Highland Lakes rodeos are scheduled throughout the summer in Burnet and Llano counties, all easily accessible from Burnet County lodges and hotels.

Where to see Highland Lakes Rodeos this Summer

If the sounds of hooves striking the ground, the bellow of the announcer ringing through the air, and the buzz of the 8-second timer get your blood pumping with excitement, a rodeo in the Highland Lakes is something you won’t want to miss. From rugged cowboys riding all-star athlete bulls and broncs to cowgirls pushing their equine partner to the limits in a race against the clock, there is nothing quite like experiencing a pro rodeo.

This year, Texas’s top competitive rodeo stars put their skills to the test at a number of Highland Lakes rodeos. If you’re visiting Burnet County, Texas, this summer, ink one of these events on your must-do list of activities.


Rodeos have always been an American tradition that can be found in just about every state. When you visit Burnet County, Texas, it is only natural to get in touch with Western American heritage by attending one of these spectacular events and discovering the thrill firsthand.

Barrel racing, calf roping, bucking broncs, fierce bulls, and sparkling rodeo royalty are only a few of the exciting sights at a Texas rodeo. Whether it is your first rodeo or you have attended them since you were a kid, you’ll find something new to enjoy with each event. Grab a seat and enjoy the ride as these brave athletes pair up with their 1,000-plus pound teammates for an unforgettable day at the rodeo!


Cowgirls get in on the rodeo action during Highland Lakes rodeos, which are scheduled throughout the summer in Burnet and Llano counties.

Throughout the summer, four significant rodeos take place in the Highland Lakes. Leading the season in May, the Burnet County Rodeo offers an exhilarating display of athletic ability at the Burnet County Fairgrounds and Rodeo Arena in Burnet.

June welcomes two rodeos for a fun-filled month of events. The first, the Llano Open-Pro Rodeo, takes place on the second weekend of June at Robinson Park in Llano, Texas. The second June rodeo is the Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. This event takes place in mid-June at the Stonewall Rodeo Grounds on Peach Street.

July brings the Marble Falls Rodeo Association’s annual Open/Pro Rodeo which is held at the end of the month at the Charley Taylor Rodeo Arena on US 281.


Bull Rider in Burnet County

A bull rider’s view of a Highland Lakes rodeo arena. Ride ’em, cowboy!

Whether you are here for a vacation or an extended stay, you can find the perfect accommodations for your adventures with the Highland Lakes of Burnet County Tourism. Search a variety of lodging options that range from camping areas to luxury cabins, and discover all of the exciting attractions surrounding where you are staying. Add the thrill of a rodeo when visiting Burnet County, Texas, for your vacation. As they say at the rodeo: “Don’t risk it, rope the brisket.”

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