Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

Date/Time

January 13, 2023 to February 04, 2023

Location

Will Rogers Memorial Center View map
3401 W. Lancaster,
Fort Worth, TX,

Additional Information

  • Website:
  • Line/Box Office Phone: 817/877-2400
  • Cost: General grounds admission: $12 adults; $6 children ages 6–16; free for age 5 and younger. Rodeo tickets sold separately ($30 for gallery seating; $50 for plaza level; kids 2 and older must have a ticket for admission to rodeo performances) and include grounds admission.
  • Ages: All ages

Description

This thing is legendary! It’s not just a slogan. It’s why the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is the most authentic western lifestyle experience anywhere – since 1896. It’s exciting, it’s fun, it’s 23 days of what makes Fort Worth the greatest city in Texas. There's livestock and horse shows, kid-friendly activities and exhibits, live music, carnival midway great food and plenty of rodeo action.

Check back later for more details about the 2023 festival as they are announced. The 2022 event featured:

Rodeo
Rodeo during the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show will make an epic return to the amazing Dickies Arena in 2022. After a long wait, excited fans can make plans to, again, immerse themselves in how Fort Worth brings the Modern West to life. Whether it’s traditional rodeo with a tournament twist, Xtreme Bull Riding, the colorful Best of Mexico Celebración, the diversity of the Cowboys of Color Rodeo, the Best of the West Ranch Rodeo, or the Texas Champions Challenge, there are 25 rodeo performances that will bring out your inner cowboy or cowgirl.

Rodeo tickets are sold separately from general admission, so get your rodeo tickets here. Note that mutton bustin sign-ups are sold out, but you can still catch them during many of the rodeo competitions.

Family Fun>
Entertainment and educational options for kids are king at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are almost endless. What kid doesn't want to experience the western way of life up close and personal? Some of the wonderful things for your child to experience at the Stock Show are the Milking Parlor and Children’s Barnyard, petting zoo and pony rides, carnival midway.

Mooseum Experience
With your grounds admission to the festival, you also get free admission to three local museums: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH), Cattle Raisers Museum (located on the second floor of the FWMSH), and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. (If you're already a member to any of these three institutions, you can enjoy free grounds admission to the Stock Show.) Stop by you can catch their exhibitions and view works from the Stock Show's art contest.

All-Western ParadeUpdate: Cancelled due to a wind advisory
On Saturday, January 15 at 11am, line up along downtown Fort Worth for the annual parade with marching bands, floats and more than 2,000 horses including the gorgeous and massive Budweiser Clydesdales. Watch for free from anywhere along the route, or get reserved seating for $15 (in front on the convention center) or $25 (at Sundance Square where the face painters and balloon artists will be). These tickets also get you free general admission to the Stock Show grounds on any day.

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

Kids Gone Wild Day
On Sunday, January 23 at 11am. Kids Gone Wild teaches kids not just about nature, but the important role ranchers play in managing natural resources - soil, plants and water - to benefit both livestock and wildlife.The Texas Wildlife Association is a statewide membership organization that serves Texas wildlife and its habitat, while protecting property rights, hunting heritage, and the conservation efforts of those who value and steward wildlife resources.

Bucking Bull Camp
Also on January 23, the FWSSR will be hosting the PRCA ProRodeo & American Bucking Bull Inc. Camp. Campers will learn hands-on instruction from top Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association athletes in bareback riding, bull riding and saddle bronc. The camp is free and open to all ages, but it's limited to the first 60 people to register, so sign up here.

Discounts
-Seniors: General grounds admission is $5 for seniors 65 years and up on Fridays Jan. 21, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4.
-TCU students with a valid student ID may purchase rodeo tickets for $15 (half price) for TCU Day January 30. These tickets will be available beginning December 2 when the Stock Show’s rodeo ticket office opens.
-Tolltag Tuesdays: One grounds pass to those with a North Texas Tollway Authority tag on their windshield who purchase parking on the grounds.
-Jan. 21: Wear Dickies apparel for free grounds admission.
-Jan. 30: Wear TCU branded clothing for free grounds admission.
-Jan. 31: Active and retired military and their immediate family members are eligible to receive free rodeo tickets. Military ID is required and tickets may be obtained at the Stock Show Rodeo Ticket office on Will Rogers Drive.

Find more family festivals and events near you at dfwchild.com/calendar.