Trill Burgers is returning to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the third consecutive year. Co-founded by entrepreneur and rap legend Bun B, the award-winning smashburger concept – named “Best Burger in America” by Good Morning America in 2022 – will be available both inside and outside of NRG Stadium in 2024.

After winning the coveted Gold Buckle Foodie award for “Best Classic Fair Food” at the Rodeo in 2023, Trill Burgers is back with a new and larger location. It will be located at booth RP65 in Rodeo Plaza at NRG Park, a 30 x 25-foot booth on NRG Parkway near the NRG Astrodome. And for the first time, Trill Burgers also will be available throughout the Rodeo inside of NRG Stadium – at Sections 115, 135, 522 and 548, the same four stands where it served at Houston Texans games in 2023 through its partnership with Aramark Sports + Entertainment.

“I’m thrilled to bring Trill Burgers back to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo once again,” Bun B said. “The Rodeo is synonymous with the Houston community, and taking part in this huge annual event is truly an honor. If you’re coming to the Rodeo and looking for a great burger, we’ve got you covered. And I’ll see y’all on March 12 for my All-American Takeover.”

Trill Burgers made its debut at the Rodeo in 2022, serving more than 12,000 burgers throughout the 21-day event. Bun B made his Rodeo performance debut that same year, selling out NRG Stadium with his pioneering “H-Town Takeover”. In 2023, led by chefs Mike Pham and Fernando Valladares, Trill Burgers more than tripled its output – selling more than 41,000 burgers in 20 days – while Bun B again headlined with his “Southern Takeover” on March 3. This year, he will return to the rotating star stage for the third time on Tuesday, March 12, for the All-American Takeover, bringing a lineup of elite musical talent from across the country. Tickets for the performance go on sale Thursday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. central at

Anyone looking to visit Trill Burgers outside of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo grounds can visit its Montrose brick-and-mortar location at 3607 S. Shepherd Dr. The restaurant is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., with drive-thru open until midnight.

About Trill Burgers

Founded in Houston, Trill Burgers is a smashburger concept led by Bun B (Bernard Freeman), Southern California restaurateur Andy Nguyen, Scurfield Group founder Nick Scurfield and chefs Mike Pham and Fernando Valladares. Trill Burgers’ menu features beef and vegan smashburger options including the OG Trill Burger two smashed beef patties, Trill Sauce, onions and pickles. @trillburgers social links: Instagram | TikTok | Twitter | Facebook 

About Bun B

A true Houston icon, Bun B (Bernard Freeman) made his debut on the rap scene in 1992 as part of the rap duo UGK (Underground Kingz). Along with the late Chad Butler AKA Pimp C, the two Port Arthur, Texas, natives pioneered a sound that has become synonymous with Southern rap music. Bun B also has been successful as a solo artist, releasing five solo albums throughout his career. His debut solo album, “Trill,” reached the No. 6 spot on the Billboard 200 charts. His four following albums, “II Trill,” “Trill O.G.,” “Trill O.G.: The Epilogue,” and “Return of the Trill,” all charted on Billboard’s prestigious list, as well. Most recently, he released the third installment of Trillstatik, a live-recorded joint venture with NY producer Statik Selektah. The rap legend also has worked with stars including Jay-Z, Outkast, Beyoncé, Lil Wayne and Drake. 

Bun B has expanded his reach beyond the music industry. He created “Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book” with author Shea Serrano and, along with Professor Anthony Pinn, taught a course about Religion and Hip Hop at the prestigious Rice University in Houston. His food blog “You Gotta Eat This!” anticipated his next step into the Houston restaurant scene with his new burger concept, Trill Burgers. He appeared on the Netflix series “Mo” in 2022 and became one of the first rap artists ever to play at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo with his headlining performance in 2022. He also is an active member of the Houston community, dedicating his time to various philanthropic endeavors. Instagram: @bunb | Twitter: @bunbtrillog