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Parker Ranch rodeo slated for July 3


Parker Ranch has celebrates its 47th Annual Independence Weekend Rodeo and Horse Races on Friday, July 3 at Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena in Waimea.

Fast-paced rodeo action begins shortly after the 9 a.m. grand entry parade and continues non-stop until noon. The line-up of rodeo events, featuring Parker Ranch cowboys joined by paniolo from ranches all across the Big Island, is full of excitement.  

Spectators are treated to horse races, team sorting, double mugging, dally team roping, the unique-to-Hawaii Po o Wai U and more.

This event is an opportunity to see Hawaii’s cowboys in action while enjoying local food, keiki activities, and shop for Parker Ranch logo items at the Parker Ranch Store booth.

The inaugural Parker Ranch Rodeo was just three years after Hawaii became a state in 1959 and remains a highly anticipated summer event by visitors and the local community.

Tickets are $5 per person in advance or $6 at the gate. Presale tickets are available at the Parker Ranch Store, Waimea. Children 10 and under are free. 

— Find out more:

Parker Ranch: 885-5669,

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