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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.


Cowboy Mardi Gras Bull Riding

Feb. 11

Mansfiled Park Rodeo Arena, 2886 SH 16 N.

Watch as talented bullriders attempt to beat the clock and stay atop excited bulls, putting on a great show the whole family can enjoy.

Cowboys On Main

March 4-May 27

On Saturdays, find free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera with activities that can include a chuckwagon storyteller, hopping on a saddle-broke longhorn, or a ride in a horse-drawn wagon for a tour of Bandera. Gunfighter reenactment shows take place twice a day.

Bandera Fiber and Arts Week

March 7-11

The Sheep Walk Ranch, 5305 SH 173 North

Celebrating Texas wool, mohair, and alpaca, Bandera Fiber and and Arts Week offers shearing days, classes, vendors, a field trip, and other activities.


Western Antiques and Collectibles Show

March 10-12

Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza, 401 S. Buchanan St.

At the longest-running Western merchandise show and auction in America, visitors and vendors buy, sell, and trade all types of Western items including but not limited to spurs; saddles; chaps; Native American beadwork, baskets, and rugs; antique firearms; gun leather goods; hitched horsehair items; ranch décor; old photos; and fine contemporary pieces.


Bandera Fiber and Arts Festival

March 10-11

The Sheep Walk Ranch, 5305 SH 173 North

The Bandera Fiber and and Arts Festival is the capstone of the Bandera Fiber and Arts Week, with live music and vendors.


Texas Gun and Knife Show

March 11-12

Amarillo Civic Center , 401 S. Buchanan St.

This gun show is held at Amarillo Civic Center and hosted by Texas Gun and Knife Association. All federal and local firearm laws and ordinances must be obeyed.


Bulls on the Beach

March 18-20

City Beach Park, 505 E. Pearl St.

Bull riding and mutton bustin' return to the Granbury City Beach. It's a unique setting, to say the least. Not only is the City Beach arena different, but it's also the most popular bull riding location for Chute 2 Productions. Bull Riding on the Beach is a World Senior Pro Bull Riding Association sanctioned event.


Boston Porter Memorial Bull Riding

March 18

Anderson County Youth Livestock Pavilion, 750 SH 287 North

Enjoy a kids' rodeo in the afternoon and the bull-riding event in the evening. Organizers are matching some of the country’s rankest bulls with the best pro bull riders.


Ham Rodeo

March 18

Mansfield Park, 2886 SH 16 North

The Bandera Wranglers, an all-volunteer nonprofit, hosts this annual rodeo that features vendors, wild hogs, barbecue, a concert, and interactive activities.

San Angelo

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration

March 18

San Angelo State Park, 362 S. FM 2288

Come to the park and celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Texas State Parks. Events and activities include archery, wildlife viewing, birding, a guided hike, longhorn and bison viewing, canoes for paddling on the lake, fishing with a ranger, biking on the trails, and horseback riding.

Fort Stockton

Comanche Springs Rodeo

March 23-25

Pecos County Coliseum, 1658 Airport Drive

On the fourth weekend of March, head to the Comanche Springs Rodeo for a parade, dancing, live music, and traditional rodeo events. There's free admission on Thursday, and Friday is Family Night where kids ages 12 and under get in for free.


ABC Pro Rodeo

March 24-April 1

Mallet Event Center, 2320 US 385 South

Whether it's your first rodeo or not, you'll love watching these rodeo feats including saddle bronc, bareback, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, bull riding, mutton bustin', and freestyle bull fighting.


Dogwood Fly-In Fair

March 24-26

Palestine Municipal Airport, 1278 CR 421

At this fair, you can find arts, crafts, antiques, military items, and collectibles, as well as take plane rides, visit a gun show, and enjoy a cookoff.


Gun Show

March 25-26

Mesquite Convention Center and Exhibit Hall, 1700 Rodeo Drive

Mesquite Rodeo presents this gun show with over 450 tables of guns, knives, ammo, and shooting supplies. The public is invited to buy, sell, or trade.


Ranching Heritage Day

March 25

Hill Country State Natural Area, 10600 Bandera Creek Road

Celebrate ranching life by visiting with exhibitors, making crafts, playing games, and viewing demonstrations. Stop by to learn about and experience some of the many facets of ranching history and culture.


Hill Country Gun Show

April 1-2

Hill Country Veterans Center, 411 Meadowview

Find new and used guns, knives, coins, cutting boards, ammo, and other hunting items for sale. All proceeds go to local area veterans.


Rodeo Parade and Food Truck Rodeo

April 1

Downtown and Front Street Station, 111 S Broad St. and 100 W. Front St.

The 65th annual Rodeo Parade is an all-day, community-wide event that features a downtown farmers market; the Food Truck Rodeo with food trucks lined up along Front Street; and a parade with horses, bands, and floats that wind through downtown Mesquite.


Ranch Day

April 2

National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 Fourth St.

Saddle up for a day of activities centered around ranching history, ranch skills, and ranch science. Enjoy the Snake Oil Magic Show, build a log cabin, learn to churn butter, and watch as children have the opportunity to become a ranch hand for the day. Admission is free.


Rodeo Giddings

April 14-15

Lee County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo Arena, 2495 US 290 West

Enjoy an old-fashioned rodeo full of fun and excitement. Events include steer wrestling, team roping, calf roping, bareback riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and saddle bronc riding.


Texas Gun and Knife Show

April 15-16

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Vendors sell new and used guns, knives, ammunition, coins, jewelry, camping gear, accessories, and other hunting and outdoors items.

San Angelo

Regional Cavalry Competition

April 20

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 South Oakes

Held on the historic Fort Concho Parade Grounds, this three-day competition features riding and horsemanship skills that reflect the drills and training of the U.S. Cavalry in the 1800s.


1836 Chuckwagon Races

April 21-23

Diamond B Ranch, 11589 FM 321

The race takes place every year during the celebration of Texas' independence. This unique Western event welcomes visitors to come early and bring their horses, mules, and wagons. Enjoy the many activities or just set back and watch. On-site camping is available starting April 14.

San Angelo

Frontier Day

April 22

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, 630 South Oakes

This morning event starts with the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, followed by ongoing entertainment, living history, demonstrations, exhibits, and displays reflecting the region's pioneer, military, agricultural, and ranching heritage.


Riata Roundup Rodeo and LTX Barbecue Fest

April 28-29

Lampasas 580 Sports Complex, 2351 FM 580

The Diamond Cross Rodeo Company is back to produce this rodeo, and there is something for the entire family to enjoy. Thursday night kicks off with a jackpot open barrel race. Friday and Saturday, gates open with mutton bustin' with rodeo events immediately following, plus concerts, food trucks, and vendors. On Saturday before the rodeo, the LTX Barbecue Fest kicks off.


Crockett County History Day

May 5

Ozona Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 505 15th St.

Learn more about the early days on the frontier in and around Ozona during Crockett County History Day on the Ozona Chamber of Commerce grounds. The informative event featurs camels, soldiers, pioneers, flintknapper, and livestock including donkeys from the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue.


Clovis Horse Sales

May 5-6

Mallet Event Center, 2320 US 385 South

Quality horses for all types of riders are up for sale. Each sale has different events featuring various types of horses. Events can include team ropings, cow horse futurities, and ranch horse competitions.


Gun Show

May 6-7

Mesquite Convention Center and Exhibit Hall, 1700 Rodeo Drive

Mesquite Rodeo presents this gun show with over 450 tables of guns, knives, ammo, and shooting supplies. The public is invited to buy, sell, or trade.


Memorial Day Weekend Stampede Rodeo and Parade

May 26-28

Mansfield Park and Main Street, 2886 SH 16 North

Bandera Pro Rodeo presents three nights of PRCA-sanctioned rodeos with bull riding, team roping, bareback riding, and other competitions. The annual Memorial Day Parade down Main Street gets underway at 11 a.m.

Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

May 27

Flying L Ranch and Resort, 675 Flying L Drive

Fill up on a barbecue dinner with all the fixings. The event includes live country music and dancing, Western entertainment, and other festivities.


Fiesta Charra

May 28

Bill Weaver Arena, 101 Parkway Drive

See activities that take place at a traditional "charreada," which is like a rodeo and practiced in Mexico. Admission is free.

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