Labor Day carnival, rodeo tickets on sale

WINNEMUCCA — Tickets are now on sale for Winnemucca’s biggest weekend. But if you don’t act soon, some great discounts will be gone before the Labor Day fun even begins.

This year’s carnival, which comes courtesy of Schoeppner Shows, will provide plenty of spin-you-till-you’re-queasy fun from Thursday, Aug. 29, until the Scrambler takes its last spin on Sunday evening, Sept.1. 

Pay-one-price wristbands for Thursday or Friday are now available at CB Brown True Value Hardware, the Winnemucca Convention Center and the Winnemucca Events Complex office. Cost in advance is $25; price at the gate is $30. 

Also, get 24 ride tickets for only $15; price at the gate is $20. The average adult ride is four tickets; kiddie rides are three tickets each.

Don’t forget to round up some rodeo bargains too. The 98th annual “Bulls and Broncs!” Labor Day Rodeo is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31

 Pre-sale tickets are now $10, $2 off event-day prices. Kids 8 and under get in free. 

Advance rodeo tickets are available at Boot Barn, CB Brown True Value Hardware and Ron’s Seed & Supply. 

For more information on the Labor Day Carnival or the 98th annual Labor Day Rodeo, please visit