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Community Events for May 2022

Apr 13, 2022

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Community Events for May 2022

Community Events for May 2022


Hunt County Fair | Greenville, TX | 4/22 – 5/1

The primary purpose of the Hunt County Fair and Livestock Show is to conduct an annual celebration of the youth, agricultural, educational, economic, cultural and institutional strengths indigenous to our area with a special emphasis on agriculture. The Fair will offer various forms of affordable entertainment and amusement for families and friends, and showcase the talents, skills and aspiration of our youth. The Fair will also promote agricultural growth and awareness through educational programs, competitions in breeding and showing of livestock, and by promoting and supporting the education of local children by providing scholarships.


American Royal Rodeo | Kansas City, KS | 5/5 – 5/7

Don’t miss the Rodeo action May 5 – 7 2022! The party starts early in the Beer Garden with music, food, drinks and games. Three Rodeo performances starting at 7:30 each night, packed with bulls, barrels, and mutton bustin’. Stay after the rodeo for live music and dancing in the Beer Garden! New this year – Thursday night rodeo and ladies Breakaway roping every night!

The American Royal is a non-profit organization based in Kansas City since 1899. We provide opportunities for youth and adults from around the country to compete in our Livestock Show, ProRodeo, and Horse Shows. Many people know us for our World Series of Barbecue®, which is actually our largest fundraiser. Events including the barbecue allow us to give over $1 million annually for youth scholarships and support agriculture education programs.


Buc Days PBR | Corpus Christi, TX | 5/6 – 5/7

Ready for high-octane bull riding action? Strap in for the PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Finals presented by Coastal Bend Chevy Dealers. This bull riding ONLY event features some of the world’s best riders going head-to-head with bulls born to buck. It’s a night of adrenaline-fueled battles you won’t forget.

This innovative approach to Rodeo allows the Buccaneer Commission to grow prize money for rodeo athletes, showcase the city of Corpus Christi, and ultimately return more dollars toward scholarships for students in South Texas.


North Franklin County Rodeo | Ozark, AR | 5/6 – 5/7

Located on the Arkansas River, Ozark is surrounded by wine country and beautiful mountains! Come see for yourself at the annual “Rodeo on the River” held every year! During the rodeo weekend we have a parade on Saturday at 4pm to celebrate the rodeo! Along with the parade is our Rodeo Clown Contest where the winner receives a buckle!


Greenwell Springs Youth Riders Rodeo | Greenwell Springs, LA | 5/6 – 5/7

The 64th Annual Greenwell Springs Youth Riders Rodeo will be held on Friday, May 6th – Saturday, May 7th, 2022 in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana. This Greenwell Springs rodeo is held at BREC Shady Park Arena.

GSYR produces this Pro Rodeo as their only annual fund-raiser. Come enjoy this exciting, patriotic, western entertainment and our full concession stand. See ya’ll there!


University of Nebraska Rodeo | Lincoln, NE | 5/6 – 5/7

Come and cheer on your University of Nebraska Rodeo Team as they welcome college rodeo athletes from across the Great Plains Region during the 63rd Annual Nebraska Cornhusker Rodeo. Contestants from Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota will compete for their chance to represent the Great Plains Region at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.


Red Dirt Music Festival | Tyler, TX | 5/7/2022

It’s no secret that Texans are proud people, and two of the things we’re most proud of are our barbecue and our music. And that’s how Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival was born. Now featuring more than 30 of the most celebrated barbecue joints in Texas AND the biggest names in Texas & Red Dirt Music, we combine the best of both worlds. If you haven’t been to Red Dirt yet, we hope to see you in 2022.


Buc Days Rodeo | Corpus Christi, TX | 5/11 – 5/14

There’s no energy like rodeo energy. Step into the arena to see all your favorites, like saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, mutton bustin’ and more. And, of course, stick around for our concert series with national recording artists. It’s family fun you won’t want to miss.

WATCH THE BEST COMPETE FOR BIG PRIZES. One of three World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) Triple Crown events of the year, Rodeo Corpus Christi allows the Buccaneer Commission to grow prize money for rodeo athletes, showcase the city of Corpus Christi and ultimately give back to student scholarships in South Texas.


Lindale Championship Rodeo | Tyler, TX | 5/12 – 5/14

The Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to present the Patterson Ram Lindale Championship Rodeo presented by The Edwards Team Realtors in memory of Dennis Taylor. The rodeo is returning to the Cross Brand Cowboy Church and it will be FREE for all to attend thanks to our ticket sponsors!


Tops in Texas Rodeo | Jacksonville, TX | 5/13 – 5/14

Jacksonville Tops In Texas Rodeo is rich in tradition, built over 60 years of presenting the top contenders in all events of the annual outdoor show. The world champion specialty acts have been just as exciting entertaining the crowd year after year. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event offers a range of activities for the entire family and usually garners large crowds. The rodeo is sponsored and staged by volunteers from the Jacksonville Riders Club and the Jacksonville Lions Club, with profits going to charitable endeavors in the area. In addition to an array of concessions, the rodeo features many vendors with great merchandise! Come join us for a weekend of western heritage, pro rodeo action, and local camaraderie!


Ariat presents Boots & Bulls Kickoff Party | Fort Worth, TX | 5/14/2022

ARIAT presents BOOTS & BULLS KICK OFF PARTY |1PM – 4PM | Meet Bushwacker – 3x PBR World Champion Bull, BBQ, Beer, ARIAT Truck Show, & more at Cavender’s Stockyards!


Missouri Beef Days | Bolivar, MO | 5/16 – 5/21

One of Missouri’s top beef producing counties will highlight the industry’s importance during the inaugural Missouri Beef Days event, a weeklong celebration of all things beef, from May 16-21, 2022, in Bolivar, MO.

Featuring a parade, rodeo, concert, farm tours, industry expo, school lunches, and special speakers including well-known animal science professor Temple Grandin, Missouri Beef Days will focus on the economic impact that beef production and agriculture make on our local and state economies. Activities throughout the week will educate and increase awareness of the importance of the industry, recognize and show appreciation to those involved in agriculture, better acquaint youth and non-farm families with agriculture, and provide a central event for all to show support for an industry that is vitally important to the nation.


Rodeo Killeen | Killeen, TX | 5/19 – 5/21

The 75th Annual Rodeo Killeen will be held on Thursday, May 19th – Saturday, May 21st, 2022 in Killeen, Texas. This Killeen rodeo is held at Killeen Rodeo Arena.

Rodeo Killeen promotes agriculture by hosting an annual, family-friendly experience that educates and entertains the public, supports Texas youth, showcases the Western heritage, and provides year-round educational support within the community.


Pasadena Strawberry Festival | Pasadena, TX | 5/20 – 5/22

The Pasadena strawberry festival is a three day event held annually on the third weekend in may to celebrate a time when Pasadena, Texas was known as the strawberry capital of the south, presenting a perception very different than that of todays’s petrochemical industry. What began as a one time celebration on a high school football practice field has become one of the largest and popular annual events in the Pasadena area drawing over 50,000 in attendance and utilizing the entire 106 acre Pasadena convention center and municipal fairgrounds complex. This award-wining event offers a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor activities, attractions and entertainment ranging from the “worlds largest strawberry shortcake”, barbecue cookoff and helicopter rides to continuous musical entertainment, carnival, shopping, fabulous variety of foods, and specialty acts, the event provides a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy!


Brookshire’s Benefit Golf Tournament | Tyler, TX | 5/23/2022

One day each spring, over 600 golfers gather on multiple courses in the Tyler area to play for organizations with missions supporting education, health, hunger relief, veteran services and the wellbeing of children and their families. This fundraising event is supported by friends of Brookshire Grocery Company, our suppliers and many other generous organizations working hard to make a difference in communities in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Learn more about registering for this exciting event later this year.


Rock Bottom Chuck Wagon Races | Green Forest, AR | 5/23 – 5/29

Spend your Memorial Day Weekend with us! If you enjoy camping & equine activities then Rock Bottom is the place for you. For 4 days F3 Cattle Co. opens the gates for numerous horse events, including: 2 nights Rodeo, Pasture Team Roping, Arena Team Roping, a Ranch Rodeo, and Bull Riding action.

Witness 2 days of Chuck Wagon racing as well as Pasture Bronc Riding and 4 nights of Live Entertainment at the Rock Bottom Boomtown. Rock Bottom is located in the hills of Northwest Arkansas on the winding banks of Long Creek. Make Rock Bottom your home for this years Memorial Day weekend.


Windy Ryon Memorial Roping | Fort Worth, TX | 5/27 – 5/29

Enjoy the 47th Annual Windy Ryon Memorial Roping in Fort Worth, Texas. Watch the best in Team Roping, Breakaway, Tie-Down, Steer Roping and Team Tying. Great shopping, food and drinks. All proceeds benefit scholarships for the young people of Texas.


Cavender’s 15th Annual All Star Team Roping | Mounds, OK | 5/28 – 5/30

All Star Team Roping is a new and exciting format that is designed to fit the contestants FIRST and the producers SECOND. We have taken the finest points of other associations and combined them to create what we believe to be an ALL STAR lineup. We are committed to being an honest and upfront association producing the best Team Ropings we can. We will have 8 Qualifier events followed by a year end Finals. At the Finals there will be a Preliminary as well as an Invitational Roping. Our Goal is to give ropers the opportunity to rope against fewer teams and win more money.


Cory Morrow’s Go Wheels Up! | San Marcos, TX | 5/28/2022

Cory Morrow’s, Go Wheels Up! Texas is a high-energy, family-friendly celebration of aviation, music, automobiles, and Texas! The third year of the now annual event will be held Saturday, May 28th at the San Marcos Regional Airport. Created for spectators from all walks of life, this uplifting and memorable weekend features an air show, auto show, concert and food trucks designed to grow the San Marcos Regional Airport into one of central Texas’ premier event destinations.