2015 Houston Rodeo Parking Explained

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The Houston Rodeo is one of the largest events in the country, with three weeks of fantastic events. The 2015 Houston Rodeo concert lineup is about as big as it has ever been, with top artists like Pitbull, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, and Luke Bryan. With so many top events scheduled, hundreds of thousands of fans will descend on NRG Park for the Rodeo, creating a ton of congestion in Houston’s inner loop. We have you covered with a complete 2015 Houston Rodeo Parking Guide.

Permit Parking

Parking at the Houston Rodeo can be a little bit confusing. The majority of the parking lots near NRG Stadium are reserved as “Permit Parking.” The General Public will not be allowed to purchase permits for these lots, and will not have access to them at any point during the 2015 Houston Rodeo. A list of the permit parking lots is listed below, along with hours of operation, and restrictions for parking at those specific lots.

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Blue
Hours of operation: 6 am – Close
Restrictions: Season Ticket Holders (permit required)

Green
Hours of operation: 6 am – Close
Restrictions: Season Ticket Holders (permit required)

Maroon
Hours of operation: 6 am – 24 hours (Starts Feb. 26)
Restrictions: Volunteers on Assignment (Day Permit and V-tag required) and Horse Show Exhibitors (permit required)

Orange
Hours of operation: 6 am – 24 hours (Starts Feb. 25)
Restrictions: Volunteers on Assignment (Day Permit and V-tag required), commercial exhibitors and security personnel (permit required)

Purple
Hours of operation: 6 am – Close
Restrictions: Permit Parking Only

Red
Hours of operation: 6 am – 24 hours (Starts Mar. 2)
Restrictions: Permit Parking Only

Teal
Hours of operation: 6 am – Close
Restrictions: Suite Parking (must have permit)

Public Parking

If you are not a season ticket holder, volunteer, or exhibitor at the 2015 Houston Rodeo, you will be directed to park at one of the three Public Parking lots located around NRG Park.

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Pink Lot (OST 1 Lot)
Location: 2103 South Braeswood (Old Spanish Trail at N. Stadium Dr.)
Price: $15
Hours of Operation:
Mondays to Thursdays: 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Fridays: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Sundays: 11 a.m. to; 1 a.m.
March 9 – 22: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Yellow Lot
Location: Gate 16 & S. Main Street.
Price: $15 ($20 for World’s Championship Bar-B-Que)
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to close

Brown Lot (610 Lot)
Location: W. Bellfort St. at Kirby Dr.
Price: $15 ($20 for World’s Championship Bar-B-Que)
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday, March 3 – Friday, March 7: noon to 10 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 9: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
March 9 – March 22: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Other Parking Options

Other Transportation Options

If you don’t want to deal with the traffic or trying to find a parking place near the Houston Rodeo, there are a number of park and ride options around Houston that offer shuttles to the stadium.

If you have any parking related questions regarding the 2015 Houston Rodeo, please leave them in the comments and I will do my best to get you an answer!

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