Root on the home teams and take in these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, August 12 through Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in August 2019
Star Wars fans will find plenty to cheer for this weekend, while the Texans open their home preseason schedule on Saturday night.
Elsewhere, wrestlers take the squared circle and riders wrestle with bulls on the University of Houston campus.
Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- Sugar Land Skeeters vs. New Britain Bees at Constellation Field | Friday, August 16 – The Skeeters open a fresh series against the Bees on Star Wars Night at the ballpark. Skeeters will be in special Star Wars-themed jerseys that will be auctioned off the following day. Stick around for a post-game fireworks show and enjoy Kovu the Bat Dog running out to retrieve tossed bats during the game. Tickets range from $8 to $45. 7:05pm.
- Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids at BBVA Stadium | Saturday, August 17 – Feel the force as Star Wars Night lands in BBVA Stadium, featuring a concourse full of costumed characters, themed entertainment, and a special limited edition shirt available through the Star Wars ticket package, starting from $28. Tickets for general admission range from $15 to over $60, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions at NRG Stadium | Saturday, August 17 – NFL preseason returns and the Texans take on the Lions in the preseason home opener. Look for Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, and Jadeveon Clowney to all get minutes ahead of the regular season kickoff on Monday, September 9. Tickets range from $16 to over $450, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- WWE Live Super Show at Toyota Center | Saturday, August 17 – The stars of World Wrestling Entertainment come together for a clash of top-rope action. Roman Reigns is slated to face Drew McIntyre, with Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler and more superstars of wrestling that are scheduled to appear. Tickets range from $20 to $105, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
- PBR: Unleash the Beast at Fertitta Center | Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 – The top 35 bull riders compete in a two-day pulse-pounding, adrenaline-filled Houston invitational on the University of Houston campus, with an eye on the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas. Tickets for remaining seats range from $20 to $125 on each event day, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Times vary.
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