ANGOLA —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,, 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.