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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.

Palestine

Father’s Day Slow Meat Feast

June 15

The Regan Ranch, 8698 Couty Road 239, Oakwood

Celebrate the father in your life with an evening Argentine-style grilling event. Ranch-raised meats and Argentine specialties are served in an outdoor quincho at a working ranch in East Texas. The meal is eaten over a number of hours as each cut of meat becomes ready. Bring your own wine or beer for the meal, which concludes with a typical Argentine campesino dessert.

theregenranch.com

Boerne

Bull Riding Blowout

June 15

Kendall County Fairgrounds, 1307 River Road

Prepare for edge-of-your-seat excitement at the sixth annual Kendall County Fair Association Bull Riding Blowout. Watch man go up against bull and mutton bustin’ for the kiddos.

kcfa.org

Mexia

Rodeo

June 20-22

Mexia Rodeo Arena, 600 Smith St.

The 94th annual Mexia Rodeo is a highly anticipated and well attended event in Central Texas. The rodeo is sanctioned by the United Professional Rodeo Association and includes some of the best concessions around.

mexiachamber.com

Del Rio

Independence Day Rodeo

June 28-29

Val Verde Fairgrounds , 2006 N. Main St.

Take the family out for a rodeo night, presented by the Rotary Club of Del Rio, complete with bull riding, barrel racing, and mutton bustin’ among other traditional rodeo events.

Wimberley

Fourth of July Rodeo

June 28-30

Wimberley VFW, 401 Jacobs Well Road

Sanctioned by the Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association, this rodeo includes bull riding, tie-down calf roping, bareback and saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, women’s breakaway roping, and women’s barrel racing. Admission and parking proceeds are considered a donation to Post 6441 and used to support a variety of veterans and community programs and activities.

vfw6441.com/events

Amarillo

Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo

July 4-6

Will Rogers Range Riders Arena, 8829 FM 1541

Will Rogers Range Riders, founded in the late 1930s, is the oldest continually operating riding club in the country. The organization hosts a variety of events including ropings, mounted shootings, and trail rides. The largest event is the annual rodeo held over the Fourth of July weekend that features live music, mutton busting, and a United Professional Rodeo Association-sanctioned rodeo.

wrrangeriders.com

Kerrville

Open Pro Rodeo

July 5-6

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

Lester Meier Rodeo Company presents a full rodeo with exciting events including bareback and saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, ladies barrel racing, bull riding, calf scramble, and mutton busting for the kids.

facebook.com/lestermeierrodeoco

Giddings

Fury on the Sixth Championship Bull Riding

July 6

Lee County Sheriffs Posse Rodeo Arena, 2495 US 290 West

Enjoy some championship bull riding at Fury on the Sixth. Brave cowboys and powerful bulls provide excitement, and you can cheer for the youngsters as they take on mutton bustin’. The event is followed by a dance.

lcspgiddings.com

Bandera

Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

July 6-27

Rattlesnake Ridge, 126 SH 16 South

On Saturdays, see the Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters reenact 1800s gunfights twice a day at Rattlesnake Ridge, located behind the Bandera Visitors Center.

facebook.com/banderagunfighters

Cowboys On Main

July 6, 13, 20, 27

Enjoy free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities can include chuckwagon storytelling, taking a horse-drawn wagon tour of Bandera, and listening to live Western music.

banderabusiness.com

Chuck Wagon Dinner and Show

July 6-27

Flying L Ranch and Resort, 675 Flying L Drive

A barbecue dinner with all the fixins’, live country music, dancing, and Western entertainment are part of the fun at this chuckwagon dinner and show on Saturday evenings.

flyingl.com

Morning Ride with Cowboy Breakfast

July 7, 14, 21, 28

Major Hope Corral, 749 Old Medina Highway

Join Bandera Historical Rides for a Sunday morning cowboy breakfast and horseback ride at Major Hope Corral, a horse rescue center outside of Bandera.

banderahistoricalrides.com

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 27

Mansfield Park , 2886 SH 16 North

Celebrate National Day of the American Cowboy in the Cowboy Capital of the World. Festivities include a chuckwagon cowboy breakfast, gunfighter shows, a barbecue cookoff, live music, kids entertainers, and a rodeo.

banderabusiness.com

Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

Aug. 3-31

Rattlesnake Ridge, 126 SH 16 South

On Saturdays, see the Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters reenact 1800s gunfights twice a day at Rattlesnake Ridge, located behind the Bandera Visitors Center.

facebook.com/banderagunfighters

Cowboys On Main

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Enjoy free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities can include chuckwagon storytelling, taking a horse-drawn wagon tour of Bandera, and listening to live Western music.

banderabusiness.com

Morning Ride with Cowboy Breakfast

Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25

Major Hope Corral, 749 Old Medina Highway

Join Bandera Historical Rides for a Sunday morning cowboy breakfast and horseback ride at Major Hope Corral, a horse rescue center outside of Bandera.

banderahistoricalrides.com

Junction

Rodeo and Dance

Aug. 9-10

Hill Country Fair Association , FM 2169

Held the second weekend in August, the rodeo includes bull riding and nightly dancing.

junctiontexas.com

Sonora

Sutton County Days and Sonora Outlaw Rodeo

Aug. 9-10

Sutton County Park and Pavillion, 1600 N. Crockett St.

Two full days of rodeo performances are accompanied by nightly dances, a parade, food, and vendors.

sonoratexas.org

Alpine

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

Aug. 9-10

S.A.L.E. Rodeo Arena, Paso del Norte Road

Sanctioned by the Working Ranch Cowboys Association, this rodeo features brave performances by real working cowboys, a chuckwagon cookoff, and other activities.

bigbendranchrodeo.com

Denton

North Texas Fair and Rodeo

Aug. 16-24

North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd.

The 96th annual fair and rodeo features nine day of entertaining activities including country music concerts, first-class rodeos, livestock shows, kids’ and fun zones, a carnival, parade, and other attractions.

discoverdenton.com

Austin

PBR Team Series—Gambler Days

Aug. 23-25

Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Drive

An action-packed team bull riding competition features the most exciting 8 seconds in sports with some of the world’s best bull riders and the local Austin Gamblers.

pbr.com/events/gambler-days

Boerne

Kendall County Fair

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Herff Park, 1307 River Road

The Kendall County Fair Association hosts the 118th annual Kendall County Fair. Head to the fairgrounds for a weekend of good old-fashioned community fun, with vendors, a Queen’s Pageant, a rodeo and livestock show on Friday and Saturday, and Bull Riding Extreme on Sunday. A parade on Main Street takes place on Saturday. Attendees can also see exhibits in the Homestead Heritage Exhibit Hall.

kcfa.org

San Augustine

Chamber of Commerce Rodeo

Sept. 20-21

San Augustine Expo and Fair Grounds, 1109 Oaklawn St.

The annual rodeo has a live band on Saturday night after the festivities, and lots of fun for kids along with tasty concession stand treats.

Van Horn

Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 10-13

Van Horn Community Complex, 302 Jones St.

A three-day carnival and music festival is accompanied by bull riding, roping, and a livestock jackpot.

vanhorntexas.org

Taylor

Williamson County Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 18-21

Williamson County Expo Center/RV Park, 5360 Bill Pickett Trail

It’s rodeo time in Taylor and this three-day fair and rodeo consists of shopping vendors, great food and drinks, family fun, live music, rodeo performances, a carnival, and a wine and beer garden.

wilcoexpo.com

Victoria

South Texas Farm and Ranch Show

Oct. 23-24

Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

Learn about the farming and ranching industries from educational programs, classes, speakers, and exhibitors. Programs are offered for adults and children.

southtexasfarmandranchshow.com

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