The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world and an event like no other, an extravaganza for fans to enjoy the roping and riding activity of today’s cowboys. It is the culmination of the rodeo season where the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding compete to take home top honors and their share of a multi-million dollar purse.
If you’ve never been to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas, this is an event you must attend, at least once in a lifetime. 2019 will mark the 35th year for the Wrangler NFR to be held in Las Vegas.
For 10 days in December, the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) transforms the look and feel of Las Vegas in a spectacular way. Each year, thousands of rodeo enthusiasts decked out in Wrangler jeans, cowboy boots, and outsizes hats stroll up and down the Vegas strip, and fill Las Vegas hotel lobbies, casinos, showrooms, and restaurants. You don’t have to be a cowboy or cowgirl to have the time of your life. However, the National Finals Rodeo might just make a cowboy out of you after 10 days of competition and entertainment.
You can find the full schedule of events on their website: https://www.nfrexperience.com/. There is so much more to the NFR than just the performances. It is what goes on around town that makes this event so special. With entertainment, shopping, and plenty of dining, you’re sure to have an experience of a lifetime.
120 professional cowboys and cowgirls will take the most famous stage in rodeo and compete for the legendary titles. All eyes will be on Las Vegas to host the 61st Wrangler NFR, and it’s 10 days of rodeo you don’t want to miss. All performances start at 6:45 PST December 5th-14th.
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- Cowboy Christmas, the longest running and ONLY “Original” gift show of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo boasts over 300,000 square feet of show floor hosting 400 plus vendors from across the United States and Canada. Each year these vendors showcase their unique products which include: customized jewelry, western wear, boots and spurs, furniture, original art, handmade crafts, and pottery.
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