Prescott Arizona Frontier Days

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Prescott Frontier Days

From Bullfighters to English Shire Horses, the Prescott Frontier Days is one of the best ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. Since 1888 cowboys have been celebrating their independence in fine Western fashion.  Read More

  • The festivities begin with the Frontier Days Parade in the morning
  • A 5 day event in late June
  • Most events are free

Overview: While the World's Oldest Rodeo is perhaps the most famous aspect of Prescott Frontier Days, many distinctively Western events make up the annual event. Other festivities during Frontier Days include a golf tournament, 10K run, Rodeo Parade, and, of course, the "World's Oldest Rodeo."

When: June 28th to July 4th, 2017

Where: The Courthouse Plaza

Fees: Most events are FREE

Details: In true patriotic fashion, the festivities begin with the Frontier Days Parade in the morning. The parade weaves through downtown Prescott, which features famous old Western Whiskey Row. Running north and south on North Montezuma and in between Gurley Street and East Goodwin Street, Whiskey Row was the red-light district until 1956. The historical town has 525 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.

Prescott's rich history allows Frontier Days the authenticity only a true Western town could have. Centrally located in the middle of Arizona, Prescott used to be a territorial capitol.

Spending Independence Day at the centuries-old Frontier Days in Prescott, Arizona will create memories for a lifetime.

Just 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, beautiful high-desert Prescott knows how to hootenanny like you wouldn't believe. 

Find more information on the World's Oldest Rodeo website.

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