spends hours driving from e ...

Five decades of tradition at western store

Belts, boots and hats are rodeo style, and one Folsom business has kept that spirit alive for 50 years. Handley’s Western Wear, 314 East Bidwell St. in Folsom, has been a sponso ...

Folsom Pro Rodeo to draw big named clown

There’s sure to be plenty of clowning around at this year’s rodeo, as Loomis resident and veteran rodeo clown Charlie “Too Tall” West is slated to take center stage. West, ...

Golden Spike Saloon is the place to be

As the stunning fireworks fade into the night at the Folsom Pro Rodeo, the action heats up for many fans looking for a place to socialize, listen to live music, dance and just enjo ...

Cattle make way down Sutter Street

Drawing from its rich cattle and railroad heritage, one of the last cattle drives in the state returns this month. Approximately 50 long-horn cattle will trot down Sutter Street f ...

Motocross rider to display skills each night

The Folsom Pro Rodeo is “catching air” this year with the high flying performance of Jesse Jolson, professional motocross rider. A native of Wheatland, Jolson has been a motocr ...

Painted Ladies a patriotic rodeo attraction

The Painted Ladies Rodeo Performers will take to the arena once again to wow the crowds at this year’s Folsom Pro Rodeo. “We perform all over the state at a variety of events, ...

Kick the mud off your boots and sit a spell

The 51st Folsom Pro Rodeo is here and this year’s Old West activities are sure to draw crowds of all ages. The Cattle Drive down our newly revitalized Sutter Street will kick-off ...

Organizers ready to rope in fun for Folsom Pro Rodeo

From cowboys and cowgirls to rodeo queens and longhorn steer, the Folsom Pro Rodeo is set to ride into town July 1-3. For a full list of events, see the official guide inserted in ...