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Major Sporting Events in Houston: April 25-May 1, 2022

By April 24, 2022May 25th, 2022Sports events
Team Dash opens its regular season against Alex Morgan on Sunday | Courtesy of Houston Dash

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1, 2022.

This week, see the Texans make moves in the NFL Draft with an official watch party at Miller Outdoor, catch back-to-back days of football at PNC Stadium as Dynamo take on rivals Austin and Dash kick off their season 2022, and Suite.

Want to know more about the sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports throughout the month in the 365 Houston schedule.

Top 5 Sports Games and Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Texans 2022 Draft Party at the Miller Outdoor Theater | Thursday April 28 | FREE – Head to Hermann Park for an official draft day hosted by the Houston Texans. Throughout the afternoon and evening attendees can enjoy a fan zone, giveaways, food and drink, player appearances, a live video call from the coach Chief Lovie Smith and coverage airing at 7 p.m. when the draft begins. 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • College Baseball: Rice Owls vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Reckling Park | From Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May – Space Day returns to Rice Owls baseball on Saturday, April 30 in the three-day series against WKU. Attendees can grab a lightsaber and registered kids can dive deep into the world of NASA and STEM in a pre-game talk, which starts at 9 a.m. and ends with a ticket to the game of the afternoon. $15 and up. Hours vary.
  • PurpleStride Houston 2022 at Houston Sports Park | Saturday April 30 – Head to the home of the Houston SaberCats and the Dash and Dynamo academy when PurpleStride returns to an in-person charity walk raising money for pancreatic cancer research. Registration is free and attendees receive a t-shirt at the $50 fundraising level. 7am.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. Austin FC at PNC Stadium | Saturday April 30 – Central Texas’ sophomore MLS team makes another stop in Houston to take on Dynamo. $24 and up. 12:30 p.m.
  • Houston Dash vs. San Diego Wave at PNC Stadium | Sunday May 1 – The Dash return to the field for their home opener of the NWSL regular season, taking on the league’s newest expansion franchise, San Diego Wave, which features American football legend Alex Morgan. $15 and up. 6 p.m.

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Lifelong Houstonian Justin Jerkins keeps tabs on all kinds of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and more while serving as editor of 365 things to do in Houston.