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 Rodeo and entertainer merchandise, visit the booths in NRG Center and NRG Stadium. Or, shop online now.

Lone Star Market

The Lone Star Market is an outdoor shopping location, located on the west side of the NRG Astrodome, featuring new local businesses throughout the Rodeo. A variety of products will be featured from leather goods to food options, to art pieces. Be sure to see what’s new at the Lone Star Market each time you visit!

  • Open daily from 2:30 to 9 p.m.

Gold Buckle Foodie

Try each award-winning dish from the Gold Buckle Foodie awards! If you take on the challenge to dominate all eight delicious and decadent treats, you will win a great prize! Visit the Social Station at the entrance of Hall D in NRG Center for more details.

2019 Foodie Winners

Best Dessert:
Aunt Edmoes Cookies (CD205)
“Cookie Dough Parfait”

Classic Fair Food: 
The Candy Factory (Carnival)
“Hot Crunchy Cheetos Cotton Candy”

Best Value Food:
Salt Grass (L0063)
“Chicken and Ribs Platter”

Most Creative Food:
The Candy Factory (The Junction)
“Unicorn Float”

Best New Flavor:
Totally Baked Cookie Joint (Carnival)

Best Food-on-a-Stick:
Holmes Smokehouse (RP60)
“Bacon Wrapped Pecan Smoked Sausage”

Best Fried Food:
The Original Minneapple Pie (CD202)
“Minnechocolate Pie”

Best Specialty Food:
All of Us (E12107)
"Chocolate Cobbler"

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NRG Arena Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
NRG Center Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
NRG Park Dining Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
NRG Park Shopping Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Plan your shopping extravaganza and dining experience at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ with these maps.


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

Mobile App

Want to know more about each exhibitor? Download the RODEOHOUSTON mobile app for a complete list of the dining and shopping options.