The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, the oldest indoor livestock show in the nation, celebrates its 117th anniversary from January 18 to February 9, at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, in Fort Worth. With 30 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and six specialty rodeo performances, spectators have a unique
opportunity to watch the toughest cowboys and cowgirls from all over the nation compete.
A variety of entertainment includes livestock shows, 4-H and FFA livestock exhibitors, PRCA extreme bull riding, live music, bronc riding, a fiestastyle Best of Mexico Celebración, a rodeo camp, chuck wagon races, Best of the West invitational ranch rodeo, an art contest, The Cowboys of Color Rodeo, six acres of carnival games, midway rides, food and four acres of shopping.
Kid-friendly, interactive activities and free educational entertainment includes a children’s barnyard, petting zoo, live milking demonstrations and a Planet Agriculture walk-through interactive exhibit. For adults on the town, the Rodeo Roadhouse offers adult beverages and live entertainment from local and regional entertainers. The rodeo ticket also provides admission to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Cattle Raisers Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum.
Location: 3400 Burnett Tandy Dr., Fort Worth. For more information, call 817-877-2420 or visit FWSSR.com.