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Cowtown Rodeo

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780 Route 40, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098-2909
+1 856-769-3200
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I’m Not a cowboy..it’s fun!!

I had no idea what to expect. This was such a great family fun Sat night. We sat in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
krocking123
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Move the smoking area

From what I can tell, the smoking area was behind a rope, just a few feet behind the bleachers... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linamary69
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Somers Point, NJ
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Cowtown Rodeo was started in 1929 and are the oldest weekly running rodeo in the United States! We showcase all seven professional rodeo events each week: Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Tie Down Roping and Girls Barrel Racing. Come check us out for a taste of the Old West right here in South Jersey at the Best Show On Dirt!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“saturday night” (11 reviews)
“flea market” (9 reviews)
“whole family” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
780 Route 40, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098-2909
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+1 856-769-3200
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"flea market"
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"whole family"
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"barrel racing"
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"new jersey"
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"fun night"
in 5 reviews
"south jersey"
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"funnel cake"
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"food line"
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"opening night"
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"a lot of fun"
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"western wear"
in 3 reviews
"concession stand"
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"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"kids love"
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"calf roping"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had no idea what to expect. This was such a great family fun Sat night. We sat in the middle of the arena.. you can see from anywhere!! The clown came around for pictures. Super nice. The 1$ snow cones key to have. Pulled...More

Thank krocking123
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Reviewed 6 days ago

From what I can tell, the smoking area was behind a rope, just a few feet behind the bleachers. Sitting at the top of the bleachers, you'll smell smoke constantly. The hosts brag about how this is a family event, yet you can't escape the...More

Thank Linamary69
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to other rodeos, but first time here, and a good time was had by all! Attended opening night of the season so it felt pretty ceremonial. Had advanced tickets but glad to have gotten there early to avoid the crowd. Staff seemed friendly coming...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Good clean family fun. Lots of events to see, bull riding, roping calves, team roping & girls barrel racing. Much more to and do. They are the longest running weekly rodeo in the USA. Definitely recommend. Will come back with family & friends!

1  Thank peachkoblerpie
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We love spending our Saturday nights watching the cowboys perform. This rodeo may be small but it's entertaining and fun for us. It has everything from the clown to bull riding l, calf roping to barrel riding.. We just love it!

Thank SuzeeQL
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It's always a blast to come watch the rodeo! Always a good time. It's great for kids and adults. A great way to spend a Saturday night.

Thank Dominique D
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Cowtown-Rodeo, Front Office Manager at Cowtown Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for being a Cowtown fan! Hope you can visit again in the future. Happy Trails!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

7 exciting events, some people root for the cowboys/cowgirls, some root for the bulls/broncs. Events alternate between east and west side of arena. Buy tickets in advance to avoid long lines. Rodeo starts at 7:30pm (runs for approximately 2 hours), but get there early to...More

Thank FourEyes70
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Cowtown-Rodeo, Front Office Manager at Cowtown Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for your feedback on sight line obstructions. We have taken this to our Staff and Announcers and we are working harder to ask people to sit and not obstruct anyone's view. Happy Trails!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

A family experience that you should visit at least once. I've been hear over the years and this time I brought friends that had never been, and we all had a good time. It has all the typical rodeo events. Make sure you go -...More

Thank fossil2u
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Cowtown-Rodeo, Front Office Manager at Cowtown Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We work hard to give our fans a fun night out and we look forward to many more years ahead! Happy Trails!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nobody believes that there are cowboys in New Jersey, but this is the real thing. Family friendly, reasonably priced. The cowboys are Pro Rodeo contestants, bull riding, broncs, roping, barrel racing, it was all a lot of fun to watch.

Thank Christopher B
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Cowtown-Rodeo, Front Office Manager at Cowtown Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you visited us this season and hope you return again. Happy Trails!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on a beautiful Saturday night in August. It was packed but we were able to get decent seats. Order tickets online or you will need to stand in a loooonnnnggg line for them. I was not a fan on many of the activities...More

Thank Kristi B
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Cowtown-Rodeo, Front Office Manager at Cowtown Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Sorry to hear the rodeo experience was not for you. We work very hard to maintain this tradition as we are a 6th generation family operated business. Our animals live here all year and are very well taken care of, despite the perception from the...More

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Mybluehat
21 September 2017|
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Response from Christopher B | Reviewed this property |
I'd check their website to confirm, but I think so. There's plenty of space behind the bleachers to leave one.
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phil a
21 June 2017|
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Response from LBIblonde1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure sorry, but I think that if you call they should be able to tell you. I do know however that I have seen people in wheelchairs there so I'm assuming they would but call to make sure.
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Jeff E
12 June 2016|
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Response from Cowtown-Rodeo | Property representative |
That would be Richmans and they closed in about 2008. That was a fan favorite stop and we were so sad when they closed their doors.
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