RODEO ROUNDUP: Here’s everything you need to know to attend the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo this year


The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has returned for the 2019 season. Find a full list of shopping options here and dining options here.


NRG Park will be open from noon-midnight Monday, Feb. 25, and the grounds will be open from 8 a.m.-midnight for the duration of the rodeo, which runs Feb. 26-March 17. The on-site box office will be open daily from 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Musicians perform each evening following rodeo competitions. Weekday competitions begin at 6:45 p.m., and weekend shows begin at 3:45 p.m. See the full concert lineup and other events here.


Rodeo and concert tickets range from $20-$350 for individual performances, $100-$6,000 for premium seating and $400-$7,000 for season tickets. Admission includes entrance to NRG Stadium, NRG Arena, NRG Center and the carnival. Children age 2 and younger will be admitted free of charge.

Grounds passes, which allow access to all events except the rodeo and concerts, cost $35 for a full season pass, $5 for a children day pass and $15 for an adult day pass.

All tickets may be purchased at


Parking can be purchased by day for $25 or for the entire season for $525 at the North Stadium Lot, one block north of NRG Park.

Attendees can also park for $20 at the following lots near NRG Park:

    • Yellow Lot, located along Main Street at the McNee Road intersection
    • 610 Lot, located on the West 610 Loop between Kirby Drive and Fannin Street
    • OST 1 Lot, located at the intersection of South Braeswood Boulevard and Greenbriar Street

Prohibited items

The following items will not be allowed inside the entrance gate:

  • air horns
  • alcohol
  • banners featuring advertisements or offensive content
  • beach balls
  • firearms
  • fireworks
  • flag poles
  • footballs
  • frisbees
  • hoverboards
  • laser pointers
  • selfie sticks
  • weapons
  • whistles


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Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers public education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development, nonprofits and more in the Cy-Fair community.
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