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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 Kaprice Bachtell (Event Center Coordinator) at 928-474-5242 x2359

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Annual World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo

Come See outstanding Barrel Races 
throughout the year at the Payson Event Center
  • Mountain High Games
    Mogollon Monster Mudder - 5k Mud Run | Click Here
  • Northern Gila County Fair | Click Here
  • Annual Old Time Acoustic Fiddle Competition | Click Here

"Are You Tough Enough for the
Mogollon Monster Mudder"?


The Payson Event Center is located at 1400 S. Beeline Highway, directly accross from the Mazatzal Casino.  If you are coming from Phoenix it is the first stop light when you come in to Town.  Turn left on Green Valley Park Way.  If you are coming from the North or East, proceed through Payson going South as if you were going to the Valley.  It is the last stop light before you leave Town.