Nevada Governor Sisolack's politically motivated closure of Nevada's economy claims another major event. The National Finals Rodeo (NFR) announced its decision to hold the 2020 event in Texas. The annual ten-day event is contracted to take place in Las Vegas until 2025. In exchange for this move, one year has been added to the Las Vegas contract. The governor's … [Read more...] about NFR Moving to Texas for 2020
Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. In today's Podcast, Mark is joined by Minnesota friend and fellow blogger, Jason Hetland from The Rodeo Round-Up. This year has seen some changes to the Las Vegas events calendar and the moving of some dates for sporting events. The NASCAR Victory Lap was moved back a week., the Pro Bull Riders was moved a month and the National … [Read more...] about 242 Talking with Jason Hetland about NFR, PBR and other tourist tidbits
[arve url="https://youtu.be/m46vWUo724c" title="Maverick Helicopters Over the NFR!!" description="The NFR from the Air! Maverick Helicopters " /] This was not your ordinary helicopter adventure over vegas. Nope, this one was private and for a cause. Needing to get some photos of the Thomas & Mack Center for the National Finals Rodeo 2016. This was a special, doors … [Read more...] about This is How We Do Vegas From The Sky!
Just in case you just can't get enough rodeo action with ten nights of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, there is another rodeo happening just on the opposite side of the Las Vegas Strip. The Boyd Gaming Chute-Out is happening at the Orleans Arena today through Saturday, December 10th. Three days of electrifying, action-packed rodeo with an all-star lineup of cowboys and … [Read more...] about Where the “Other” Cowboys Are
When we talk about the National Finals Rodeo coming to Las Vegas, some people think it's just about the cowboys, country music, and 10 nights of rodeo. True, but there is so much more to this event. Like shopping. Serious shopping. Almost 700,000 square feet of shopping bliss spread over four venues. From the South Point Equestrian Arena to The Pavillions at … [Read more...] about Shopping is an event at the NFR!
The Rode of all rodeos in Las Vegas ends its annual ten-day run at the Thomas & Mack tonite and it will change everything. The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) has been a Las Vegas staple for over 30 years and it will be here for at least another ten years according to the newest contract signed earlier this week. The average champions’ payout for each event tonight … [Read more...] about NFR 2015 – It All Ends Tonite
It's that time of the year that I have to warn the readers of The Vegas Tourist about. You may have just downed the last turkey leg and may be wondering about the kids's Christmas list. But around here, Christmas is about to hit early. The end of November in Las Vegas can only mean one thing; Its Almost Rodeo Time. 2015 National Finals Rodeo to be exact. WNFR. Cowboys. … [Read more...] about Its Almost Rodeo Time! NFR 2015