Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, October 4 to Sunday, October 10, 2021.
The G.O.A.T. graces her hometown with a gymnastics performance at Toyota Center this week, while the Rockets return to action with preseason matchups and the Texans prepare for the Patriots.
Keep an eye out for the Astros, too, who look to get their ALDS rolling against the Chicago White Sox.
Want to dig deeper on sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports happening all month long in the 365 Houston calendar.
Top 8 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- ALDS Game 1: Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, October 7 – The Astros embark on another run to the World Series, this time facing the White Sox. Airing on Fox Sports 1. Tickets are very limited and range from $53 to $275, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 3:07pm.
- NBA Preseason: Houston Rockets vs. Miami Heat at Toyota Center | Thursday, October 7 – In their final home preseason game, the Rockets will face a new-look Miami Heat, featuring Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry and former Rocket (and 2021 NBA champ), PJ Tucker. Tickets range from $10 to more than $800, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 9pm.
- ALDS Game 2: Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox at Minute Maid Park | Friday, October 8 – In their second afternoon game of the ALDS, the ‘Stros will look to start strong before heading to Chicago to continue the series. Airing on MLB Network. Tickets are very limited and range from $53 to $275, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 1:07pm.
- Gold Over America Tour with Simone Biles at Toyota Center | Friday, October 8 – Houston native and the most decorated gymnast of all-time, Simone Biles highlights the G.O.A.T. Tour that will also feature Olympic-medaling gymnasts Jade Carey, Jordan Chiles, Grace McCallum and MyKayla Skinner. Tickets range from $30.50 to $195.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the Ticketnetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm
- Galveston Island Brewing 5K at Galveston Island Brewing Co. | Saturday, October 9 – Benefiting the Galveston Island Humane Society, this morning walk/run will send people down a flat course along the seawall, starting and ending at the brewery. Stick around for the post-race party with food trucks and a commemorative pint glass. Registration is $65. 8am.
- Tigres UANL vs. Deportivo Toluca at BBVA Stadium | Saturday, October 9 – From Nuevo León, the famed Mexican club of Tigres heads to Houston to take on Deportivo Toluca FC in a friendly between the two sides from LigaMX. Tickets range from $40 to more than $80. 8pm.
- Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots at NRG Stadium | Sunday, October 10 – The Texans will look to defend home turf against the visiting Patriots. Tickets range from $59 to over $350, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seat using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Noon.
- Houston Dash vs. North Carolina Courage at BBVA Stadium | Sunday, October 10 – In their second-to-last home game of the regular season, the Dash are sitting on the cusp of the playoffs and will need three points to better their shot at another trophy. Tickets start at $12, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6pm.
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