The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20th-23rd, 2023 with two night and two day performances. The California Rodeo Salinas is one of the top 10 professional rodeos in the US out of over 600 and the largest rodeo in California. With over 110 years of tradition and a little bit of something for everyone, it's an event you don't want to miss. Not only are the top cowboys and cowgirls featured in the arena and on the track, but there is food, shopping, saloons and more. The whole family will enjoy this affordable community event. Thursday, July 20th: Gates open at 4pm, Grand Entry at 6pm, Rodeo 6:30pm, ends at approximately 9:45pm Friday, July 21st: Gates open at 4pm, Grand Entry at 6pm, Rodeo 6:30pm, ends at approximately 9:45pm Saturday, July 22nd: Gates open at 10am, Grand Entry at 1:15pm, Rodeo 1:45pm, ends at approximately 5:15pm Sunday, July 23rd: Gates open at 10am, Grand Entry at 1:15pm, Rodeo 1:45pm, ends at approximately 5:00pm Times subject to change. The Salinas Sports Complex is an outdoor, open-air venue with metal grandstands (seats have backs). Parking is $10 CASH ONLY per vehicle. Parking gates open 1 hour before the gates to the events open.