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Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo
Feb 3 - 4, 2023

Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo

Feb 3 - 4, 2023

Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo

Group Information

Groups (12+) call 651-312-3486. Group reservations available until January 31, 2023.

Pendleton Whisky Party Zone


Want to take your rodeo experience to the next level?

Purchase access to the Pendleton Whisky Party Zone. Get as close to all the wild rodeo action as possible with access to the arena floor. Your Pendleton Whisky Party Zone pass includes a complimentary buffet of favorite fan foods and beer, wine, soda plus access to a private cash bar featuring Pendleton Whisky cocktails and lounge area.


This is an upgrade only and must be accompanied by a valid event ticket.

Bag Policy

For enhanced safety and speed of entry, we encourage guests not to bring bags of any kind. Bags, purses and backpacks are not allowed. Clutch, wristlet and wallets sized 4" x 6" x 1.5" or smaller are allowed and subject to inspection. Medical bags and diaper bags are allowed, however, they are required to pass through x-ray screening prior to entry. Guests with medical and diaper bags must enter the arena at Gate 1. Please allow extra time for entry.


The Michelob Golden Light Taphouse is located at section 120 (gate 4) and opens at 6 p.m. The sports themed restaurant features signature specialty wings, sandwiches and sharables plus a full service bar.

Mobile Entry

Pro tip for faster mobile entry: Add your tickets to your phone's "wallet" and have a fully charged battery.

Mobile tickets are like an airline boarding pass which can be accessed with a smartphone via the Ticketmaster app or mobile site in a QR code format and scanned at the gate for entry.

Once you are within 48 hours of your event, log on to your Ticketmaster account and add the mobile tickets to your Apple Wallet/Google Wallet app. Once you have added to the app, your QR code will be accessible for entry. This bypasses the need for Wi-Fi or cellular data at the gates.

Guests are reminded to fully charge their smartphones prior to arriving at the venue in order to access mobile tickets. Click here for more information.

Cashless Payment Only

Only credit card and mobile payment (Apple Pay, Google Pay, etc.) are accepted for concessions, retail and parking transactions. Only credit card payment is accepted for box office transactions. Cash is not accepted.

Concessions - Mobile Ordering and Cashless Payment

Xcel Energy Center now has convenient and contactless in-arena mobile ordering for concessions using the NHL Mobile App, or visit the Guest Services desks in the arena for information about our menu offerings.

Credit card and mobile payment (Apple Pay, Google Pay) are accepted for concessions.

Concession availability may vary based on event.




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