General Admission Adult-$20, Children (12 & under) free on Wednesday and Thursday nights,  $5 on Friday and Saturday nights;  Reserve Adult-$25, Children (12 & Under) free on Wednesday and Thursday nights, $5 on Friday and Saturday nights; Box Seats $30 each; Sky Box Seating-$100 each seat.  No special pricing for children in Box Seats and Sky Box seating.

Advanced ticket purchases for a large group are only needed if you would like to sit in the Reserved, Box Seats, or Sky Box areas.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.nebraskasbigrodeo.com.

General Admission:Bleacher seating is available on the north side of the arena, along the track.  A general admission ticket is required to enter the beer garden on the east end of the arena.  Seating is on a first come-first served basis.  Alcohol is available in this location.

Reserved Seating:  Covered grandstand on the west end of the arena.  The grandstand is divided into 4 sections: A, B, C, & D.  Section D is on the south end, closest to the rough stock chutes.  In the reserved section, guests are assigned a section, row, and seat number.  This option assures you a saved space.  Alcohol is available in this area.

Box Seats:  These seats are located on the west end of the arena, with chair seating at ground level, immediately next to the arena fence.  There are 23 boxes with 8 chairs per box.  Each seat costs $30, with no special pricing for children.  Alcohol is available in the boxed seat areas.

Sky Box Seating:  Located directly above the rough stock chutes, these seats provide a close-up view of all the action and behind-the-scenes look.  It also provides a bird’s eye view of the arena and track.  Front and back row chairs are available for $100 each, with no special pricing for children.  Alcohol is available in the sky box seating area.


There are plenty of things to do including a visit with many of our vendors’ booths, food concessionaires, 4H & open class exhibits, rodeo history museum, and other entertainment.

Yes, there is limited parking available on the grounds in a grass lot.  There is also parking available throughout our beautiful town with trolleys that run consistently throughout the day and night.  Please refer to our “Rodeo Information” page for a shuttle map, schedule, and more information.

Unfortunately, we do not offer overnight camping on the grounds.  We have a limited amount of camper hook-ups but they are usually reserved for vendors, contestants, and rodeo personnel.  There are ample camping options available at the nearby Calamus Reservoir as well as other camping facilities.  Please visit our “Rodeo Information” page for more detailed information.


No, unless there is severe lightning or significant weather that would warrant taking shelter, the rodeo will continue.

The Reserved grandstands are covered in case of inclement weather.

There is handicap parking on the south side of the browse barn.

We are sorry, pets are not allowed inside the rodeo arena area or grandstands.

No, smoking is not allowed.

Each rodeo performance is approximately 2 1/2 hours but may vary as it is a live event, packed with exciting action.

Each of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo performances features all 7 PRCA sanctioned rodeo events plus women’s breakaway roping plus specialty acts,  the famed Wild Horse Race, the Dinner Bell Derby, and much more!

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