Attendance

World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Thursday  *40,502 38,829 37,831 36,800 35,934 34,223
Friday   83,064 *86,042 84,258 83,711 68,198 76,889
Saturday  125,766 *139,261 137,944 123,673 117,097 106,528
Total  249,332 *264,132 260,033 244,184 221,229 217,640

* Attendance Record

Total Attendance (all activities on the grounds)

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Monday NA 53,547 NA NA NA NA
Tuesday   57,742 55,733 60,660 55,514 52,454 65,486
Wednesday   67,202 73,052 75,236 56,294 57,447 64,331
Thursday   75,316 81,458 76,987 70,384 73,680 57,582
Friday 109,495 87,414 76,513 95,241 93,345 64,886
Saturday 125,364 108,603  133,451 91,424 131,646 105,671
Sunday   99,413 106,373 116,031 115,171 103,354 112,390
Monday   76,497 54,352 61,374 71,569 63,801 47,343
Tuesday 107,545 66,435 71,264 71,187 60,766 69,391
Wednesday 121,141 74,401 84,951 70,595 94,416 74,838
Thursday 140,359
103,833 75,664 80,428 83,880 75,291
Friday 140,831
113,238 73,619 104,064 86,022 59,111
Saturday  113,576 156,187 88,975 124,502 115,686 69,263
Sunday 129,028 114,509 94,107 138,103 141,273 88,752
Monday 109,371 117,467 122,834 84,065 99,048 63,096
Tuesday  98,166 120,705 105,506 121,888 74,964 88,646
Wednesday  137,589 147,138 147,479 144,677 129,522 103,801
Thursday 127,246 144,627 142,682 131,473 135,664 90,851
Friday 124,790 152,281 127,347 123,688 117,850 135,548
Saturday  163,991 **174,507 153,159 150,948 90,566 132,249
Sunday  111,727 136,246 110,098 117,435 117,464 104,166
TOTAL  *2,485,721 *2,506,238 2,257,970 2,262,834 2,144,077 1,890,332

* Total Attendance Record
- 2014: 20-day run record
- 2013: 21-day run record
** Single Day Total Attendance Record (since 2003)
Total attendance includes World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest attendance.

Paid RODEOHOUSTON® Attendance

 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Monday  NA 51,756 NA NA NA NA
Tuesday 56,569 48,407 52,686 46,265 49,472 59,401
Wednesday 59,299 59,517 63,068 51,088 49,339 54,943
Thursday 57,857 64,176 64,024 55,332 60,374 48,224
Friday 75,067
66,320 54,452 71,943 72,150 49,471
Saturday 68,890
61,071 71,007 57,627 70,503 60,000
Sunday 73,397
62,224 72,295 72,709 72,013 72,475
Monday 54,039
49,548 48,424 51,985 54,705 44,758
Tuesday 72,088
56,260 56,602 50,243 46,355 53,312
Wednesday 68,008 54,856 66,014 49,808 71,057 55,972
Thursday 75,214 75,177 55,646 55,231 59,496 62,291
Friday 74,054
71,534 60,637 70,007 58,692 50,641
Saturday 73,768
71,719 62,357 59,028 58,573 58,179
Sunday 75,224
*75,305 74,588 73,469 74,222 74,147
Monday 75,078
72,891 73,386 64,964 65,600 49,411
Tuesday 61,191 69,954 60,556 72,384 59,740 61,613
Wednesday 74,880 71,878 74,241 73,811 65,642 62,836
Thursday 75,054 75,217 74,905 71,590 73,073 55,336
Friday 58,784 75,238 63,599 64,005 57,208 72,658
Saturday 73,943 75,242 73,757 73,825 72,977 72,412
Sunday 75,012 NA 61,175 70,009 72,883 64,048
TOTAL * 1,377,416 1,308,288 1,283,419 1,255,323 1,264,074 1,182,128

* Paid RodeoHouston Attendance Record

Top 20 Paid RODEOHOUSTON Attendance Records – Individual Performances

RANK DATE ATTENDANCE PERFORMER(S)
1
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Go Tejano Day
75,305
Julion Alvarez and
Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon
2 Saturday, March 16, 2013
75,242 Luke Bryan
3
Friday, March 15, 2013
75,238 Blake Shelton
4
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Go Tejano Day

75,224
Banda MS and Pesado
5 Thursday, March 14, 2013 75,217 Pitbull
6 Thursday, March 13, 2014 75,214 Maroon 5
7 Thursday, March 7, 2013
75,177
Bruno Mars
8
Monday, March 17, 2014
75,078
Luke Bryan
9 Friday, March 7, 2014
Black Heritage Day
75,067 Usher
10 Thursday, March 20, 2014 75,054 Blake Shelton
11
Sunday, March 23, 2014
75,012
Zac Brown Band
12 Thursday, March 15, 2012 74,905 Jason Aldean
13 Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Value Wednesday
74,880 Florida Georgia Line
14 Sunday, March 11, 2012
Go Tejano Day
74,588 La Orginal Banda El Limon and Duelo
15 Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Value Wednesday
74,241 The Band Perry
16 Sunday, March 14, 2010
Go Tejano Day
74,222 Pesado and El Trono De Mexico
17 Sunday, March 15, 2009
Go Tejano Day
74,147 Ramon Ayala and Alacranes Musical
18 Friday, March 14, 2014  74,054 Keith Urban
19 Saturday, March 22, 2014 73,943 The Band Perry
20 Saturday, March 19, 2011 73,825 Brad Paisley

Attendance History by Year

YEAR TOTAL ATTENDANCE PAID RODEOHOUSTON ATTENDANCE
1982 1,095,155 646,735
1983 1,095,730 597,783
1984 1,014,550 592,403
1985 1,070,276 537,802
1986 1,120,796 547,763
1987 1,107,822 564,911
1988 1,194,179 640,117
1989 1,242,288 717,541
1990 1,323,865 784,483
1991 1,366,598 827,037
1992 1,501,818 928,304
1993 1,568,266 973,318
1994 1,616,113 985,871
1995 1,810,007 1,068,447
1996 1,830,265 1,061,344
1997 1,788,437 1,013,100
1998 1,769,359 923,313
1999 1,853,650 #1,101,507
2000 1,889,861 1,101,478
2001 1,382,183 1,031,570
2002 1,563,662 1,091,955
2003 1,745,351 1,215,913
2004 1,890,174 1,126,092
2005 1,740,095 1,127,239
2006 1,688,103 1,115,558
2007 1,806,129 1,176,436
2008 1,802,158 1,206,551
2009 1,890,332 1,182,128
2010 2,144,077 1,264,074
2011 2,262,834 1,255,323
2012 2,257,970 1,283,419
2013
*2,506,238 1,308,288
2014 *2,485,721
*1,377,416

* Attendance Records
Total Attendance
- 2014: 20-day run record
- 2013: 21-day run record
# Paid attendance figures beginning in 1999 (actual turnstile figures were reported through 1998).

Reliant Stadium Attendance Record

Sunday, March 17, 2013
George Strait, Martina McBride, Randy Rogers Band (concert only): 80,020