Gameday Guide: Minnesota United FC vs Atlanta Silverbacks
Minnesota United FC takes on the Atlanta Silverbacks this Thursday, the 4th of July at NSC Stadium in Blaine. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m., but there’s lots going on before and after the game. Here’s your one stop for figuring out all your gameday needs, from getting to the stadium to celebrating with the players and coaches afterward and the fantastic fireworks display after the game!
Getting There by Car
The National Sports Center is located in Blaine between 105th Ave NE and 101st Ave Northeast, along Davenport St. NE. There are many ways to make the trip to NSC, it can be accessed in any direction from . Free parking is available surrounding the stadium. Parking is available in paid lots and garages around the Metrodome site. For a map of parking areas, click here.
The box office will be open at NSC Stadium beginning 90 minutes before kickoff.
If you need to purchase tickets, you can do so on gameday at the box office using cash or credit cards.
If you’ve already ordered tickets and are picking them up from will call, they are available at the will call tent right next to the box office. When picking up at will call, please be prepared with a photo ID.
Everyone’s favorite pregame activity will be available before the game! We’re offering a vast parking lot where you can bring your grills, coolers and friends and enjoy the day before entering the stadium. Once you enter the stadium, we have some great family friendly activities, including facepainting, inflatable soccer goals and much more.
- Minnesota United FC midfielder Lucas Rodriguez will stop by to sign autographs and play soccer with kids.
- Test your shooting accuracy and speed with an inflatable soccer goal
- Enjoy juggling and street soccer tricks from Joga Bonito
- Get your face painted (preferably with the MNUFC logo)
- Enjoy creative takes on Cajun food from the Cajun2Geaux food truck inside the gates.
- Enjoy amazing pork dishes from the Tollefson Family food truck.
- Enjoy great pub grub from Mr. Mustachios food truck inside the gates
The Game: Minnesota United FC vs. Atlanta Silverbacks
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. (90 minutes before kick off) for fans to begin entering the stadium. Find your preferred seats early or take in team warmups. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. sharp as Minnesota United FC seeks to end the Spring Season on a high-note and dash the Silverbacks’ hope at a Spring Season crown. Want to know more about the game?
We’re proud of the bond between our players and fans and believe that the opportunity to interact with professional athletes so closely is unique in Minnesota’s sports scene, and we’re maintaining the tradition to allow young fans to meet their favorite players. Immediately following the game, players and coaches will sign autographs for fans. Simply head down to the southwest corner of the field as players make their way around the field. All players who’ve dressed for the game will be available, as will some players who weren’t on the roster for gameday. Please note that we will ask some coaches and players to step aside for media availability right after the final whistle, but we will make sure that every player makes an appearance in Autograph Alley.