Gameday Ticket Policy: During the entire 2016 NFL season, the Houston Texans will require fans who wish to enter NRG Stadium property to possess a gameday ticket or Tailgate Ticket. Tailgate Tickets are valid only for the event date printed on the ticket.
What is your Responsibility: As a season ticket member, you are responsible for all actions of any tailgate ticket member in possession of a ticket distributed to your account. Reproduction of this ticket will result in the revocation of all tailgate ticket privileges.
Who are Tailgate Tickets intended for: Season ticket members and their friends and family. If you re-sell this ticket, your season ticket account will be deactivated and you will not be allowed to purchase these tickets in the future.
Children are Exempt: Children 15 years of age or younger who are attending the game with their parents or a guardian will be allowed on NRG Park property without a game ticket or Tailgate Ticket, however they must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Where it is enforced: All NRG Park property, including but not limited to all parking lots and the stadium.
What will happen to non-ticket fans: Any fan that does not have a gameday ticket or Tailgate Ticket will not be permitted to enter NRG Park Property. All tailgate tickets must be purchased in advance of gameday.
If you have any additional questions regarding our Gameday Ticket Policy, please call our Customer Service team at 832-667-2002.
Tailgate Ticket Policy FAQs
What if a Season Ticket Member would like to bring a guest to tailgate for a game? We will make tailgate tickets available to season ticket members for $13 per ticket per game. There will be up to 4000 of these tickets available for each game on a first come first serve basis. Each season ticket holder will only be able to acquire up to 10 tickets for any given game until the limit is reached.
Can a tailgate ticket be forwarded or reprinted? No. These tailgate tickets cannot be forwarded or reprinted. They must be treated like cash and will not be replaced.
Will the Season Ticket Member be responsible for the actions of their tailgate ticket member? Yes. The Season Ticket member who purchased the tailgate ticket will be held responsible for the actions of their guest. The season ticket member will have their name and account number printed on each tailgate guest ticket. If a disturbance occurs the Season Ticket member will be subject to removal from the property, and possible revocation of their season ticket and/or parking pass.
Does this tailgate ticket entitle me to setup a tailgate in a parking space? No. The tailgate ticket only allows you to remain on property without an accompanying game ticket. You will not be allowed to setup any materials or equipment in a parking space unless you have a parking pass.
Why do the Texans charge $13 for the tailgate ticket? The Houston Texans have set the price at $10, to cover the additional expenses required to host extra patrons on property. That money will provide additional security, facilities, and parking personnel to manage the added patrons that will remain on property after all other game ticket members have gone inside the stadium.
Is a parking pass by itself enough for a fan to come onto NRG Park grounds and tailgate with my friends? No, you must possess a gameday ticket or a tailgate ticket in addition to the parking pass to enter and remain on NRG Park property.
Can I purchase Tailgate Tickets at one of the pedestrian access gates on gameday? No, you will not be allowed to purchase a Tailgate Ticket on gameday at any of our pedestrian access gates.