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LA Galaxy Announce Star Wars Night Details for Home Match against Real Salt Lake on Saturday, May 11

May 7, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
LA Galaxy News Release

LOS ANGELES - The LA Galaxy today announced programming details for their home match against Real Salt Lake on Star Wars Night , presented by Modelo, at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, May 11 ( 7:30 p.m. PT ; MLS Season Pass on Apple TV ).

Pregame Party At Galaxy Park

Fans are encouraged to stop by the pregame party at Galaxy Park, where they can take part in a wide range of family-friendly activities along with drinks and music b efore gates open at 6:00 p.m. PT for S atur day's match between LA and Real Salt Lake . For more information on Galaxy Park, click here .

Fan Giveaway

Prior to the match between the Galaxy and Real Salt Lake kicking off this Saturday, the first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a light stick .

ETC!ETC! Pregame, Halftime and Postgame DJ Set

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for Saturday's match to enjoy musical entertainment provided by ETC!ETC!, DJ and producer whose music can be heard on radio stations across the world. ETC!ETC! is scheduled to perform at pregame, halftime and at Extra Time in the Stadium Club following Saturday's match. With a renewed focus on transforming the in-stadium fan experience, LA Galaxy home matches during the 2024 MLS Regular Season will have a pregame and halftime DJ set to excite and entertain fans of the club.

Game Presentation

Dignity Health Sports Park will transform into its own Star Wars Galaxy this Saturday night with Star Wars music and sound effects filling the stadium and more than 30 characters from the franchise roaming the stadium concourse during the match. Fans are welcome to wear Star Wars-themed costumes at Saturday's match, but any costume components that cover a face may only be worn when seated. Star Wars props (lightsabers, blasters, etc.) are prohibited.


In celebration of Star Wars Night, fans can purchase a limited souvenir, the Cozmo Battle Scarf at the LA Galaxy Team Store. This item is available at all retail locations while supplies last.


In celebration of Star Wars Night, LA Galaxy fan and southern California-based artist Isaiah Takahashi, also known as "BLKSRS," returns to SoccerFest. He will display his art and a limited edition LA Galaxy poster will be available to fans, while supplies last. Fans can also meet Leilani Shiu, who starred as Teeka the Jawa in Obi-Wan-Kenobi, at SoccerFest. Cozmo's Cadets, LA Galaxy Youth Programming and LA Galaxy Ticket Sales will have their usual booths at SoccerFest, with Sprite, Dignity Health, Modelo and O'Reilly Auto Parts also in attendance. Fans can take a virtual selfie with their favorite LA Galaxy stars in the Recharge with Dignity Health Area or get a Star Wars-themed face painting or temporary tattoo. The NW Pad, located outside the NW stadium gate, will have Volkswagen, the LA Times, the LA Galaxy Merchandise Truck and ramen sampling from Maruchan.

LA Galaxy Foundation

The LA Galaxy Foundation will be hosting its annual Equipment Sale where fans can purchase team-issued gear from previous seasons at SoccerFest on Saturday. Season Ticket Members will receive early access to the cashless sale beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT, while general admission will have access beginning at 6:00 p.m. PT. All proceeds will benefit the Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation. The Foundation will also be auctioning off a signed Jalen Neal Star Wars bobblehead. The online auction will open on Saturday, May 11 at 3:30 p.m. PT and will close at the 75th minute of the match. Fans can text GALAXY to 76278 to bid. The Hero of the Match is United States Space Force Sergeant Melvin Smith. Sergeant Smith's personal awards include the Airman Leadership School Academic Achievement Award and being recognized as the Torrance Chamber of Commerce Hidden Hero. The Community Partner of the Match is Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) , a national nonprofit dedicated to leveraging the power of sports to raise awareness, inspire change, and eliminate impaired driving.

Star Wars Ticket Pack

The LA Galaxy offered a special ticket pack for this Saturday's match against Real Salt Lake. The first 2,000 ticket packs purchased include a LA Galaxy and Star Wars co-branded bobblehead featuring the likeness of LA Galaxy defender Jalen Neal. The Star Wars ticket pack is available for purchase .

Extra Time

ETC!ETC! will be performing for fans at Extra Time, the LA Galaxy's post-match party in the American Express Stadium Club, following the match against RSL until 11:00 p.m. PT. All fans are welcome to attend.

Match Information

Following a 0-0 draw on the road against Seattle Sounders FC at Lumen Field on May 5, the LA Galaxy return home to play host to Real Salt Lake at Dignity Heath Sports Park on Saturday, May 11 (7:30 p.m. PT; MLS Season Pass).

Saturday's MLS Regular Season match between the LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake marks the 59th meeting across all competitions between the Galaxy and Real Salt Lake, with LA leading the all-time series 24-20-14. Against RSL, the Galaxy hold a 20-17-12 record in league play, a 4-1-2 record in the MLS Cup Playoffs and a 0-2-0 record in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. In two regular-season meetings between LA and RSL during the 2023 campaign, the Galaxy held an unbeaten record of 1-0-1 (5 GF, 4 GA). In 25 all-time regular-season matches played at home against Real Salt Lake, the Galaxy hold a 14-7-4 record. Notably, LA is unbeaten in its last seven home matches played against RSL (4-0-3; 12 GF, 6 GA) dating back to Sept. 30, 2017.

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