World Cup Watch Parties Begin Monday at KC Live
World Cup watch partiesatKC Live!in theKansas City Power & Light District will begin Monday as the United States faces Wales with kickoff set for 1 p.m. CT. The festivities will continue on Tuesday morning when Mexico plays Poland at 10 a.m. CT as this year's premier sports event will be underway with 32 national teams set to play 64 matches from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18 in Qatar.
KC Live!, the 25,000-square foot multi-level entertainment block in the heart of downtown Kansas City's Power & Light District, will be the area's official watch party destination for United States and Mexico matches. World Cup broadcasts for both national teams will be shown live on the theater-sized LED screen, which stretches 40 feet wide and 18 feet high. Match commentary will play throughout the covered outdoor venue in English for USMNT matches and in Spanish for El Tri matches.
Tickets for admission to the watch parties are free for all ages and available toreserve in advance via SeatGeek at the links below. Entry to the events will be on a first-come, first-served basis beginning two hours prior to kickoff until venue capacity has been reached. Ticketholders are advised to arrive early and enter KC Live! via Walnut Street.
Group Stage Watch Parties at KC Live!
Nov. 21: USA vs. Wales (1 p.m. CT)
Nov. 22: Mexico vs. Poland (10 a.m. CT)
Nov. 25: USA vs. England (1 p.m. CT)
Nov. 26: Mexico vs. Argentina (1 p.m. CT)
Nov. 29: USA vs. Iran (1 p.m. CT)
Nov. 30: Mexico vs. Saudi Arabia (1 p.m. CT)
In addition, No Other Pub(1370 Grand Blvd.) will be open for all World Cup matches kicking off at 9 a.m. CT or later (excluding Thanksgiving Day) for indoor watch parties utilizing the venue's 10 foot by 15 foot video wall and surrounding HDTV screens. Food and drink specials will be available throughout the World Cup - including $6 wells, $25 domestic beer buckets and 50% off nachos -- and attendees can enter to win giveaways including Sporting KC prizes.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will air live in the United States on FOX, FS1 and the FOX Sports App in English, as well as Telemundo, Universo and Peacock in Spanish.
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