The 2018 Unity Cup tournament has kept us on the edge of our seats, and we’re ready to finish the tournament with a bang at the championship game! On Saturday, October 13, our final two teams will face off at Talen Energy Stadium, home of the Philadelphia Union.
Festivities kick off at 12 p.m., with the final showdown starting at 5 p.m. Join us for a day of free fun, celebrating soccer and Philadelphia’s diverse immigrant communities:
- 11 a.m.: Gates open
- 12 p.m.: Youth game
- 1 p.m.: Third place game: United States vs. Ireland
- 3:30 p.m.: Naturalization ceremony
- 4 p.m.: Parade of Nations
- 5 p.m.: Championship game: Liberia vs. Ivory Coast
- 7 p.m.: Awards ceremony
The online ticket request deadline has passed, but there are still plenty of FREE day-of tickets available! Visit the Unity Cup ticketing table outside at Talen Energy Stadium (near our sponsor activities) before entering on game day, between 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., to pick up your tickets.
Ways to get to the stadium
There are several easy, convenient ways to get to Talen Energy Stadium. Options include:
- Public transportation: SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line to the Chester Transportation Center
- Free shuttle buses will be available from the Chester Transportation Center to Talen Energy Stadium
- Note: Bus routes 114, 117, and 119 also drop off within walking distance of the stadium.
- Shuttle bus: Unity Cup shuttle buses will make free pickups at recreation centers around Philadelphia. Buses will depart each site at 3 p.m. and return to the same location at 8 p.m.* If you have not received free tickets already, game tickets will be distributed on the bus. Pick-up locations are:
- James Finnegan Playground (6801 Grovers Avenue, 19142)
- Ramp Playground (3300 Solly Ave., 19136)
- Olney Recreation Center (6001A St., 19120)
- Rumph Recreation Center (100 E. Johnson St., 19144)
- Murphy Recreation Center (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)
- LOVE Park (John F. Kennedy Blvd. & N. 15th St., 19102)
NOTE: Registration for free Unity Cup shuttle buses has closed.
- By car: free parking will be available in lots B and C
For more directions and details, visit the Philadelphia Union website.
* We reserve the right to cancel a free Unity Cup shuttle bus if not enough people sign up for that recreation center or park location. If a bus must be canceled, we will notify you 48 hours in advance.