What To Do at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

What To Do at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

It’s rodeo time, San Antonio. The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo hosts more than 2 million visitors each year. With a wide variety of activities and attractions, there is something for everyone to do out at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.

Daily Attractions

Daily attractions include the Carnival which opens at 4 p.m. Monday – Thursday and at 11 a.m. on Friday – Sunday. Ride your favorite carnival rides and eat your favorite carnival food daily. Visitors can also visit The Texas Wildlife Expo daily which includes a few unique exhibits such as the following:

Butterfly Encounter

The Butterfly Encounter is an interactive, walk-through exhibit. Visitors will have an opportunity to be surrounded by hundreds of butterflies as they walk throughout a 24’X33’ butterfly enclosure. This educational exhibit will teach about the butterfly life cycle and there will be presentations on how to fix a broken wing.

The Swifty Swine Pig Races

If you’ve never been to a pig race, you’re in for a real treat! Swifty and his friends don’t do it for the money, what they really want is that Oreo cookie, waiting on a silver platter at the finish line!

Horse Discovery

Horse Discovery provides the opportunity to learn more about horses and the sport of rodeo. Exhibits include displays of horses, their uses and their role in today’s world. The Rodeo Experience feature provides an up-close exploration of rodeo events, including interactive and hands-on exhibits. Expert clinics and demonstrations present fun and informative insights into horse training methods, riding types, horse care and ways to enjoy time spent with horses.

LIVE Music Nightly

From Country to Rock to Latin music, visitors will find some favorite acts performing each night at the AT&T Center. There are live music performances from local artists throughout the day on the grounds at the Bud Light Courtyard, Bud Light Rodeo Cantina, and the Coors Cold River Saloon.

Here is the AT&T Center Music Line Up:

  • Rascal Flatts, Wed. February 14
  • Alan Jackson, Thu. February 15
  • Goo Goo Dolls, Fri. February 16
  • Luke Combs, Sat. February 17
  • Balvin, Sat. February 17
  • Cam, Sun. February 18
  • Calibre 50, Sun. February 18
  • Brad Paisley, Mon. February 19 & Tue. February 20
  • Jeff Dunham, Wed. February 21
  • Cody Johnson, Thu. February 22
  • Foreigner, Fri. February 23
  • Locash, Sat. February 24
  • Brothers Osborne, Sat. February 24

The Shops at the Rodeo

Shop till you drop at ‘The Shops at the Rodeo’ marketplaces—where over 250 themed retailers showcase their wares in climate controlled venues. There are three locations around the grounds including inside Freeman Coliseum, Expo Hall, and Expo Hall 2.

Numerous hand-selected vendors showcase items such as home furnishings, accessories, leather goods, agricultural related items, equipment, custom boots, clothing and jewelry. From Shabby Chic to Old West, there is something for all tastes!

Ticket Information

Daily Grounds Admission Passes are $10.00 for adults or $20.00 for Season Grounds Pass (unlimited grounds admission for 18 days). A ticket to the Rodeo includes the PRCA Rodeo, Concert following the Rodeo AND access to the grounds. Those tickets begin at $15 and can be purchased on ticketmaster.com. If you are looking for a special offer and promotion, here are a few that are being offered this year while supplies last: 

Whataburger Offer

Buy 2 tickets to Goo Goo Dolls on Friday, 2/15 and get a $10 Whataburger Gift Card

Matinee Madness

Buy 4 tickets to one of the following performances and get a FREE Rudy’s meal card for four (4) people.

  • Luke Combs, Sat. February 17 at 1:00 PM
  • Cam, Sun. February 18 at 1:00 PM
  • Locash, Sat. February 24 at 1:00 PM

College Days – Every Thursday

Complimentary grounds admission* for anyone with a valid college ID.

Military Days

Free grounds admission* for any guest with a Military ID is now available EVERY DAY.

Dollar Days – Presidents Day & Every Friday

Grounds admission*, rides, hot dogs, popcorn and sodas in the carnival area are only $1 each!

*Grounds admission discount valid 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. only. Does not include admission into the AT&T Center for Rodeo performance.


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Hours of Operation

  • M

    9 AM – 7 PM

  • T

    9 AM – 7 PM

  • W

    9 AM – 7 PM

  • T

    9 AM – 7 PM

  • F

    9 AM – 7 PM

  • S

    10 AM – 6 PM

  • S

    1 PM – 6 PM

*Open for scheduled appointments