Boley Rodeo & BBQ Festival
May 27, 2017 to May 28, 2017
Come to the Boley Rodeo & BBQ Festival for exciting rodeo events, an annual parade and mouthwatering barbecue. Celebrate with the citizens of Boley and visitors from the surrounding area this Memorial weekend with a lineup of fun, family-friendly activities and entertainment.
The annual BBQ Festival begins Saturday morning on Boley's Main Street, followed by the parade at 3pm. Stick around Saturday evening for the annual Boley Open Rodeo and witness traditional rodeo events that include bareback riding, bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, a pony express, barrel racing, calf roping, bull riding, junior bull riding and mutton bustin'.
This annual festival celebrates the historical significance of Boley, an historically all-black town representative of many communities established by African Americans who migrated from the South to northern and western communities after slavery. The BBQ Festival began in 1903. Come be a part of history at this 114th annual event that's fun for the whole family.