Lace-up your running shoes or snag tickets to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, December 9 through Sunday, December 15, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in December 2019
This week, holiday runners can find their courses across Greater Houston, and basketball fans have plenty to cheer for when the Rockets and the Cougars face stiff competition.
Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings at Toyota Center | Monday, December 9 – The west coast’s Kings arrive for a conference match-up against the Rockets and James Harden as he’s putting up another historic start to the season. Tickets range from $13 to over $750, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Detroit Pistons at Toyota Center | Saturday, December 14 – Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond meet with the red-hot Rockets in a cross-conference battle at Toyota Center. Tickets range from $20 to over $1,000, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Santa Hustle 5k & Half Marathon in Galveston | Sunday, December 15 – Register for this festive jaunt through Galveston and you’ll receive a beard, hat, and performance hoodie to complete your Santa look. Upgrade for an additional fee and don a snazzy pair of candy cane socks, a red tutu, arm warmers, and face tattoos. Stick around for a post-race party with cookies, candy canes, and holiday tunes. Tickets start at $44.75, plus fees. Events begin with the Kids Dash at 6:45am.
- 32nd Annual Fort Bend Kia 30K at Sugar Land Town Square | Sunday, December 15 – This annual 30K event winds runners through Sweetwater Country Club and serves as an official warm-up to the Chevron Houston Marathon in January. Registration is $90 in advance; $100 the day of the race. 6:30am.
- Houston Cougars vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys at Fertitta Center | Sunday, December 15 – The Coogs meet a Big 12 opponent from up north that are off to a hot start this season. Tickets range from $30 to $45, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 2pm.
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