The Houston livestock show and Rodeo is the largest in the world.
Mutton Busting is a crowd favorite where 5 & 6-year-old children hop on the back of a sheep and hang on for as long as they can.
There are over 300 vendors to shop.
It is a great boost for the Houston economy.
Since it is such a huge money maker for the city of Houston, the HLSR donates back to the community each year giving millions to youth scholarships.
There is lots of great barbeque to sample.
Senior citizens get free admission.
It has been going strong for 88 years. The first HLSR was in 1931.
It is a great farm experience in a big city setting.
There is lots of crazy foods, such as chocolate covered jalapeños, pizza on a stick, deep fried everything, deep fried cookie dough, deep fried pecan pie, deep fried bread pudding, and the list goes on.
I can’t wait to see y’all there!!