Grab a ticket and some popcorn for our picks to the top games and sports events across Houston in November 2023.
This month sees the Texans battle for position in their division, the Rockets open the inaugural In-Season Tournament, the Dynamo look to keep rolling in the MLS playoffs, and the Houston Polo Club wraps up the fall season.
We’ve rounded up the top highlights of this month’s sporting schedule, but you can find more on the 365 Houston calendar.
Top 14 Sports Games in Houston This Month: November 2023
- Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings at Toyota Center | Friday, November 4 & Monday, November 6 – The Kings come down to meet the Rockets for two straight, as the Rockets look to notch some of their first wins of the season. $5 and up. 7pm.
- Houston Texans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at NRG Stadium | Sunday, November 5 – The Texans find themselves competing for the AFC South, and will look to return to winning when they host the Bucs at NRG. $60 and up, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the online ticket resale market. Noon.
- Bentley Houston Cup at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, November 5 – HPC’s home field is the place to be for the Bentley Cup as another Sunday afternoon of world class polo comes around with a player parade, live music, expert announcing, Champagne divot stomp at halftime and special trophy presentation all on the bill. Individual tickets range from $18 to $40. Box seats for 2 to 20 guests range from $100 to $995. 2pm.
- Houston Dynamo Playoffs Watch Party at Pitch 25 | Monday, November 6 | No Cover – The Dynamo are in control of their first round MLS Playoffs matchup with Real Salt Lake, leading 1-0. They’ll look to wrap up the best-of-3 series in Utah and you can catch all the action at the official watch party held at Brian Ching’s Pitch 25, just blocks from the stadium in EaDo. 8pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center | Wednesday, November 8 – King James brings his bannermen of the purple and gold to town for the first matchup against the Rockets this season. $40 and up. 7pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans at Toyota Center | Friday, November 10 – New to the NBA this season, the inaugural In-Season Tournament sees the Rockets open up group play against the New Orleans Pelicans. Expect a brand new colorful court as the Rockets look to win a mid-season trophy. $16 and up. 7pm.
- Football: UH Cougars vs. Cincinnati at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, November 11 – Homecoming festivities abound as the Coogs defend their house when the Bearcats out of Cincinnati come prowling through. $15 and up. Time TBA.
- Houston Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake at Shell Energy Stadium | Saturday, November 11 – If necessary, the MLS Playoffs first round will return to Houston for a winner-take-all match with the conference semifinal on the line. $25 and up. 3pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets at Toyota Center | Sunday, November 12 – On Military Appreciation Night, Nicola Jokic and the reigning NBA champs come to check out the young Rockets squad during regular season play. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will head home with a military-themed Rockets hat. $20 and up. 6pm.
- Football: UH Cougars vs. Oklahoma State at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, November 18 – Celebrate Senior Day by cheering on the Cougars when they take on Big 12 rivals Oklahoma State in their final home game of the regular season. $15 and up. Time TBA.
- Houston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals at NRG Stadium | Sunday, November 19 – There are only five more opportunities to see the Houston Texans play on their home turf before the end of the season, so fly down to NRG to see them host the Arizona Cardinals. $60 and up. 12pm.
- 2023 Houston Women’s Polo Championship at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, November 19 – The fall season comes to a close at Houston Polo Club, where two top teams compete for a special trophy in one of the largest women’s polo tournaments in the world. Expect a fun atmosphere with live music, bites from David Cordúa’s The Lymbar, and a Champagne divot stomp at halftime. $18 and up. 1:30pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets at Toyota Center | Friday, November 24 – Two weeks after their first matchup, the Rockets again host the reigning champs, this time in the third of four group stage games as part of the inaugural In-Season Tournament. $30 and up. 7pm.
- Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars at NRG Stadium | Sunday, November 26 – The Texans close out the month of November with a heated AFC South showdown, facing the top-of-the-division Jags on home turf. $55 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. Noon.
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