Become a Retail Vendor at the Rodeo

Retail Vendor applications are now open for the American Royal Rodeo May 4th-6th, 2023.  We are seeking unique handcrafted items, western clothing, boots, hats, jewelry, kid toys and local KC items.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

  • Hours of Operation

    • Move In- Thursday, May 4th from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. All vehicles must be parked in Lot B by 4:00 p.m. No exceptions.
    • Vendor Booths Open- Thursday, May 4th- 5:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
    • Vendor Booths Open- Friday, May 5th- 5:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
    • Vendor Booths Open- Saturday, May 6th- 4:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
    • You are free to load out after Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Load out will continue Sunday, May 7th starting at 10:00 a.m.
  • Food Vendors

    Spaces are secured on a first come first serve basis.  Sign up directly by emailing [email protected].

  • Rules and Regulations


    • Wi-Fi is not provided for Vendors during ARA events and cell phone service may be limited.
    • Vendors are not allowed to set up any tents of any size in Grand Hall per the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Division.
    • Payment is due in full 30 days prior to the event.