Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2012 – Schedule, Tickets, Discounts

Are you ready to Rodeo? Pre-rodeo events kick off on February 17, 2012 and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is in full swing starting February 28, 2012. Find the rodeo schedule HERE Starting February 28, Reliant Park opens at 9:00am and guests can eat, ride the carnival rides, check out the livestock show and shop. Each evening, or afternoon on the weekends, there is a rodeo and concert. Separate tickets are needed for the rodeo and concert and can be found HERE.

Park admission is $7 for everyone 13 and older, $4 for children 3 – 12 years old and free for children 2 and under. Park admission tickets are available at the Reliant gate or online. Until February 24, you can buy discounted carnival and event tickets HERE. (Park admission is also needed.) Options are:

  • $10 Half Price Carnival Pack
  • $50 Half Price Carnival Pack
  • $7 Adult Reliant Park Admission Ticket
  • $4 Child Reliant Park Admission Ticket
  • $10 Adult – World’s Championship BBQ Admission
  • $5 Child – World’s Championship BBQ Admission
  • $25 Reliant Park Season Pass
  • $20 Discount Food Card

Discount tickets are also available through school fundraisers, so ask your local school for details.

If you purchase a concert ticket, a Reliant Park admission ticket is not needed.


Wednesdays February 29, March 7 and March 14 are Value Wednesdays.  Click HERE for details. You can get $10 Value Wednesday Rodeo/Concert Ticket (including Reliant Park admission).

Entertainers are:

  • February 29 – Kid Rock – Armed Forces Appreciation Day
  • March 7 – Blake Shelton
  • March 14 – The Band Perry

On these Value Wednesdays, you can also get:

  • $5 Value Wednesday Reliant Park Admission (does not include rodeo/concert admission — purchase at the Reliant Park gates)
  • Free Value Wednesday Reliant Park Admission (for seniors, 60 and over, and children, 12 and under — does not include rodeo/concert admission)
  • Values on the Grounds
  • $5 off a $25 or more purchase at any official Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo merchandise booth
  • $1 games and $1 food bites from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kids Country Carnival
  • Value Days pricing at various food and merchandise vendors

Purchase some discounted tickets, pull out your cowboy boots and get ready for the Houston Rodeo!

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