The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is implementing enhanced security measures throughout the Rodeo grounds. Security procedures include, but are not limited to, performing body wand and bag checks at several NRG Park entrance gates, and random bag checks at all NRG Stadium gates.
Patrons should allow additional time to enter the grounds, as these security measures may be in place as they arrive at the event.
This information will be posted at all gates and park-and-ride locations:
All patrons are subject to wand and bag check screening at entrance gates.
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:
- air horns
- banners bearing advertisements
- banners judged to be in poor taste or offensive
- beach balls
- flag poles
- Frisbee® and other sports discs
- hover boards
- laser pointers
- selfie sticks
Audio recording is not allowed in the stadium.
Video recording is not allowed in the stadium during RodeoHouston®.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, in an effort to provide a safe environment and promote a family-friendly atmosphere at the city’s iconic entertainment event, will prohibit concealed and open carry of handguns by private citizens at the Rodeo.
The safety of everyone is paramount for Rodeo patrons to enjoy a fun atmosphere. Please note that all personal belongings (such as purses, camera cases, back packs, strollers, etc.) are subject to search at any given time on the Rodeo grounds by Show officials and/or law enforcement officers for security reasons. Anyone refusing to be searched will not be allowed on the Rodeo grounds. Video taping is not allowed within NRG Stadium, nor are outside food and drinks, including those purchased elsewhere at NRG Park.
Gates to NRG Stadium open 45 minutes before the start of the Rodeo performance.