If you are in the mood for some good baseball, head on over to Minute Maid Park which is home to the Houston Astros. Formerly known as both Enron Field and later, Astros Field, Minute Maid Park has a retractable roof and can be fully air-conditioned. The field is known as being friendly to the hitters, resulting in exciting games for the fans! For multi-taskers, wireless Internet is available for a fee. Besides major league baseball, the field occasionally hosts other sports games such as college baseball and private functions.
This splendidly massive sports stadium is a part of the impressive NRG Park (formerly Reliant Park) complex. The seating capacity is 71,500, a huge number to accommodate fans. NRG Stadium (formerly Reliant Stadium) gathers big crowds for popular sporting events and concerts. The most interesting fact about the stadium is its retractable roof, which suits various types of events.
TDECU Stadium is a famous football stadium in the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. Since the naming rights of the stadium was purchased by the Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, hence the name. The stunning stadium has a seating capacity of over 30,000 seats and was built in such a manner as to compliment the beautiful Houston skyline. Apart from hosting college football, the stadium also takes pride in hosting high school football games and other events as well especially the commencement ceremony held every year to welcome students to the University.
NRG Park (formerly Reliant Park) serves as Houston's top venue for trade shows, conventions, sporting events and entertainment. The complex is comprised of the NRG Astrodome, NRG Stadium, NRG Arena and NRG Center. The stadium is known as one of the largest and most versatile venues in Houston. This is the home of the Houston Texans and the famous Houston Livestock show and Rodeo.
Situated on the northeast corner of downtown, the NRG Astrodome (formerly Reliant Astrodome) is a state-of-the-art baseball park that towers over what was once a busy train station. The home of the Astros opened in the nick of time for the 2000 baseball season, which is a part of NRG Park. Key features include a retractable roof that is extremely popular with fans that enjoy that outdoor feeling when the weather is good. The park, along with Bayou Place and a few other recent additions to the area, have played a significant role in the revival of downtown Houston. It also ensures that the area's appeal is no longer limited to just art and theater lovers.