Family-friendly fall festival and rodeo coming to Helotes this October

Festival benefits Heroes Sports, a non-profit benefiting military members

A family-friendly fall festival is coming to Helotes in October at Pedrotti’s Ranch. Video provided by Pedrotti's Ranch

HELOTES, Texas – A family-friendly fall festival is coming to Helotes in October at Pedrotti’s Ranch.

There will be live music, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch and an indoor inflatable park in addition to a live rodeo.

The Pedrotti’s Ranch Fall Festival benefits Heroes Sports, a non-profit that helps military members transition from the combat zone back into civilian life.

“Not all wounds are visible and our group provides a positive atmosphere among veterans and service members to ensure they know they are not alone,” the Heroes Sports website states.

Admission tickets start at $10 for kids ages 4-12. General admission for adults is $20 and VIP tickets are available for $100. Children ages three and younger are free.

All tickets include admission to the rodeo, live music and kids’ entertainment area.

VIP tickets include two drink tickets and a meet and great with rodeo competitors in the arena after the rodeo has concluded.

The fall festival will take place from 5-11 p.m. on Oct 29 at Pedrotti’s Ranch, located at 13715 FM 1560 in Helotes.

Calf scramble at Pedrotti's Ranch fall festival (Pedrotti's Ranch)

Kids can also participate in a calf scramble during the rodeo. More details on the fall festival events are included in the video at the top of this article.

Event schedule:

  • 5-7 p.m. - Kids’ entertainment
    • Petting zoo
    • Face painting
    • Pumpkin patch
    • Photo opportunities
    • Indoor inflatable park
  • 7-8 p.m. - Rodeo with bulls and barrels produced by Lester Meir Rodeo Company
  • 8-11 p.m. - Live music
Rodeo produced by: Lester Meir Rodeo Company (Pedrotti's Ranch)

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