IT’S FORT WORTH’S LEGENDARY EVENT
The legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is an action-packed, full-filled experience for the whole family. From January 12 through February 3, the Stock Show features 36 rodeo performances, livestock exhibits, a carnival midway and so much more. Here are some special features of this year’s Show.
Roadhouse is the Place to Be For Local Live Music
Rodeo and live music go hand and hand. Come see why the Coors Light Roadhouse is a great place to meet up with friends, enjoy a beverage and catch the area’s latest and greatest acts. Take a peek at this year’s lineup. Visit www.fwssr.com for complete schedule details.
The Stock Show partners with groups and organizations to give back to the community. Specific days are designated to provide individuals with free grounds admission or rodeo tickets as well as to raise funds for an important cause, like fighting disease or supporting healthcare. Some of these special days include:
Dickies Day – Tuesday, January 16: Wear Dickies® apparel on January 16 and get free grounds admission.
Stock Show Goes Pink – Tuesday, January 23: Fifty percent of the day’s rodeo ticket and general admission proceeds are donated to Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth®. Breast cancer survivors get free grounds admission and a ticket to the evening rodeo performance. For information call Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth at 817-735-8580.
TCU Day – Thursday, January 25: Anyone wearing TCU gear receives free general admission (does not include rodeo performance). Making the day more special is $10 rodeo tickets (a $22 value) with a valid TCU student ID.
Military Appreciation Day, Monday, January 29: Active and retired military members and their immediate families receive free grounds admission and tickets to both rodeo performances. Call 817-877-2420 for details.
Cook Children’s Day – Wednesday, January 31: Support Cook Children’s Neonatal ICU by purchasing tickets to either the 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. rodeo performance. Half of the proceeds benefit this worthy cause.
Make Stock Show Parking Easy – Catch the Rodeo Redline!!!
Weekend Stock Show parking can be a breeze by skipping the fuss and catching the Rodeo Redline bus. For $5 – half the cost of regular parking – you can park at Billy Bob’s Texas parking lot and your carload can ride comfortably to the front entrance of the Stock Show grounds. Rodeo Redline runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays.
The Show will be introducing Vine 2 Wine, the new and fun wine experience that welcomes your participation. Expand your knowledge at a Wine Camp presented in partnership with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association and Central Market. Two Wine Camp tasting seminars are available from 3-4:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. in the Cactus Room of the Amon G. Carter Exhibits Hall. They’re free but seating is limited. You can also scoot over to the Sip & Shop wine tastings in the Texas Room (commercial exhibits) from 4-8:30 p.m. In addition to the awesome rodeo shopping experience, you’ll sample eight wines from four wineries with expert representatives to answer your questions. Sip & Shop requires a paid ticket which can be purchased at the Commercial Exhibits office on the north end of the exhibit hall.
Of the 6.5 million residents of the Metroplex a very small percentage are ever around horses, cattle, goats or a sheep. The Children’s Barnyard and the Bank of Texas Petting Zoo give the visitor a chance to get up close and personal with these critters. Today, the public wants to be better informed about the food they consume. Planet Agriculture and the Thank a Farmer® Magic Show, both presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, give visitors a true-life picture of what farming is really about and how food gets to the table.
The Fort Worth Stock Show’s rodeo performances are fun and affordable. To order tickets call 817-877-2420 or go to www.fwssr.com and click on “Ticket Sales.”
Best of the West Ranch Rodeo – Jan. 12, 13 ($30) Part of Ranching Heritage Weekend presented by Western Horseman.
Best of Mexico Celebraciõn – Jan. 14 ($22)
Cowboys of Color Rodeo – Jan. 15 ($22) Presented by State Farm Insurance® and Telemundo 39.
Bulls Night Out Extreme Bull Riding – Jan. 16, 17 ($30) Presented by Plains Capital Bank.
Fort Worth Super Shootout Rodeo – Jan. 18 ($30) Presented by Schaefer® America’s Finest Ranchwear.
World’s Original Indoor Rodeo (PRCA Rodeo) – Jan. 19 through February 3 ($22 – Mon. thru Thurs. nights and Mon. thru Fri. matinees, $30 – Fri. nights, Saturdays and Sundays).
Support from major sponsors helps ensure the Stock Show is an affordable and quality experience. A big “thank you” goes to Mattress Firm, North Texas Chevy Dealers, Dickies and XTO Energy, an ExxonMobil Subsidiary.
Twenty-three days of fun-filled entertainment awaits you from January 12 through February 3 at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Get your tickets today and enjoy a tradition-filled western heritage experience. For more information and a daily schedule visit www.fwssr.com.