The Rio Grande Rodeo is an annual event that draws crowds near and far. The Grounds are located only a short distance from Elmworth. (5 km west and then 2.5 km north on range road 121.) The Rodeo is held each year in July during the Canada Day Weekend. As part of the event is the professional chuckwagon races, pony chucks and chariot races, slow pitch tournament, beer gardens and outdoor dance. It easily attracts 1500 to 2000 spectators each year. In 2016 the Rio Grande Rodeo was 100 years old.
RIO GRANDE RODEO - ELMWORTH, ALBERTA