The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas

Cowboy Christmas is the official gift show of the National Finals Rodeo, a Las Vegas tradition since 1986. The show will start on Wednesday, December 1 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. and run through December 2-11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. This is a week to enjoy the Western culture of cowboys in Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas. You can enjoy the numerous activities at 500,000 square feet of show floor with 350+ exhibitors from across the United States. Don’t forget to take your cowboy hats with you to mingle with the crowds.

Not only this, if you’re the one who wants the perfect gift for your loved ones for this Christmas, this place offers hundreds, even thousands of unique items in this regard. There are also numerous activities throughout the week to keep the crowd busy. Not to forget the surprise appearance of your favorite celebrity. So, let’s explore what you can get during this week of Cowboy Christmas 2021.

The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas

Cowboy Christmas 2021

Before going ahead to explore activities, you need to know where to go and how.
When: December 1-11, 2021
Open: December 1 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. then December 2-11; Open Daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV 89109
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Tickets: Free admission

The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas Exhibitor Portal

To access the exhibitor portal, click here.

Cowboy Christmas Virtual

This is a live program. Click here to visit the 2021 Cowboy Christmas Virtual site.

How to get there?

You can go to the convention center of Las Vegas through your personal vehicle or have a ride to see the people like you via Las Vegas Monorail. The local taxis and buses also offer their services to approach there.

Things to do

Cowboy Christmas is an opportunity for cowboys and cowgirls to show the world their talent and skill. Indeed, it is not an easy feat to take a horse or a bull. So, no surprise there will be number of rodeo shows and numerous activities to prove this. According to the official website of Wrangler NFR, the following exhibitors will make an appearance in the 2021’s Cowboy Christmas:

Cowboy Christmas Features

Ranch Water Rodeo Saloon

Every great “rodeo” needs a saloon. Located near the east end of Cowboy Christmas, the Ranch Water Rodeo Saloon features specialty drinks, souvenir collectible cups and video screens with a replay of the prior night’s Wrangler NFR performance. In addition, with its close proximity to the Ariat Rodeo Live Stage, this will be a great place to be close to the action.

Ariat Rodeo Live Stage

The Ariat Rodeo Live Stage has undergone a complete renovation this year. The daily programming kicks off with The RMEF Calcutta. Following will be “Outside the Barrel” hosted by the one and only Flint Rasmussen and Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor. The Cowboy Channel NFR Tailgate Party will keep things rolling in preparation for each Wrangler NFR performance during their 2+ hour high energy show.

NFR Central presented by Resorts World Las Vegas

NFR Central will be rockin’ with a live DJ, autograph sessions, panels, daily giveaways, acoustic artist performances and the first annual Rockin’ Rodeo Runway presented by Boot Barn. Not to mention, Dale Brisby and Fallon Taylor’s Ranch Dress’n will be located on both sides of NFR Central.

Bites & Brews presented by Total Feeds

This year’s Bites & Brews will have all new vendors to satisfy any appetite. Located on the second floor of the Convention Center adjacent to Santa, you are guaranteed to find something delicious while enjoying the live feed from all the action going over at the YETI Junior World Finals.

Wrangler NFR After Dark

NFR After Dark is bigger and better just like the Las Vegas Strip! Come check it out for yourself to see how this interactive space will be able to help you find the top entertainers, restaurants, viewing parties and other NFR Experience activities happening at each of our host hotel properties during all 10 days of the Wrangler NFR.

Wrangler Rodeo Arena

You can watch the future of rodeo compete for the coveted Montana Silversmiths Championship Buckle and $1 million in cash and prizes at the YETI Junior World Finals, taking place inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena. With general admission and VIP seating for more than 1,000 fans, attendees can cheer on the future of rodeo located on the second floor of the South Hall, right in the middle of the RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo.

Schedules:

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13) & Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18)

  • Date: December 2: 8 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13) & Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18) *Finals

  • Date: December 6: 8 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bareback Riding (Junior) and Saddle Bronc (Senior & Novice)

  • Date: December 2: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bareback Riding and Saddle Bronc Riding (all levels) *Finals

  • Date: December 6: 11:30 a.m. — 3 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 6: 10:15 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 6: 3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Pole Bending (17 & Under) and Barrel Racing (ages 12-17)

  • Date: December 7: 7:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Steer Wrestling

  • Date: December 7: 10:15 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Team Roping (Open)

  • Date: December 7: 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Breakaway (10 & Under Boys & Girls)

  • Date: December 7: 12:45 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Pole Bending (17 & Under) and Barrel Racing (11 & Under)

  • Date: December 8: 7:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Breakaway (15 & Under Girls)

  • Date: December 8: 12:45 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Tie-Down (12 & Under)

  • Date: December 8: 2:15 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Team Roping (#10.5) and Team Roping (Open) *Finals

  • Date: December 9: 11:30 a.m. — 1 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 9: 1 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Tie-Down (15 & Under)

  • Date: December 9: 1:30 p.m. — 2:45 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Breakaway (19 & Under Girls)

  • Date: December 9: 2:45 p.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Team Roping (#10.5)

  • Date: December 10: 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Tie-Down (19 & Under)

  • Date: December 10: 12:45 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Pole Bending (17 & Under) and Barrel Racing (11 & Under) *Finals

  • Date: December 11: 7:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Barrel Racing (ages 12-17) *Finals

  • Date: December 11: 10 a.m. — 11 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 11: 11 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Steer Wrestling *Finals

  • Date: December 11: 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Team Roping (#10.5) *Finals

  • Date: December 11: 1 p.m. — 2 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Tie-Down & Breakaway Finals (all ages) *Finals

  • Date: December 11: 2:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 11: 12:30 p.m. — 12:45 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 11: 2 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Junior World Finals Buckle Ceremony

  • Date: December 11: 3:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Pole Bending (17 & Under) and Barrel Racing (11 & Under)

  • Date: December 10: 7:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Pole Bending (17 & Under) and Barrel Racing (ages 12-17)

  • Date: December 9: 7:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13) & Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18)

  • Date: December 3: 8 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13) & Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18)

  • Date: December 4: 8 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bull Riding (ages 10-11 & 12-13) & Bull Riding (ages 14-15 & 16-18)

  • Date: December 5: 8 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bareback Riding (Junior) and Saddle Bronc (Senior & Novice)

  • Date: December 3: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bareback Riding (Junior) and Saddle Bronc (Senior & Novice)

  • Date: December 4: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Bareback Riding (Junior) and Saddle Bronc (Senior & Novice)

  • Date: December 5: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Steer Wrestling

  • Date: December 8: 10:15 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Steer Wrestling

  • Date: December 9: 10:15 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Steer Wrestling

  • Date: December 10: 10:15 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Team Roping (Open)

  • Date: December 8: 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Shows and Events

  • Junior World Finals Blvd

Though the Las Vegas NFR is not cleared out the activities of this exhibitor. However, it clearly displays the talent of young cowboys and cowgirls.

On the other side, the Junior World Finals are also held during the event. This is a competition to challenge the talent of the cowboys and cowgirls of various ages. Held by YETI, the competition has nine events to display the young talents to the public for exciting fun and entertainment. The winner can also win a good amount of money.

  • NFR Central

This place is going to the star of the week. Almost every attendee has included the visit of NFR Central into their checklist. So, NFR Central allows activities like:

  • The surprise appearance of Rodeo celebrity,
  • The distribution of several prize gifts,
  • Live radio remote to allow you to have radio within your control,
  • Not to mention, the star in the cowboy world; Dale Brisby is going to surprise his fans by appearing here.
  • You will get the autographs of this famous cowboy and others for you and your loved ones.

Additional Information: Basically this event is held by NFR officially. Besides, Dale Brisby will be giving his autograph for the one hour on December 7, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

  • RMEF Hunter and Outdoors

The RMEF’s Hunter & Outdoor offers a number of activities for the people who love to be outdoor. The admission is totally free and located in the south hall of the convention hall. This exhibitor is available for the public throughout a Christmas week.

  • Rodeo Live

The Rodeo Live always surprised attendees with its live performance on the stage. You should check out its schedule and programs regularly. So that you won’t miss anything, you are waiting for. This year, Rodeo Live presents:

  • RFD-TV’S Western Sports Roundup with the numbers of series on every day,
  • Cowboys for Conservation Calcutta, a new stage show, presented by RMEF.
  • Flint Rasmussen’s live stage performance,
  • Hosting of Andy Griggs.

And the list goes on with numbers of worthwhile shows and performances.

  • Wrangle Rodeo Arena

This arena is designed for the numbers of shows and competition including the Junior World Finals. Beside it, the other events like Exceptional Rodeo and Flag girl competition. Both of them are hosted by NV Energy.

  • The Great Wall of Rodeo

Watching this wall is like having an artistic timeline of Wrangler NFR of Cowboy Christmas in one place. Calgary Stampede represents this great wall which shows numbers of elements including:

  • NFR timeline,
  • The stock of the year 2021,
  • Infographic about the contestants of this year of Rodeo.

And much more.

Final Thoughts

Cowboy Christmas 2021 is going to be a festival of the year. Cowboy Christmas is an event of enjoying the long-forgotten western American culture of cowboys and cowgirls. Though, many cowboys and cowgirls of modern time invested their life to keep alive this tradition nevertheless the circumstances. National Finals Rodeo is the one that has taken pride to reintroduce this wonderful and unique tradition once again.

For more information please visit www.nfrexperience.com. and ProRodeo.com Check out our latest news at Wranglernfrlive.com or through social media at /LasVegasNFR and use #WranglerNFR.

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