Tickets & Registration

Visit Kansas City, KS is the 'Official Destination Partner' of the American Royal. Request a copy of their Visitor's Guide for an extensive list of lodging, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment near the American Royal.

Visitor's Guide


It’s the best time you can have in the dirt! The party starts with Happy Hour specials at 5:30 in the Tailgate. (Tailgate opens at Noon on Saturday.) Three Rodeo performances, Friday @ 7:30, Saturday @ 2:00 and 7:30, each packed with bulls, barrels, mutton bustin’ and mini broncs. Stay late each night with live music after the rodeo in the Pendleton Whisky Tailgate! Dance to Hudson Drive (Friday) and Phil Vandel (Saturday) while enjoying a bite from the food trucks and playing tailgate games. Get your tickets today!

Tickets are available walk-up at the Municipal Auditorium Box Office (301 W 13th St. Kansas City, MO 64105), 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Friday, all Ticketmaster locations, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

ProRodeo Tickets
Scouts & BBBS Tickets

Youth Rodeo

Everyone must have a ticket to watch the youth rodeo performances. Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased day of at the box office or in advance through Ticketmaster.

Youth Rodeo Tickets

Equine Shows

Tickets for the American Royal Hunter Jumper Horse Show and UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show are now available. See links below.

Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

Init2Winit Tickets
Roy A. Edwards Grand Prix Tickets
Bull's Head Bash Tickets

UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show

UPHA Thursday Tickets
UPHA Friday Tickets
UPHA Saturday Tickets

During the season tickets can be purchased at the following location:

Municipal Box Office
Monday - Friday
10 AM - 5 PM
Located: Downtown Kansas City, South side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Avenue & Central Street

Hy-Vee Arena Box Office (during the season)  - Hours vary, see schedule below.
Located: 1701 American Royal Ct., Kansas City, MO 64102

Box Office Hours

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