Professional Rodeo Action in Edgewood, Iowa

Edgewood Pro Rodeo Days Friendzy

Edgewood, Iowa will celebrate the 23rd Annual Edgewood Pro Rodeo Days on June 24,25,26 & 27th. This annual event draws over 12,000 during the four days. People come from all over the United States to see professional rodeo action and enjoy the small town atomosphere. Edgewood's population is 923 ane per captia brings in more of a crowd than the largest rodeos in the country. We invite everyone to one of the best summer events in Northeast Iowa. Read the poem below to see how Edgewood prepares for our visitors.

Rodeo Poem by Kathy Shaw
It’s the week of the rodeo, and all through the city,
We’re sprucing up things to make it look pretty;
For all of the people who visit our town
To see the parade, the cowboys and clown.
Elise is real busy with last minute plans
To make things perfect for rodeo fans.
The Chamber, some clubs and organizations
Are setting up booths and taking their stations.
While others are busy putting up fences and gates.
Hard work and cooperation are some of the traits
It takes to put on this great celebration,
Providing for many a mini vacation.
There’s hotdogs, chicken and brats for a start,
There’s games and pie Saturday in the park.
The parade a dunk tank and a sheep rodeo,
Keep everyone hopping on the go.
And when it’s all over, we’ll breathe a deep sigh
Knowing the year will fly swiftly by.
The rodeo site will be empty, there’ll be nothing to do
But say, “Come again next year, Happy Trails to You!

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Jochem Wijnands says ... on Monday, Aug 30 at 2:57 AM

Great Poem! we like to quote it in our digital magazine on travel that will appear next week! If you like to see it please contact me a Thanks!

here at the start says ... on Friday, May 7 at 12:11 PM

Our house is full of visitor's the whole weekend! Great show, great food, great time for anyone who comes. Our out of town guests can't wait for the next year to come. Please join us! An outstanding family event.

emma57w says ... on Friday, May 7 at 9:38 AM

AND, nice job, Cathy!!!!

emma57w says ... on Thursday, May 6 at 7:12 PM

Neat poem celebrating the wonderful qualities of small town Iowa. I'm proud and happy to call Edgewood my hometown.

Britt2008 says ... on Tuesday, May 4 at 9:38 PM

There is also a great group of guys that made a pact to come back every year, after the passing of one of their best friends. Check out their website, and story at This is what Edgewood Rodeo Days is about. Food, Friends, FUN!!

Britt2008 says ... on Tuesday, May 4 at 9:17 PM

Rodeo Days is the best time of the year around Edgewood. It brings so many wonderful people to our town. The best part is the Chicken from the Chicken Tent! Everyone loves it! Otherwise there is much to see. We can promise you will have a good time!

Melyocum says ... on Tuesday, May 4 at 2:46 PM

As a recent resident of Edgewood, I enjoy the Edgewood Rodeo Days. It's a great time! Lots to do and it's a great event that gets the community and students involved. My friends and family love to visit during the weekend of the rodeo.

walza1 says ... on Tuesday, May 4 at 2:12 PM

The highlight of the summer! The rodeo is a hit for ALL ages!

unistudent1 says ... on Monday, May 3 at 11:28 PM

The Edgewood Rodeo is fun for all ages!! I've been going every year since I was 4!!

GINA BOCKENSTEDT says ... on Thursday, Apr 29 at 3:01 PM

Cute poem!! I love Edgewood Rodeo days and I am originally from the area but now I live in Minnesota but still take the 2 1/2 hr drive to come down for rodeo days!! We need more seating though!!

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