Will Rogers Memorial Center

Will Rogers Memorial Center is an entertainment, sports and livestock complex located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The facility is named for Cherokee-American humorist, writer and cowboy entertainer of the 1920s-30s era Will Rogers and, with Dickies Arena, is home of the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

The 120-acre facility is known for its equestrian and livestock shows, including three major events of the National Cutting Horse Association, the World Championship Paint Horse Show and the National Reined Cow Horse Snaffle Bit Futurity.

Owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth, Will Rogers Memorial Center was built in 1936 and added a multipurpose equestrian center in 2012. 



Premiere Location


Space Features

  • Will Rogers Coliseum, historic arena with 5,652 permanent seats
  • Will Rogers Auditorium, Art Deco theater with 2,856 seats
  • 100,000 sq. ft. Texas Room exhibit hall
  • Traditional & unique venues for corporate and social events
  • Two additional performance arenas plus many indoor and covered arenas, all interconnected with an underground tunnel system
  • Capacity for 2,500 horse stalls, more than 2,200 indoor cattle ties and additional livestock buildings and pens
  • Plus, capacity for more than 200 Recreational Vehicles (RVs) - RV parking info here

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To find out more, call (817) 392-8151

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3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, Fort Worth 76107  View Map

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