Jorge Valdiviezo is the first Mexican on the Built Ford Tough Series, where the PBR’s best 35 riders compete. The 26-year-old competed in the Last Cowboy Standing this weekend at Las Vegas Village.
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Tandi Remy has attended and participated in Helldorado Days since birth and she has the pictures to prove it.
Helldorado parade participants and spectators braved the Saturday heat to make sure the event went on.
Jess Lockwood participated in the Last Cowboy Standing, the new bull-riding event added to the historic Helldorado Days this year. The 18-year-old advanced to the final round Saturday at the Las Vegas Village.
Helldorado Days is underway already with activities at the Las Vegas Village. The celebration includes a number of events.
The first Helldorado event was in 1934, and the Review-Journal has been around to cover almost every one since. We selected some of our favorite photos from past events to help pump you up for this weekend’s festivities.
For the the first time, Helldorado Days and the PBR will merge for a three-day show running Friday through Sunday. The Last Cowboy Standing is the headline event Friday and Saturday, with the annual Helldorado rodeo running through the weekend.
To gear up for the Las Vegas Helldorado Days and the Professional Bull Rider’s Last Cowboy Standing event, PBR is hosting its annual charity bull riding competition Thursday night on Fremont Street — the Last Media Standing.
Helldorado Days has been around since 1934, but this year it won’t be putting on the festivities alone. The Professional Bull Riders will team with the historic event to put on the three-day show starting Friday.
The PBR, the Professional Bull Riders, will produce and promote a rodeo and a headline bull riding event as part of Las Vegas Helldorado Days in May, joining forces with local groups to celebrate the city's Western roots.
The Las Vegas Helldorado Days Celebration and Rodeo is one of the few places in town where Kevin Riordan’s Old Westian five-foot-long beard seems right at home.
Most kids came with grocery bags. Those who forgot turned their hats and shirts into baskets for candy.
Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days, which opened Wednesday and runs through Sunday, is at a new location this year, next to The Smith Center in downtown Las Vegas.
Helldorado Days, the city’s annual five-day tribute to its Wild West heritage, includes a parade that will close downtown streets Saturday.
Helldorado Days, Las Vegas’ longest- running civic event, announced Tuesday that its 2014 festivities will take place May 15-18 at a new location near The Smith Center, on Symphony Park Avenue and Grand Central Parkway.
Never underestimate the pull of cowboy culture.
The local lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has preserved the history of Southern Nevada while guiding the Helldorado celebration for nearly 80 years.
Let’s be honest: What hasn’t changed in the past 78 years? Everything from microwaves, smoke detectors and cellphones didn’t exist back then, and it’s likely that most of you were not even around when Helldorado was born. Times and technology have changed, but the spirit and history of Southern Nevada have never wavered.
The Las Vegas Helldorado event began in 1934, when Arizona carnival barker Clyde Zerby saw the opportunity to make a quick buck off workers at the Hoover Dam site and the thousands of visitors who flocked to see the immense construction project develop.
As Nevada prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary as the Battle Born State, we would be remiss not to remember that our own Las Vegas history is steeped in great tradition.
“Helldorado” is the namesake for a variety of brands including artwork, clothing lines, motorcycles, movies, cars, dozens of festivals and even a board and video game. The name might even be a household term, but where does it come from?
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