The Houston Astros average ticket price for regular season MLB games has remained relatively consistent over the last five seasons, with a slight rise in the 2016 season. The largest increase in Houston Astros ticket prices came during the 2016 season with the average ticket price moving from $37 in 2015 to $50 in 2016. The average ticket price for Houston Astros regular season MLB tickets in 2016 is currently at $50 which is up 35% from 2015.
(Data updated 8/2/2016)
How to Buy Houston Astros Tickets
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2017 Astros Season Preview
The Astros are expected to be strong contenders for the 2017 postseason after making some big offseason moves where they signed Josh Reddick, Carlos Beltran, and pitcher Charlie Morton to the team. The Astros are expected to have one of the best defenses and some of the best power hitters in the league this season. 2017 Houston Astros tickets at Minute Maid Park could continue to rise in demand and price as the season goes on.
Houston Astros Baseball at Minute Maid Park Address: 501 Crawford St, Houston, Texas, 77002
The Astros play their home games at Minute Maid Park, located in downtown Houston, Texas. When filled to capacity, Minute Maid Park holds more than 40,000 screaming fans. Minute Maid Park connects fans to the history of Houston, as patrons must walk through Union Station to enter the ballpark on one side of the stadium. The Houston Astros dugout is on the first baseline of Minute Maid Park in front of sections 122-126. Minute Maid parking information is covered in our Astros event guide.
Astros vs. Cardinals
This game is sadly one of the major casualties of realignment in MLB. From 1996 to 2006, these two teams won 10 of 11 NL Central titles, and met in the NLCS twice. During that span the Astros and Cardinals combined for three World Series appearances, and were often 1 and 2 in the NL Central. With the Astros moving to the AL West, this series is now only on the schedule for interleague play. The games are still exciting, but not quite the same.
The Lone Star Series was first played in 2001 as an annual interleague matchup and has evolved into a divisional rivalry with the Astros moving to the AL West. The winner of the series is awarded the “Silver Boot” which is one of the best rivalry trophies in MLB. These two teams have shared more than the baseball hearts in Texas, some of both clubs most iconic players have played for Rangers and the Astros, including Nolan Ryan, Lance Berkman and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez.
Astros vs. Cubs
These former NL Central rivals produced some of the best games over the last two decades. For years this rivalry was known for a few things, intensity, and pitching. With names like Carlos Zambrano, Roy Oswalt, Kerry Wood, and Andy Pettitte pitching some of the best games of their career in this matchup. Although no longer a divisional rivalry, this is still one of the most exciting matchups whenever it appears on the interleague schedule.
Houston Astros in the World Series, American League Championship Series and MLB Playoffs
The Houston Astros have been an organization since 1965, spending their entire existence in the National League until moving to the American League in 2013. The Astros are still searching for their first World Series title, but won their only NL pennant in 2005. Over the years, Houston has won over 5 division titles and will only add to that title in the upcoming seasons.
What time do the gates open prior to an Astros game?
Gates open 90 minutes before the first pitch at Minute Maid Park.
How can I buy cheap Houston Astros tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Astros Baseball tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Astros tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee American League opponents, like the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Oakland A’s, can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for non-divisional or interleague opponents. Those games may offer best opportunity to purchase Astros tickets near face value.
Where are good places to eat before an Astros game?
Some of Houston’s best dining options are located near Minute Maid Park. If you are looking to spend pre-game at a sports bar, try P J’s Sports Bar, The B.U.S., or The Den Campus Pub. For those looking to try something a little more upscale, check out Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse. V&A is less than a mile from Minute Maid Park and has some of the best steaks in the city. Hearsay Gastro Lounge, and Oxheart are two trendier options that are perfect for foodies. Houston has some of the best Mexican food around. Of the dozens of great options Dona Maria, Nifa’s, and Lamacro are three of the best. Other good places in the area are, Perbacco, The Captiol at St. Germain, and Frank’s Pizza.
Where can I find the 2017 Houston Astros Baseball schedule?
The Astros 2017 Baseball schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by MLB. The Astros play in the AL West, which means games against the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Angels. Game times are announced by MLB as soon as the TV schedule is set. The Astros home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play the Texas Rangers in the Lone Star Series. If you are looking for Astros news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Houston Astros team roster.
Where is the best place to park at Minute Maid Park?
The majority of parking at Minute Maid Park is condensed to one large area. Parking lots A, B, and C are located directly to the east of the stadium. This area from Milo Hamilton Drive to Bastrop is the best and most convenient for finding parking. Minute Maid Park is located near downtown Houston, and there are areas with street parking available close to the stadium, just be sure to check for time limits and restrictions.
Can I buy Houston Astros Baseball season tickets?
Houston Astros season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Astros Baseball season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Minute Maid Park.
Does my child need a ticket to attend the game?
Children 2 years old and under are allowed to enter Minute Maid Park without a ticket, but must sit on a parents lap for the duration of the game. It is recommended that you bring proof of your child’s age with you to ensure they are allowed to enter the stadium.
2016 Houston Astros Season Preview
The Houston Astros came into last season knowing that their best days were ahead of them, but most believed the team was still a few years away from being a contender in the American League. The Stros came out and proved to everyone that they are here to win today, and were the best team in the AL for much of the season. With a playoff appearance under their belt, the 2016 Houston Astros are back to win it all this season. Dallas Keuchal, or “the Beard,” headlines what may be the best starting pitching staff in the American League. The Astros brought in veteran Doug Fister to sure up the bottom of their rotation, and talented Collin McHugh and Shawn Feldman will help the Astros avoid dipping into what was a shaky bullpen a season ago. Defensive stars Jose Altuve and Carlos Gomez are some of the rising talents in the game, and should continue to grow into top stars in the AL West. The ceiling on the Astros in 2016 is as high as any team in the American League, and this could be the year Houston gets its World Series titles. 2016 Houston Astros tickets at Minute Maid Park could continue to rise in demand and price as the season goes on.
2015 Houston Astros Season Preview
After a number of years finishing at the bottom of their respective division, the Houston Astros started to show signs of improving in 2014. The Astros still finished the season 22 games under .500, but were 4th in a very strong AL West. The Astros young players and farm system have started to pay dividends and the Astros are shaping up to make a run at October in the next 5 years. The 2015 Houston Astros look to continue that upward trend and move closer to the top of the AL West. The offseason saw the Houston Astros add Hank Conger, Jed Lowrie, James Hoyt, and Colby Rasmus. Conger and Lowerie are expected to make immediate impacts and should help rising stars Jose Altuve, and Alex Presley gradually turn the Astros into contenders. The Houston Astros look to be an exciting team to watch in 2015 and could be one of the surprises in the American League.
2014 Houston Astros Season Preview
The Houston Astros have been the worst team in baseball for a few years now, but that’s all about to change. Okay, maybe not this year, but you’ll start to see the fruits of that firesale labor when the top prospects in the organization start reaching the big show in 2014. Houston is unlikely to even have a .500 record this season, but any improvement is welcome when you’re just waiting for all your #1 picks to manifest themselves into winning games. George Springer will likely make his way to majors, eventually followed by Mark Appel and Carlos Correa.
Houston splashed a little bit of money this season after going with the bare bones in the last two, signing Scott Feldman to a three-year deal to anchor the pitching rotation. The club also brought in Dexter Fowler, who is a solid all-around player that should help for years to come. This Astros team isn’t built to win too many games in 2014, but they aren’t that far off either.