Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2022

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is right around the corner! The countdown is on, mark your calendars for this one-of-a-kind rodeo on February 28 – March 20, 2022, at the NRG Stadium right in the heart of Houston, Texas. Rodeo Houston will be filling up the city with a whole lot of western heritage with this outstanding event of the year. The time is now to throw on your boots and cowboy hats and get ready to head on down because it’s almost rodeo time.

Pre-Rodeo Events

Not only is the rodeo bringing in the best-of-the-best cowboys and cowgirls to compete but there will be pre-rodeo events to help kick off this spectacular event. These will be ticketed and free events for the public. Come join the fun before the action-packed rodeo even begins with a bar-b-que contest, best bites competition, ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run, a parade, trail rides, a wine show, and an auction. For more information on pre-rodeo events please click here.

Rodeo Houston

Rodeo Houston is comprised of two different competitions including the Super Series and the Super Shootout®: North America’s Champions, presented by Crown Royal. There is a total of $2.17 million payouts for both competitions. There’s an average of 1.37 million fans attending and more than 360 competing contestants. This event is like no other and that is because well everything is bigger in Texas. For more information on Rodeo Houston please click here.

Special Days & Events

There will be special days and events during this fantastic event. Houston is known to be the nation’s fourth-largest city and is home to a diverse range of demographics and cultures. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are having several special days throughout the rodeo to celebrate what makes this city so unique. There will be Armed Forces Appreciation, Black Heritage Day, First Responder Day, Go Tejan Day, International Days, and Special Needs Events. For more information on these special days and events please click here.

Music & Concerts

Get ready for music and concerts! Each night after the rodeo chutes close and once the dirt settles, a state-of-the-art stage and production make way. There is an outstanding lineup with top music artists around! There will also be Rodeo Rockstar which is presented by Whataburger. The competition is free and open to non-professional singers. First-place winners in each division will receive a $1,000 cash prize, a day in a professional recording studio, an invitation to ride and perform on the show’s entertainment float in the 2023 downtown rodeo parade. Plus one free Whataburger per week for a year. Experience the Hideout March 1-19, 2022 where you can dance the night away at Rodeo Houston’s very own honky tonk. There will also be Jim Bean tastings daily from 7 pm to 11 pm. For more information please click here.

2022 Lineup:

Cody Johnson – Monday, February 28, 2022

Keith Urban – Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tim McGraw – Wednesday, March 2, 2022

For KING & COUNTRY Thursday, March 3, 2022

Ricky Martin – Friday, March 4, 2022

Jon Pardi – Saturday, March 5, 2022

Los Tucanes de Tijuana – Sunday, March 6, 2022

Luke Bryan – Monday, March 7, 2022

Maren Morris – Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Kane Brown – Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Journey Thursday, March 10, 2022

BUN B’S H-TOWN TAKEOVER – Friday, March 11, 2022

Parker McCollum – Saturday, March 12, 2022

Dierks Bentley – Sunday, March 13, 2022

Sam Hunt – Monday, March 14, 2022

Gwen Stefani – Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Khalid – Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Chris Stapleton Thursday, March 17, 2022

Marshmello – Friday, March 18, 2022

Brad Paisley – Saturday, March 19, 2022

George Strait with special guest, Ashley McBryde – Sunday, March 20, 2022

Livestock & Horse Show

Rodeo Houston is also bringing in the livestock & horse show. There have been more than 34,000 livestock and horse show entries recorded. The rodeo hosts several international competitors as well as exhibitors of all ages from across Texas that are trying for a chance to become a Houston champion. This includes auctions and sales, calf scramble, horse show, judging and contests, the livestock show, and results. For more information regarding the livestock and horse show please click here.

Attractions & Activities

There will be plenty of attractions and activities that the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have to offer! The heart of this spectacular event here is agriculture. Come experience how Rodeo Houston brings a taste of agriculture to the city of Houston, Texas. Take on these awesome attractions and activities such as agventure, a carnival, ranching and wildlife expo, shopping and dining, the junction, and a wine garden. Click here to learn more about these attractions and activities.

“The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ promotes agriculture by hosting an annual, family-friendly experience that educates and entertains the public, supports Texas youth, showcases Western educational heritage, and provides year-round support within the community.”

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo




Howdy, I’m Megan deFabry, I grew up in Reno, Nevada & I now live in Austin, Texas. I’m very passionate about digital marketing and journalism, especially within the western industry. I have a love for rodeos, country music, and maintaining the country way of life!


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