Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC
Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET
Televised on PHL17
Talen Energy Stadium
|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 Guide
- Prohibited Items and Bag Policy
- Directions and Transportation
- Box Office
- Seating Map
- Food & Beverage
Talen Energy Stadium Bag Policy
Philadelphia Union have introduced new elevated security standards to ensure a safe environment for soccer fans. A new minimum standard Bag Policy and guest screening measures will be instituted. Under the new security policy, all guests at Talen Energy Stadium will be fully screened upon entry. The screenings will be conducted via the use of a search wand. Click here for a list of prohibited items and bag policy.
- 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 two 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
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.
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.
Please Note: No outside food or beverages may be brought inside Talen Energy Stadium.
Talen Energy Stadium
1 Stadium Drive
Chester, PA 19013
For additional questions, please contact Philadelphia Union Fan Services at 1-877-21UNION or tweet @UnionFanService.