Citywide Events

Helldorado is so much more than just a rodeo! It offers fun and excitement for youngsters to Old Timers and families alike!

Kick-Off Party

Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Rodeo is just around the corner and we’ll be starting the celebration with our annual Kick-Off Party, April 2 at 6 p.m. where we’ll also be crowning and introducing our incoming Helldorado Queen for 2016-2017.

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Mutton Bustin’


A fan favorite, Mutton Bustin' is for the younger set of cowboys and cowgirls - from the ages of 5 to 7 and under 60 pounds. This crowd pleaser is typically the very first event of the evening to kick off the rodeo action each evening.

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Join us for the Helldorado Days Parade held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Downtown Las Vegas. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m.

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2016 carnivalThe 2016 Helldorado Days Carnival will be back and better than ever!!

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Art Show & Auction


The Public Art Show, Auction & Reception will be held on Sunday, May 1st at 2:00 pm at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102.

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Golf Tournament


Helldorado Shootout Charity Golf Tournament and Banquet

Friday and Saturday, April 22 & 23, 2016

Elks Lodge
4100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

6:00pm: Banquet, Registration, Raffles and Pitching Contest!

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Whiskerino Contest

whiskerinoA Helldorado Days tradition since its inception, you do not want to miss the Whiskerino Contest! The event will be on the Jackie Gaughan Parkway in front of the El Cortez on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Several categories are available to enter.

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Pub Crawl

Join us for one Hell of a Pub Crawl and Street Dance!

May 12, 2016 @8pm (after Whiskerino)

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Queen Pageant

The Helldorado Queen, a cherished tradition that began in 1936, is the face of the rodeo and pioneer spirit throughout the seasons. Participating in philanthropic activities, speaking engagements and extensive volunteer opportunities throughout the year, the Queen’s work seems to never cease.

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Barnyard in the Boneyard

Celebrate Helldorado Days with The Neon Museum and Horses4Heros. Join us for fun for the whole family in the Neon Museum's beautiful North Gallery.

Saturday, May 14 12p-3p

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