Welcome to the Payson Event Center Home Page.  Payson, Arizona is surrounded by the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world and offers visitors breathtaking views and awesome cooler weather when it is scorching in the valley below.  


The Payson Event Center is home to several large events that happen annually.  Below are links to various events and activities that happen at the Payson Event Center.  


For booking information please contact Parks, Recreation, and Tourism at


  • Annual World Oldest Continuous Rodeo

  • Arizona High School Rodeo Finals 

  • Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo

  • High School  & Jr. High Season Opener

Barrel Racing

  • NBHA August Event 

  • WPRA All Girl Rodeo

  • NBHA Labor Day Event

Special Events

  • Mogollon Monster Mudda - 5k Mud Run 

  • Northern Gila County Fair

  • Annual Old Time Acoustic Fiddle Competition

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department
1000 W. Country Club Dr.

Payson, AZ 85541  |  928-472-5110

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