Minute Maid Park 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX

Stadium Review
Minute Maid Park opened on March 30, 2000. The Houston Astros played their first regular season game at the stadium on April 7, 2000.

Minute Maid Park has hosted several significant MLB events. First, it hosted the 2004 MLB All-Star Game. Second, the Houston Astros hosted the Chicago White Sox in Games 3 and 4 of the 2005 World Series – Game 3 setting the record for the longest World Series game ever played.

In addition to baseball, the ballpark hosted the first leg quarterfinal of the 2006 CONCACAF Champions Cup between Portmore United of Jamaica and Club America of Mexico.

Many independent parking lots are located around Minute Maid Park. There are nearly 25,000 parking places within walking distance of the ballpark. Pick out your lot based on distance and price.

Public Transportation
The METRORail stops at Preston station which is about a 10 minute walk to Minute Maid Park.

Location of Ticket Scalpers
Ticket scalpers will be waiting for you as you approach Minute Maid Park. However, the Astros price their cheapest tickets at $7 – meaning you do not necessarily need to buy from scalper unless you want a lower level seat and do not want to hassle with “sneaking down.”

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Destination Address: 501 Crawford St, Houston, Texas

Recommended Restaurants
A. Zula Restaurant 705 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 227-7052
B. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse 1510 Texas Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 228-1111
C. The Original Ninfa's on Navigation 2704 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, TX 77003, (713) 228-1175
D. Hubcap Grill 1111 Prairie Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 223-5885
E. The Grove 1611 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010, (713) 337-7314
Recommended Bars
F. The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium 705 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 228-9472
Same address as Zula Restaurant.
G. Live Sports Cafe 407 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, (713) 228-5483
H. Home Plate Bar & Grill 1800 Texas Street, Houston, TX 77003, (713) 222-9977