Helldorado Days Parade and Las Vegas Days Rodeo happening this weekend

Posted at 8:24 AM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 13:12:08-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Days (formerly known as Helldorado Days), an annual cowboy-themed event celebrating Las Vegas’ tribute to the Wild West, will offer two nights of rodeo at the all-new Core Arena May 10-11, as well as the annual Helldorado Parade May 11. The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial and the Plaza Hotel & Casino are sponsoring the rodeo, and admission will be free.

Celebrating its 85th year, the Las Vegas Days Rodeo is fully sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. May 10-11. The rodeo will feature bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding, with prize purses totaling $40,000 and custom belt buckles for the champions.

The Helldorado Parade, which starts at 10 a.m. May 11, will feature local businesses, car clubs, equestrian groups, civic groups, high school marching bands, nonprofits and more. It will take place on Fourth Street between Gass and Stewart avenues.