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NRG Stadium Club Seats & Premium Areas

  • Chairmans Club - Chairman's Club ticketholders at NRG Stadium receive access to one of the stadium's most spacious lounge areas. Guests will enjoy a private VIP stadiu...
  • Club Level - The Club Level at NRG Stadium provides one of the best experiences for Texans games, the Houston Rodeo and other events.  All Club Seats are loca...
  • Directors Club - The Director's Club Seats at NRG Stadium are commonly referred to as the penthouse seats. They are perched high above the action on the stadium's high...

Best Seats For a Concert at NRG Stadium

The most common seating layout at NRG Stadium for concerts is an end-stage setup with the stage located near sections Section 110, Section 111 and Section 112. For many concerts there are also slight variations to the layout, which may include General Admission seats, fan pits and B-stages.

Field seats, like those in Field A2 are among the most sought-after tickets

On the Field: Sections Field A1, Field A2, Field A3 and Field A4 are Field Seats, which offer some of the closest views of the performers. For many concerts, field sections are added or removed. These performer-specific adjustments may alter the field layout and the views from each field section.

To the Side of the Stage: For close views of the stage with a little bit of elevation, consider seats to the side of the stage in Section 102, Section 103, Section 104 and Section 105. The view is not head-on like on the field, but many of the seats are closer to the stage, provide better elevation and are actual stadium seats.

Section 648 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in Section 135, Section 136, Section 137 and Section 138 provide the most comfortable looks of the performance. Even upper level sections offer unobstructed sitelines. Just keep in mind that you won't be able to see as much detail from these seats as you would if you sat closer to the stage.

Consider the Following When Buying Concert Tickets

Seats behind the stage are occassionally sold: Unless your main objective is to just get in the building, you'll want to completely avoid anything behind the stage - like those in/near or above sections Section 110, Section 111, Section 112 and Section 113. It's unlikely the performer will turn around to salute you - and you're more likely to be completely blocked out from seeing the show.

If you're on the shorter side (or bringing kids), consider field seats only in the first few rows: The most common complaint amongst field ticketholders is that they can't see the stage because of taller people in front of them. As an alternative, consider side sections near the stage that will still have you close and high enough to see.

Lower level side sections are not created equal: While the side sections closest to the stage are top-notch, side sections farther from the stage may leave you with a cramp in your neck. Sections 131 and 102 are not well-angled towards the stage - leaving you to turn your head for an ideal view. Instead, consider head-on sections in the lower level or even close side seats in the upper level like Sections 311 and 336.

Field Seats for Concerts

  • Field Seats - Concert Field Seats at NRG Stadium are the best way to see the performance up close. The front rows in these sections are mere feet away from the perf...

Home & Visitor Bench For Basketball Games

Home Bench - For most basketball games the home team players sit in front of Section 125

Visitor Bench - The visiting team sits in front of Section 128

Texans Sideline & Visitor Sideline

east sideline
Looking towards the east (visitor) sideline.
west sideline
Looking into seats along the west sideline. In addition to being some of the best seats, these are behind the Texans sideline.
visitor sideline
The visitor sideline is located along the east sideline, in front of sections 124-129.

Texans Sideline - The Texans sideline is in front of Section 105, Section 106, Section 107 and Section 108

Visitor Sideline - The visiting team sideline is in front of Section 125, Section 126, Section 127 and Section 128

Loge Level Seating

  • Loge Level Seating - The Loge Level at NRG Stadium refers to upper deck sections numbered in the 500s. These are some of the smallest sections in the stadium and offer adv...

Mezzanine Level Seating

  • Mezzanine Level Seating - The 300 Level at NRG Stadium is often referred to as the Club Level. But that distinction only applies to sideline and corner sections in the 300s. On...

Obstructed Seating

  • Avoid Row(s) F-H, J-N, P in Section(s) 601 and 627 for Football -

    In sections 601 and 627, there is a protruding wall that blocks the view from seats in rows farther from the field.

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NRG Stadium Seat Views

Recommended Seats for Great Views

For Football: Sections 308, 309, 310 and 311

  • Excellent views between the 20 yardlines
  • Elevated perspective provides comfortable sitelines
  • For Texans games, In-seat food and beverage service reduces trips to the concourse

For Football: Rows S-Z, AA-EE in Sections 105, 106, 107 and 108

  • Absolute best views from the lower level
  • Within fifteen rows of the 100 level concourse for quick trips to amenities
  • Enough elevation to comfortably see each endzone and both videoboards

For Basketball: Sections 507, 508, 509 and 533

  • Great center court views on a budget
  • Small seating sections make for easy access to and from the seats

For Basketball: Rows AA-JJ in Sections 106 and 107

  • Center court views facing the team benches
  • Close to the entry tunnels for quicker trips to and from the concourse
  • Traditional seating with better elevation over the fans in front

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Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

For Texans Games: Sections 717, 718, 719 and 720

  • Amazing club level amenities
  • Full service cash bar and complimentary buffet
  • Great lounges behind the seats for socializing

For Basketball: Sections 309, 310, 337 and 338

  • Upscale club level atmosphere
  • Mid-court positioning for great viewing angles
  • Great seating height to see all areas of the court

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Recommended Seats for Partying and Socializing

If you like standing and cheering hard at a Texans game, seats behind the goalposts attract that crowd.

For Texans Games: Sections 116 and 117

  • Bull Pen, home of the most avid fans
  • In front of Bull Pen Party deck, which is a social area that has music playing
  • Participate in fan traditions during player introductions and the game

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Seating Tips & Advice

  • "Great for Texans Fans" - Best seats, best fans, and always cheering for the Texans!!

NRG Stadium Seating Reviews

  • "Ignored by the spinning stage" - - I bought these tickets close in the lower bowl fully expecting to have a great view for both the rod...
    Section 101, Row P, Seat 3 / Concert Review
  • "Horrible" - - My 7 yr old daughter and I went to watch One Direction but these seats was just horrible for my daug...
    Section 130, Row B, Seats 11,12 / Concert Review
  • "First Row of Section, Isle Seats next to Texans' Coaches box film crew." - - No one directly in front of your seats as there is a 2 seat drop down to lower section. Cheerleaders...
    Section 722, Row P, Seats 1&2 / Football Review
  • "Really Liking the 500 Level" - - For some reason the first row in this section is Row G. Never-the-less, Row M here was the very last...
    Section 538, Row M, Seat 5 / Football Review
  • "Maybe the worst seat at Texans Stadium, but some redeeming qualities" - - This is the last seat in the last row of 642. Many of the seats in this section will have an obstruc...
    Section 642, Row P, Seat 12 / Football Review
  • "Great except for signs" - - I'm a short girl, and being the last person in the row was a scary thought, but the view of the catw...
    Field B3, Row 9, Seat 1 / Concert Review
  • "Great View of the entire field, NEW HD Screen, Cheerleaders, "Always Shaded" !!" - - Seats are perfectly positioned in the "Shaded" section. The "Jose Cuervo" Cantina is close by for al...
    Section 140, Row V / Football Review
  • "Great View of the entire field, NEW HD Screen, Cheerleaders, "Always Shaded" !!" - - Seats are perfectly positioned in the "Shaded" section. The "Jose Cuervo" Cantina is close by for al...
    Section 140, Row V / Football Review
  • "Excellent 40 yard line view" - - Great spot on the upper level. Excellent views of both ends of the field. If you're comparing lower ...
    Section 634, Row D / Football Review
  • "Awesome Seats in Section 140 - Houston Texans - Reliant Stadium" - - The best seats in the entire stadium. The fans are cool and fun. The beer guy is very consistent. Th...
    Section 140 / Football Review
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    Venue & Seating Questions

    • Is there an elevator to the 700 level seats in NRG Stadium?

      The NRG Stadium elevators do run to the 700 level of the stadium, and are actually the only way to access this level (no stair or escalator access). It is important to note that they do not allow alcoholic beverage on the elevators.

    • What is the highest level that the VIP elevators to to?

      The VIP elevators run all the way to the 800 level for Upper Halo Suite ticket holders. The VIP elevators stop at all levels but require VIP ticket holder status to ride (granted to Suite and Club seat patrons).

    • Do the rows at NRG Stadium go up from the field?

      The rows at NRG Stadium ascend up from the field. For example, the row closest to the field in Section 101 is Row A. Similarly, double-letter rows (like AA) begin after single-letter rows (like Z) and ascend up from the field.



      NRG Stadium rows run A-Z from the field, then AA-ZZ
    • Where is the east sideline at NRG Stadium?

      The East sideline runs between Sections 122 to 131 on the 100 level, with Sections 125 through 128 being closest to the player bench and midfield on the east side of the field.



    • Do Verizon Club seats include parking?

      Unless specifically noted by the seller that a parking pass is included, Verizon Club Level seats unfortunately do not include parking.

    • Are there any obstructed view seats or sections to be avoided for a Texans game?

      NRG Stadium does not have any seating areas which have limited view for Texans games, however we would recommend trying to avoid seats near the aisles in Rows E and higher in the 600 level sections if possible. These seats are just above the entry tunnels, where the view can be impacted by heavy foot traffic from fans walking between the concourse and their seats in the higher rows.

    • What are the best lower level seats at NRG Stadium?

      Most lower level sections at NRG Stadium are accurately priced in that you get what you pay for. Unlike a lot of older stadiums where seats inside the 20 have a terrible angle towards most of the field - even the lower rows of these sections will have semi-comfortable views to a majority of the action. As a result, choosing seats in these locations is generally a matter of budget and balancing your preference for convenience, experience or outstanding view.

      Best Seats for Convenience

      From a convenience standpoint, the last row in every section 101-140 is located at the level of the concourse. In most rows, this row is labeled JJ. Exceptions include accessible seating sections where the last row of common seating is FF and a wheelchair accessible landing replaces rows GG-JJ. To feel as if you're not "walking a mile" up and down the stairs, first consider all double-letter rows (AA-JJ).

      Enjoying a Memorable Experience

      If you're most interested in an unbelievable experience, you may prefer the lowest row possible. Just keep in mind that every seat in rows A-J of sections 102-111 and 122-131 will deal with some level of obstruction by the players on the sideline.

      The Texans sit on the west sideline, making these an obvious first choice among Houston fans. For a less expensive gameday experience, consider sections 112-113 near the Texans tunnel (or 132-133 if you're a visiting fan). From there you'll have unprecedented views of the players as they run on and off the field before the game, during introductions, at halftime and at the end of the game.

      texans field seats
      Field Seats are a top choice for a once-in-a-lifetime experience

      If budget is not a concern, the Field Seats offer fans an opportunity to sit directly at field level. This experience comes with additional perks, including standing on the field before the game and exclusive amenities. However, with the players and sideline staff so close, it will be impossible to see much of the game.

      endzone seats nrg stadium
      The first ten rows behind the goalposts are as close to the field as you can get

      Another popular spot among experience-seekers are the first 10 rows behind the goalposts. While the posts occasionally get in the way, these are the absolute closest seats to the field and offer a video-game-like view. Just keep in mind that fans in these sections stand for a majority of Texans games.

      Getting the Best View

      Finally, for the purist football fan who simply wants to watch the game and have the best overall view, there are two considerations. First, the obvious choice is sitting at midfield. When seeking out the best views, look no further than rows S-Z and AA-EE. These seats are 20-30 rows from the field, aren't under the overhang and are an ideal alternative to the often-more-expensive lower rows. For an even cheaper option, do consider double-letter rows in all lower corner sections. Comfortable elevated sitelines and some of the lowest price tags in the lower level make these some of the most under-rated seats in the stadium.

      sections 125-128, rows aa-jj
      Elevated rows in sections 125-128 are among the best overall seats at NRG Stadium

      Altogether, the best combination of convenience, view and affordability at NRG Stadium is in sections 104-109 and 124-129. Specifically, double-letter rows (AA-JJ) in these sections are our top pick for the best all-around seats in the lower level.

    • Can you see the videoboards from the lower level?

      The video boards at NRG Stadium span the entire length of the endzone, making them
      some of the largest in the NFL. However, their placement at the absolute
      top
      of the stadium renders them perhaps the worst video boards in the
      league.

      For fans paying big bucks to sit along the sidelines, seeing
      the video screens requires a complete head-turn. While this is not
      uncommon, fans sitting in the lower level than have to peer up far more than 100 feet to get
      a clear view of replays and stats. Even if you are seated in one of the
      highest rows of the stadium, chances are you will be looking up a fair
      amount all afternoon.

    • How does the 500 level compare to the 600 level at a Texans game?


      On NRG Stadium seating charts, the 600 level appears to be directly above the 500
      level. While this is true, there are significant differences between
      sections numbered in the 500s and 600s.

      Showing 300-600 levels a NRG Stadium (100 level not pictured)

      Distance From the Field and Concourse


      Naturally, the 600 level sections are farther away from the field because they are higher up. But it's worth noting that because these sections are not a simple extension of the 500 level, they are pushed farther back away from the stage. In other words, there is a significant difference between the last row in the 500s (usually Row M) and the first row in the 600s (usually A).

      600 level stairs
      Reaching the 600 level requires additional stairs compared to the 500 level

      Another item worth considering is the number of additional stairs it takes to reach the 600 level. While the 500 level is located just off the concourse, you must climb
      at least 15 stairs to reach the first row of the 600s. While this may not turn off
      fans seated in one of lower rows (A, B, etc.), it's worthy of
      consideration for ticketholders who may have to climb another 15-30
      stairs to reach a higher row. For fans who head to the concession stands and restrooms frequently, a ticket in the 500s will severely cut down on your time away from the game.


      Ticket Prices


      Tickets in 600 level sections are typically priced 15-30% cheaper than similarly-numbered sections in the 500 level. Given their superior views and convenience, the jump in ticket price is justified. Rows A-F in sideline sections of the 600 level usually offer good value. But if you can't find tickets there, we recommend paying a few extra bucks to claim a spot on the 500 level.

    • Where are the club seats for the Houston Rodeo at NRG Stadium?

      Club seating is located on the sides of the 300 level at NRG Stadium for the Houston Livestock and Rodeo show. All Club level sections (301-318 and 329-346) offer access to the Star Bar, Horseshoe Bar, Spur Bar, and Football Bar. Upscale food and beverage is available in all Club Level Sections.

      Club seating for the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show at NRG Stadium
      Club seating is located along the sides of NRG Stadium on the third tier of seating up from the floor
    • How many rows in each section at NRG Stadium?
      Each section has a varying amount of rows and seats. Find a section to see row and/or seat numbers.
    • Is seat number 1 on the left or right side of sections?
      As you look towards the field from your seats, lower number seats are on your right.
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    • Where is the best place to park if you have tickets for section 308?
    • Is there shade in Section 116 Row JJ at NRG Stadium?
    • Is Section 109, row V any good for watching a Texans game?
    • How many seats are in Section 103 Row L?

    Other Photos From NRG Stadium

    endzone seating at NRG Stadium
    Looking towards the north end of the field. The blue seats at the bottom are part of the 100 level, while the red seats are the 300s and 500s, respectively. Underneath the scoreboard are blue seats of the 600s and the 700 level.
    temporary seats
    At the top of select endzone sections are three rows of temporary seating with rows labeled KK-MM. These folding chairs do not have cupholders and offer the worst views on the lower level.
    upper suites
    Looking towards seating on the east side of the field, you can find suites at the top of the 600 level, just below the stadium roof.
    field suites at nrg stadium
    Field suites include seating directly on the field in padded, movable chairs.
    lower suites
    At the top of select lower level sections are suites/boxes. All boxes include seating over-looking the field, and some boxes include catered food and drink.

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