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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.

Sweetwater

Junior Rodeo

Feb. 23-25

Nolan County Coliseum, 220 Coliseum Drive

Young boys and girls compete in multiple rodeo events, including team roping, calf roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, and steer riding.

nolancc.com

Bandera

Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Rattlesnake Ridge, 126 SH 16S

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

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Enjoy free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities can include chuckwagon storytelling, hopping on a saddle-broke longhorn, or taking a horse-drawn wagon tour of Bandera.

banderabusiness.com

Morning Ride with Cowboy Breakfast

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

Texas Wool Week: Bandera Fiber and Arts Week and Festival

March 5-10

The Sheep Walk Ranch,  5305 SH 173 North

Texas Wool Week started as a one-week retreat for friends and has transformed into a working-farm experience with fiber and arts vendors, musical entertainment, day-trip adventures during the week along with shearing days and more. The Bandera Fiber and Arts Festival on March 8-9 is the capstone of the week, with live music, demonstrations, and vendors.

banderafiberandarts.com

Arlington

American Western Weekend

March 8-9

Globe Life Field, 734 Stadium Drive

American Western Weekend features action-packed entertainment, world-class talent, and Western sports that culminate with the American Rodeo, an unrivaled celebration of the pioneering spirit of the American West. The national sporting event offers fans a choice: to cheer on Western sports’ finest champion athletes, or root for the underdog “Contenders” chasing a $1 million bonus through every rodeo, roping, and riding effort. A new exhibition called “The American Performance Horseman” brings together the Western equine sports disciplines of reining, reined cow, and cutting for a $1 million prize.

americanrodeo.com

Austin

Rodeo Austin

March 8-23

Travis County Exposition Center, 7311 Decker Lane

Over the years, Rodeo Austin has grown from a show featuring 16 animals into one of Austin’s premier events featuring pro rodeo events, daily concerts, and a livestock show.

rodeoaustin.com

Goliad

Goliad County Fair and PRCA Rodeo

March 15-17

Goliad County Fairgrounds, 925 US 183 South

Enjoy pro rodeo action in conjunction with the Goliad County Fair. See brave athletes compete in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and mutton bustin’. In previous years, the fair has included a parade, carnival, barbecue, and dancing.

facebook.com/goliadprca.rodeo

Bandera

Ham Rodeo

March 16

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.

facebook.com/thebanderawranglers

Fort Stockton

Comanche Springs Rodeo

March 21-23

Pecos County Coliseum, 1658 Airport Drive

On the fourth weekend of March, head to the Comanche Springs Rodeo, an annual United Professional Rodeo Association rodeo with a parade, dancing, live music, and traditional rodeo events. Friday is Family Night, where kids ages 12 and under get in for free.

comanchespringsrodeo.com

Palestine

Boston Porter Memorial Bull Riding and Boston’s Buckaroos Kid Rodeo

March 23

Anderson County Youth Livestock Pavilion, 750 SH 287 North

The 20th annual Boston Porter Memorial Rodeo features a kids’ rodeo in the afternoon and bull riding in the evening. Tickets can be bought at Cavender’s or at the gate, with proceeds from the event supporting educational scholarships for the youth of Anderson County.

visitpalestine.com

Levelland

American Businessmen’s Clubs Pro Rodeo Kickoff and Barbecue Cookoff

March 30

Mallet Event Center and Arena, 2320 US 385

The American Businessmen’s Clubs (ABC) Pro Rodeo starts off with a dance and barbecue cookoff.

abcrodeo.com

ABC Pro Rodeo

April 4-7

Mallet Event Center and Arena, 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.

abcrodeo.com

Mesquite

Solar Rodeo 2024

April 5-8

Various locations

Mesquite is celebrating the solar eclipse on April 8, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, with a full weekend of festivities and community events including the annual Rodeo Parade, a planetarium experience, family games, art, a farmers market, and live music.

visitmesquitetx.com/events/2023/solarrodeo

Rodeo Parade

April 6

Downtown , Beltline and Newson Steets to Galloway Avenue at New Market

The city of Mesquite is the official Rodeo Capital of Texas and hosts its 66th annual Rodeo Parade, a traditional celebration of Western heritage. As the parade winds through the streets of Mesquite, participants and spectators alike are treated to a display of community spirit. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to the area, the Rodeo Parade is a must-see event.

cityofmesquite.com/279/rodeo-parade

Bandera

Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27

Rattlesnake Ridge, 126 SH 16S

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

Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27

Enjoy free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities can include chuckwagon storytelling, hopping on a saddle-broke longhorn, or taking a horse-drawn wagon tour of Bandera.

banderabusiness.com

Morning Ride with Cowboy Breakfast

April 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

Neches

1836 Chuckwagon Races

April 19-21

Diamond B Ranch, 11589 FM 321

The 1836 Chuckwagon Races take place during the celebration of Texas’ independence every year at the Diamond B Ranch in Neches. There are multiple divisions of wagon races as well as trail rides, Dutch oven cooking classes, herd dog demonstrations, hoof care clinics, a horse auction, barn dances, karaoke, and live music. The gates are open for camping the Monday prior to the races on a first-come, first-served basis.

the1836.com

Lubbock

Ranch Day

April 20

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.

ranchingheritage.org/nrhc-events/ranch-day

Lampasas

Riata Roundup Rodeo and LTX Barbecue Fest

April 25-27

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.

lampasaschamber.org

Kerrville

Roundup Exhibition and Sale

April 26-May 12

Museum of Western Art, 1550 Bandera Highway

The 41st annual roundup and sale is an exciting weekend full of art, food, drinks, music, and dancing. More than 150 works are for sale from local, regional, and national artists.

museumofwesternart.com

Texas Gun and Knife Show

April 27-28

Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 SH 27

The Texas Gun and Knife Association hosts this annual show. Vendors sell new and used guns, knives, ammunition, coins, jewelry, camping gear, accessories, and other hunting and outdoors items.

texasgunandknifeshows.com

Corpus Christi

PBR: Velocity Tour

May 3-4

American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

The Professional Bull Riders organization brings its Velocity Tour to Corpus Christi during the city’s annual Buc Fest. See some of the best athletes of the sport going head-to-head with the fiercest bulls in the country.

americanbankcenter.com

Bandera

Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters

May 4, 11, 18, 25

Rattlesnake Ridge, 126 SH 16S

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

May 4, 11, 18, 25

Enjoy free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities can include chuckwagon storytelling, hopping on a saddle-broke longhorn, or taking a horse-drawn wagon tour of Bandera.

banderabusiness.com

Morning Ride with Cowboy Breakfast

May 5, 12, 19, 26

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

Levelland

Clovis Horse Sales and Vendor Show

May 17-18

Mallet Event Center and Arena, 2320 US 385 South

Clovis Horse Sales strives to provide quality horses for all types of riders. Each sale has different events featuring different types of horses, including team ropings, cow horse futurities, and ranch horse competitions.

clovishorsesales.com

Bandera

Memorial Day Weekend Stampede Rodeo and Parade

May 24-26

Mansfield Park and Main Street, 2886 SH 16 North

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

banderaprorodeo.org

Hunt

Crider’s Rodeo and Dancehall

May 25

Crider’s Rodeo and Dancehall, 2310 SH 39

Crider’s Rodeo and Dancehall, an entertainment spot along the banks of the Guadalupe River, opens its season of rodeos, live music, and dancing on Saturday nights.

cridersrandd.com

Lewisville

Fiesta Charra

May 26

Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St.

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

visitlewisville.com

Bandera

Memorial Day Arts and Craft Show

May 26-27

Bandera County Courthouse Lawn, 500 Main St.

As part of the Memorial Day Weekend Stampede, Bandera hosts this arts and crafts show with vendors set up on the courthouse lawn.

banderatex.com

Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

May 26

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.

flyingl.com

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