Earthquakes Announce 2020 Theme Nights
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Earthquakes announced today the promotional calendar and theme nights for home matches during the 2020 MLS regular season. This season's theme night calendar will see the return of fan favorites like PG&E Heritage Nights with Vietnamese Heritage Night on Saturday, July 11, and Mexican Heritage Night on Saturday, Sept. 19, along with new additions for 2020.
The Earthquakes will kick off the season on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 2:15 p.m. against Toronto FC, presented by Intermedia. The Home Opener will mark the beginning of head coach Matias Almeyda's second season with San Jose, and the first 7,000 fans will receive a Matias Almeyda bobblehead.
In conjunction with the 25th Season Celebration of MLS, the Quakes will feature Clash Night, presented by Wells Fargo, celebrating the historic era of the San Jose Clash on Saturday, April 11 at 1:45 p.m. against D.C. United.
Other theme night classics returning for the 2020 season include Celebrate 408 on Saturday, May 9 at 6:45 p.m. against LAFC, presented by Audi, and Pride Day on Saturday, June 20 at 6:45 p.m. against Nashville SC. Fans will be treated to both Root Beer Float Night, presented by A&W, and Women's Soccer Appreciation Night, presented by Good Humor, on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 6:45 p.m. against the New England Revolution. Women's Soccer Appreciation Night will celebrate the top female athletes around the Bay Area. The regular season will close with Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 1:15 p.m. against the Colorado Rapids.
Continuing the success of last year, Wells Fargo Neighborhood Nights will return for the 2020 season. The Quakes will celebrate and give back to the communities that surround San Jose at each home game, starting with Downtown San Jose for the Home Opener.
The full theme night schedule is below, and updated information can be found here.
Date and Time (PT) Opponent Theme/Event/PG&E Heritage Night Presenting Sponsor Neighborhood Night
Saturday, Feb. 29 Toronto FC Home Opener Intermedia Downtown San Jose
Saturday, March 7 Minnesota United First Responders Appreciation Night The Alameda and Rose Garden
Saturday, March 21 (6:45 p.m.) Sporting KC Night of Champions Valley Health Plan Santa Clara
Saturday, April 11 (1:45 p.m.) D.C. United Clash Night Wells Fargo Evergreen
Wednesday, April 29 (7:15 p.m.) Vancouver Whitecaps FC College Night SJSU
Saturday, May 9 LAFC Celebrate 408 Audi Cambrian
Wednesday, May 13 Seattle Sounders FC Employee Appreciation Night
Saturday, May 30 Atlanta United Gamer Night 7UP Willow Glen
Saturday, June 20 Nashville SC Pride Day
Saturday, June 27 LA Galaxy CaliClasico Sutter Health Palo Alto
Saturday, July 11 NYCFC Vietnamese Heritage Night City of San Jose Environmental Services
Saturday, Aug. 1 New England Women's Soccer Appreciation Night Good Humor Japantown
(6:45 p.m.) Revolution
Sunday, Aug. 9 Houston Dynamo Portuguese Heritage Night Clover
Saturday, Aug. 29 FC Dallas Back to School Night CEFCU
Saturday, Sep. 12 Portland Timbers Kick Childhood Cancer
Saturday, Sept. 19 Real Salt Lake Mexican Heritage Night
Sunday, Oct. 4 Colorado Rapids Fan Appreciation Day
*June 27 vs. LA Galaxy is at Stanford Stadium
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