Need A Place To Stay?

If you’re coming in from afar, or just want somewhere close by to stay for the night then you’re in luck! We have already arranged special rates for our patrons at the following hotels:

Holiday Inn - Houston S - NRG Area - Med Ctr

The Big Texas Beer Fest host hotel! We've negotiated a special rate of $89 for May 21, 2016! This is an exclusive for BTBF patrons and you can book anytime through the end of the event.

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Courtyard Houston Medical Center

Special rate of $89-99/night. This rate is valid from 5/19-5/23/2016 but you must book by 5/13/2016.

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Getting To The Venue

Whether you’re riding the METRORail Red Line (our mode of choice), grabbing an Uber, driving yourself, or hiking in, we have you covered with some special discounts and easy access.


Festival attendees are encouraged to ride the METRORail Red Line. The rail drops you off very close to the front door of the festival.

Click here for METRORail Red Line info.

NOTE: They still list NRG Park as Reliant Park on their site.

Finding A Ride

Those unable to take the rail should arrange for someone not attending the festival to drive you to and from the venue.

Need a ride to Big Texas Beer Fest? We’ve teamed up with Lyft to help. First-time Lyft users, get your first ride free up to $20. Simply download the app, create an account and enter the code BIGTEXASBEERFEST in the ‘Payment’ section. Or, we can text you a download link. Just enter your phone number at

We’ve also partnered with Uber if you prefer. New users who enter promo code “BTBF” will receive $20 off their first ride. No account? Just signup here ( and the discount will automatically apply to your first ride!

Parking At The Event

If you must drive, parking charges are collected by NRG Park and are not within our control. Current parking rates (as of this writing) were $12 cash.

Please drink responsibly, and provide yourself a safe option to travel to and from the festival.