NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, was officially opened in 2002. Since its opening, it has played host to the NFL's Houston Texans and has held two Super Bowls: Super Bowl XXXVIII and Super Bowl LI. Outside of the NFL, the stadium is also the home of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo as well as the NCAA Texas Bowl. NRG Stadium is one of the premier concert venues in the region. Over the years, it has welcomed an assortment of musical acts such as Metallica, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, U2, The Rolling Stones and One Direction. You can get your ticket for NRG Stadium's next big event at StubHub.
What is NRG Stadium's seating capacity?
For the majority of its events, the seating capacity at NRG Stadium is 71,995. When concerts are hosted in the stadium, this number can be increased to 80,000 with the addition of temporary seating.
Where are the best NRG Stadium seats located?
If you are heading to a football game at NRG Stadium and would like to be located fairly close to midfield, the best seating sections are undoubtedly 105-108 or 125-128. Of course, if you would prefer to see those touchdowns flying in from a seat near the endzone, sections 116, 117, 136 and 137 are your best bet. Realistically, however, it is tough to find a bad seat in the house at NRG Stadium. Its modern design ensures that fans throughout the stadium always have a clear view of the action.
Is there on-site parking at NRG Stadium?
NRG Stadium offers plenty of parking on-site. Since it is situated in an arena complex with NRG Center, NRG Astrodome and NRG Arena, there is more than enough parking available for just about any event. Parking in the Blue, Orange, Maroon and Yellow lots begins at $30 and parking for buses and RVs is also available.
Is NRG Stadium accessible by public transportation?
It's easy to get to NRG Stadium by public transportation. Houston's METRORail operates a route that drops passengers off right outside the stadium. Simply head to one of Houston's Central Stations, hop on the Red Line toward Fannin South Transit Center and get off when you reach the Stadium Park/Astrodome stop.
What other entertainment options are nearby?
If you want to spend some time hanging out in Houston before or after your NRG Stadium event, you can head to the Houston Zoo, Discovery Green or the Houston Museum of Natural Science. All of these attractions are all located within a 15-minute drive of the stadium, so it won't take you long to reach them.Back to Top
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