Gameday Guide: #PHIvMIN

Philadelphia Union vs. Minnesota United FC

Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET
Televised on PHL17
Talen Energy Stadium

Check out the match timeline and all the happenings revolving around the Philadelphia Union vs. Minnesota United FC, presented by Premier Orthopaedics and Crozer-Keyston Health System!

Game Timeline

Box Office Opens 2:30 p.m.
Talen Energy Stadium Lots Open 2:30 p.m.
Shuttles and Buses 3:30 p.m.
Union Shop Opens 5:30 p.m.
Union Ale House Deck Opens 5:30 p.m.
Toyota Plaza Opens 5:30 p.m.
U-Ride (All Locations) 6:00 p.m.
Talen Energy Gate, Club, and Suites Entrance Opens 6:00 p.m.
All Other Gates Open 6:30 p.m.

Stadium Information

Andre Blake Bobblehead

The first 1,600 single-game ticket purchasers for our October 6 matchup against Minnesota United will receive an Andre Blake bobblehead! To purchase a single-game ticket to the match, please click here.

Breast Cancer Awareness

To honor those affected by Breast Cancer, pink rally towels will be handed out by Premier Orthopaedics and Crozer-Keystone Health System to the first 7,500 fans who enter the gates. Every 29 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with breast cancer. The Union ask fans to stand for one minute during the 29th minute mark of the match and honor those affected.

In addition, there will be a pink soccer dart activity on the Toyota Plaza to benefit charity and free Fearless Fighters tattoos will be handed out.

Talen Energy Stadium Bag Policy 

The safety of our fans, players and staff is paramount. In conjunction with Major League Soccer, new elevated security standards have been introduced. To make your game day experience as safe and smooth as possible, get familiar with our updated security standards.


FYI: Parking

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Get your Lot C gameday parking pass now! Your parking pass will immediately arrive to your inbox as a PDF file upon purchase. Before heading out for the game, fans must print and present this parking pass to the attendant at Lot C upon arrival.
A new Sons of Ben tailgate location means a slight change in Ingress/Egress on gamedays. Lot B and the Sons of Ben Lot will enter through the driveway just south of the Power Training Fields. Lot C will now enter exclusively down the driveway that heads into the Wharf Building located just off Seaport Drive. 

ICYMI: Tailgating

  • Tailgating in the parking lots will be limited to 2 feet behind the vehicle.
  • Parking spaces will be limited. Fans that wish to park next to each other as a group should plan on arriving at the same time.
  • Charcoal grills, glass containers and kegs are prohibited.
  • Tailgating items, food and beverage will not be allowed in the vendor area on the concrete plaza section of Toyota Plaza or into the stadium.
  • Check out the Toyota Plaza outside the stadium as a meeting point. Fans will be permitted to bring tailgating items, food and beverage to the grass area.

Take the U-Ride!

The U-Ride Bus Program, a special initiative designed to provide fans in the downtown Philadelphia region with an additional option to get to Talen Energy Stadium on match days. Fans will be provided with round-trip transportation and can select from four locations below. All tickets can be purchased on the Philadelphia Union website by clicking here.

Brauhaus Schmitz – 718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Smith’s Restaurant & Bar - 39 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Baby Blues BBQ - 3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
The 700 - N 2nd. St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

All buses drop off in a Bus Designated Parking Lot located behind Lot D. They will then leave Talen Energy Stadium from the drop off location 20 minutes after the final whistle. Each bus will have a sign that specifies its corresponding location within the city.

Free Shuttles 

To get to Talen Energy Stadium, take the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line to the Chester Transportation Center (6th & Welsh Street). There will be a free shuttle service to Talen Energy Stadium (for Philadelphia Union matches) and back, with service beginning four hours prior to game time. Shuttle service is not available for non-Union events at Talen Energy Stadium. 

Shuttles returning to the Chester Transportation Center will be parked along Front Street, one block north of Talen Energy Stadium (the same location you will be dropped off at before matches). Shuttles will run until everyone has left Talen Energy Stadium. A last call announcement will be made when it appears all fans have departed.

Concessions Jawn

Enjoy fresh, mouth-watering options that have been carefully scooped, grilled, tossed, poured and sautéed by our 22 vendors. Our full menu includes gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options.
We're happy to welcome P.J. Whelihan's to sections 101 and 122! Landers Pizza is also now at Talen Energy Stadium and will be served at sections 109 and 127. Be sure to stop by the food truck stands including The Cow & Curd and Baby Blues BBQ at sections 107 and 132.

Please Note: No outside food or beverages may be brought inside Talen Energy Stadium.

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Chester, PA 19013


For additional questions, please contact Philadelphia Union Fan Services at 1-877-21UNION or tweet @UnionFanService.

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