Dallas Rodeo & Cowboy Attractions

Dallas/Fort Worth & Beyond is the best place in America to experience the nation’s proud Western heritage. Mosey over to Mesquite and watch a real rodeo. Plant yourself in the Stockyards National Historic District and watch the world’s only daily cattle drive. Trot over to Grapevine and take a ride on a vintage train. Belly up to the bar at an authentic saloon. Or two-step the night away in a larger than life honky-tonk. This insider tour is a chance to relive the Old West – and then return home with the tallest of tall tales.

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame

The world’s only museum honoring women of the American West.

1720 Gendy
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 336-4475
(817) 336-2470

Stockyards National Historic District

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Fort Worth Stockyards’ National Historic District is a great place to celebrate the romance and mystique of the American West.

The Fort Worth Stockyards’ National Historic District covers 125 acres — 15 square blocks of tradition, nightlife, and family fun. You can take in a thrilling rodeo. See the world’ only daily cattle drive. Hear live country stars. Sip a cold brew in an authentic saloon. Two-step the night away. Shop for authentic cowboy gear. And dine on satisfying Texas-style cuisine. If you like, you can even take a guided tour of the entire area.

130 E. Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas
(817) 624-4741

National Cowboys of Color Museum & Hall of Fame

The fascinating National Cowboys of Color Museum was started to acknowledge the contributions of Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, European Americans, and African Americans in the settlement of the Western American Frontier. The story of these trail-blazing cowboys is told through artwork, photos, and other historical items—offering a new perspective of diversity, struggle, and triumph in the Old West.

3400 Mount Vernon Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas
(817) 534-8801

Billy Bob’s Texas

Country Music’s Club of the Year. Open daily-families welcome. Entertainment nightly with the biggest stars in country music and pro bull riding every weekend. Convention facilities. www.billybobstexas.com.

2520 Rodeo Plaza, Stockyards
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
(817) 624-7117
(817) 589-1711

Mesquite Championship Rodeo

Mesquite Championship Rodeo, since 1958 Dallas’ link to the ‘old West’. Air-conditioned Resistol Arena, Pro rodeo action. High-flying broncs, 2000 lb. bulls, daredevil clowns, cowgirls barrel racing. Wild Bill Rodeo Shoppe, chuckwagon races, Sonny Bryan’s BBQ buffet, pony rides, petting zoo, calf scramble. Adjacent Hampton Inn & Suites, Mesquite Convention Center & Exhibit Hall, I-635 at Military Pkwy., 15 min/downtown Dallas. Each Fri. – Sat., April thru September. (972) 285-8777. www.mesquiterodeo.com

1818 Rodeo Drive
Mesquite, Texas 75149
(972) 285-8777
(972) 289-2999

Gilley’s Dallas

Mickey Gilley helped to build the original Gilley’s Club into the landmark honky-tonk of the century; Gilley’s Dallas is the premier venue for hosting private parties, convention groups, special events and wedding receptions. With 5 private rooms and over 65,000 square feet of event space, Gilley’s is sure to entertain and amaze your guests. Gilley’s Dallas provides the best in Texas hospitality, menus and entertainment.

1135 S. Lamar
Dallas, Texas 75215
(888) 445-5397

Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to 58 of the top cowboys and cowgirls in Texas. The museum is located in Barn A, in what was once the horse and mule barns in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame honors Texas men and women who have excelled in the sports of rodeo and cutting. Also included are the Sterquell Wagon Collection and the John Justin Trail of Fame. The Sterquell is billed as “the world’s largest lifestyle wagon collection” and features more than 60 antique wagons, carriages and sleighs. The John Justin Trail of Fame pays tribute to one of Fort Worth’s own, who spent a lifetime building the Justin Boot Company and became one of the city’s most prominent civic leaders.

128 E. Exchange Ave
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
(817) 626-7131
(817) 626-7171

Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive

Experience the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive as Fort Worth’s herd of Texas Longhorn steers are driven down the bricks of historic Exchange Avenue in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. The Herd is driven by authentic cowboys and cowgirls in period clothing from the era of 1865.

Historic Fort Worth Stockyards
131 E. Exchange Avenue, Suite 215
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
(817) 336-4373

Sid Richardson Museum

Permanent exhibit of paintings by premier Western artists, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.

309 Main St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 332-6554
(817) 332-8671

Amon Carter Museum

The Amon Carter Museum was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879 – 1955), to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art. Designed by renowned and award-winning architect, Philip Johnson, the museum’s original architect, he also designed and completed the building’s most recent expansion in 2001.

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 738-1933

Horse Country Tour

Wind your way through the beautiful Horse Country of North Texas. Texas is the nation’s number ONE horse state with more than 1 million horses. Known as “Horse Country USA– the area is populated with more than 300 farms and ranches, many of which are breeding and training facilities. Famous for the Quarter Horse, Texas also offers an exciting variety of other horse breeds and many different horse disciplines.

414 W. Parkway
Denton, Texas 76201
(972) 445-5558

Southfork Ranch

Experience television history and Texas hospitality at the world’s most famous ranch! Tour the famed Ewing Mansion and re-live exciting moments from “Dallas” in Southfork”s “Dallas Legends” Exhibit, enjoy a sandwich as colossal as “Big” in Miss Ellie”s Deli and shop in two retail stores. Just minutes north of Dallas.

3700 Hogge Road
Plano, Texas 75002
(972) 442-7800
(972) 442-5259

Stockyard’s Championship Rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum

Rodeo action Friday and Saturday nights year-round. Historic indoor arena.

121 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
(817) 625-1025
(817) 625-1148

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