Round Rock Express Overview

Fast facts

League: Pacific Coast League

Head Coach: Doug Davis

Team Mascot: Spike

Year Opened: 2000

Capacity: 11631

City / State: Round Rock / Texas

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Round Rock Express vs Oklahoma City Dodgers

Rival Team: Oklahoma City Dodgers

Texas and Oklahoma don’t like each other, and it’s no different in the Pacific Coast League as there is plenty of hard feelings between the Round Rock Express and Oklahoma City Dodgers. There is always a lot at stake when these two American Conference rivals square off, so don’t miss it when the Express take on the Dodgers.

Round Rock Express Tailgate Guide


Texans know how to tailgate, and it’s no different when it comes to the Express. While you won’t confuse the tailgate scene at an Express game for a UT football game, you’ll still find lots of people tailgating and having a good time in the parking lots outside Dell Diamond.

Arrive early, if you want to get the most out of your tailgating and Express gameday experience. The tailgate scene here is top notch, and you’ll want to get to the ballpark early if you want to get a good spot. Once you’ve secured your spot, fire up the grill and break out the coolers for a fun afternoon or evening of tailgating.

Those of you who are looking to hold a larger tailgate party will want to get a spot in the picnic area. The picnic area comes equipped with tables and trash cans making it easy for you to set up and clean up.

If tailgating isn’t exactly your thing or you want to grab some barbecue before the game, then stop by Salt Lick BBQ across the street from Dell Diamond. Salt Lick BBQ offers mouthwatering barbecue within walking distance to the park and is your stop for a fun and easy pregame experience.

Finally, make sure to get a picture with the Nolan Ryan statue as you make your way into the stadium. No trip to Dell Diamond is complete without a picture of you and the legendary pitcher.

The tailgating scene outside Dell Diamond is among the best in the Pacific Coast League, so arrive early and enjoy some tailgating and barbecue before the game.


Nolan Ryan Statue

Nolan Ryan is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history as well as one of the owners of the Express, so don’ miss the statue of him outside the ballpark. Snap a picture with Ryan as you make your way into the ballpark for a fun night of Express baseball.

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Where to tailgate

Round Rock Express Stadium Guide

In Game

Baseball fans in the Austin area will have a fantastic time watching future Rangers stars take the field. Many great players have come through Round Rock over the years including Roy Oswalt, so enjoy the opportunity to see some of the best players of the future square off at the Triple-A level at Dell Diamond. You can even get autographs from your favorite players before and after the game.

Fans will also enjoy the opportunity to talk to fellow baseball fans about the team and just about everyone in attendance is very friendly making it easy for you to start up a conversation. Additionally, there are lots of banners celebrating past Express players around the concourse to check out as well.

If you’re not a big baseball fan, you’ll still have a fun time taking in a game at Dell Diamond. The park is full of all kinds of other entertainment options including the pool and Fun Zone as well as several group party decks. The Fun Zone is great for kids as it provides them a place to run around and get out some excess energy.

Whether you’re a diehard or casual baseball fan, you’ll have a lot of fun taking in a Round Rock Express game at Dell Diamond.

Things to check out


Beat the Texas heat by enjoying a swim at the pool at Dell Diamond. Book your spot at the pool and spa for a one a kind gameday experience you’ll only find at a few other ballparks.

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Fun Zone

Take the kids to the Fun Zone during your visit to Dell Diamond. The Fun Zone is located behind the right field berm and features a play structure, a rock wall, basketball court and more.

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Past Player Banners

Before the game, walk the concourse to see all the banners of past players hanging around the park. The banners celebrate greats such as Roy Oswalt and are a must-see for any baseball fan.


If you want to get an autograph from your favorite player, then make your way to the clubhouse stairs beneath the Home Run Deck before or after the game. You’ll have plenty of time to get an autograph from your favorite player so arrive early or stay late to do so.

Kids Club

The Round Rock Express Kids Club is the perfect way to get young fans involved in the game. Kids 12 and under can join and get tickets to 16 Express games during the season.


The Round Rock Express offer a section full of rocking chairs under the Home Run Porch in left field. The rockers provide a unique way to watch a game, so get rocker tickets for your next game at Dell Diamond.

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Railyard Team Store

The Railyard Team Store is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir from your trip to Dell Diamond. The store has just about any Express merchandise you can find, so stop by and get a cap or foam finger.

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Party Porch and Party Deck

The Party Porch and Party Deck are excellent places to hold group events at Dell Diamond. Both options come with an all-inclusive buffet and parking passes.

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Don’t miss Spike dancing on the dugouts and entertaining fans throughout the game. No matter what your age you’ll enjoy Spike’s antics, so keep an eye out for him at the game.

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Fight Songs

  1. “All Aboard” by Reckless Kelly

Round Rock Express Bars & Restaurants

  1. Skinny Bob’s

    Atlanta United FC The Nook

    A vast billiards hall & sports bar with 20 screens, poker nights & regular pool tournaments.

    300 Hesters Crossing Rd, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $

  2. The Brass Tap

    The Brass Tap

    Festive pub with a patio offering myriad beer options, wine & TVs tuned to sports plus live music.

    204 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  3. Tequila Bar & Grill


    Mexican staples are served from morning to night at this casual option with a convivial atmosphere.

    1151 University Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $

  4. Long Branch Saloon

    Long Branch Saloon

    Let their food and service do the convincing why the locals love this place!

    107 W Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Pluckers Wing Bar

    Pluckers Wing Bar

    Sports bar & grill offering wings, burgers & more, plus trivia & bingo nights.

    300 Mays Crossing Dr, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Cover 3

    Cover 3

    COVER 3 was founded in 2008 to bring a unique and sophisticated approach to sports bars in Austin

    2800 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd #200, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  7. Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

    Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

    Lobster rolls, fish tacos & raw bar selections in a laid-back, seaside-inspired setting.

    2850 N Interstate Hwy 35, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  8. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

    Hopdoddy Burger Bar

    Fresh baked breads. Daily ground meats. Hand-cut fries. Supporting local purveyors. No antibiotics or hormones. Scratch-made sauces.

    2600 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  9. Greenhouse Craft Food

    Greenhouse Craft Food

    Carefully sourced American diner fare, weekly specials & brunch in a kid-friendly, country setting.

    1400 E Old Settlers Blvd #110, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  10. Jack Allen’s Kitchen

    Jack Allens Kitchen

    Lively restaurant & bar for upscale Southwestern cuisine made with ingredients from local farms.

    2500 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Rio Grande

    Rio Grande

    Fajitas, enchiladas & other Tex-Mex fare dished up in a casual space hosting weekly salsa dancing.

    15821 Central Commerce Dr, Pflugerville, TX 78660, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  12. La Margarita

    La Margarita

    Buzzy Mexican cafe dishing up fajitas, handmade tortillas & margaritas (plus breakfast) since 1988.

    1530 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock, TX 78681, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  13. Casa Garcias

    Casa Garcias

    Upbeat outpost for Tex-Mex favorites including all-day breakfast & lunch specials.

    1901 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock, TX 78664, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $

  14. Hat Creek Burger Co.

    Hat Creek Burger Company

    It’s all about simplicity. Fresh, never frozen, all natural beef served on freshly baked buns with fresh veggies.

    3700 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  15. Salt Lick BBQ

    Salt Lick BBQ

    The same famous brisket, sausage & sides as the Driftwood original, plus a leafy stone patio.

    3350 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665, USA

    Bar website

    bbq - $$