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Downtown Houston Rodeo Parade route, street closures

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HOUSTON – Are you ready for the rodeo, Houston?

The Downtown Rodeo Parade is 10 a.m. Saturday. University of Houston head football coach Major Applewhite is the parade's grand marshal. Trail riders, wagons, horses, floats and marching bands will all hit the streets of downtown Houston.

According to the rodeo, the parade route begins at the corner of Bagby and Walker, runs from Travis to Bell Street, to Louisiana Street, before turning on Lamar Street, and ending at Lamar and Bagby. See a map of the parade route below:

The Rodeo Run is also Saturday morning. Streets will be closed at 8:30 a.m. and will reopen around 2 p.m. See a list of street closures below.

File: 2017 Downtown Rodeo Parade Street Closures

There are several public parking garages available:

Directions to Theater District Parking

From I-45 North:

  • Exit I-10 east to Milam, right on Capitol to Theater District Parking (TDP)
  • Exit Dallas, left on Dallas to parking

From I-45 South:

  • Exit Scott/Downtown to St. Joseph or Pease, right on northbound streets, left on Capitol to TDP
  • Exit at Houston/Memorial, right on Memorial/Rusk to TDP

From I-10 West:

  • Exit Milam, right on Capitol to TDP
  • Take I-45 South, exit Dallas, left on Dallas to parking

From Highway 59 North:

  • Exit Jackson, right on Congress, left on Milam, right on Capitol to TDP
  • Exit I-10 west to I-45 south, exit Dallas, left on Dallas to parking

From Highway 59 South:

  • Exit Spur 527 to Louisiana, left on Capitol to TDP

From Highway 288:

  • Exit Polk, left on Polk, right on Louisiana, left on Capitol to TDP.
  • Directions to Walker and Main Street Garage Parking.

From Highway 59:

  • Exit Capitol Street to Main. Left on Main and right on Walker Street.

From I-10 West:

  • Accessible from I-10 and I-45 via Smith Street to Rusk, left on Rusk, right on Main, and right on Walker Street.

From I-45 South:

  • From I-45 South of downtown, take Travis Street to Walker Street. Entrance on Travis just past Walker Street.

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