If you are looking for the ultimate entertainment hub at the Wrangler National Final Rodeo 2019, the Cowboy Christmas 2019 is the best option for you. This has already become a household feature of this annual event and this year’s edition promises to be even bigger and better.
Cowboy Christmas is the official NFR gift show and fan experience. The area is open all through the period of the championship – it is the perfect place to get the full western experience. This is the official hub for all things entertainment; beverages, holiday gifts, live music, interactive sessions, food options and many more.
Cowboy Christmas has become an event on its own – it is now an avenue for the biggest names in the Western industry to showcase their best products. The location of the Cowboy Christmas is the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall. It is pristinely located for access to almost all other key areas.
The area is open daily and admission is free for all attendees in the championship. The running hours are between 9 a.m. and 5 pm.
Get ready to have a delightful and awesome in the halls of the Cowboy Christmas.
Think of this as a guide to everything you need to know and expect from the Cowboy Christmas 2019.
The Wrangler Rodeo Arena
Rodeo events are not just limited to the championship arena alone – you can enjoy a wide array of options at the Wrangler Rodeo Arena inside the Cowboy Christmas. The most popular feature here is the Junior World Finals; this is presented by YETI.
Watch over 850 young cowboys compete in up to nine events daily between the hours of 9am and 5pm. The admission to the Junior World Finals is not free; it costs only $5.
Get a firsthand look on the brightest youngsters that the sport has to offer. Another competition that you don’t want to miss out on is the Flag Girl Competition.
NV Energy will also be presenting their Exceptional Rodeo competition.
Rodeo Live Stage
The live music feature of Cowboy Christmas has always been a favorite for many people. The arrays of country and western musician that has performed on this stage will make you think you are at the Country Music Awards.
You can also enjoy any of the daily talk shows that Cowboy Christmas offers. Here, you can get more insight on the happenings before and during the championship. The following are the scheduled talk shows for this year;
- RFD-TV presents Western Sports Roundup at 9:15am.
- Flint Rasmussen presents “Outside the Barrel” at 12 noon.
- Andy Griggs’ “Keepin’ it Country” is by 1:15pm.
There is also provision for acoustic musical performances at the NFR Central Area. This is also one of the locations for the Wrangler NFR official autograph session. Special guest appearances are a common feature here – you can never tell if your favorite star is just going to stop by.
Cowboy legend Dale Brisby will also be stopping by at the NFR Central Area while the Team Hesston will be hosting an interactive autograph session on Saturday, 7 December between 10:30 – 11:30am.
All of these makeup for a complete rodeo experience.
DINING AND WINING
If you are going to spend some amount of time in the Cowboy Christmas, you will definitely need some food and drink options. The BITES & BREW category of Cowboy Christmas features the best of food options.
Coors Rodeo Saloon is the place to for great food and drinks during the championship. It is located at the east end of the Cowboy Christmas arena. It offers more than just beverage options and chow; you will also get to enjoy the multiple video screens.
Replays of performances from the previous night is a common feature on the video screens available at Coors Rodeo Saloon – if you miss any of the action from the previous night, why not enjoy some great food while you catch up on the action?
Calgary Stampede Presents the Great Wall of Rodeo
This is another popular feature of the Cowboy Christmas. It is a colorful and captivating area where the graphics of all 120 contestants at the Wrangler National Rodeo Finals 2019 is located.
Here are the other features of the Great Wall of Rodeo that you need to check out;
- Where Do You Rodeo?
- Stock of the Year
- National Finals Rodeo Timeline
Rodeo Way Exhibits
The Cowboy Christmas 2019 will feature eight powerful rodeo exhibits and here are what to expect;
- Calgary Stampede
- Travel Oregon
- Pendleton Round-Up
- Cheyenne Frontier Days
- Corpus Christi
- Days of ’47, and
- Indian National Finals Rodeo
This edition of Cowboy Christmas promises to be a colorful showcase and you definitely shouldn’t miss out on any of the exhibits.
Cowboys & Indians Come See
C&I will be at this year’s edition of the Wrangler NFR. The brand will have a booth that you can locate towards the entrance of the Cowboy Christmas area. Look out for the C&I logo on one of the tents.
The representatives of the brand will be at the venue to provide you with more info on the array of nightly entertainment in store for attendees.
You can also buy your favorite merch at the booth as well as gift subscriptions as a form of souvenir. It is best if you and your friends visit the C&I booth – the bigger, the better.
Western-Lifestyle Shopping Vendors
The Cowboy Christmas is not complete without its arrays of shopping vendors. These brands will showcase the best of western-lifestyle to rodeo fans. Here are some of the brands that you can expect to see at the Cowboy Christmas;
- Alina Jewels
- New World Trading
- Bloomer Trailers
- Clint Orms
- Vogt Silversmiths
- Steel Strike
- Terra Leather
- Rocketbuster Boots
- Kim Klass Jewelry
- The Sparkling Spur
- Tim Joyner Art
- Montana Silversmiths
- Chucks Woodbarn and many more.
Hope you will find more shopping vendors that will be a part of the Cowboy Christmas 2019 Las Vegas.