CHAMPION WINE GARDEN EVENTS

CARRUTH PLAZA AT NRG PARK

The Champion Wine Garden presented by Frost Bank is an oasis that offers a cheerful atmosphere, top notch entertainment from rising Texas stars and a chance to savor more than 75 award-winning wines. We offer tent and table reservations for those looking to host an event in this popular spot during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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FEBRUARY:  27 | 28 | 29

MARCH: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17

Tuesday, Feb. 27 | OPENING DAY

presented by:

OPENING DAY

GLOW PARTY | 8:30 p.m.

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | The Emotions

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | DJ DU

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Frederick William

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WEDNESday, Feb. 28 | ARMED FORCES DAY

presented by:

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | The Powell Brothers

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Jon Finney

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Terlato & Chimney Rock

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Decadent Chocolate & Wine

Presented by: Ryan Levy

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Thursday, Feb. 29

TEXAS WINE DAY

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Hill Country Tent

Complimentary tasting of Texas wines – Open to anyone 21+

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Cooper Wade & Unclaimed Freight

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Pauline Reese

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Caymus Vineyards

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Pop the Bubbles

Presented by: Ryan Levy

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FRIDAY, MARCH 1 | BLACK HERITAGE DAY

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

2:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Hayden Woollen | Evening: Zydeco Dots

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Blake Harlow

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Daylight Wine Co

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Friday Night Bingo

Presented by: Monique Sudak

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SATURDAY, MARCH 2

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Retro Radio | Evening: The Moment

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: John Egan | Evening: The Southern Frontmen

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Daylight Wine Co

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Best Bang for your (Wine) Buck

Presented by: Chris Merkl

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SUNDAY, MARCH 3

R&B BRUNCH

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Brunch is open to anyone on Rodeo grounds, no special ticket needed. 

Food truck – Waffle Bus | Entertainment: Bo Bottoms

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Matinee: Uncle Jesse’s Hair | Evening: Yelba’s Variety Band

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: Tawna Goforth
Evening: The Swanson Brothers

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Taco ‘Bout Wine

Presented by: Ryan Levy

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MONDAY, MARCH 4 | FIRST RESPONDERS DAYS

presented by:

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Libby Koch

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Big Jordan Band

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Terlato & Chimney Rock

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Steak and Red Wine

Presented by: Robert Gilroy

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TUESDAY, MARCH 5

A TASTE OF CHILE

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Hill Country Tent

Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of swirling, sniffing, and sipping as we uncork the treasures of Chile’s vineyards. Immerse yourself in this year’s Feature Wine Region as you savor a curated selection of 7 exquisite Chilean wines, 1 of which is an off-menu wine not for sale in the Wine Garden, and exclusive to this event! Purchase tickets »

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | The Lost Boys

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Cul-de-Sac

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Graham Beck Family Estates

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Chilean Wine

Presented by: Carl Chargois

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Matt Caldwell

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Genevieve

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Oyster Bay

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Wine and Cheese

Presented by: Bill Atkins

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THURSDAY, MARCH 7

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Genevieve

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Keith Hickle

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Santa Rita Estates

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Riboli Family Wines

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

2:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Dawson DeBord | Evening: Shay Domann

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Shane Jenkins

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Wine and Carnival Food

Presented by: Tamara Atkins

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SATURDAY, MARCH 9

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Mason Creager | Evening: James Hollingsworth | Late Evening: The Ransom Brothers

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: Gabrielle Metz | Evening: Brian Milson

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Graham Beck Family Estates

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Sake Seminar

Presented by: Carl Chargois

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SUNDAY, MARCH 10 | GO TEJANO DAY

LATIN BRUNCH

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Brunch is open to anyone on Rodeo grounds, no special ticket needed.

Food truck – Tila’s Taco Truck | Entertainment: Charlie y La Tribu Cubana

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Matinee: Bamuaya | Evening: The Leslie Lugo Band

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: Bo Bottoms | Evening: Hagen Dane

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Wine and Seasonal Cookies

Presented by: Kelly Limbaugh

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MONDAY, MARCH 11 

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Gabrielle Metz

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Dairy Daughters

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Graham Beck Family Estates

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Steak and Red Wine

Presented by: Robert Gilroy

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TUESDAY, MARCH 12

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Randy Burghardt

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Katie Katy

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Chairman’s List

Presented by: Karin Singley

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Issac Jacob

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Randy Burghardt

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | William Chris Wines

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Wine and Texas BBQ

Presented by: Bill Atkins

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THURSDAY, MARCH 14

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Brandon Smith Band

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Brandon Michael

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Sinegal Estate

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Lost Draw

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

2:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Andrea Goodman | Evening: The Randy Brown Show

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Mark Odom Band

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Friday Night Pizza/Movie Trivia

Presented by: Monique Sudak

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SATURDAY, MARCH 16

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Matinee: Mark Odom Band | Evening: Django Walker Band | Late Evening: Kim Carson

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: The Randy Brown Show | Evening: Shay Domann

WINEMAKER’S CORNER

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Messina Hof Winery

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | William Chris Wines

Representatives of the winery will share samples and information about the wine(s) they represent on the menu.

WINE EDUCATION SEMINAR

Location: Seminar Tent

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Wine and Synergy

Presented by: Carl Chargois

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SUNDAY, MARCH 17 | ST. PATRICK’S DAY

JAZZ BRUNCH

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Brunch is open to anyone on Rodeo grounds, no special ticket needed.

Food truck – Cotton Culinary | Entertainment: The Greg Petito Jazz Quartet

MAIN STAGE MUSIC

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Morning: The Greg Petito Jazz Quartet | Matinee: Blake Harlow | Evening: The Emotions

LONESTAR STAGE MUSIC

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Matinee: Wes Nickson | Evening: Brandon Smith Band

CONTACT US

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
NRG Center
3 NRG Park
Houston, Texas 77054

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 832.667.1184

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