Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Sanctioned Rodeo

MISSION: "Putting Smiles on Kid’s Faces"

The 2019 Lost Dutchman Days continues to be "the fun place to be for all ages." This 55th annual event has 3 days of Professional Rodeo action, a Carnival that features 30+ rides, and carnival attractions. The parade on Saturday morning is always a favorite and attracts thousands of spectators. Don't forget the rodeo dance held at the Elks Lodge 2349 on Friday night, February 23rd from 7-11pm. Thrown into all this action, entertainment for our spectators continues with one stage of free quality entertainment which provides continuous music daily for your pleasure. What would any event be without plenty of food and vendor booths to browse and drool over, we will have plenty, with over 100 setting up to keep you busy.

Event Center admission is only $2.00 and parking is free.

The LDD Committee partners up with various youth-serving organizations and sponsors to provide this opportunity to entertain the entire family. There is something here for everyone that visits Apache Junction on Lost Dutchman Days weekend. Profits from this event are donated back to these youth organizations and other youth-serving programs of the Apache Junction Community, ensuring the opportunity to reach the ultimate goal of "Putting Smiles on Kid's Faces." On behalf of the many volunteers involved and making up the Lost Dutchman Days Committee, I would like to invite all of you to visit us over this weekend for fun and entertainment. Click on the various tabs that can provide you with additional information. We want you to be ready to have fun when you show up. Thank you so much for helping us, help the kids.

Denny Walter, Chairman

The most popular high adrenaline sport

The Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo Association Sanctioned Rodeo held at the Apache Junction Rodeo Park at Lost Dutchman & Tomahawk is a full 8 event Rodeo, with professional cowboys and cowgirls competing for $30,000 in prize money beginning at 1:30 P. M. each day. The classic 8 Events include, Bareback, Calf Roping, Saddlebronc, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Breakaway Roping, Barrel Racing, Team Roping and the crowd favorite, Bull Riding. This Rodeo Event is considered one of the finest in the Southwest and is on most contestants list as one they want to enter.

About Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo

A small 3-inch announcement in the November 27, 1964 issue of the Apache Sentinel, the Chamber of Commerce announced to the citizens of Apache Junction that the very first Lost Dutchman Days was coming and will be held on January 23. That is how it started and the first Lost Dutchman Day was just that, a one-day event.
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Address:1590 E Lost Dutchman Blvd.
Apache Juntion, AZ 85219
Intersection of Lost Dutchman Blvd & Tomahawk
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