San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo - Tripshepherd

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Aubrey Higgins2022-01-22

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Planning to be in the San Antonio area in February? There is no way you can miss the famous San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo! This award-winning event will offer attendees the to experience true Texan spirit with delicious food, a carnival, musical performances, and of course rodeos.

While here, make the best of your stay and see all of San Antonio with the city's best small-group tour, on our Best of San Antonio Tour where our fun, friendly, and knowledgeable guide will lead you on a small-group tour to visit the very best sights and experiences of the city.

We will even give you a break from driving and will pick you up and drop you off at any downtown hotel or location. The tour experience also includes skip-the-line ticket entry, all admission tickets included, all while driving in an air-conditioned Mercedes Metris van.

What is the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo are one of the largest, most popular single events in San Antonio. The rodeo attracts around 1.5 million visitors every year!

As one of the top Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), the rodeo has been awarded the PRCA Large Indoor Rodeo of the year 14 years in a row!

The very first rodeo took place in 1950 at the Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum, where it continued to take place until 2003 when the primary events of the rodeo moved to the AT&T Center. The Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum then added on-site access for vendors to sell western wear, furniture, and other items during the rodeo.


When is the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

The event takes place every year for three weeks during the month of February, this year it will take place February 10th - 27th 2022. Visitors can purchase their tickets now for any of the daily events at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo website.

What To Do at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

There is a lot to do for everyone at the rodeo! This family-friendly event provides attendees with world-class, entertainment, educational activities, exhibits, a carnival, shopping opportunities, and of course horse and livestock shows!

To kick off this 3-week event and celebrate the city’s proud Texan heritage, the Western Heritage Parade and Cattle Drive take place. This entails participants such as the Fort Sam Houston Caisson, Fort Hood 1st Cavalry Division, and the Texas Longhorn partaking in a mile-long route through the streets of downtown San Antonio.

Eight days prior to the start of the Rodeo, South Texas Trail Riders will trek 140 miles on country back roads on horses, mules, and wagons - derived from being outdoors and engaging in the old way of living. This year, have fun at the carnival that is sure to bring out the inner kid in everyone, take in some shopping, watch a thrilling action-packed rodeo, and catch one (or a few) of the star-studded musical guests.

Some of the musical guests this year include; Little Big Town, Lady A, Brad Paisley, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, and Ludacris, among others.