opening day tix
As CultureMap was first to report last week, Conroe native Parker McCollum will kick off RodeoHouston 2023 on February 28, 2023 at NRG Stadium with an action-packed Opening Day event. The fun includes activations, sales, and even a parade on NRG grounds.
Rodeo fans can get those in-demand Opening Day tickets this week, the rodeo announced. Tickets officially go on sale online at 10 am Thursday, October 6. As always, an online waiting room will open at 9:30 am; customers who join the Waiting Room from 9:30 to 9:59 am will be randomly selected to purchase tickets at 10 am. (A place in the Waiting Room does not guarantee tickets.) Customers can purchase a maximum of eight tickets.
Ticket prices start at $25, plus a $4 per ticket convenience fee. (Find seats via the handy NRG Stadium Map.) The ticket breakdown is as follows:
- Upper Level: $25 – $30
- Loge Level: $40
- Club Level: $50 – $55
- Field Level: $44
- Chairman’s Club: $150 (includes food and hosted bar)
- Action Seats: $155 (includes hearty hors d’oeuvres and cash bar)
All tickets will be delivered electronically via AXS Mobile ID; customers should allow 48 hours for delivery via the AXS mobile app and login with the email used to purchase tickets.
McCollum's Opening Day show Opening Day includes an opening band on the Stars Over Texas Stage before McCollum’s show. Special giveaways will include 10,000 custom-made Howdy bobbleheads for early arrivers that morning (starting at 10 am).
A full lineup of entertainers after McCollum will be released at a later date. The 2023 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is scheduled for February 28, 2023 to March 19, 2023.