Let’s Rodeo!

Reported by Aiden Guerra

 

San Antonio, TX – The annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is set to kick off its festivities on February 8 and will continue the thrill until February 25. Rodeo enthusiasts, music lovers, and families alike are gearing up for an unforgettable experience at this year’s event.

One of the highlights of the San Antonio Rodeo is undoubtedly the star-studded lineup of concerts featuring renowned artists. Attendees can look forward to performances by country music sensations Midland, Brad Paisley, Gary Allen, and many more. The musical extravaganza is expected to draw fans from far and wide to the AT&T Center.

Tickets for the event are available at varying price points, ranging from 30 to 152 dollars per person, accommodating families of all sizes. With authorized sanctioning from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA), spectators can expect top-notch rodeo competitions from participating teams until the grand finals on February 25.

The fairgrounds, hosting a plethora of activities, will be open every day from 9 am to 11 pm. However, carnival and pop-up shops will have different operating hours to cater to the high demand. The event promises a diverse array of livestock shows scattered throughout each day, providing a unique experience for attendees like never before.

Cayla Jumonville, an enthusiastic attendee, shared her excitement, stating, “I love going to the Rodeo every year and seeing all the cute animals.” The event offers more than just traditional rodeo experiences, with attractions such as pig racing, delectable snacks, and thrilling rides for the younger audience.

For the adults, the San Antonio Rodeo boasts beer gardens, pop-ups, and shops to enhance the overall fun and entertainment factor. With the fairgrounds buzzing with activity, there’s something for everyone, making it the perfect destination for a memorable family outing.

Here are some interesting figures, according to the SA RODEO.COM

Over $255 million has been generated since inception and the funds are awarded through scholarships, grants, endowments, auctions, a calf scramble program, and show premiums. In 2023 the event awarded over $12 million.

● In 2023 alone, over 18,000 students have been impacted to help further their educational and agricultural goals.

● More than 10,500 Texas college students have benefited from a Rodeo scholarship in all 254 Texas Counties.

● Each year, about 550+ new scholars are added to our scholarship program.

● Attendance for the 2023 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo was approximately 1.5 million people entering the fairgrounds, the rodeo, a

As the city buzzes with anticipation, locals are echoing the sentiment, urging everyone to “Rodeo San Antonio.” The festivities are in full swing, so don’t miss out on the chance to witness the excitement firsthand. Whether it’s the concerts, bull riding, or simply enjoying family time at the fairgrounds, grab your tickets now and be part of the action-packed San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.

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