Angola Prison Rodeo tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the spring performances of the Angola Prison Rodeo, scheduled Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, at Louisiana State Penitentiary.

All seats are $15 per person, and the prison gates will open to visitors at 9 a.m.

The rodeo performances begin at 2 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in advance online by visiting the rodeo’s website, http://www.angolarodeo.com, or by calling (225) 655-2030 or (225) 655-2607, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

In addition to the inmate rodeo performances, the event includes performances by prison bands, a variety of food and refreshment, and prison hobby craft and art work.

Pony rides, carnival games, carousel rides and other activities are offered for children.