Shopping is an event at the NFR!

Shopping at the WNFR Las Vegas 2016


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 World Market Place.  It may take you all 10 days of the rodeo to actually see it all, not to mention what all the exercise you could get walking through them all!

If its got anything to do with Christmas, cowboys or country living, it’s here and it’s on sale!  From t-shirts and boots to tractors, trailers and country estates, it’s here.  Bring your walking shoes  and a couple of credit cards and maybe a truck to haul it all home with.  Or just have it all shipped!

Each venue also holds rider meet & greets, autograph session as well as other western events like bullfighting and mutton busting.

Starting at the south end of Las Vegas Blvd:

South Point Western Gift Show


NFR Shopping - South Point Western Gift Show

This one takes over the South Point Equestrian Center and the exhibit all of the South Point Casino and Resort.  Popular because that’s where the cowboys stay as well as where the NFR round winners go after each round to claim their silver & gold belt buckles!

While there, you could also buy a horse or a bull at the Benny Binion’s Bucking Horse and Bull Auction!
Open Daily / Dec 1 – 11
– Free Admission
Free Parking
–  South Point Events



Cowboy Marketplace at Mandalay Bay

Cowboy Marketplace NFR 2016

Like you really needed an excuse to go to Mandalay Bay!  Here it is.  Enter across from the Shark Reef entrance and follow the signs to the show.
This one is relatively new and growing each year.
Complimentary shuttle to and from the Cowboy Marketplace at Mandalay Bay to Stetson Country Christmas at The Pavillions at World Marketplace.

Open daily 9-5 / Dec 1-10
Free Admission
MGM Parking Fee
–  Cowboy Marketplace at Mandalay Bay 



Cowboy Christmas – Las Vegas Convention Center

NFR Shopping Cowboy Christmas

Yes, the original, the granddaddy of the NFR Shopping extravaganza and the one they label the “official” shoppers paradise of the WNFR! 400,000 square feet of shopping nirvana with over 400 exhibitors at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
Free shuttle service from the Cowboy Christmas directly to the Thomas & Mack Center for each night’s rodeo performance
Located on the Las Vegas Monorail
– Open daily 9-5 / Dec 1 – 10
– Free Admission
– Paid Parking
–  Cowboy Christmas


Stetson Country Christmas – Pavilions at World Market Center

Stetson Christmas NFR 2016

Formerly held at the Sand Convention Center, they moved to the larger and much easier to get around at The Pavillions at World Marketplace.  These two pavilions are each over 1,000 feet long! Fully carpeted and climate controlled!  football field!

This is where you can see some of the NFR’s fan favorite contestants who are now part of the ERA and are not allowed to participate in the 2016 WNFR!
Complimentary shuttle to and from the Stetson Country Christmas and its sister show, Roper Cowboy Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Open Daily 9-5 / Dec 1 – 11
– Free Admission
Free Parking
– Stetson Country Christmas

So whatever you may be looking for in westerns lifestyle gifts and accessories, I am pretty sure you can find them in one of these four places! Have Fun!!


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