Williams Lake Stampede
Every year, during the July 1st long weekend, Williams Lake, British Columbia, rolls out the welcome mat for you to enjoy several days of action packed rodeo excitement.
Join us for multiple rodeo performances!
The rodeo features Canadian Professional Rodeo Association action including one of the world’s most dangerous events – Bull Riding. There’s also the classic beauty of Ladies Barrel Racing … Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding … Steer Wrestling and Tie Down Roping. You’ll see all of the top cowboys – international rodeo competitors from Canada and the United States.
The Williams Lake Stampede is also pleased to present the ever-popular Mountain Race as well. Once the horn blows, those riders and horses provide extreme rodeo entertainment as they zig zag down the hill and onto the track for the dash to the finish line in front of the grand stand.
These events and many, many more all come together to create a great family fun filled rodeo and community-wide event – the World Famous Williams Lake Stampede! Don’t miss one minute of the excitement in the heart of British Columbia’s Cowboy Country – The Cariboo!
The Cariboo is truly one of BC’s most beautiful regions. Home to the 1860?s Cariboo Gold Rush, cowboys and cattle ranching, incredible fishing and outdoor recreation! Be sure to plan enough time to experience all that the Cariboo has to offer in the Williams Lake area.
Come for the Stampede … stay for the vacation!