Enjoy a "Truly Legendary Texas Experience" with the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. Relax in comfort at the indoor air conditioned Mesquite Arena, located just 15 minutes east of downtown Dallas, as you take in the excitement of all your favorite rodeo events: Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Riding, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, Tie Down Roping, and of course the most exciting event of all, Bull Riding! Come help us celebrate our 59th year with fun family entertainment every Saturday Night at 7:30pm, July 2nd through October 1st. Doors open at 6:30pm so arrive early and enjoy lip smacking Texas BBQ or try your hand at the Mechanical Bull. For those less brave, browse the gift shop and boot boutique. Your kids become the stars of the rodeo as they participate in events such as the Dash for Cash and Mutton Bustin'....and don't forget the pony rides and face painting. You haven't been to Texas until you have been to The Mesquite Championship Rodeo at Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas.....the "Official Rodeo Capital of Texas."
Mesquite Arena is a facility in Mesquite that is best known as home to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. The arena that was constructed in 1986 has been host to presidents such as Ronald Reagan and George Bush. The facility is equipped with 61 Luxury Suites, the 8-Second Club, a BBQ Pavilion, 2 brand new HD Video Boards, and an entertainment area. The arena and club can be rented out for private and public events. Concessions and catering is done in-house through Platinum Catering. The Mesquite Championship Rodeo has been nominated multiple times by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) for Rodeo of the Year. The rodeo dirt surface was also recognized as “best dirt” by the PRCA and can be compacted to form a more concrete surface to hold events like MMA Fights, Motocross Races, Monster Trucks and Concerts. This air-conditioned facility truly is More Than Just A Rodeo Arena.