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Top Sports Events in Houston: April 25-May 1, 2022

Top Sports Events in Houston: April 25-May 1, 2022

The Dash squad open up their regular season against Alex Morgan on Sunday | Courtesy of Houston Dash

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, April 25 to 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 soccer at PNC Stadium when the Dynamo take on Austin rivals and the Dash kick off their 2022 season, and more.

Want to dig deeper on sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports happening all month long in the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Texans 2022 Draft Party at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, April 28 | FREE – Head to Hermann Park for an official draft day party hosted by the Houston Texans. All afternoon and evening, attendees can enjoy a fan zone, giveaways, food and drink, player appearances, a live video call from Head Coach Lovie Smith, and broadcast coverage at 7pm when the draft gets rolling. 3pm to 9:30pm.
  • College Baseball: Rice Owls vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Reckling Park | Friday, April 29 to Sunday, May 1 – Space Day returns to Rice Owls baseball on Saturday, April 30 during the three-day series against WKU. Attendees can snag a lightsaber and registered kiddos can get a deep dive into the world of NASA and STEM at a pre-game conference, which begins at 9am and ends with a ticket to the afternoon game. $15 and up. Times vary.
  • PurpleStride Houston 2022 at Houston Sports Park | Saturday, April 30 – Take to the home of the Houston SaberCats and training facility of the Dash and Dynamo when PurpleStride returns to an in-person charity walk that raises funds for pancreatic cancer research. Registration is free and participants receive a t-shirt at the $50 level of fundraising. 7am.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. Austin FC at PNC Stadium | Saturday, April 30 – The second-year MLS squad from Central Texas makes another stop through Houston to face the Dynamo. $24 and up. 12:30pm.
  • Houston Dash vs. San Diego Wave at PNC Stadium | Sunday, May 1 – The Dash return to the pitch for their NWSL regular season home opener, taking on the league’s latest expansion franchise, San Diego Wave, which features US soccer legend Alex Morgan. $15 and up. 6pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.