The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo fully expects its streak of more than 330 sold-out performances to continue, so organizers are offering fans another way to attend the event Dec. 2 to 11 in Las Vegas.
The NFR Access Only ticket will provide access to the Thomas & Mack Center but not a reserved seat. Fans can experience the Cowboy Corral, Aces High Saloon & Exhibit, Bull & Barrel Saloon and ProRodeo Zone. They then can watch the rodeo broadcast from designated areas.
The outdoor ProRodeo Zone and the Fan Zone include sponsor tents, live music, the merchandise trailer and food and beverage outlets.
Aces High features a glass-enclosed balcony with Strip views, a large projection screen and an exhibit detailing the 35-year history of the NFR in Las Vegas. It will also host the Cowboy Channel's pre-show and post-show.
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The Cowboy Corral takes over the adjacent Cox Pavilion with live music, a bar and space to watch all the action.
The Wrangler NFR attracts the top 15 contestants in different events competing for shares of the $10.2 million purse and gold buckles. More than 168,000 attended in 2019.
NFR Access Only tickets are on sale for $65 (plus tax and fees). Those who purchase these tickets will have a chance to win two premium seats. To purchase NFR Access Only and the few remaining reserved seats in the upper level, click here.
Guests will be required to wear masks at both the NFR and the Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas gift show, Dec. 1 to 11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, but proof of Covid-19 vaccination will not be required. Guests must also wear masks on the complimentary Teton Ridge NFR Express Shuttle buses that run from 24 sponsor hotels to the event.