Minute Maid Park

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Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, stands out as a distinctive baseball stadium, home to the Houston Astros. Renowned for its retractable roof, it ensures perfect playing conditions regardless of the weather, with a seating capacity of over 41,000. The park uniquely features a vintage, full-sized train on tracks above left field, celebrating Houston's historic Union Station upon which the park is built.

Its architectural design blends modern elements with classic ballpark aesthetics, including the notable brick facade. The field is known for its asymmetrical outfield and a hill in center field, offering a unique challenge to players. The interior is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system and large video boards, enhancing the game-day experience. Fans enjoy diverse local culinary options, reflecting Houston's rich food culture, making Minute Maid Park a vibrant, fan-friendly venue.

AL West
April 7, 2000
Home Dugout:
First Baseline
Visitor Dugout:
Third Baseline
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Entry policy

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Outside liquids

You are allowed to bring in one factory sealed bottle of water that is one liter or less.

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Outside food

You are allowed to bring in food as long it fits in one clear plastic one-gallon bag.

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Bags and backpacks are prohibited (exceptions for manufacturer designed diaper bags accompanying an infant and medical bags and other bags used for medical reasons may be granted if they are within the MLB bag-size requirements not to exceed 16" x 16" x 8").

Backpacks used as diaper bags will not be permitted into the ballpark.

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Featured food and drink

Jackson Street BBQ

Section 124 - Swing by here for your BBQ craving. Swing by here for some brisket, ribs, chicken, or pulled pork, and don't forget the baked potato or mac and cheese.

Saint Arnolds Bar

Section 104 - Stop by here for a beer from Texas' oldest craft brewery, Saint Arnold Brewery.

Texas Legend Grill

Section 134 & 230 - Known for their burgers and sandwiches, with the Prime Rib Steak Sandwich a highlight.

Torchy’s Tacos

Mezzanine - One of Houston's favorite taco shops.

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