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Shell Energy Stadium Events

2200 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77003 US

Shell Energy Stadium

Capacity: 22,039

Home Teams: Houston Dynamo FC (MLS)

Shell Energy Stadium Events

Destiny has had a cruel sense of humor when it comes to Shell Energy Stadium, with this beautiful soccer-specific venue becoming the home ground of Houston Dynamo FC in 2012, a few years after the soccer team’s greatest triumphs thus far. It is a visually striking stadium with its rows of red seats cast against the verdant green grass and big open Texas sky, along with Houston’s skyline visible above the stands. Houston Dynamo FC joined MLS in 2006 and missed the memo on expansion teams needing to struggle, taking their very first MLS Playoffs in their very first season by storm, surging all the way to the MLS Cup Final where they defeated the New England Revolution on penalties to lift the trophy. Just to show everyone that it was not an accident, the Dynamo repeated their success in 2007, quashing the Revolution 2-1 in a rematch of the previous year’s final. Unfortunately for Houston soccer fans, neither Final was played in their city, as the MLS Cup Final was formerly played in a neutral pre-determined venue (like the Super Bowl), though at least the 2006 Final was in Texas (Dallas). Houston Dynamo FC also finished first in the Western Conference in 2008, narrowly missing out on the Supporters’ Shield. Since moving into Shell Energy Stadium in 2012, however, the team’s only slice of glory has been a US Open Cup in 2018, with two MLS Cup Finals lost back to back in 2011 and 2012 (1-0 and 3-1 to David Beckham and the LA Galaxy). Houston Dynamo FC fans have remained loyal, however, turning up in their thousands to will their team on towards victory with plenty of color and singing. Hungry visitors to Shell Energy Stadium will find lots of delicious treats to sample, with concessions featuring everything from smokehouse BBQ and Vinny’s pizza to vegan burgers and taqueria-style tacos. Plenty of excellent craft beer is also available. For Houston Dynamo FC merchandise, head to one of the venue’s many shops and kiosks.

Does Shell Energy Stadium host concerts and other events?

As well as Houston Dynamo FC soccer games, Shell Energy Stadium is also home to the NCAA’s Texas Southern Tigers college football team. Rugby and Gaelic football have also been played at the stadium. Several international soccer games have been held at the venue including a World Cup qualifier for the Mexico National Soccer Team as well as games with the U.S. Men's and U.S. Women’s National Soccer Teams. The venue hosted its first concert in January 2024 with a free concert featuring Jake Owen, Megan Moroney, Jon Pardi, Kidz Bop, and headliner Jack Harlow. No other concerts or music festivals are scheduled at Shell Energy Stadium for 2024 yet, but keep your eye on TicketX, as this is sure to change soon! 

How can I find the cheapest tickets to games and events at Shell Energy Stadium?

With so much going on at Shell Energy Stadium throughout the year, you’ll be keen to know how to find all the cheapest tickets to games, concerts, and other events at the venue. Houston Dynamo FC games and international soccer matches are the biggest draw at the venue, with tickets frequently selling out quickly. To find the cheapest tickets to Houston Dynamo FC home games or other major events at Shell Energy Stadium, search the TicketX listings on this page. You can buy tickets from TicketX with a single click for the lowest commission fees!

Will Lionel Messi and Inter Miami CF play at Shell Energy Stadium in the 2024 regular season?

No, Lionel Messi and Inter Miami CF are not scheduled to play at Shell Energy Stadium in 2024. However, it is possible that Inter Miami CF could visit Shell Energy Stadium if the two teams meet in the MLS Playoffs this fall or in a cup competition. Please keep checking TicketX throughout the MLS Season just in case!

For your best chance at landing the cheapest tickets to sold out Inter Miami CF games featuring Lionel Messi*, search TicketX listings on this page and use our trusty TicketX seating chart to compare seats and prices. Tickets can be purchased from TicketX with a single click for the lowest commission fees! 

**As with any sport, there is never a guarantee that an athlete will be available to play in a certain game. Injuries and other issues can rule Messi out of action, just as they can with any other athlete. 

Shell Energy Stadium Seating Chart

Shell Energy Stadium is a large venue that provides visitors with many different seating options. Those looking for a luxurious game day experience with top notch services and amenities can apply for premium areas such as club seats, suites, or the Pitchside Patio. The vast majority of the stadium consists of tiered seating at relatively affordable prices. Please use our handy TicketX seating chart to compare seating options in terms of price and location.

Getting to Shell Energy Stadium (Transportation and Parking)

Visitors can access Shell Energy Stadium via public transportation or driving their own vehicle

Getting to Shell Energy Stadium via public transportation

You can get to Shell Energy Stadium using Metrorail, which stops right next to the venue. A taxi or ride-share is a decent backup option if in a hurry. Visit the official Houston Dynamo FC website for full details. 

Getting to Shell Energy Stadium by car

Driving to Shell Energy Stadium in your own vehicle is doable but Houston traffic can be heavy, so be sure to plan your route in advance and leave early! The official Houston Dynamo FC website has maps and driving directions. Many fans also use Park and Ride services with Metrorail.

Does Shell Energy Stadium have on-site parking?

There is limited public parking around Shell Energy Stadium. It is best to reserve parking in advance or to use Park and Ride services. Head to the official Houston Dynamo FC website for parking maps and parking details.

How much does Shell Energy Stadium parking cost?

Parking near Shell Energy Stadium ranges from $10-30, with cheaper prices at Park and Ride lots. Check out the official Houston Dynamo FC website for more information on parking prices and to learn how to book prepaid parking in advance.