MIAMI – Tickets are now on sale for Rodeo Miami, set for May 2, 3, and 4, at the Miami Fairgrounds.

Tickets can be purchased from queen or princess contestants, at the Miami CVB Visitor Center, 101 N. Main, or at Westco locations in Miami, Grove, Neosho, Mo., Pittsburg, Kans. and Columbus, Kans.

Advanced tickets are $10 nightly for adults or $15 for both nights. At the gate, a one-day ticket will be sold for $12 for adults. Tickets for students 4 to 10 are $5 nightly in advance and at the gate. Children 3 and under are free.

Slack night will take place on Thursday, May 2. Admission is $5 at the gate for all ages for slack night.

Friday, May 3’s events will begin at 5 p.m. with a Rodeo Parade. It will start at Vance Ford and end on south Main Street.

Gates at the Miami Fairgrounds will open at 5 p.m. each evening, with children’s activites beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the rodeo performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Miss Rodeo Miami Queen & Princess will be crowned during the Friday night performance. Rodeo Miami 2013 will feature an Exceptional Rodeo for Exceptional Kids at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4.

For more information on this event for special kids, contact Kolby Ungeheuer, the NEO Rodeo coach, at 918-540-6480.

Saturday’s events will begin at 5 p.m., children’s activities starting at 6:30 p.m.

Following the Rodeo, a concert will be held in the Fairgrounds Arena. Country band 2 Steps Back will headline the concert.

Admission to the concert is included in the purchase of a rodeo ticket. The specialty act, “Blake Goode & his Roman Ride Bulls” will be a part of the Rodeo performance on Friday & Saturday.