HOUSTON – The total 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo attendance broke the 20-day attendance record with 2.48 million people, officials said.
The official numbers were released on Twitter last night. This year 1.37 million people set a new record for paid attendance at RodeoHouston.
“The visitor experience at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was exceptional, thanks to the dedication and attention of our volunteers and staff,” said Joel Cowley, Show president in a news release. “So many different facets of the Show — horse show, livestock show, rodeo, carnival, music, shopping and dining — provided a unique combination for family fun and created an overall success.”