Since 1977. Kick-off dance, Mutton Bustin, Parade, rodeo show and rodeo dances for the week. Takes place all over town. Annual event with something for everyone from arts and crafts, poker ride, lots of delicious foods, parade, live music and entertainment and much more. he parade is held downtown Cave Creek the Saturday of the week prior to the Rodeo. It kicks off the celebrations for Fiesta Rodeo Days. The parade is at 9am. The CCFDR Annual Mutton Bustin’ Competition and Finals at the Buffalo Chip Saloon in Cave Creek. Following the CCFDR Historic Parade, we invite all Mutton Busters, their families and Mutton Bustin’ fans to join us at the Buffalo Chip to enjoy this great tradition. The Mutton Bustin’ Competition will start at 12:30pm.