Dixie National

Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo Sponsored by Mississippi Ag and John Deere

Feb 2, 2018, 16:24 PM

It’s that time again, Mississippi! The 53rd Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo is coming to Jackson, MS, and we can’t wait to be a part of it this year. The Dixie National Rodeo Show is produced by Smith, Harper, and Morgan Rodeo Company; and the event takes place at the Mississippi fairgrounds. Dixie National activities are scheduled every day starting on February 1st and going through February 18th.

The Dixie National offers a little something for everyone, whether you’re an experienced bull rider, a small-town farmer, or just an aspiring cowgirl. In fact, the Dixie National has been nominated as one of the Top 5 Large Indoor Rodeos of The Year for the past five years, and it’s the largest professional rodeo east of the Mississippi River.

The Dixie National rodeo shows will feature the best of the best gold buckle champions riding powerful bulls and headstrong horses. It’s sure to be entertaining for kids and grown-ups alike! The rodeo kick off on February 8th, and the final show will be held on February 14th. Special entertainers will be featured on each day of the rodeo, with concerts immediately following each show. This year’s entertainment will include performances by: Josh Turner, Frank Foster, Bellamy Brothers, John Michael Montgomery, Riley Green, Corey Smith and Brett Young.

Mississippi Ag and John Deere are proud sponsors of the Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo again this year, so we hope to see you out there! Come check out our equipment displays or take advantage of our kid-friendly activities. There will be plenty of delicious food, refreshing beverages, and all kinds of fun.

Stop by our Meet and Greet Booth in the Coliseum and get your cowboy, cowgirl, and rodeo queen autograph before each show on Saturday, February 10th.  Bring your kids early and check out the Mississippi State Extension Farmtastic Booth in front of the livestock arena, sponsored by Mississippi Ag! This booth is fantastic and gives your children the opportunity to learn more about agriculture!

If you’re as excited for the Dixie National event as we are, don’t wait to buy your tickets! Tickets can be purchased at the Coliseum Box Office or any Ticketmaster Outlets including most Walmart locations. You can also visit ticketmaster.com for more ticket information. Pull on your boots and saddle up, because the fun is about to begin!

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