Here’s what you need to know
One of the world’s most famous rodeos is back for its 10-day run at the Livestock Event Center in Reno.
The Reno Rodeo, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event, kicks off the competition with its annual one-night Xtreme Bulls event on Thursday. He moves into 10 consecutive nights of rodeo competition starting Friday night. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy one of northern Nevada’s iconic summer events:
Appointment: The 10 nights of rodeo competition run from June 17 to June 25, with the championship final scheduled for the final night. Competition begins at 7 p.m. each evening.
Tickets: Available at the Reno Rodeo Box Office, located at the Cattle Pavilion at Gate 2 (near Wells Ave.). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Online purchase is not available, with a rodeo spokeswoman adding on Thursday that only a limited number of tickets should be available for in-person purchase. Single tickets start at $17.
The rodeo competition will also be broadcast live on televisions at the rodeo grounds. Entrance to the grounds is $5 per night.
Location: The Reno Livestock Event Center outdoor arena is located at 1350 N. Wells Ave. in Reno.
COVID-19 protocols: There are no pandemic-related restrictions in place for the 2022 Reno Rodeo.
Other events: In addition to 10 nights of rodeo competition, the Reno Rodeo offers a number of other attractions including:
- The PRCA Extreme Bulls event (Thursday, 7 p.m.)
- The Double R Marketplace (opens at 4 p.m. on weekdays, noon on weekends). Nearly 100 vendor booths will be featured outdoors and in the South Exhibition Hall and Indoor Arena. Items available include custom leather goods; household furniture; dried meat, sweets and other food products; and hats, boots and other clothing.
- Championship Drill Team Competition (Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the indoor arena). Free entry.
- Reno Rodeo Parade (Saturday). The parade returns to its downtown Reno roots this year and is scheduled to cross the Virginia Street Arch around 10 a.m. The route begins near the University of Nevada, Reno.
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