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Schedule

Thursday, May 1

Ready to Rodeo Reception: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Fort Smith Museum of History

 

May 2-4

Hangin’ Judge Cutting Horse Show: Kay Rodgers Park - For more information click here

 

Friday, May 3

Vaqueros/Caballeros Costume Contest: 6:00 p.m. La Heurta Downtown Fort Smith

 

Friday, May 9

Kid’s Safety Fair: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Ross Pendergraft Park Downtown Smith

 

Thursday, May 15

6:00 p.m. – 9th Annual Creative Leather & Tack Riders “Tough Enough To Wear Pink” Chili Feast and Concert: Live Music by The Arklahoma Travelers. Raffles, child rodeo clown costume contest and live auction. All proceeds benefiting the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House. This event kicks off the “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” challenge. Location: Kay Rodgers Park Expo Building in Fort Smith. Admission: Adults $6.00, Children 6-12 $3.00, 5 and under FREE. For more information, contact Celeste White at 479-414-3698.

 

May 16-17

Western Heritage Art Show: Frisco Station, Downtown Fort Smith

 

Saturday, May 17

Judge Parker’s Rope War: Noon – Harry E. Kelley Park, Downtown Fort Smith

Movies on the Green: 8:30 p.m. – UAFS Campus

 

May 17-24

Old Fort Days Barrel Futurity & Super Derby

Visit www.kayrodgerspark.com for complete Futurity schedule.

 

Saturday, May 24

Cowboy Mounted Shooting: U.S. Marshals Museum Site, Downtown Fort Smith

 

Sunday, May 25 - Old Fort Days Free Kickoff Concert

8:00pm Featuring Heath Wright and the Hangmen

Free event to the public. Kay Rodgers Park Expo Center

 

Monday, May 26

Old Fort Days Rodeo Parade and 5K Colordash 10:00 a.m: Downtown Fort Smith

Visit www.facebook.com/FSWHM for more information.

Pancake Breakfast: 6:00 a.m. – Immaculate Conception Church, Downtown Fort Smith

Optimist Club Carnival: 10:00 a.m. – Downtown Fort Smith

 

Monday, May 26 - WRANGLER NATIONAL PATRIOT NIGHT

10:00a.m. - Old Fort Days Rodeo Parade: Downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas.

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Stage Performances: Kay Rodgers Park

7:00p.m. – Opening performance of the 81st Annual Old Fort Days Rodeo:

Harper Stadium – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR.

Don’t miss the largest Grand Entry of the week; Wrangler National Patriot Night honoring veterans, special guest WWII Veteran Bennie Rausch; Miss Arkansas Amy Crain singing our National Anthem; Special guest appearance by Mo Bandy; NFR rodeo announcer Mike Mathis; Funny Man and Professional Rodeo Clown, Lecile Harris; bullfighters Clay Collins and Travis Adams; and the rough stock and livestock of J Bar J Inc.; Nightly performances by the Old Fort Days Dandies; Muttin’ Bustin’ and the Lecile Harris Dance contest for youngsters.

 

Tuesday, May 27 - $5.00 FAMILY NIGHT – Dodge RAM rodeo night

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Stage Performances

7:00p.m. Rodeo Grand Entry

7:30p.m. Rodeo Performance: Family Night, all tickets $5 each

 

Wednesday, May 28 - $5.00 FAMILY NIGHT – Wrangler night

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Stage Performances

7:00p.m. Rodeo Grand Entry

7:30p.m. Rodeo Performance: Family Night, all tickets $5 each

 

Thursday, May 29 – Super Kids Rodeo Night
40/29 and Arkansas CW Feeding Hope Night

$2.00 off rodeo ticket price with canned good or non-perishable food item

8:00a.m. – Lecile Harris/Everett O’Neil Scholarship “Spikes & Spurs” Golf Tournament: River Valley Golf Course, Alma, AR

5:00p.m. - Super Kids Rodeo: youngsters with special needs get the opportunity to experience rodeo events in the arena with professional cowboys. They ride ponies, rope steer dummies and climb aboard teeter-totter bulls.

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Performances

7:00p.m. Rodeo Grand Entry

7:30p.m. Rodeo Performance

 

Friday, May 30 – Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Stage Performances

7:00p.m. Rodeo Grand Entry

7:30p.m. Rodeo Performance & Tough Enough to Wear Pink: $1 from every ticket sold goes to Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House and everyone should wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. Even contestants will cowboy up and wear pink. Silent auction ends.

 

Saturday, May 31 – Electric Cowboy Night

5:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. Muttin’ Bustin’ Qualifying Event: Hugh Hardin Arena – Kay Rodgers Park, Fort Smith, AR

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. Choctaw Casino Stage Performances

7:00p.m. Rodeo Grand Entry

7:30p.m. Final Rodeo Performance