Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, November 20 to Sunday, November 26, 2023.
This week, pound some pavement at Turkey Trots around town, and catch hometown teams compete in tournaments, division face-offs, and playoff competition.
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Top 6 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- 38th Annual Sugar Land Turkey Trot at Sugar Creek Village | Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23 – One of the longest running Turkey Trots launches in Sugar Creek Village, sending runners around the Sugar Creek Country Club neighborhood in lengths from 5-mile to 1-mile Kids Run. $35 for the 2.8-mile walk/jog; $40 for the 5-mile run; $25 for the 1-mile Kids Run. 7:30am.
- 34th Annual YMCA Run Thru the Woods in the Woodlands at the Pavilion Event Center | Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23 – The annual tradition in the Woodlands will see thousands of runners take to the woods around the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion to help support local non-profit organizations. $41 for the 3-mile walk and 1-mile Kids Run; $48 for the 5-mile and 3-mile runs; $22 for a parent accompanying a child in the Kids Run. 7:30am.
- 8th Annual Free Turkey Trot 5K & 10K at Memorial Park’s Eastern Glades | Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23 | FREE – The city-wide running club Houston Striders hosts a free Turkey Trot through Memorial Park’s Eastern Glades on Thanksgiving morning. Early arrivals can also get free handmade Turkey Day costumes. 8am.
- Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets at Toyota Center | Friday, November 24 – The reigning champs from led by Nikola Jokic are back in action against the spunky Rockets for 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 – Rookie-of-the-Year hopeful C.J. Stroud hopes to lead his Texans squad to yet another victory as Jason Mendoza brings his Jacksonville Jaguars to NRG. $55 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. Noon.
- MLS Playoffs: Houston Dynamo FC vs. Sporting Kansas City at Shell Energy Stadium | Sunday, November 26 – The Dynamo have returned to the playoffs in a big way, facing Sporting Kansas City in the Western Conference Semifinal in a single game elimination match. $33 and up. 6pm.
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