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Welcome to a new era at the legendary Longhorn Saloon at the Cloverdale Rodeo

The Red Barn is back and the action is bigger than ever. Over the years, the Longhorn Saloon has evolved into a music venue like no other. Each year, a new lineup of musicians takes to the stage to keep your toes tapping from 6 pm to 2 am!

The Longhorn has been a staple at the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair for over 30 years and generations of music fans have been in attendance as big names such as George Canyon, Terri Clark, Washboard Union, Marty Stuart, Aaron Pritchett, Johnny Reid, and Gord Bamford have blown the roof off the Cloverdale Agriplex.

A great night awaits, so check out what’s happening at the Longhorn Saloon this year! There’s a new ticket structure, some VIP additions, and the stage will be packed with memorable performances. So don’t miss out – grab your tickets today!

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What to Expect At The Longhorn

The Longhorn Saloon is a legendary Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair attraction for a reason. It’s the highlight of the weekend for many guests and is a signature experience that event attendees flock to every year. It’s a tradition that you’ll want to experience, too.

The Longhorn is unique because you’ll find people of all ages (19+ of course) who are line dancing, having a good time and making memories together. No matter who you’re with, you’re bound to make new friends at the Longhorn.

With iconic entertainment, an outdoor food truck area and a whole lot of fun—you’ll experience an original type of country at the Longhorn Saloon this May Long Weekend.

Performances & Artist Lineup

The Longhorn Saloon Stage comes alive with sensational musical guests and performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!

Headline Show: Chris Buck Band

Sunday, May 19 @ 10:30pm

Renowned for an infectious, homegrown country style that never fails to captivate audiences, it’s no wonder why Chris Buck was named the 2023 BCCMA Artist of the Year! Chris Buck takes to the stage on Sunday, May 19th at 10:30.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there! The entire weekend will be filled with a mix of perennial favourites and fresh faces, curated in partnership with the BC Country Music Association

2024 Longhorn Saloon Performances Include:

  • The Sunday Night Headline Show by Chris Buck Band
  • Exceptional mixes from fan favourite, DJ Jack Daniels
  • Modern country/Southern rock sounds from Dave Hartney Band
  • Foot-stomping, high-energy rhythms from Tumblin’ Dice
  • Captivating country rock sounds of Appaloosa

*See the FAQ Section below to see which artists play each night.

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Longhorn Saloon VIP Suites - List of inclusions 2024

NEW: VIP Package at the Longhorn

Elevate your experience at the Longhorn Saloon with a new VIP Suite Package for up to 12 guests. Your private seating area comes pre-stocked with a selection of snacks and beverages, and the dedicated VIP servers will be on hand for additional table service throughout the night. When you’ve worked up an appetite, pop out to the food trucks with your VIP vouchers; just make sure you’re back at the table for 11:00 for hot & fresh mini doughnuts. Top it all off with a host of VIP advantages such as VIP parking & restrooms, VIP entrance and access, and a gift for each attendee.

There are only four suites available each night, so don’t delay. Book your VIP Suite today. $1,500 for 12 attendees – click the button below for more information and to book your suite.

Questions or prefer to book direct? Email reception@cloverdalerodeo.com

Saturday Suites SOLD OUT. Limited number available for Friday & Sunday.

Longhorn Saloon Tips & FAQs

Gear up for an unforgettable night at the Longhorn Saloon during the Cloverdale Rodeo with these tips and answers to frequently asked questions! From ticket information to the performance schedule and more, we’ve got you covered for an epic experience.


The Longhorn always sells out because, well, it’s just that good. So be sure to get your tickets in advance!

$20 in advance, $25 at the door (door tickets are limited to availability and there’s always a lineup. Tip: get your tickets in advance)

*Ticket prices noted above do not include GST and service fees.


There are only 3000 tickets available for each night, and they are expected to sell out well in advance. It may sound like a lot, but this is THE place to be on the May Long Weekend, so grab your tickets early.


There’s no need for Beat the Line tickets this year because we’re selling tickets in advance and limiting the number. This means queues will be significantly shorter, too!


Yes. You need a Country Fair Admission Ticket in addition to your Longhorn ticket.

Your General Admission Ticket also gives you access to all the other fun attractions at the Country Fair! Rides, games, food trucks and so much more!


Performance Schedule:

Friday: Dave Harney, Apaloosa
Saturday: Tumblin’ Dice, Dave Hartney
Sunday: Chris Buck Bank, Apaloosa, Tumblin’ Dice
*DJ Jack Daniels will be keepin’ the party going between sets all three nights.


Longhorn doors open at 6 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The show keeps going until the lights come on at 2 am.


No. We are going completely cashless this year for all ticketing and all bar sales. Some of the food trucks and exhibitors may still be accepting cash and the carnival games only take cash. We will have bank machines onsite.


There will be food trucks ready to provide the perfect late-night fuel for your evening at the Longhorn Saloon.

Outside food and drinks are not permitted.


Pre-purchased drink tickets are not available this year, saving you the headache of leftover drink tickets. Enjoy your night without worrying about tickets going to waste! All purchases will be cashless. Tap-to-pay at the bar.

Food & Drinks at the Longhorn

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Food Trucks

And all that dancing is sure to work up an appetite. That’s when you’ll want to hit up the food trucks out front for some signature fair favourites. The lineup of options will be finalized closer to the event date, so stay tuned and follow us on social for the latest announcements.

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Beverage Options

Brought to you by Molson-Coors, the Longhorn Saloon is serving ice-cold beverages to cool you down after working up a sweat on the dance floor. In addition to Molson-Coors beer brands, the bar will be serving wine, cider & coolers.

*New for 2024: Tap at the Bar to pay. 

The Longhorn went cashless and now it’s gone ticketless. All sales are paid at time of purchase electronically. Card processing stations will be at every beverage station to help keep the lines flowing.

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun and Excitement May 17-20, 2024

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