Arizona National Livestock Show

Dec 27th – Dec 31st

  • Hours8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Time8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
The Arizona National Livestock Show is the largest livestock show in the Southwest, an annual Phoenix tradition since 1948. We are dedicated to youth and agriculture. It is our goal to support the youth of our industry and share our passion for the livestock and agriculture sectors with the population as a whole.

Exhibitors travel from more than 30 states for the annual show, bringing nearly 2,500 head of the nation’s best cattle, horses, sheep, goats, and swine for competition, all competing for the coveted “Grand Champion” title. Premium awards paid to junior and open exhibitors yearly total more than $200,000.

We take pride in our reputation as a prestigious show with an atmosphere of warm hospitality. While recent growth has pushed the country out of Phoenix, remnants of the Western way of life remain at the hallowed fairgrounds to remind us of our roots.

Held in conjunction with the livestock show, the Cowboy Classics Western Art Show and Gear Exhibit showcases the rich, unique life of the American cowboy, presented in bronze sculptures, leather and silver work, oil paintings, and a variety of other art mediums. Another attraction of the Arizona National is the Cowboy Classics Gallery, an exhibit illustrating Arizona’s long ranching history, filled with memorabilia and displays provided by prestigious ranching families and other organizations with agricultural roots.

On Cattlemen’s Day, men and women from across the state gather for fellowship and spirited competition during the Arizona Working Ranch Horse Competition, Ranch Replacement Heifer Show and Sale and the Ranch Horse Sale. You can also join us for a couple of days of the finest dogs and dog handlers during our Cattledog trials.

Event Dates: Dec. 27-31
Contact: Tyler Grandil at
Location: Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Admission: Free
  • Location Arizona State Fairgrounds
  • 1826 W. McDowell Rd.
  • Phoenix, Arizona 85007

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