Shopping & Dining

Shop and eat your way through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™! With more than 300 vendors, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Let your impulses go with the countless retail vendors or be courageous to taste the variety of delicious foods available. For your official Show and entertainer merchandise, visit the booths in NRG Center and NRG Stadium. Or, shop online now.


NRG Center

Daily, March 7 - 12 & 18 - 26 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Moonlight Market, March 13 - 17 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

NRG Arena

Daily, March 7 - 26                      10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

NRG Park Dining

Daily, March 7 - 12 & 18 - 26 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Moonlight Market, March 13 - 17 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

NRG Park Shopping

Daily, March 7 - 12 & 18 - 26 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Moonlight Market, March 13 - 17 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Moonlight Market

During Spring Break Stampede, March 13 - 17, 2017, enjoy extended shopping and dining hours in NRG Center and on the grounds of NRG Park. When the entertainer ends in the NRG Stadium, head over and complete your shopping and and find unique dining options!


Hundreds of shopping and dining vendors from near and far are readily available to you during the Show.

2017 list of vendors will be posted as soon as available.


Want to know more about each exhibitor? Download the RODEOHOUSTON mobile app for a complete list of the dining and shopping options, PLUS reviews from other visitors on the vendors at the Show.

Gold Buckle Foodie

Try the tastiest, wildest, and best fair food in Texas by sampling the Gold Buckle Foodie award–winners throughout the grounds. Each foodie champion is judged and selected by well-known Houston media celebrities. Taste four gold buckle winners and earn a koozie, or try all eight and receive a free T-shirt! Visit the Social Station, located at the Hall D entrance, during the Show for details.

2016 Winners

  • Best New Flavor: Paradise Burgers – "The Brookie”
  • Most Creative Food: Custom Confections – “The Ultimate”
  • Best Fried Food: Custom Confections – “Fried Brownie Ball w/ ice cream”
  • Best Breakfast Food: Stubby’s Cinnamon Rolls – “Cinnamon Roll w/icing”
  • Best Food-on-a-Stick: Berryhill Baja Grill – “Shrimp Diablo Kabob”
  • Best Dessert: Custom Confections – “The Emma”
  • Classic Fair Food: Holmes Smokehouse – “Bacon Chili Cheeseburger”
  • Best Value Food: Stubby’s Cinnamon Rolls – “Original Cinnamon Roll” 

Rocking the Rodeo Runway

Grab your friends and come to the Show's very own fashion show and commercial exhibitor showcase. See the most desired trends on the catwalk, and then shop your favorite looks among the extensive variety of exhibitors at the Show.

2017 information will be posted once available.