Contestant Information & Local Information
Your go-to list for hotel discounts, things to do and where to eat while in Santa Fe.
Additional Ground Rules for 2018
- All Contestants must enter through the NORTH GATE ONLY.
- All Contestants must check-in with the Secretary.
- 30 Day Replacement
- Walk Up Replacement
- Only actual contestant and one (1) companion will be allowed gate access.
- Only 12 Barrel Racers per performance.
- Reserve the right to entrance based upon New Mexico livestock requirements.
The Event Coordinator would like any available cowboys to make themselves available to meet and greet attendees for photo ops and autographs.
Where to Stay
Inn at Santa Fe, 505-474-9500, 8376 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
The Rodeo’s Host Hotel. Only 3 miles to the Rodeo Grounds. Hotel shuttle available when booked in advance.
El Café located in the lobby opens daily at 5pm. When calling please
When calling please ask for the Rodeo Discount being offered.
Santa Fe Sage Inn, 505-982-5952, 725 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Located 5 1/2 miles to the Rodeo Grounds. Pool, easy walk to the Santa Fe Railyard Complex, dining and galleries.
Pueblo Bonito Bed & Breakfast Inn, 505-984-8001, 138 W. Manhattan, Santa Fe, NM 87501
$138/night includes: free parking, free buffet breakfast and afternoon tea, free wi-fi and Queen bed.
A charming Bed & Breakfast nestled on a quiet block in downtown Santa Fe. As the Rodeo Royalty sponsor, you never know who’ll be stopping by to say hello during breakfast. Walk to shopping, galleries, the Railyard Complex, the Plaza, the State Capitol and dining. 5½ miles to Rodeo Grounds.
When you get hungry
Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill, 505-471-3353, 3501 Zafarano Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Chili’s Grill & Bar, 505-474-9286, 3795 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Olive Garden, 505-438-7109, 3781 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Tecolote Cafe, 505-988-1362, 1616 St. Michaels Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Things to do
when you’re not at the Rodeo, of course….
ATMs available at the arena for your convenience.