Cowgirl Magazine fans…listen up! Starting this month, we are going to do our “Top 10 Events” for each month of the year. These events will range from dude ranch roundups and PBR events, to horse clinics and country music festivals. Without further ado, here are the 10 events you can’t miss this April.
1) Junk-O-Rama Prom
Round Top, TX, April 5: One of the highlights of Texas Antique Week is the Junk-O-Rama Prom put on by the Junk Gypsy sisters. Make sure to wear your most exuberant and retro clothes if you attend!
gypsyville.com2) Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo
Kissimmee, FL, April 5-8: If watching world class rodeo action sounds like a good time, buy tickets to the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo. This event attracts some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the PRCA.
rncfr.com3) Country Thunder Arizona
Florence, AZ, April 5-8: Country Thunder is one of the most famous country music concerts in the United States. This year at Arizona’s Country Thunder, acts include Cole Swindell, Cody Johnson, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, and Brett Young.
countrythunder.com4) Equine Affaire: Ride With A Pro
Columbus, Ohio, April 12-15: If you’re anywhere near the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, consider signing up for the Ride With A Pro program. Attendees can register for a fee, and have their horse trained by some of the most renowned experts in the horse industry. Ken McNabb, Warwick Schiller, James Cooler, and Dan James are several of the clinicians who will be present.
equineaffaire.com5) PBR (Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tacoma, Washington, Columbus, Ohio)
Various dates and locations: Don’t miss out on the PBR! In the month of April, there’s the PBR: First Premier Bank Premier Bankcard Invitational in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the PBR: Tacoma Invitational in Tacoma, Washington, and the 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast in Columbus, Ohio.
pbr.com6) ACM Awards
Las Vegas, NV, April 15: If you’re in Las Vegas on April 15th, there’s a chance you’ll see one of your favorite country singers! If you’re not lucky enough to be in Vegas, you can still watch the ACMs on TV.
acmcountry.com7) Del Mar National Horse Show
Del Mar, CA, April 17-21: Whether you’re competing or watching, Del Mar National Horse Show is a blast! If you’re a fan of disciplines such as reining and ranch riding, make sure you attend Del Mar Western Week!
delmarnational.com8) Red Bluff Round-Up
Red Bluff, CA, April 20-22: When in California, go to a rodeo! Known as “the largest three day rodeo in the country,” Red Bluff does anything but disappoint!
redbluffroundup.com9) Cowgirl Spring Round-Up
Greenough, MT, April 26-29: A lucky group of ladies will have the chance to meet some legendary cowgirl hall of famers, participate in workshops that improve horsemanship skills, and, of course, ride! There are still spots open to participate in the Cowgirl Spring Round-Up at The Resort at Paws Up.
pawsup.com10) Stagecoach Festival
Indio, CA, April 27-29: The famous Stagecoach Festival is gearing up to wow country music fans! The lineup this year includes Aaron Watson, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce, Cody Jinks, Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, and Trisha Yearwood.