The Houston Rockets score high points at games and with fans, too! Current players Dwight Howard and James Harden keep the crowd on their feet while long-time fans cherish memories of past players like Hakeem Olajuwon, Yao Ming and Clyde Drexler.


Every spring, more than 156 of the world's best golfers compete in the Shell Houston Open PGA Tour. Then it's off to the races for the Grand Prix of Houston. From team sports to extreme sports, Houston has that winning spirit.

Bulls on Parade

Fans of the Houston Texans can't wait to get back to NRG Stadium to see J.J. Watt sack the competition and watch Jadeveon Clowney – the NFL's No. 1 draft pick – show his stuff.

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

The Houston Astros have been Houston's home team for more than 51 years. Named in honor of their former playing field and the world's first domed sports stadium, the Astrodome, the Astros enjoy home field advantage at Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston. Fans of all ages get together to cheer on their favorite players and the beloved mascot, Orbit. Want more baseball? The Sugar Land Skeeters are Greater Houston's independent league baseball team, playing home games at Constellation Field in Sugar Land.

Forever Orange

Major League Soccer fans get a kick out of the Houston Dynamo! This energetic team, winner of consecutive MLS Cup championships in 2006 and 2007, gets the crowds roaring and on their feet. Catch all the action at BBVA Compass Stadium with head coach Dominic Kinnear and players Will Bruin and Giles Barnes leading the pack. For even more soccer glory, check out the Dyamo's sister team, the Houston Dash, Houston's first professional women's soccer team.

Get your rodeo on

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition in the world, and one of Houston's most loved traditions. From pig racing and livestock competitions to championship bull riding and concerts with some of the biggest recording artists, the Houston Rodeo has it all. For a little bull-riding action of your own, there are plenty of mechanical bulls all over Houston ready to buck you off.

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    Houston is the Culinary Capital of Texas with 8,600+ restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

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    Live music, festivals, farmer's markets, fashion shows, outdoor concerts...There's never a dull moment in Houston.

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    You'll never run out of activities with Houston's abundance of museums, theaters and other attractions.

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    From team sports to extreme sports, Houston has that winning spirit. We carry that spirit to our state-of-the-art facilities.

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    Houstonians can explore miles of scenic green space. In fact, we're home of two of the nation's 10 largest urban public parks.