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** Cancelled due to COVID-19 ** 2021 Angola Prison Rodeo

  • 17544 Tunica Trace Angola, LA 70712
  • LA State Penitentiary
  • October 3, 2021 - October 31, 2021
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $20 per person
  • (225) 655-2607 or (225) 655-2592

**The Angola Prison Fall Rodeo has been canceled due to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases**



The Angola Prison Rodeo is legendary for its mix of bulls and convicted felons. At worst, it's a day in prison that won't end up on your permanent record.

The "Wildest Show in the South" is BACK!!

Rodeo tickets will go on sale Tuesday July 6th, 2021 for the October Rodeos every weekend: 

  • October 3, 2021
  • October 10, 2021
  • October 17, 2021
  • October 24, 2021
  • October 31, 2021

Gates open:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information

Shows begin: 2:00 p.m.

We sincerely thank you for supporting the Angola Prison Rodeo and we hope to see you in October. This year there will be 5 chances to see the Wildest Show in the South, so mark your calendars for October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st! Tickets may be purchased by calling (225) 655-2607 or 2030, or online.

Visit the Angola Museum During the Rodeo!
Join us at the Angola Museum for special extended hours for the Angola Prison Rodeo. The museum will be open to guests from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm each Sunday of the rodeo—with free admission!

Buy your tickets to the Angola Prison Rodeo at!

* Cell Phones / Smart Watches will be allowed on Rodeo Grounds.
  All Bags brought into the Rodeo Grounds must be clear and no larger than 12 x 6 x 12 inches.

* Many events in Baton Rouge have been proactively postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date event information, please check with the specific event's website or social media pages.