What You Need To Know For HLSR 2019

It’s that time of year again! In less than a month the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins! Every year from the end of February through March, the city of Houston comes alive for one of the biggest events Houston has to offer. Whether this is your first time or you’re an annual attendee, each year things are a little different. From where to park and what to eat, this is your 2019 Houston Rodeo guide.

Photo Courtesy of Rob Sells Houston
Photo Courtesy of Rob Sells Houston

#1. Where: Every year the Rodeo is hosted at NRG Park. The entire complex is taken up with activities. You can view the park map here.

#2. Transportation: There are plenty of ways to get to and from the venue. Before leaving your home, take note of the parking maps. There are different ways to enter the venue based on your method of Transportation. If you plan on driving yourself here is the public parking map. Lyft and Uber riders should reference this map. Park & Ride and METRORail guests should click here.

#3. What To Eat: The Rodeo provides a wide variety of foods to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza, seafood, or barbecue, there is something for everyone. The complete list of food vendors can be found here.

Photo Courtesy of Houston Press
Photo Courtesy of Houston Press

#4. What To Do: There are plenty of activities for all ages at the Rodeo. For families with small children, they have Agventure and The Junction. Kids can learn all about live stock and agriculture and enjoy their own pint sized carnival! For those a little bit older, the Rodeo features, a nightly concert, Wine Garden, The Hideout (21+), and the carnival! The main concert line up can be found here. At the Wine Garden you can enjoy live music and taste more than 70 wines next to NRG Stadium. The Hideout is a honky tonk for those old enough to drink! With a dance floor, bars, and live music, this is a great place to hangout.

#5. Ticket Prices: Tickets for event can be a little tricky. You can purchase a general admission or season pass for access to the grounds but not admission to the rodeo and concert performance. There is different pricing for the carnival depending on how you want to spend your time there. The price break down can be found here. Tickets for the rodeo and individual concerts can be purchased here.

Have you read our other Rodeo blog post?

10 Things We Hate To Love About the Houston Rodeo