Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo celebrates Independence Day weekend with patriotic rodeo and fireworks spectacular.
Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo is celebrating America’s birthday in the spirit of one of the nation’s greatest icons – the American cowboy.
On July 2nd the Central Florida dude ranch will host a patriotic themed rodeo featuring trick riders, barrel racing, bull riders and a tribute to the armed forces. Immediately following the rodeo will be a fireworks spectacular celebrating the nation’s independence.
Travelers can spend the entire weekend unleashing their inner cowboy at Westgate River Ranch & Rodeo which offers activities such as horseback riding, airboat rides and mechanical bull rides. The property features a variety of different accommodations including campgrounds, lodge rooms and the newly introduced Luxe Teepees, a five-star hotel experience inside a teepee.
Who: Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
When: 7:30 p.m., July 2 – Rodeo immediately followed by fireworks
Where: Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, River Ranch Blvd., River Ranch, FL 33867
Prices: $17.00 + tax for adults, $9 + tax for children (ages 5-12)
About Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
Rooted in the history of the nation’s first cowboys, Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo lies on 1,700 lush acres in the heart of Florida’s cattle lands and is surrounded by approximately 400,000 acres of state and federally protected wetlands. The ranch offers cowboy-themed accommodations ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamourous camping) and traditional camping to two-bedroom cabins. A multitude of recreational activities are available, including horseback riding, swimming, golf, a petting farm, nature hikes, trap and skeet shooting, hayrides, cookouts and a full-service marina complete with boating and fishing, airboat and swamp buggy rides. The ranch also features a 5,000-foot paved and lighted runway, award-winning Smokehouse Grill, River Ranch Saloon and the longest-running Saturday night championship rodeo in the state, featuring trick riding, bull riding and barrel racing at a 1,200-seat rodeo arena. A herd of grazing buffalo and longhorn cattle makes its home at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo. For more information, please visit www.westgateriverranch.com or call(863) 692-1321.