Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week: February 20 to 26, 2023

Jamal Shead dribbles the basketball past a defender
Jamal Shead and the red hot Coogs host their second-to-last home game of the season on Wednesday | Courtesy of UH Athletics

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, February 20 to Sunday, February 26, 2023.

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 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Dynamo FC Season Kick Off Party at the Water Works | Tuesday, February 21 | FREE with RSVP – Thank the soccer gods because the Houston Dynamo FC Season is officially kicking off with a party at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, offering a look at the all new 2023 season kits, as well as current Dynamo players and coaches. 6pm to 8pm.
  • College Basketball: Houston Cougars vs. Tulane Green Wave at Fertitta Center | Wednesday, February 22 – The number one team and absolute bosses of the AAC welcome the Tulane Green Wave to Fertitta Center in what is sure to be a spirited battle of the red and green. $15 and up. 8pm.
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo presents Rodeo Run in Downtown | Saturday, February 25 – Just before the annual Rodeo Parade heads through the streets of Downtown, hundreds of runners will pound the pavement for one of the official kick-offs to Houston’s biggest annual event. The morning’s run includes a wheelchair race, 5k and 10K, then timed race events. $35 and up. 9am.
  • Houston SaberCats vs NOLA Gold at Aveva Stadium | Saturday, February 25 – After making it to a franchise-best Western Conference Final last season, the SaberCats will look to continue their push to another year of playoffs with a home opener against New Orleans. $15 and up. 8pm.
  • Houston Roughnecks vs. Arlington Renegades at TDECU Stadium | Sunday, February 26 – If you’ve missed the home opener, you’ll have another chance to catch the Roughnecks in the second of three home games to open the new XFL season. $18 and up. 6pm.

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