Minute Maid Park, Home of the Houston Astros

When did Minute Maid Park open?

March 30, 2000 Minute Maid Park opens. The surface is Platinum TE Paspalum.

The architecture firm Populous, also the firm behind Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

What team plays at Minute Maid Park?

The Houston Astros play at Minute Maid Park.

Who owns the Minute Maid Park?

Harris County-Houston Sports Authority owns Minute Maid Park.

What are the Minute Maid Park dimensions?

  • Left field - 315 feet
  • Left-center - 366-399 feet
  • Center field - 409 feet
  • Right-center - 370 feet
  • Right field - 326 feet


  • Left field - 19 feet
  • Left-center - 25 feet
  • Center field - 10 feet
  • Deepest point - 10 feet
  • Right-center - 10 feet
  • Right field - 7 feet

What is the Minute Maid Park seating capacity?

41,168 is the capacity at Minute Maid Park.

How many seats in the Minute Maid Park?

40,963 is the seating capacity at Minute Maid Park.

How much are suites at Minute Maid Park?

Suites cost between $3,000 and $5,000 for one game.

What are the amenities at the Minute Maid Park?

The retractable roof is a welcome amenity in Houston during the summer.

If an Astros player hits the pole, all fans in attendance get a coupon for a free chicken sandwich from Chick-fil-A. The last time was May 10, 2021 when Carlos Correa hit a home run off the left field foul pole.

Minute Maid Park Bag Policy

  • Small Bags. Bags smaller than 16” x 16” x 8”
  • Diaper bags
  • Single-compartment drawstring bags,
  • Bags used for medical reasons

Can you bring a Stroller into Minute Maid Park?

Yes, you can bring a stroller into Minute Maid Park. You will will need to store with Fan Accommodations at Section 323 or 112. You can also ask an usher for storage assistance.

Can I bring a Purse into Minute Maid Park?

Yes, you can bring small purses into Minute Maid Park. Smaller than 16 inches.

Can you bring food into Minute Maid Park?

Yes, you can bring food and bottled water into Minute Maid Park.

What can you bring into the Minute Maid Park?

  • Small Bags. Bags smaller than 16” x 16” x 8”
  • Diaper bags
  • Single-compartment drawstring bags,
  • Bags used for medical reasons

Where is the Minute Maid Park located?

501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002

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What time do the gates open at the Minute Maid Park?

Two hours prior to the game time. Gates of Minute Maid Park will open two hours prior to game time unless otherwise stated. Full ballpark access will be available when gates open.

Can you tailgate at Minute Maid Park?

No, there is no tailgating at Minute Maid Park.

How much is Minute Maid Park parking?

Prices range between $10 and $25.

You need to park in one of Houston's downtown garages and surface parking lots. It is estimated that almost 25,000 parking spaces are available.

Read all signs before you park. Look for signs and banners with the baseball "P" that designates public parking.

Minute Maid Park seating map

MLB provides a Minute Maid Park seating map

Can you pay with cash at the Minute Maid Park?

No, Minute Maid Park is cashless. There are four reverse ATMs placed near existing ATMs on the main concourse, club level, and upper concourse.

Best bets for Minute Maid Park food


The largest stadium wine selection throughout MLB.

BATTERED-UP (Section 116)

  • chicken tenders,
  • corn dog,
  • funnel cakes,
  • deep-fried Reese’s,
  • and deep-fried bread pudding


  • Elote and Chicken,
  • Pork or Cheese Pupusas served with curtido and salsa rojo,
  • chicharrone,
  • frozen paletas,
  • and chocolate sea salt cookies

H-TOWN GRILL (Sections 109, 125, 308)

  • Hot dogs,
  • crispy chicken tenders,
  • grilled burgers,
  • Crawford Bock + Cheddar Cheese sausages
  • and French fries


Freshly sliced pastrami with sauteed cabbage, swiss cheese, house made dressing on toasted rye bread

KICKEN NACHOS (Sections 111, 126, 408)

Red or Green Chicken & Pork Carnitas


Southern Style BBQ featuring Killen’s famous Brisket

SHAKE SHACK (Section 157)

SLOVACEK'S SAUSAGE CARTS (Section 131 & 430)

SPUD HOUSE (Section 116 & 131)

loaded potato with chopped brisket or smoked chicken.

SUNRISE BBQ (Sections 306)

  • Down home Texas BBQ featuring chopped beef or turkey sandwiches,
  • Texas-sized chopped BBQ baked potatoes
  • and loaded baked potatoes

TAPS AND TOTS (Section 308)

Loaded Tatchos


  • Texas Legend prime burgers and fries
  • chicken tenders and French fries


Chicken tender baskets with various dipping sauces

HTX MEX (Section 215)

Featuring classic Tex-Mex with fajita beef, pork, and chicken nachos


The Italian Trattoria features freshly-made, personal pizzas

THE BUTCHER (Section 224)

  • BBQ sandwiches,
  • BBQ baked potatoes
  • and featured-chef rotational carved meats

Hotels near Minute Maid Park

  • Hampton Inn Houston Downtown
  • The Westin Houston Downtown
  • Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
  • Marriott Marquis Houston

Restaurants near Minute Maid Park

  • Osso & Kristalla (Italian cuisine)
  • Potente (Italian cuisine)
  • Irma's Southwest
  • Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
  • MKT Bar