Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Rodeo Week May 12-14

Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Rodeo Week May 12-14
City of Las Vegas’ longest running civic event, Helldorado Days is an annual cowboy-themed outdoor charitable festival and tribute to the Wild West (Photo courtesy of ElksHelldorado.com)

The event began in 1935 and is produced by the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #1468 with proceeds donated to charities.

Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Rodeo Week May 12-14
Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Rodeo Week May 12-14

Photo courtesy of ElksHelldorado.com

The Helldorado Days Rodeo week is three days packed with rodeo action and Western tributes. There is a lively, family-friendly carnival atmosphere with a whiskerino contest, live music, exhibits, vendors, food and more. The new, rodeo grounds are located on Las Vegas Blvd. directly across from the Luxor Hotel & Casino.

WHEN: Thursday, May 12 – Sunday, May 14, 2016

  • Thursday, May 12
  • Whiskerino Contest: (El Cortez – Jackie Gaughan Plaza) 7:00 p.m.
  • Pub Crawl & Street Dance: (El Cortez- Jackie Gaughan Plaza) 6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 13

  • Farm Days student interactive learning exhibits 9:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Mutton Bustin’ (Western Village Arena) 2:30pm
  • PCRA Rodeo (Western Village Arena) 3:00p.m.

Saturday, May 14

  • Helldorado Days Parade, (4th St. from Gass to Ogden) 10:00 a.m.
  • Mutton Bustin’ (Western Village Arena) 2:30 p.m.
  • PCRA Rodeo (Western Village Arena) 3:00p.m.

Sunday, May 15

  • Mutton Bustin’ Championship (Western Village Arena) 2:30 p.m.
  • PCRA Rodeo (Western Village Arena) 3:00p.m.

WHERE: Western Village Arena
3901 Las Vegas Blvd South (Directly across from Luxor Hotel & Casino)

WEBSITE: http://elkshelldorado.com