What to know ahead of the 2023 season at TQL Stadium

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FC Cincinnati’s 2023 MLS season kicks off this Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. against Houston Dynamo FC. Check out what’s new this year ahead of the season-opener at TQL Stadium!

New Ways To Follow The Orange and Blue

The New FC Cincinnati App

The new FC Cincinnati app makes it easier than ever to stay connected to the team. Download Now for free on iOS and Android in the App Store or Google Play.

MLS Season Pass

MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app is the only place to watch every FC Cincinnati match during the 2023 season, including playoffs, with no blackouts or restrictions. A subscription to MLS Season Pass on Apple TV is included with a full-season ticket membership (one per account). Subscribe Now or visit the Season Ticket Member FAQ.

Arriving & Entering TQL Stadium

New Parking Options

A new temporary single-match parking option is currently available at the Temporary North Surface Lot. Plan ahead for matchday with our Parking Information.

Bag Policy

TQL Stadium has updated its Clear Bag Policy ahead of the 2023 season. Learn more about our TQL Stadium Bag Policy.

NFC Ticketing

In addition to mobile ticketing, FC Cincinnati and SeatGeek will be utilizing NFC Ticketing (Near Field Communication) at all stadium gates and entrances. Fans can add their ticket to Apple Wallet on their iPhone or Apple Watch and simply tap their device at the reader at the gate to enter the stadium. Learn more with our Mobile Ticketing Information

Join the March!

The pre-game “March” is one of the oldest and best-known traditions for FC Cincinnati supporters. To join the March to TQL Stadium, fans can meet at Washington Park at 6:30 p.m.

Matchday Experiences

FC Cincinnati Team Store at TQL Stadium

The FC Cincinnati Team Store at TQL Stadium has the biggest selection of FC Cincinnati merchandise, including the new 2023 River Kit and new gear for the season including the For Cincy For Club line. Player customization on jerseys is now available on matchday at the Team Store.

Happy Hour and New Food Options

Pre-match Happy Hour is back at TQL Stadium! From the time gates open until kickoff, all beer, seltzer and wine is $2 off at the Heineken Bar behind the Bailey, and the Coors Light Bar behind sections 111 and 112.

We are excited to have delicious new food and drink offerings at TQL Stadium, including:

  • AJ’s Cheesesteaks (Section 106/107)
  • Grippo’s Grab and Go Market (Section 132)
  • Fretboard Grab and Go Market (Section 127 and 130)

Sammy’s Craft Burgers is a new addition to the First Financial Club. Enjoy a variety of delicious, gourmet burgers and fries from one of Cincinnati’s best burger spots.

Cincinnati favorite, LaRosa’s Pizza will now be available in the CTI Cincinnatus Club.

For concession listings by section, view the TQL Stadium Concessions List.

Post-Match Music and Drink Specials

Ticket holders in the First Financial Club, CTI Cincinnatus Club and Pitch View Club are encouraged to stick around after every match for live music and half-price alcohol for one hour following the final whistle.

For the home opener on February 25, Tastefull will be performing in the First Financial Club, and Ethan and Joey will be performing in the CTI Cincinnatus Club.

First Matchweek Prizes, Giveaways and More! 

For more information on where Gary the Lion and the FC Cincinnati Street Team will be taking over town this week, visit HERE!