The annual Pioneer City Rodeo is coming up Labor Day Weekend in Palestine, Illinois and we have your chance to win tickets.

There's so much fun to be had at the Pioneer City Rodeo. It's an annual tradition in Palestine, Illinois that is a great time for everyone in the family. Of course, the main highlight is the rodeo itself, but this event has so much more than that. I'm talking about things like live music, food and treats, bounce houses, inflatables, tethered hot air balloon rides, and so much more!

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The Pioneer City Rodeo takes place from September 1st through 4th at the Pioneer City Areana. According to their website, here is a schedule of events for this year's rodeo:


  • 1st Performance PRCA Rodeo7:00PM

    David Allen Stone - Coors Light Beer Tent following rodeo


  • Chuckwagon Breakfast - Main St7:00AM

    Pancakes, whole hot sausage, free will donation

  • Shelby Jones - Pavilion7:00AM

    Entertainment at Pavilion with Shelby Jones

  • Main Street Market Madness7:00AM-4PM
  • Antique Gas Engine Exhibit & Swap MeetAll day

    110 E Grand Prairie

  • Craw Co. Model Railroaders8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Palestine High School

  • Collector's Belt Buckle Auction9:30AM

    Palestine High School

  • Jr. Pedal Tractor Pull on Main St.10:00AM

    Registration 9-10 AM. Sponsored by Palestine Eagles #3329

  • "Lunch With The Clowns"11:30AM - 1:00PM

    Main Street Park Kids of all ages can have lunch with our Clowns

  • Shelby Jones - Pavilion12:00PM-2:00PM

    Entertainment at the Pavilion with Shelby Jones

  • Little Labor Day Pageant @ Pavilion3:00PM
  • Muddy Creek & Co - Band Shell3:00PM-5:00PM

    Band shell at the Park with Muddy Creek & Co

  • 2nd Performance PRCA Rodeo7:00PM

    X-Krush - Coors Light Beer Tent Following Rodeo


  • Annual Church Service - Band Shell10:15AM

    Band Shell at the Park with Scott Mendenhall

  • Craw Co. Model Railroaders8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Palestine High School

  • Miss Labor Day Pageant on Main St.2:00PM
  • "Keepin it Simple" - Band Shell2:00PM-4:00PM

    Band Shell at the park with Jeff Besing "Keepin it Simple"

  • 3rd Performance PRCA Rodeo7:00PM

    Tough Enough to Wear Pink?
    Garrett Biggs - Coors Light Beer Tent following Rodeo


  • Pre-Parade EntertainmentTBA

    Band Shell - Tom Bridgewater

  • Annual Labor Day Parade10:00AM

    From Main Street to Leaverton Park

Bull Riding 1
Jim Parkin

How to Win Tickets to the Pioneer City Rodeo 2023

99.5 WKDQ has received several tickets to the Pioneer City Rodeo, and once again this year, we are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets for the event. Winners will receive a pair of tickets good for a select day at the Pioneer City Rodeo. If you would like to win a pair of tickets, all you have to do is enter to win in the form below by Monday, August 14th at 10 a.m. CST. It's that simple!

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