What happens if there is bad weather?
If lightning is present then the Parade, Matched Horse Races, Dances and Cowboy Poetry & Music are subject to being cancelled. However please check our website, Facebook page, Twitter or give us a call 325-677-4376 to verify.
Matched Horse Races
When do tickets go on sale?
If you purchased a Ranch Rodeo ticket for last years Western Heritage Classic you will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets. We will contact you with purchasing details near March 1st.
If you did not purchase tickets for last years Ranch Rodeo, tickets will be available to purchase starting April 29th at 10 am.
How can I purchase tickets?
Option 1 - online
Option 2 - via phone at 325-677-4376 with a credit/debit card
Option 3 - in person with a credit/debit card, cash, check, or money order
What is included in a Ranch Rodeo ticket?
Admission to the Ranch Rodeo for that night and serves as a grounds pass for the same day as well.
The Friday Ranch Rodeo ticket will also serve as your admission ticket to the concert for Friday night only.
Where to stay?
We are coming from out of town, are there hotels available and how far in advance should we make our reservation?
Western Heritage Classic is held the same weekend as the college graduations and Mother’s Day weekend some years. We suggest you make your reservations at least a year in advance.
To reserve a hotel room:
*Abilene has more than twenty hotels, visit http://www.westernheritageclassic.com/p/about-/236 for a list of hotels we recommend
*Contact the Abilene Visitors and Convention Bureau at 1-800-727-7704 or visit them on the web at www.abilenevisitors.com for information on local hotels.
*Information on hotels in nearby communities can be found at www.texasmidwest.org