The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is just one of many premier events in Texas, taking place February 9th-26th, 2023. Every year, thousands of people flock to San Antonio to witness and take part in just a few of the incredible events going on. The SASSR has a long and storied history, stemming back to its first stock show in 1949 and its first rodeo in 1950. It has since grown in size and popularity, drawing visitors from all over the world. This event is a staple for the people of San Antonio and Texans alike, to come together and celebrate their Texas heritage in a fun and exciting way.
This year’s event will feature over 70 different events and activities, all aimed to delight and entertain visitors. Kicking off February 9th is the first set of events with everything from an NCHA Cutting Show to a BMX Freestyle event and everything in between. Of course, another highlight of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is the rodeo itself. During the competition, cowboys and cowgirls will compete in events like bull riding, steer roping, and barrel racing with fans being able to watch the action from the stands, or from the concourse.
Credit to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Facebook Page
In addition to the rodeo and livestock shows, there will also be rodeo concerts following each performance, the carnival, mutton busting, a ranch rodeo, an auction, and of course, a variety of food, drink, and shopping vendors. There’s also plenty of live music, and a variety of other activities to keep visitors entertained. If you’re looking to attend the event, you’re in luck, tickets are now available online!
Credit to the SASSR Facebook Page
Their mission statement reads,
“A volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas.”
Through community education and involvement, The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is active in preserving an integral part of Texas’ history. Whether your interest lies in the rodeo arena, stock shows, concerts, or shopping, there are various opportunities to explore the activities that make The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo such a hit each year! Join Cowboy Lifestyle Network and Wrangler as we saddle up for another larger-than-life adventure in The Lone Star State!
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