2. Attend a Rodeo
Get a flavor of the "wild west" with one of several rodeos held annually. Check the Events Calendar for specific dates and event times.
June: The Eastern Oregon Livestock Show in Union is the Northwest's oldest, continuously run rodeo and features PRCA Rodeo events and Parimutuel Horse Racing. EOLS is among the top 15 percent of the nation's rodeos for added purse.
July: The PRCA-sanctioned Elgin Stampede is held the second week in July brings professional rodeo competitors from across the west. The Stampede event, a horse race down the hillside, kicks off the rodeo action.August: The Legacy Ford Buckout is one of the greatest bullridings in Eastern Oregon!! Don't miss 35 of the top bull riders in LAGRANDE, OR the FIRST FRIDAY IN AUGUST at the Mavericks Arena!