Grab a ticket and some popcorn for our picks to the top games and sports events across Houston in August 2022.
This month sees the return of the Texans to the gridiron, superstars of wrestling hit the town, the Astros face stiff competition from around the league, and much more.
We’ve rounded up the top highlights of this month’s sporting schedule, but you can find more on the 365 Houston calendar.
Top 12 Games & Sports Events This Month: August 2022
- WWE Raw at Toyota Center | Monday, August 1 – Witness the fallout from Saturday’s pay-per-view event, with matches featuring Seth Freakin Rollins, RAW Women’s Champ Bianca Belair, Rey Mysterio, Becky Lynch, Kevin Owens and many others. $20 and up. 6:30pm.
- Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park | Monday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 3 – A struggling rival comes to Houston, where the Astros will celebrate with an Alex Bregman ALCS replica ring giveaway on Monday, and a free tote bag on Tuesday. $29 and up. Times vary.
- Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. Round Rock Express at Constellation Field | Tuesday, August 2 to Sunday, August 7 – The six-game series sees the Space Cowboys face off against Central Texas’ Round Rock Express, including giveaways, a fireworks celebration on Friday, and more themed nights and offers. $7 and up. Times vary.
- Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park | Tuesday, August 9 to Thursday, August 11 – The ‘Stros face a fellow division squad from up the I-45 corridor. Tuesday marks Dollar Dog Night, and on Thursday you can stick around after the game for a screening of the baseball classic, Field of Dreams. $18 and up. Times vary.
- Southern Star 5K Beer Run at Southern Star Brewing | Saturday, August 13 – Pound some pavement while helping out Toys for Tots at this 5K course in Conroe, which sends runners from Southern Star, through the shady Sunset Ridge neighborhood and back for a souvenir pint glass and four 8oz. beer tastings. $65. 8am.
- NFL Preseason: Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints at NRG Stadium | Saturday, August 13 – Quarterback Davis Mills leads the Texans into the home opener of the 2022 NFL preseason. $54 and up. 7:30pm.
- Houston Dynamo FC vs. CF Montreal at PNC Stadium | Saturday, August 13 – The Dynamo square off against a tough Montreal squad on 713 Night, where you can score $7 tickets, $1 hot dogs and $3 beers. $7 and up. 8pm.
- Houston Dash vs. Gotham FC at PNC Stadium | Wednesday, August 17 – Former Dash midfielder Kristie Mewis returns to Houston with her new squad from New York. $7 and up. 7:30pm.
- Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins at Minute Maid Park | Tuesday, August 23 to Thursday, August 25 – Beloved shortstop Carlos Correa and the Minnesota Twins swing through Houston for a three-day midweek series. All fans in attendance on Thursday night will go home with a Jose Altuve ALCS replica ring. $12 and up. 7pm.
- NFL Preseason: Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium | Thursday, August 25 – The Niners come to town to close out NFL preseason ahead of Week 1 in mid-September. $54 and up. 7pm.
- Houston Dash vs. Washington Spirit at PNC Stadium | Saturday, August 27 – The Dash host an Inspiring Women’s Night when they face the Spirit in a Saturday night matchup. $12 and up. 7:30pm.
- Houston Dynamo FC vs. Los Angeles FC at PNC Stadium | Wednesday, August 31 – Some of the biggest names in MLS come to Houston for a midweek matchup that will see the Dynamo’s Héctor Herrera up against international teammate Carlos Vela, Italian legend Giorgio Chiellini and new signing Gareth Bale. $18 and up. 7:30pm.
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