Today's events at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Dec. 12

Thursday, Dec. 12

Tip of the Day — Laugh the night away with Jeff Dunham as he brings his “Disorderly Conduct” tour to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

NFR 9 – 5

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Cowboy FanFest, Las Vegas Convention Center

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Cowboy Christmas, Las Vegas Convention Center

12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m. — Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. — Wrangler NFR Autograph Session (Bareback Riders), Las Vegas Convention Center

1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. — Rodeo Live Unplugged with Daryle Singletary (Cowboy FanFest)

NFR In Arena

6:45 p.m. — National anthem singer Lexi Larson, Black Hills Stock Show &Rodeo

7 p.m. — Eighth Go-Round NFR performance, Thomas &Mack

NFR After Dark

5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — Mechanical Bull Riding Contest, Sam’s Town

6:30 p.m. – 4 a.m. — Rodeo Vegas 2013, The Mirage

8 p.m. – 2 a.m. — Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck ’n Ball, Gold Coast

9 p.m. – 3 a.m. — Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand

10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. — National Finals Tonight Show, Gold Coast

11 p.m. — Go-Round Buckle Presentations, South Point


7 p.m. — Aaron Watson with Wolf Creek, South Point

8 p.m. — Jeff Dunham, Caesars Palace

9 p.m. — Damsel, LoCash Cowboys and Neal McCoy, MGM Grand

10 p.m. — Merle Haggard, Golden Nugget

10 p.m. — Daryle Singletary, The Mirage

10 p.m. — Rodney Carrington, MGM Grand

Highlight of the Day — Country music legend Merle Haggard takes the stage at the Golden Nugget (for tickets visit

For a complete listing of events,go to or follow us on Facebook or Twitter at /LasVegasNFR #WranglerNFR.


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