Best Sporting Events Happening in Houston This Month
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Whether you’re into watching UFC fighters put up their belts against champions or watching mechanical beasts race against each other, February is your month.
From Monster Jam to the Harlem Globetrotters, here are some things to do in Houston by sports venues.
UFC 247: Jones vs Reyes
Saturday, February 8 | 5PM
UFC lightweight champion Jon Jones will be defending his title at the Toyota Center, February 8 against #4 ranked light heavyweight Dominick Reyes. Jones won’t be the only fighter defending their title this night. Veronica Shevchenko will be putting her belt up against #1 ranked flyweight Kaitlyn Chookagian. This is Shevchenko’s third time defending her title, and with an impressive 2019, she’ll be hard to beat. Also fighting this night will be Adams vs Tafa, Bektić vs Ige, and Lewis vs Latifi. Shop tickets here.
New York Knicks at Houston Rockets
Monday, February 24 | 7PM
The New York Knicks are coming to town to take on the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on February 24. Their last game together on January 23, the Rockets edged the Knicks with a score of 114-110. James Harden scored a career best of 61 points in an all-time performance for the Rockets. Can they do it again? You can grab tickets for this game for as low as $41 on SeatGeek.
Sunday, February 9 | 3PM
Is there anything better to do on a Sunday than watch Monster trucks? Take the whole family February 9 to the NRG Stadium to watch adrenaline-packed Monster Jam. You will see some fan favorites such as Bad Company with John Gordon, and Fast Metal with Brian Maes race these mechanical beasts and see who will be crowned champion. Additional to the general admission, you can grab tickets to go to the Pit Party happening just a few hours before the event. You’ll get a chance to meet the drivers, check out the trucks up close, and get some autographs!
UCF Knights at Houston Cougars Women’s Basketball
Wednesday, February 12 | 7PM
The UCF Knights have been playing a fierce game this season, and you can watch them take on the Houston Cougars February 12 at the Fertitta Center. The Houston Cougars have shown their relentlessness on the court, but will it be enough to slay the Knights? Grab tickets on SeatGeek and find out for yourself.
Sunday, February 16 | 1PM
Known for combining theater, athleticism, and comedy into all of their plays, The Harlem Globetrotters will be in Houston this month to perform. Founded in 1926, this team is world famous for their exhibitions and a definite “must-see” whenever they’re in town. You can watch them perform at the Fertitta Center February 16. Tickets are starting from $38, which is a pretty amazing price to see some basketball legends!
Old Glory DC at Houston SaberCats
Saturday, February 22 | 7PM
Major League Rugby may be pretty new, but that doesn’t mean it’s not ready to put on an amazing season. On February 22, you can grab tickets to watch Old Glory DC play against the Houston SaberCats at the Aveva Stadium. The Houston SaberCats are one of the founding members of Major League Rugby, so we’re expecting some incredible things from them for their third season. Grab tickets on SeatGeek for as low as $60.
BBVA Compass Stadium
LA Galaxy at Houston Dynamo
Saturday, February 29 | 2:30PM
The Houston Dynamo’s have a history of making life difficult for their opponents when they play, but will that be the same for this match? They completely dominated the LA Galaxy back in October for their last match of the season. Now they’re back for more. February 29, you can buy tickets to watch LA Galaxy play against Houston Dynamo at the BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets start at $35 on SeatGeek.
CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying (Panama vs Haiti, Costa Rica vs US)
Monday, February 3 | 4:45PM
February 3, grab tickets to watch the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying at the BBVA Compass Stadium. The importance of this game for these teams is astronomical, as this is the third and last match for Group A. This group consists of Panama vs Haiti, which will be playing at 6pm and Costa Rica vs US, which are playing at 8:30pm. This is the last game before the winning teams move on to the semi finals to compete for a chance to qualify for the olympics. Grab tickets for this event on SeatGeek and don’t miss out!