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Major Sporting Events in Houston: August 22-28, 2022

By August 21, 2022September 20th, 2022Sports events
Framber Valdez aims to take the mound this week at Minute Maid Park | Courtesy of the Houston Astros

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, August 22 through Sunday, August 28, 2022.

This week, the Astros welcome a former fan favorite, the Texans look to finish the preseason strong, the Dash angle for the playoffs and a roster of pro athletes descend on Pasadena for fixtures.

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

Top 5 Sports Games and Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins at Minute Maid Park | From Tuesday August 23 to Thursday August 25 –The Astros welcome back OG shortstop slugger Carlos Correa, to show him what the other side of an Astros win looks like. All fans in attendance Thursday night will go home with a replica Jose Altuve ALCS ring. $12 and up. 7 p.m.
  • NFL Pre-Season: Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium | Thursday August 25 – The Texans will be looking for a preseason-record three-for-three win when the 49ers come to town. $54 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Fiterman Sports presents Autograph Show of Texas at the Pasadena Convention Center | From Friday August 26 to Sunday August 28 – A slew of beloved pro athletes head to Pasadena for another edition of the weekend autograph show, with appearances from Sheryl Swoopes, George Foreman, Ric Flair, Brett Hart, Floyd Mayweather and more . Admission is $10; free for soldiers with ID and under 12 years old. Autographs and photos are an additional charge. Hours vary.
  • Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park | From Friday August 26 to Sunday August 28 – Trey Mancini and the Astros host the Orioles at the juice box on Friday; the first 10,000 fans will receive a Lance McCullers jersey, or register your pup and bring him to the game on Sunday for Dog Day. $22 and up; a special mandatory ticket for dogs on Sunday. Hours vary.
  • Houston Dash vs. Washington Spirit at PNC Stadium | Saturday August 27 – The Dash hosts an Inspiring Women’s Night when they take on the Spirit in a Saturday night game. $12 and up. 7:30 p.m.

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