Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, October 18 to Sunday, October 24, 2021.
The Houston Rockets return to the hardwood this week, armed with a huge slate of offensive weapons in Jalen Green, Kevin Porter Jr. and Christian Wood.
Elsewhere, the Dynamo host Mexican striker Chicharito, Monster Jam stops by NRG Stadium, and the Coogs look to continue their strong football form.
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 6 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K at Memorial Park | Tuesday, October 19 to Thursday, October 21 | Virtual Option – Promote wellness and team building when Houston’s “Largest Office Party” returns in-person at Memorial Park, featuring a fun 5K run or walk with your co-workers, an exciting outdoor happy hour with refreshments and live entertainment at the Hospitality Village, an added virtual option and more. All levels of runners and walkers are encouraged to participate on their “Company Team.” Registration ranges from $40 to $45. 4pm to 6:30pm; the Hospitality Village is open until 7:30pm.
- Houston Dynamo FC vs. Los Angeles Galaxy at BBVA Stadium | Wednesday, October 20 – Mexican striker Chicharito Hernández makes an appearance with the Galaxy for one of the Dynamo’s final home games of the season. Tickets range from $20 to over $100, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder at Toyota Center | Friday, October 22 – The Rockets’ home opener of the 2021-22 season will see Kevin Porter Jr., Christian Wood, and Houston’s top draft pick, Jalen Green, squaring up with the Thunder. Tickets range from $15 to $800, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- College Football: Houston Cougars vs. ECU Pirates at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, October 23 – Cheer the University of Houston on to victory when the Coogs host the East Carolina Pirates in their Homecoming game at TDECU Stadium. Please note the scheduled start time is TBA. $20 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6pm.
- Monster Jam at NRG Stadium | Saturday, October 23 – Watch as 12,000-pound monster trucks hit soaring heights in a rip-roaring display of motorsport mania. Tickets range from $20 to more than $115, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics at Toyota Center | Sunday, October 24 – Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics to town for a Sunday evening matchup against the Rockets. Tickets range from $15 to $800, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6pm.
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