Prepare to be inspired when Oprah Winfrey and a host of special guests set up shop at Houston's Toyota Center from Oct. 17-18 for an installment of her highly anticipated The Life You Want Weekend Tour. Houston was one of only eight sites selected to put on this unique live event and will mark the fifth stop during the 2014 run. According to tour details included on her official site, the Friday shows are expected to feature Oprah only who will touch on a variety of different profound and intimate topics, while Saturday will infuse energy back into the audience and spotlight Oprah alongside guest "Life Trailblazers." While the exact lineup varies per city, potential special guests include Rob Bell, Elizabeth Gilbert, Deepak Chopra, and Iyanla Vanzant.
Toyota Center Houston Seating Information
Oprah and Co. will occupy a stage located at one end of the Toyota Center in front of Sections 101-102 and 125-126. Floor seating will be available directly in front of the stage in 11 different segments including Floor 1 and 2, which will be separated by a centrally located catwalk, followed by two unique sections of Floor 3-5 and one lone Floor 6 in the back. For those seeking more standard stadium-style seating, the Lower Level is comprised of spacious 100-Level largely located in front of the stage, while the Upper Level includes Sections 401-434, though be aware of any areas positioned behind the stage.
Toyota Center Houston General Information
The Toyota Center does not permit re-entry, smoking, or flash photography at any time during live events. Additional prohibited items include recording devices and cameras with lenses longer than four inches, outside food and drink, backpacks, laser pointers, coolers, inflatable objects, noisemakers, and large bags. For the safety of all those attending this special Oprah Winfrey Houston event, guests and belongings are subject to search upon entering the Toyota Center.
Toyota Center Houston Parking Information
More than 2,000 on-site parking spaces are typically available for guests attending events at the Toyota Center via its seven-level garage. Additional parking can be found within walking distance of the venue providing availability in excess of 10,000 spots.
Toyota Center Houston Gate Times
Guests are typically permitted to enter the Toyota Center up to an hour before an event's scheduled start time. However, times are subject to change on both Oct. 17 and 18 for Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend.