Join us for the Second Annual Whiskey City Rodeo along the banks of the Ohio River. Enjoy bull riding, live country music concert, a job fair and much more!

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Put on your boots and prepare for a weekend of excitement in Lawrenceburg, Ind. The City of Lawrenceburg and Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities are putting on the Second Annual Whiskey City Rodeo at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds.

Along with a job fair and trade show, the rodeo will feature five of the best bull riders in the world. In addition to live country music concert featuring Justin Moore, Dwight Yoakam, Walker Hayse and Walker Montgomery, the Whiskey City Rodeo is something you won’t want to miss this September. Purchase of a ticket to the Whiskey City Rodeo includes a two free drinks at that night’s concert at the Lawrenceburg Fallfest and a voucher for a free play at the Hollywood Casino.



Apprentice Events
Noon – 4:30 p.m.

Opening Reception
5 – 7 p.m.

Concert Downtown Lawrenceburg
7 p.m. – Midnight

Opening Ceremonies
8 a.m.

Apprentice, Journeyman Team and Hurtman Rescue
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Job Fair & Trade Show
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Whiskey City Bull Riding and Mutual Aid
5 p.m.

Climb Off in Downtown Business District
*Top 3 Journeymen and Apprentices from Hurtman Rescue
7 p.m.

Mainstage Introductions of Participants
8:30 p.m.

Concert Sponsored by Fall Fest and the City of Lawrenceburg
9 p.m.

Fallen Lineman Tribute and Opening Ceremonies
7:30 a.m.

Job Fair & Trade Show
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Journeyman Events and Apprentice Written Exam
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Whiskey City Bull Riding and Mutual Aid
5 p.m.

Mainstage Introductions of Event Winners
8:30 p.m.

Concert Sponsored by Fall Fest and the City of Lawrenceburg
9 p.m.

2018 Sponsors


Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities, in partnership with Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power and the City of Lawrenceburg, is excited to announce the Second Annual Whiskey City Rodeo coming to the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Taking place Sept. 27-29, the Whiskey City Rodeo is the go-to destination this fall.

Journeyman Team Application

Apprentice Application

Vendor Application

Judge Application

Sponsor Packet Information (7.5MB PDF)

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Located minutes from the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, the DoubleTree by Hilton is the place to stay while visiting the Whiskey City Rodeo. If you would like to make your reservation within the Whiskey City block, use the code WCR at checkout.

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Fall Fest

Headlined by country music stars Dwight Yoakam and Justin Moore, the Lawrenceburg Fall Fest is the perfect place to go after enjoying your favorite rodeo festivities. For a complete listing of events and musical acts, visit the Lawrenceburg Fall Fest website.

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Rodeo Rules

Whether you’re participating in the team or apprentice events, being prepared is vital to earn the highest score possible. Learn about the rules, regulations and expectations of your event by reviewing the rodeo event rules.

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