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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.

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Your guide to ENJOYING the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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Your guide to ARRIVING to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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Your guide to shopping and dining at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Pre-Rodeo Events

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!

RODEO UNCORKED! WINE SHOW

Learn more about the International Wine Competition, Roundup & Best Bites Competition, Champion Wine Auction & Dinner and the Champion Wine Garden presented by Frost Bank.

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RODEO RUN

Run for a cause! Proceeds from Rodeo Run®, presented by ConocoPhillips, benefit the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™. The run kicks off with the wheelchair race, followed by the 5K and 10K Corral A, 10K timed and 5K timed events.

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DOWNTOWN RODEO PARADE

Since 1938, the nation’s fourth largest city is transformed from a bustling metropolis to a down-home celebration of Western heritage.

TRAIL RIDES

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

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!

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WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP BAR-B-QUE CONTEST

More than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, compete in the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest presented by Cotton Holdings. 

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