Top 6 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week: October 17 to 23, 2022

Jalen Green and the Rockets open the NBA season this week | Courtesy of Houston Rockets

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, October 17 to Sunday, October 23, 2022.

This week, continue to cheer on the Astros in their postseason journey, catch the Houston Rockets opener, a squared circle showdown at Numbers, and more.

Looking for a spot to catch an Astros watch party? Check out our guide to these Houston Astros specials and postseason parties across Houston.

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

  • 6th Annual Hess Houston Corporate 5K at Memorial Park | Tuesday, October 18 to Thursday, October 20 – The annual, three-night corporate teambuilding event boasts hundreds of companies that are represented by their employees that take to Memorial Park for a 5K that typically sells out each year. Stick around for a post-race party that includes free food and Saint Arnold brews along with a live band, raffle prizes and more. Registration is $40 and up. 4pm to 7:30pm.
  • 2022 ALCS Games 1 & 2: Houston Astros vs. TBD at Minute Maid Park | Wednesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 20 – The postseason runs through Space City as our boys inch closer to completing the ultimate mission. $35 and up. Times vary.
  • Season Opener: Houston Rockets vs. Memphis Grizzlies at Toyota Center | Friday, October 21 – A youthful Rockets squad that features first-round pick Jabari Smith, Jr. will open the 2022-23 NBA season by facing Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies on homecourt. $25 and up. 7pm.
  • Monster Jam at NRG Stadium | Saturday, October 22 – Watch as 12,000-pound monster trucks soar, flip and crash around NRG Stadium when the touring spectacle arrives again in Houston. $20 and up. 7pm.
  • Fall Classic at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, October 23 – The annual Fall Classic sees pros pony up on the pitch for a world-class polo match that also features a player parade, live music, a Champagne divot stomp and halftime, and a best straw cowboy hat contest. $35; $15.50 for ages 12 and under. Boxes for 2 to 20 guests range from $89 to $895. 4pm.
  • Doomsday Wrestling Halloween Matinee Massacre at Numbers Nightclub | Sunday, October 23 – Houston’s own comedy wrestling troupe brings the haunted headlocks to Numbers in Montrose for an all-ages body slamming event for Halloween. $18 and up. 6pm to 8pm.

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