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Major Sporting Events in Houston: May 2-8, 2022

By May 1, 2022June 2nd, 2022Sports events
Put on your most decorative hat and hit the polo field for Mother’s Day | Courtesy of Houston Polo Club

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, May 2 through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Baseball is taking over the sports scene in Houston this week, with varsity teams, ‘Stros gifts and the Space Cowboys hitting the field.

If you’re looking for something different for Mother’s Day, then the Houston Polo Club might be for you.

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. Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park | From Monday May 2 to Wednesday May 4 – The first half of a week-long home stay kicks off with a Yuli Gurriel AL Champ replica ring giveaway on Monday, and a Dollar Dog party will follow on Tuesday. $12 and up. Hours vary.
  • Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. El Paso Chihuahuas at Constellation Field | From Tuesday May 3 to Sunday May 8 – In only their second home series of the season, the Space Cowboys host their Triple A counterparts from El Paso, with themed parties at every game and an Altuve replica ring on Saturdays. $7 and up. Hours vary.
  • College Baseball: Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls at Schroeder Park | Wednesday May 4 – The Bayou City rivals meet at home plate for the first of two meetings this month. $10 and up. 6:30 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park | From Thursday May 5 to Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8 – Former manager AJ Hinch returns to Houston for a four-weekend streak that includes freebies like a Jose Altuve 1970s rainbow jersey on Friday, an Altuve bobblehead on Saturday and an infinity scarf in the afternoon of mothers day. $15 and up. Hours vary.
  • Ponies & Petals Cup: Mother’s Day at the Houston Polo Club | Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8 – Get ready for a special Mother’s Day match, complete with ladies’ best hat contest, door prizes, expert announcement, halftime champagne divot and music from live flamenco guitar. Individual court tickets are $32.50; $15.50 for ages 12 and under. Boxes for 2-20 guests range from $89-$895. 5 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.