Football season is in full swing, and we’ve got the 411 on when and where to catch all the college + NFL football action around Austin. 🏈 The Cowboys are currently on top of NFC East, and the Longhorns are still No. 1 (in our hearts).
Wanna sound like the smartest coach on the field? Try dropping these fun facts at your next dinner party. Last call, Hail Mary, Prescott touchdown.
- According to Finance Buzz, Texans and Cowboys fans, respectively, spend an average of $169.95 and $147.68 on food and drink (excluding alcohol) during their home games — the highest amount spent across all NFL team fan bases.
- The Cowboys rivalry with other Texas teams officially began in 1965 against the Houston Oilers. The teams played for a trophy called the Governor’s Cup. Since the Houston Texans became a team in 2002, the Cowboys lead the Texans 3–2 in the all-time series.
- In 1903, the UT football team was first labeled “The Longhorns.” Hook em.
- The first UT football team played in 1893 in an undefeated season (4-0).
🗓️Home game schedule
🏈Sun., Oct. 31 — Texans vs. Los Angeles Rams
🏈Sun., Nov. 28 — Texans vs. New York Jets
🏈Sun., Dec. 5 — Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts
🏈Sat., Dec. 12 — Texans vs. Seattle Seahawks
🏈Sun., Dec. 26 — Texans vs. Los Angeles Chargers
🏈Sun., Jan. 9 — Texans vs. Tennessee Titans
🎟️Tickets: There are three main ticket options — Season Tickets, Single Game tickets, and Group Seating tickets. Prices start at $60 for select single games. The ticket office is located at Two NRG Park Houston, TX.
🗓️ Home game schedule
🏈 Sun., Nov. 7 — Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos
🏈 Sun., Nov. 14 — Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons
🏈 Thurs., Nov. 25 — Cowboys vs. Las Vegas Raiders
🏈 Sun., Dec. 26 — Cowboys vs. Washington Football Team
🏈 Sun., Jan. 2 — Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals
🎟️ Tickets: There are four main ticket options — Season Tickets, Single Game tickets, Luxury Suite tickets, and Standing Room Only tickets. Prices start at $45 for select single games. The ticket office is located at One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX .
The University of Texas Longhorns
🗓️ Home game schedule
🏈 Sat., Nov. 13 — Texas vs. Kansas
🏈 Sat., Nov. 26 — Texas vs. Kansas State
🎟️Tickets: You can buy tickets online, with prices starting at $40 for select single games. The ticket office is located at 2139 San Jacinto Blvd.
Looking to watch Texans, Cowboys + Longhorn games in Austin? We’ve got you covered.
🍺 Posse East, 2900 Duval St.
🍺 Mister Tramps Sports Bar, 8565 Research Blvd.
🍺 Little Woodrow’s, 520 W. 6th St. (Pro tip: Bring your pup — if he’s got spirit, that is.)
🍺 Shiner’s Saloon, 422 Congress Ave. D (Pro tip: this spot gives major cowboy vibes — throw on your best cowboy hat for fun.)
🍺 Pluckers, 2222 Rio Grande St. (Pro tip: This is a go-to spot for UT students, so don’t forget to rep your burnt orange.)
🍺 Backspin Sports Bar, 5000 W. Slaughter Ln., Ste 206
🍺 Corner Bar, 1901 S. Lamar Blvd.
🍺 Black Sheep Lodge, 2108 S. Lamar Blvd. (Pro tip: If American football’s not your game, check out their soccer watch parties, too.)
🍺 Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto Blvd.
🍺 Cover-3, 2700 W. Anderson Ln. #202
🍺 Blind Pig Pub, 317 E. 6th St. (Pro tip: The rooftop patio is the perfect place to cool off if the game starts to get too heated.)
Know of a Texans, Cowboys, or Longhorns bar that’s not mentioned above? We’d love to add it to our list. Email us with your favorite spot to spend game day in Austin.
Happy football season, Austin — don’t forget to tag us in all of your game day photos + videos using @atxtoday or #atxtoday. 📸