A Pet Sitter’s Guide to the Katy Rodeo

Founded in 1943, the Katy Rodeo is a major cultural event in and around Katy. The Katy Rodeo attracts thousands of visitors each year. The event serves as an important fundraiser for scholarships and educational programs and celebrates the values of hard work, tradition, and community spirit. This year, the Katy Rodeo is scheduled for Thursday, February 15th to Saturday, February 17th starting at 7 PM; gates open at 6 PM every evening. But, the rodeo isn’t the only attraction. Today we’re sharing about one of our favorite local happenings and all you need to know to get the most out of your experience. Giddy up! A Guide to the Katy Rodeo.

A Pet Sitter’s Guide to the Katy Rodeo: Rodeo Highlights

katy texas petskaty texas familyThe Katy Rodeo brings together professional athletes to compete in classic rodeo events like bull riding, barrel racing, and bronc riding. In addition, it features a livestock show in which young ranchers showcase their animals and compete in various judging categories. Fun for the whole family, the Rodeo also includes a carnival with family-friendly rides, games, concessions, and food vendors. Finally, educational displays showcasing agriculture, western heritage, and local businesses are a great way to connect with the community.

To get your 2024 Katy Rodeo tickets, click here. Tickets are also available at the gate each night. Please note that, on Thursday night,  KISD elementary students, current and past military as well as first responders get in free with ID.

A Pet Sitter’s Guide to the Katy Rodeo: Katy Rodeo Parade

katy texas family petsA vibrant community event featuring marching bands, floats, and local organizations, the Katy Rodeo Parade is happening on Saturday, February 17th at 9:30 AM this year. The parade map can be found here. This year’s theme is Tried & True… Red, White, & Blue and the Parade Marshals are Don & Ida Fay Elder.

Participants not only entertain local crowds with their creative and festive floats, performances, and attire, they also compete for a chance to win a prize. Judging is done according to the following categories:

  • Adult General
  • Cars, Toys and Tractors
  • Churches/Church Organizations
  • Civic Organizations
  • Commercial
  • Cowboys/Cowgirls
  • Performing/Marching Groups
  • School Organizations
  • Scouting Organizations

The parade is a fun way to connect with the local organizations that are the true heartbeat of our city!

A Pet Sitter’s Guide to the Katy Rodeo: Katy’s Best Pet Care at the Katy Rodeo

katy texas petsThe Katy Rodeo is one of our favorite local events. You can find me and some of our team members at the Animal Admiration Box. Stop by and say hello – we love meeting new people and seeing our clients and supporters.

To learn about the many ways in which Animal Admiration Pet Sitting supports our local community and to discuss the benefits of our in-home pet care services in and around Katy, contact us at info@animaladmiration.com or (281) 391-1015. Our team of dedicated pet care providers offers quality care pet sitting and dog walking in KatyFulshearRichmondEnergy CorridorMemorialWest Houston, and Cypress. We look forward to hearing from you!




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