Boyd Gaming: What to Do During the Wrangler NFR

Boyd Gaming offers lots to do during the Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas. Schedule of events:

Date: December 2 – 13, 2014
Location: Roxy’s
Cost: Free Admission

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 8:00pm
Thursday, December 4, 2014 2:00pm
Friday, December 5, 2014 2:00pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 2:00pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014 2:00pm
Monday, December 8, 2014 2:00pm
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:00pm
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 2:00pm
Thursday, December 11, 2014 2:00pm

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Randy Anderson Band has performed here at Sam’s Town for over a decade. They are very popular with all of Sam’s Town’s Country & Western fans.

Date: December 4 – 13, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 5, 2014 10:00am
Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, December 7, 2014 10:00am
Monday, December 8, 2014 10:00am
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:00am
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:00am
Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 12, 2014 10:00am
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:00am

Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

December 4 – 13, 2014
10:00am – 5:00pm

Come and join us at the Boyd Gaming booth and you may get an autograph from one of your favorite cowboys! World Champion Cowboys – Luke Branquinho, Joe Beaver, Don Gay and Gary Leffew, or Legendary Rodeo Announcers Bob Tallman, Boyd Polhamus or Wayne Brooks and many more!

The Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, the longest running and ONLY Original gift show of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, returns to Las Vegas with more wares to keep even the most avid shopper entertained all ten days. Conveniently located in the North Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, at Paradise Road and Desert Inn, just one block east of the famous Las Vegas Strip, this year’s show promises to exceed expectations. Over 300,000 square feet of show floor hosting 400 plus vendors from across the United States and Canada will showcase their unique products which include: customized jewelry, western wear, boots and spurs, furniture, original art, handmade crafts and pottery, as well as providing the best source for the Official Wrangler NFR and PRCA merchandise. With free shuttle service from the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show directly to the Thomas & Mack Center for each night’s rodeo performance, what more could you ask for? So be sure to wear your comfortable boots, as this western-themed shopping experience will be like no other!

Date: December 4, 2014 9:30pm
Location: Roxy’s
Cost: Free Admission

The Desert Moon Band is a high energy band consisting of five musicians. Powerful vocals, harmony and fiery leads along with heart pounding drums, driving bass and lively keys make up the core of the band. For over 15 years the Desert Moon Band has been providing high energy entertainment to groups from 50 to over 5000.

December 4 – 13, 2014

2013 was an exciting year!

Admission is FREE

Dec 4 – 13, 10:30pm

  • The award winning National Finals Tonight® features rodeo highlights and interviews with some of the most recognizable names in the world of professional rodeo.
  • This wrap-up of each day’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo events will be hosted by eight-time World Champion and Hall of Fame Cowboy Don Gay, along with World Champion Tie-Down Roper and All-Around Cowboy, Joe Beaver and TV Host Dan Miller.
  • They will be talking all things rodeo, featuring interviews with Pro Rodeo contestants and a variety of celebrities that enjoy and appreciate the western lifestyle.
  • There will be special appearances by legendary WNFR rodeo announcers Bob Tallman and Boyd Polhamus and many others.
  • The world’s top cowboys & cowgirls will stop by for interviews and an audience Q & A session.
  • Prizes given away nightly including an autographed Fender guitar signed by various country artists such as George Strait.
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Dan Miller


Joe Beaver


Catch all the episodes on our YouTube Channel.



Date: December 5 – 13, 2014
Location: Roxy’s
Cost: Free Admission

Friday, December 5, 2014 5:00pm
Friday, December 5, 2014 8:30pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 5:00pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:30pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014 5:00pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014 8:30pm
Monday, December 8, 2014 5:00pm
Monday, December 8, 2014 8:30pm
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 5:00pm
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 8:30pm

4th Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competition

• Two Sessions Nightly
• No Entry Fee
• $500 in Cash Prizes plus a Championship Buckle for 1st place
• Top 5 scorers paid out in cash and prizes after each session

Official Rules

Date: December 5 – 6, 2014
Location: Orleans Showroom
Cost: Tickets from $39.95 plus taxes and convenience fees

Seating Chart

Friday, December 5, 2014 8:00pm / BUY TICKETS
Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:00pm / BUY TICKETS

Burton Cummings is that rare artist who has transcended time, genres and generations with a body of work that continues to resonate with fans both old and new. His voice has been rated among the finest in rock music and his extensive catalogue of songs is the envy of his contemporaries. Burton continues at the top of his game as a performer, singer, songwriter and recording artist second to none.

With Canada’s original rock ‘n’ roll superstars “The Guess Who,” Burton scored an unprecedented string of international hit singles and albums including “These Eyes,” “Laughing,” “No Time,” “American Woman,” “Share The Land,” “Hang On To Your Life,” “Albert Flasher,” “Sour Suite,” “Orly,” “Glamour Boy,” “Star Baby,” “Clap For The Wolfman” and “Dancin’ Fool,” all written or co-written by Burton.

Burton Cummings Website

Box Office: 702-284-7777 / 888-365-7111
You can also purchase tickets at The Orleans Box Office

Sundays -Thursdays Noon – 8:00pm
Fridays & Saturdays Noon – 10:00pm

Gary Leffew's Legendary Buck'n Ball

December 5 – 13, 2014

The BEST Rodeo After Party in Vegas!

Gary Leffew’s Legendary Buck’N Ball at the Gold Coast

Live country music, two-step dancing and drink specials highlight the “Buck’N Ball,” Las Vegas’ best rodeo party after dark. The Buck’N Ball will be held December 5-13, starting at 9:00pm each evening, in the Arizona Ballroom at the Gold Coast.

Tony Marques and Tempered Steel Union are our performing acts this year.

Join us for free line dancing lessons nightly, all guests must be 21.


Date: December 5 – 13, 2014
Location: Roxy’s
Cost: Free Admission

Friday, December 5, 2014 9:30pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:30pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014 9:30pm
Monday, December 8, 2014 9:30pm
Friday, December 12, 2014 9:30pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 9:30pm

Several years ago Seth started out down a road he hoped would lead him to Nashville. Those several years and roads later took him there and back again. In 2008 his path intersected six others on the music road. Today, they are known as Seth Turner and The High Desert Drifters, a collection of exceptional performers from all over our country and and from many walks of life. A wide array of personalities are on display in this group which is shown on every stage they take, in every city they travel. Their music ranges over generations and genres while always staying true to their roots. You get more than a show, you get an experience.

Date: December 6, 2014 11:00am
Location: Bowling


Bowling, celebrities, food and fun will once again be signatures of the 2014 Bob Tallman Celebrity Bowling Tournament on December 6, 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Gold Coast Bowling Center. The tournament will benefit the Las Vegas chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. Festivities will include a silent auction, celebrity bowling team members and an awards ceremony.

American actress, fashion model, lifestyle blogger and heiress to the Hearst publishing fortune, Lydia Hearst, will be hosting the tournament. At the 2008 Michael Awards, Lydia was recognized as “Supermodel of the Year.” Also a budding actress, Hearst can be seen in supporting roles in “Gossip Girl” (2009), “Two Jacks” (2011), “Mistresses” (2013), “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero” (2014), “Desire” (2014), “Automobile Waltz” (2014), “#Horror” (2015), and “Condemned” (2015).

Date: December 9 – 11, 2014
Location: Roxy’s
Cost: Free Admission

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 9:30pm
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:30pm
Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:30pm

Singing Country, Classic Rock and Southern Rock

Date: December 12, 2014 7:30pm
Location: Sam’s Town Live
Cost: Tickets from $15.00 plus taxes and convenience fees

Seating Chart

Four of the most sought-after country star impersonators in Las Vegas come together to bring you fan favorites from Shania, Dolly, Tim and Johnny. Packed into one exciting show live on stage in Sam’s Town Live!

Avoid phone & internet service fees by visiting any Boyd Gaming box office to purchase your tickets in person.

Box Office: 702-284-7777
Tickets are available at Sam’s Town and any Local Boyd Gaming Box Office

Open Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm

Date: December 12 – 13, 2014
Location: Orleans Showroom
Cost: Tickets from $29.95 plus taxes and convenience fees

Seating Chart

Friday, December 12, 2014 8:00pm / BUY TICKETS
Saturday, December 13, 2014 8:00pm / BUY TICKETS

Over the course of Charlie Daniels’ 50-year career, he has scored hits on the rock, country, pop and Christian charts and has received numerous awards from the Country Music Association (CMA), Academy of Country Music (ACM), TNN/Music City News Awards and the Gospel Music Association (GMA).

Born in Wilmington, N.C., Daniels was raised on a variety of music that included Pentecostal gospel, local bluegrass bands, rhythm & blues and country.

His signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” topped both country and pop charts, bringing him international recognition. The single was certified platinum, earned three CMA awards, became a cornerstone of the soundtrack for the movie “Urban Cowboy” and propelled Daniels’ “Million Mile Reflections” album to triple platinum sales levels.

Daniels’ current release is a patriotic compilation called “Land That I Love” which includes two new songs, “(What This World Needs) Is A Few More Rednecks 2010” and “Iraq Blues.”

Box Office: 702-284-7777 / 888-365-7111
You can also purchase tickets at The Orleans Box Office

Sundays -Thursdays Noon – 8:00pm
Fridays & Saturdays Noon – 10:00pm