The San Antonio Annual Stock Show and Rodeo brings all the cowboy traditions to our city in February. Activities such as horse shows and sales plus animal and agriculture cover a wide range of the western roundups.
Over two weeks, from Feb 7th to 24th, the rodeo events combine livestock shows, carnivals and concerts for a variety of entertainment and competitions. There is even a Bar-B-Que cook-off and cowgirls fashion show for all those busy wranglers.
The total attendance last year was 1,510,456 and that translates to a big economic boom for the area. According to the demographic information on the website above, for 61% of those who attended last year, they spent an average of $101-$500 during their stay.
The benefit to education is also part of the Stock Show and Rodeo. Last year over $10 million was committed to scholarships, grants and endowments, auctions, etc.
For all the details on events and tickets, check the link above. Consider taking the VIA park & ride for convenient transportation.
And the concert schedule this year includes some major musical artists such as: Clay Walker and Eli Young Band and Lady Antebellum.
So go polish your boots and enjoy the rodeo.
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