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Top Sporting Events in Houston: August 8-14, 2022

By August 7, 2022September 15th, 2022Sports events
Texans kick off preseason action with Saints on Saturday | Courtesy of the Houston Texans

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, August 8 through Sunday, August 14, 2022.

This week, a Euro champion joins the Dash, the Texans return to the grill, Hall of Fame weekend arrives at Minute Maid Park, and more.

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.

The best games and sporting events in Houston this week

  • Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park | From Tuesday August 9 to Thursday August 11 – The ‘Stros face another division team from the I-45 hallway. Tuesday marks Dollar Dog Night, and on Thursday you can stay after the game for a screening of the baseball classic, field of dreams. $18 and up. Hours vary.
  • Houston Dash vs. Racing Louisville FC at PNC Stadium | friday august 12 – Fresh off England’s first-ever European Championship, Dash striker Rachel Daly leads H-Town as they try to position themselves for the playoffs. $12 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park | From Friday August 12 to Sunday August 14 — The Astros face off with a division mate when the Athletics come to town for a three-game Hall of Fame weekend series, with a coveted gift Sunday to the first 10,000 fans — a replica Astrodome with a removable roof. $27 and up. Hours vary.
  • Southern Star 5K Beer Run at Southern Star Brewing | Saturday August 13 – Beat the pavement while helping Toys for Tots on this 5k course in Conroe, which sends Southern Star runners, through the shady Sunset Ridge neighborhood and back for a souvenir pint glass and four 8 oz. beer tastings. $65. 8 a.m.
  • A league apart Film screening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston | Saturday August 13 – Celebrating the film’s 30th anniversary, MFAH is screening the classic baseball film starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks and Madonna, presented by the author of Hollywood Sports: Movies and the American Dream, Grant Widenfeld. $9; but advance tickets can be purchased for $5 with promotional code HISFF at the register. 2 p.m.
  • NFL Pre-Season: Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints at NRG Stadium | Saturday August 13 – Quarterback Davis Mills leads the Texans in the home opener of the 2022 NFL preseason. $54 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. CF Montreal at PNC Stadium | Saturday August 13 – Dynamo take on a strong Montreal squad at 713 Night, where you can score $7 tickets, $1 hot dogs and $3 beers. $7 and up. 8 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.