plan your visit
Attend the best tradition in Texas! For more than 90 years, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has offered the best in entertainment, education and charitable opportunities in Texas. As the world’s largest livestock show and rodeo, this event is a spectacle unlike any other. Visitors from across the world come to experience Western heritage in the nation’s fourth largest city. For 20 days, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is available for you to explore.
Plan your visit
Your guide to ENJOYING the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Plan your ARRIVAL
Your guide to ARRIVING to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Plan your meals
Your guide to shopping and dining at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Click below to learn about all the ways you can get involved in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo before it officially kicks off on February 27!
In 1952, four men traveled on horseback from Brenham, Texas, to raise awareness of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Today, more than 2,000 trail riders partake in the Rodeo’s signature tradition each year.
Go Texan Day is the unofficial kickoff of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Wear your cowboy boots, and cowboy hats in celebration and stop by Hermann Square for the Rodeo Roundup!