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FC Cincinnati's 2020 promotional calendar, special ticket packages and Fan Fest announced

February 17, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Cincinnati News Release

CINCINNATI - FC Cincinnati have announced their match day promotional schedule and match-specific special ticket offerings for the 2020 season, as well as a "Save-the-Date" for their popular Fan Fest event.

The majority of matches during the club's 2020 home schedule will have special activities and promotions available for fans looking to experience an FC Cincinnati game in the team's final season in Nippert Stadium.

More information about each of the special packages available during the 2020 season is available at fccincinnati.com/promotions.

Also, Fan Fest will return in 2020, this year moving to Cincinnati's iconic Washington Park in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood on Sunday, July 26.

Among the game day celebrations in 2020 are the club's three popular "Color Out" games - Orange Out, White Out and Blue Out. Additionally, the Orange and Blue will expand on several promotions that were popular in 2019 - including Soccer for All, which will incorporate Pride in 2020, Americana, Salute to Service, Noche Latina and Okoberfest.

In addition to full game promotions, FCC are also offering a selection of single-match special ticket packages that include exclusive amenities or hospitality in addition to the standard game ticket. Various options are available throughout the season, including Mother's and Father's Day packages and Americana programs. New programs include Boots & Brews, which will be run twice during the year and feature Braxton Brewing Company's local flavor.

All 2020 ticket packages are currently on sale, including season tickets, single-match tickets, group opportunities and multiple-game plans, as well as all available special match-specific ticket packages. For more information or to purchase any ticket product, visit fccincinnati.com/tickets or call 513-977-5425 (KICK).

Below is a listing of the major promotions already scheduled. Visit fccincinnati.com/schedule for up-to-date programming and game information. Other game-specific promotions will be added throughout the season.

2020 FC Cincinnati Home Game Promotions

Saturday, March 14 vs. D.C. United

2020 Home Opener: Mercy Health will provide a special giveaway at the entry gates as the Orange and Blue open their final season ever at Nippert Stadium

Sunday, April 5 vs. Atlanta United FC

"Greener Goals" Game: FCC will show support for MLS WORKS environmental and climate initiatives with special Earth Day-centered programming, including a single-use plastic bag collection at the entry gates.

Sunday, April 26 vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Boots & Brews Ticket Package ($50/ticket): PROMO CODE - Brews20 ... Join FC Cincinnati and Braxton Brewing Co. for a pre-match flight tasting and "Craft Beer 101" ahead of the San Jose match. The Boots & Brews Package includes one sideline ticket for the match, a Braxton Brewing Co. pre-match flight tasting, light snacks and a special-edition, co-branded FCC pint glass. Must be 21 or older to purchase the package and/or participate in the event on match day. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $30/ticket).

"Greener Goals" Game: FCC will show support for MLS WORKS environmental and climate initiatives with special Earth Day-centered programming, including a single-use plastic bag collection at the entry gates.

Wednesday, May 6 vs. New York Red Bulls

Party at the Pitch: Join FC Cincinnati for Happy Hour at Nippert Stadium before the Orange and Blue host the Red Bulls. Kick off the evening after work on Sheakley Lawn, where the free Party at the Pitch will include a live band, food truck and drink special offerings, and double the fan zone fun!

Saturday, May 9 vs. New England Revolution

Mother's Day Ticket Package ($40/ticket): PROMO CODE - Mothers20 ... Celebrate your favorite soccer mom with a family outing at the FC Cincinnati match! Each Mother's Day Package includes one ticket to the match for mom, one FCC-branded Sherpa blanket and a pre-match, on-field photo with the family. Each package includes one gift and one match ticket. Additional tickets (without the blanket) can be added on for $20 each. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $40/blanket.)

Saturday, May 30 vs. Nashville SC

"Orange Out" game: Fans are encouraged to come to Nippert Stadium decked out in FCC Orange for the first-ever MLS game against regional rival Nashville SC.

Soccer for All: FCC will celebrate the nature of soccer's draw as an inclusive sport with a resounding emphasis that staff, players, partners and fans are treated with dignity and respect. Programming will highlight The FC Cincinnati Foundation's West End Pride, the FC Cincinnati and Special Olympics Hamilton County Unified team, Pride/the LGBTQ community, and an FC Cincinnati Foundation mini pitch opening at an all-inclusive playground.

Saturday, June 20 vs. New York City FC

Father's Day Ticket Package ($40/ticket): PROMO CODE - Fathers20 ... Recognize all the contributions Dad has made in your soccer player's life at the FCC match against NYCFC. Each Father's Day Package includes one ticket to the match for Dad, one pair of FCC-branded dress socks and a pre-match, on-field photo with the family. Each package includes one gift and one match ticket. Additional tickets (without the socks) can be added on for $20 each. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $20/pair of socks.)

Saturday, June 27 vs. FC Dallas

Boots & Brews Ticket Package ($50/ticket): PROMO CODE - Boots20 ... Join FC Cincinnati and Braxton Brewing Co. for a pre-match flight tasting and "Craft Beer 101" ahead of the Dallas match. The Boots & Brews Package includes one sideline ticket for the match, a Braxton Brewing Co. pre-match flight tasting, light snacks and a special-edition, co-branded FC Cincinnati-Braxton pint glass. Must be 21 or older to purchase the package and/or participate in the event on match day. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $30/ticket).

Wednesday, July 1 vs. Inter Miami CF

Americana Game: FCC will celebrate all the greatness that the United States has to offer, kicking off the Fourth of July holiday weekend with a bang

Party at the Pitch: Join FC Cincinnati for Happy Hour at Nippert Stadium before the Orange and Blue host Miami for the first time. Kick off the evening after work on Sheakley Lawn, where the free Party at the Pitch will include a live band, food truck and drink special offerings, and double the fan zone fun!

Postgame Fireworks: FCC will stage its annual summer fireworks spectacular by Rozzi fireworks following the final whistle

Americana Ticket Package ($40/ticket): PROMO CODE - Americana20 ... Celebrate all that America has to offer ahead of the July 4 holiday at the first-ever game against Inter Miami SC. The Americana Package includes one endzone ticket for the match, an FCC-branded lawn chair, and a pre-match, on-field photo with the family, and access to the field for the post-match fireworks show. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $25/package)

Sunday, July 19 vs. Columbus Crew SC

#HellisReal Derby presented by Heineken: The Orange and Blue renew the heated rivalry against the Crew in front of a nationally televised audience on FS1.

Saturday, July 25 vs. Chicago Fire FC

"White Out" Game: Fans are encouraged to come to Nippert Stadium decked out in white for the annual match against regional rival Chicago Fire FC.

Kids Club Night: Kid-friendly activities will take center stage on Sheakley Lawn in an extended pre-match party. Then, the club's youngest fans will conduct their own March into Nippert Stadium, which has become a club tradition. Special Kids Club contests will be held throughout the game, and postgame, members of the Kids Club will have the opportunity to participate in a special kick-around on the field. To join kids club, visit fccincinnati.com/KidsClub now.

Sunday, July 26 - Fan Fest (6-8 p.m.)

SAVE THE DATE! Returning for its second year, the 2020 Fan Fest will be held at a new location, Cincinnati's iconic Washington Park, this year. FC Cincinnati fans can get an early taste for a game day atmosphere at Washington Park, as the club transitions to its new home at West End Stadium just blocks away in 2021. FCC fans are invited to this free event, which will include games, inflatables, and appearances by every player on the team and the coaching staff. More information will be released about the event this summer.

Saturday, August 1 vs. Orlando City SC

"Salute to Service" Game: FCC will celebrate first responders and emergency workers with their annual tribute to their efforts and heroism

Salute to Service Package ($15/ticket): PROMO CODE - Salute20 ... All active and retired military and first responders with their service IDs can purchase up to four (4) tickets at a discounted rate in celebration of FC Cincinnati's Salute to Service. (Season Ticket Members can take advantage of the same promotion.)

Faith. Family. FCC. Package ($25/ticket): PROMO CODE - Faith20 ... The Faith. Family. FCC. Package includes one (1) ticket to the match in the south endzone, a pre-match, on-field photo with the family, and a post-match program with select FCC players after the final whistle. Additionally, $1 of every package sold will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Center in the West End.

Wednesday, Aug. 12 vs. LAFC

Retro Night Party at the Pitch: Join FC Cincinnati for Happy Hour at Nippert Stadium before the Orange and Blue host LAFC. Kick off the evening after work on Sheakley Lawn, where the free Party at the Pitch will include a live band, food truck and drink special offerings, and double the fan zone fun!

Saturday, Aug. 29 vs. Montreal Impact

Kick Childhood Cancer Game: FCC will kick off their annual month-long support for education, research and awareness to eradicate childhood cancers, in partnership with MLS WORKS

Noche Latina: Join FC Cincinnati in kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month recognitions when the team hosts its second-annual Noche Latina celebration. Before the game, join fans on Sheakley Lawn for a live salsa band and other activities aimed at celebrating Hispanic culture.

Saturday, Sept. 19 vs. Philadelphia Union

"Kick Childhood Cancer" Game: FCC will continue their support for education, research and awareness to eradicate childhood cancers, in partnership with MLS WORKS

Oktoberfest Package ($50/ticket): PROMO Code - Oktober20 ... The Oktoberfest Package includes one (1) sideline ticket to the match, one (1) drink ticket, access to the pre-match Bier Garten which will include German-themed hospitality and one (1) FCC-branded Das Boot drinking glass. (Season Ticket Member add-on: $35/drink ticket, Bier Garten access and Das Boot.)

Saturday, Sept. 26 vs. Minnesota United FC

"Blue Out" Game: Fans are encouraged to come to Nippert Stadium donned in blue for the final match in club history at Nippert Stadium

Fan Appreciation Game: At the team's final regular-season game of the year, the FC Cincinnati faithful will be celebrated with a host of fan-centered activities, giveaways and prizes

"Kick Childhood Cancer" Game: FCC will wrap-up their annual month-long support for education, research and awareness to eradicate childhood cancers, in partnership with MLS WORKS

FC Cincinnati will return to the field for their second MLS season on Sunday, March 1, when the team opens the season on the road against the New York Red Bulls. After a road game at Atlanta United FC on Saturday, March 7, FCC will open their 2020 home slate on Saturday, March 14, when the team hosts D.C. United at Nippert Stadium in a 5:30 p.m. game.

Season Ticket Memberships are still available for purchase and start at $230 per ticket. A 2020 Season Ticket Membership also secures fans' place on the club's priority list, which will be utilized when sales begin in the new West End Stadium for the 2021 season. Information about all 2020 ticket options - season tickets, multiple-game options, group tickets and individual-game tickets - is available at fccincinnati.com/tickets or by calling 513-977-5425 (KICK).


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