River Cup & Away Game Viewing Party

Philadelphia Union and The Philadelphia Union Foundation will hold their fourth annual River Cup on September 6 at 11:30 a.m. The one of a kind event features the Union front office and technical staff against the Union supporters group, the Sons of Ben, in a spirited match on the pitch at PPL Park. However, this year the fun doesn’t stop when the game ends. Guests are invited to stay and check out the inaugural "Delaware River Craft Brewfest" that will be held on Toyota Plaza as well as cheer on Philadelphia Union as they take on Toronto FC live from Canada on the video board inside PPL Park.

Combination River Cup and Brewfest tickets, as well as individual River Cup tickets, will be available for purchase via www.philadelphiaunion.com or at the PPL Park Box Office. All proceeds from River Cup will benefit The Philadelphia Union Foundation.

"We are about tradition at Philadelphia Union and The Philadelphia Union Foundation," said Rick Jacobs, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Union Foundation. "That’s why we are so excited to continue the tradition of our River Cup, now in our fourth year. There’s no better way to raise money for our Foundation Building Blocks than partnering with Sons of Ben, the most committed and loyal supporters group in all of MLS."

The Delaware River Craft Brewfest includes live music and entertainment, gourmet food options, and a variety of vendors, including over 100 breweries. The event will feature a sampling of the best crafts, imports and ciders from the United States and around the world. Samples of limited-release beers such as Goose Island Bourbon County and Scratch Series from Troegs will also be available. Breweries on site include Victory, Troegs, Anchor, Rogue, Full Sail, Evolution, Starr Hill, Long Trail, Goose Island, Old Dominion, Lancaster and Magic Hat.

"The Sons of Ben are again excited to participate in the River Cup with the Philadelphia Union," said Sons of Ben President Kenny Hanson. "We are just as equally excited to be a part of raising money for such a great cause, the Philadelphia Union Foundation."


Buy Tickets Now

Attend both the River Cup and the Brew Fest and get discounted tickets. River Cup tickets are available for only $12! Brew Fest tickets start at $35 and Designated Driver Tickets are available at $10. All ticket purchasers must be 21 or older to attend and must present a valid photo ID at the gate. Ticket purchasers during the first week of the on-sale will receive a free commemorative limited edition beer glass.

VIP Session tickets will kick off the festival from 2:00–3:00 p.m. with a special firkin tapping, VIP Parking, and the ability to talk to brewers and taste exclusive beers that will not be served in the general session. General Session will run from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Both VIP and general session tickets will include a souvenir tasting glass.

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Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 2nd Owners Cup
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. River Cup
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Union v Toronto FC Viewing Party in PPL Park
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. VIP Admission – Brew Fest
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. General Admission – Brew Fest

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for River Cup 2014 please email foundation@philadelphiaunion.com. All sponsorship deliverables include brand awareness opportunity, social media exposure, onsite presence and electronic messaging in stadium.