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.

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.

2020 Foodie Winners

Best Dessert:
Granny’s Cheesecake & More (AR603) and (L255)
“Deep-Fried Cheesecake"

Classic Fair Food:
Burton Sausage (L75)
“Ribeye Steak Sandwich”

Best Value Food:
Saltgrass Steak House (L63)
“Ribs and Sausage Platter”

Most Creative Food:
Holmes Smokehouse (RP60)
“Loaded Waffle Fries with Shredded Pork or Beef”

Best New Flavor:
The Original Minneapple Pie (CD202)
“Deep-Fried Cookie Dough Sundae”

Best Food-on-a-Stick:
Big Bubba’s Bad BBQ (Carnival)
“Big Sticks – Pork or Chicken”

Best Fried Food:
Get Fried (Carnival)
“Donut Chicken Sandwich”

Best Specialty Food:
Big Bayou Cocktail Sauce (D13090)
“Big Bayou Bloody Mary Mix – Original”

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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.

Find Shopping & Dining


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.