Sikeston hosts the largest rodeo in Missouri and the seventh largest in the country. Each August top rodeo professionals compete for over $100,000 in prize money. Following the last rodeo event of the evening, nationally-known country music artists perform in concert.
This year the ever-popular bullfighting has been expanded. Long-round bullfighting will be included in the Thursday, August 11 program. Short-round bullfighting will be featured Friday, August 12.
Top Nashville country-music entertainers will perform nightly. Tickets are available on-line at www.SikestonRodeo.com for these performances:
- August 10 - Chase Rice
- August 11 - Granger Smith
- August 12 - Dwight Yoakum
- August 13 - Frankie Ballard
Season ticket packages available.
Pre-Rodeo activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Rodeo begins at 7 p.m.
A complete listing of Sikeston-area lodging and restaurants can be found on www.VisitSikeston.com.