All Things NFR: The Complete Guide to the 2019 Wrangler NFR
This year’s NFR happens nightly from Dec. 5 to Dec. 14, but in a way, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Don’t miss a moment with this complete guide to the whole NFR—morning, noon and night.


Western Market Mania

Cinch Western Gift Show: Dec. 5–15 @ South Point Exhibit Hall, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Cowboy Christmas, with the RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo: Dec. 5–14 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Cowboy Marketplace Gift Show: Dec. 5–14 @ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Country Christmas: Dec. 5–15 @ Rio Las Vegas, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Arena Fun

Miss Rodeo America Horsemanship Competition: Dec. 2 @ South Point Priefert Pavilion, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

2019 Benny Binion’s World Famous Wrangler NFR Bucking Horse & Bull Sale: Dec. 5 @ South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Ticket Required)

PRCA Permit Holder of the Year Challenge with live bucking horse sale: Dec. 5 @ South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 12:00 p.m. (Ticket Required)

Stace Smith World Bronc Futurity Finale: Dec. 6 @ South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 10 a.m. (Ticket Required)

Exceptional Rodeo: Dec. 9 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls – Wrangler Rodeo Arena, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Junior World Finals presented by YETI: Dec. 5–14 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Ticket Required)

• Dec. 5–8: Bull Riding, Bareback, Saddle Bronc

• Dec. 9: FINALS (Bull Riding, Bareback, Saddle Bronc)

• Dec. 10–13: Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Breakaway

• Dec. 14: FINALS (Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Breakaway)

• ALL IN Barrel Race and Breakaway: Dec. 5–15 @ Orleans Arena, times vary

2019 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championship: Dec. 5–14 @ Bullfighters Only Event Tent, 2:00–3:15 p.m. (Ticket Required)

Cowboys for Conservation Calcutta: Dec. 5–14 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 11:00–11:45 a.m.

Ariat World Series of Team Roping Finale XIV: Dec. 7–15 @ South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen: Dec. 5–14 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Keepin’ it Country hosted by Andy Griggs: Dec. 5–14 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 1:15–2:00 p.m.


PRCA Vision and Direction Update: Dec. 3 @ South Point Ballroom, 8:00–10:00 a.m.

WPRA Star Celebration: Dec. 5 @ South Point Grand Ballroom, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Ticket Required)

Hooey Jam: Dec. 5–14 @ Tropicana Las Vegas—Robert Irvine’s Public House, 4:00–6:00 p.m.

Miss Rodeo America Justin Boot Parade and Scholarship Foundation Auction: Dec. 7 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 2:30–5:00 p.m.

Bob Tallman Wrangler NFR Charity Bowling Tournament: Dec. 7 @ Gold Coast Hotel & Casino Bowling Center, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (Fee to Bowl—teams and individuals welcome)

Fellowship of Christian Cowboys Public Church Service: Dec. 8 @ Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

“We Are the West” World of Rodeo Reunion & Gold Card Gathering: Dec. 12–13 @ Orleans Hotel & Casino (Ticket Required)

32nd Annual Pro Rodeo League of Women Style Show and Luncheon: Dec. 12 @ South Point Grand Ballroom, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

33rd Annual Spurs & Spikes Golf Tournament and Awards Luncheon: Dec. 13 @ Bali Hai Golf Club, 8 a.m.

Wrangler NFR Autograph Sessions: 12:00–2:00 p.m.

• Barrel Racers: Dec. 6 @ The Grand Event Center Foyer (Golden Nugget)

• Tie-Down Ropers: Dec. 7 @ MGM Grand Main Lobby

• Team Ropers: Dec. 9 @ Cowboy Christmas – NFR Central

• Steer Wrestlers: Dec. 10 @ Cowboy Christmas—NFR Central

• Bull Riders: Dec. 11 @ Gilley’s Saloon (Treasure Island)

• Bareback Riders: Dec. 12 @ New York-New York (The Bar at Times Square)

• Saddle Bronc Riders: Dec. 13 @ Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar (Harrah’s)


Live NFR Action, nightly

The Mirage presents Rodeo Vegas 2019 @ The Mirage Race & Sports Book: 6:30 p.m.

South Point presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party @ South Point Convention Center, 6:00–10:00 p.m.

Rump’s Rodeo Party hosted by Justin Rumford @ Honky Tonk Saloon (The Orleans Hotel & Casino), 5:00 p.m.

MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone @ The Central (MGM Grand), near the Sports Book, 7:30 p.m.

Silverton Casino presents Cowboys & Indians After Parties (hosted by Justin Frazell Dec. 5–7, 12–14) @ Veil Pavillion (Silverton Casino Hotel), 6:00 p.m.

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball: Dec. 5–7, 12–14 @ Cohiba Ballroom (Tropicana), 6:30 p.m.


Mirage Resort & Casino

Rodeo Vegas 2019—The Official Wrangler NFR After Party of the PRCA featuring free nightly concerts @ The Mirage Race & Sports Book, 6:30 p.m.– 4:00 a.m.

Ron White: Dec. 6–7, 13–14 @ Terry Fator Theatre South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

11th Annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala benefiting the ProRodeo Hall of Fame: Dec. 2 @ South Point Grand Ballroom, 6:00 p.m.

Road to the Gold Buckle—Gold Carpet Contestant Welcome: Dec. 3 @ Adjacent to the Benny Binion statue, 5:00–6:00 p.m. (Open to Public)

Wrangler NFR Contestants Welcome Reception: Dec. 3 @ South Point Grand Ballroom, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

PRCA Annual Awards Banquet: Dec. 4 @ South Point Grand Ballroom, 6:30 p.m.

Wrangler NFR Kickoff Party with concert by Chancey Williams: Dec. 4 @ South Point Showroom, 10:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. (Open to Public)

Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations hosted by Flint Rasmussen & Randy Corly with free concerts to follow: Dec. 5–14 @ South Point Showroom, 11:00 p.m.

Aaron Watson: Dec. 5–8 @ South Point Showroom

Josh Ward: Dec. 9–11 @ South Point Showroom

Randall King: Dec. 12–14 @ South Point Showroom

The Orleans Hotel & Casino

National Finals Tonight Show hosted by Don Gay & Joe Beaver—Recap the NFR for the 13th year, plus guest appearances and interviews: Dec. 5–14 @ Honky Tonk Saloon, 10:30–11:30 p.m.

Felice Garcia Concert: Dec. 5–7 @ Bourbon Street Lounge

Vanessa LeGrand Concert: Dec. 12–14 @ Bourbon Street Lounge 

Golden Nugget @ The Showroom

Terri Clark: Dec. 5

Clay Walker : Dec. 6

John Michael Montgomery : Dec. 7

Charlie Daniels: Dec. 8

Ronnie Milsap: Dec. 9

Tracy Lawrence: Dec. 10

Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan: Dec. 11

Ray Wylie Hubbard: Dec. 12

Jamey Johnson: Dec. 13

Treasure Island Hotel & Casino

@ Treasure Island Theatre

Bill Engvall: Dec. 6

Chad Prather: Dec. 13

@ Gilley’s Saloon

Scotty Alexander: Dec. 5–6

Chancey Williams and the

Younger Brothers Band: Dec. 7–8

Reckless Kelly: Dec. 9–10

Kevin Fowler: Dec. 11–12

Rob Staley Band: Dec. 13–14

Ceasars Palace Hotel & Casino @ The Colosseum

Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Dec. 4, 6–8, 10–11, 13–14

Silverton Casino Hotel @ Veil Pavillion

Ned LeDoux: Dec. 5–6

Chris Heers: Dec. 7

Holly Tucker & Chris Heers: Dec. 8

Holly Tucker and Chase & The Pursuits: Dec. 9

Lainey Wilson: Dec. 10–11

Randy Brown & Roger Creager: Dec. 12

Randy Brown: Dec. 13

Voodoo Cowboys: Dec. 14

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino @ The Joint

Old Dominion: Dec. 4–5

Gary Allen: Dec. 6–7

Cody Johnson: Dec. 12

Wynn Las Vegas @ Encore

Dwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat: Dec. 4, 6–7, 10, 14

Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel @ Marilyn’s Lounge

Chase & The Pursuits: Dec. 5–6

Brett Rigby: Dec. 10–14

Planet Hollywood & Casino @ Zappo’s Theatre

Shania Twain: Dec. 6–7, 11, 13–14

Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall @ Roxy’s Saloon

SJ & The Ruckus and Randy Anderson Band: Dec. 5–14

DooWah Riders: Dec. 8–14

Additional Events

George Strait: Dec. 6–7 @ T-Mobile Arena

Jason Aldean: Dec. 6–8 @ Park Theater (Park MGM)

Andrea Bocelli: Dec. 7 @ Golden Arena (MGM Grand)

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