Spectator Information: Street party at 3 pm, pre-match ceremony at 7:15 pm

Spectator Information: Street party at 3 pm, pre-match ceremony at 7:15 pm
Spectator Information: Street party at 3 pm, pre-match ceremony at 7:15 pm

VANCOUVER, BC – Fans are encouraged to get to BC Place early on Saturday, as more than 30,000 fans are expected for the club’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Match, presented by BMO. Tickets in the upper bowl start at $29.

The official street party will start at 3 pm PT on Robson and Beatty. Fans are also encouraged to be in their seats by 7:15 pm PT for a special pre-match ceremony featuring more than 110 alumni.

Below are more details for Saturday’s special match.

Street Party presented by BMO
Prior to Saturday’s match, fans are invited to enjoy an all-ages 50th Anniversary Street Party presented by BMO. The Street Party starts at 3 pm PT at the corner of Robson & Beatty, featuring $5 drinks, food trucks, and live music from DJ Juice. Drink features include Asahi Super Dry and El Jimador margaritas.

Gates
Gates will open at 6:30 pm PT, and 6 pm PT for suites.

March to the Match
Supporters will lead the March to the Match down Robson Street to BC Place.

The march will depart from Dublin Calling at 6:45 pm PT and will also see supporters joining from Fable Diner & Bar at Robson and Richards.

Pre-Match Ceremony
Over the years, more than 800 professionally signed players and thousands more staff, supporters, partners, and stakeholders have been part of Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 7:15 pm PT for a special pre-match ceremony featuring more than 110 alumni from the club’s history.

Limited-Edition Poster & Program
Get to the match early to receive a specially designed 50th Anniversary matchday program, which unfolds into a limited-edition poster.

Vintage Polos
Limited-edition vintage polos are available exclusively at Saturday’s match and at the Official Whitecaps FC Store in gastown (while supplies last).

National Anthems
Saturday’s anthems will see the long-awaited return of Marie Hui! The much beloved singer has been with the club since day one in MLS, singing the anthems at the club’s inaugural MLS match on March 19, 2011.

This Minute In’ Caps History
Stay tuned to the videoboard as iconic moments in ‘Caps history will be featured at different moments throughout the match.

Brian White record recognition
Last Saturday, Brian White scored his 44th career goal with Vancouver Whitecaps FC to become the club’s all-time leading goalscorer in the MLS era. Join in applauding White for this achievement as he gets recognized during the 25th minute of the match.

50th Anniversary Gold Donut
Available for $3.75 at section 235.

50th Anniversary Goldburger
Available for $13.50 at Beast Unleashed in section 210.

“The Anniversary” Drink Special
Available at section 213.

The 50 Jersey
Whitecaps FC will be wearing their blue 50th Anniversary kits on Saturday.

The 50 Jersey, as well as the Bloodlines Jersey, will be available for purchase throughout the concourse at BC Place at sections 205, 222, 233, and 249. The jersey is also available online at whitecapsfc.com/shop and at the Official Whitecaps FC store in Gastown.

Win a TV courtesy of TELUS
Think you know your ‘Caps history? Stay tuned to the videoboard during pre-match and halftime to scan the QR code to take part in a game that will land one lucky winner a new TV courtesy of TELUS, a 2023 Whitecaps FC Bloodlines Jersey, and a limited edition Whitecaps FC Anniversary Polo

Stand by Me
Stay in your seats after the match! For every Whitecaps FC home win, join the team post-match in the singing of Stand by Me.

Fan Support Text Line
Fans can text 778-873-3267 at any point during the match and a dedicated BCP Guest Services member will respond promptly.

$5 Menu!
BC Place has a $5 menu, in collaboration with Sodexo Live! including $5 beer, hot dogs, nachos, and popcorn. Limited-release items may appear on the menu throughout the year. The $5 Menu is available at Dawson’s Hot Dogs stands at sections 201 and 227.

Kids Combo
The Kids Combo at Dawson’s Hot Dogs (214 and 241) is $6.50 for a hot dog, chips, and soda. The Kids Combo at Lions Gate Grill (228 and 254) is $6.50 for chicken strips, fries, and soda.

Group tickets
Bring the whole squad. Save up to 20% and get access to special experiences when you buy 10+ tickets. Contact [email protected].

RE/MAX Family Zone
Check out the RE/MAX Family Zone at section 226, featuring coloring at ‘Caps Clubhouse. If it’s your first match, don’t forget to stop by and pick up your certificate to commemorate the occasion.

The Asahi Super Dry Landing
The Asahi Super Dry Landing provides the perfect atmosphere to kick back with the squad, entertain clients, or enjoy an evening with the family with the best views in BC Place – right behind the player benches! For information, visit whitecapsfc.com/asahilanding.

Asahi Super Dry is also available at sections 203, 220, 234, 248, and 110.

Last call
The last call for alcohol in the stadium will be the 75th minute of the match.

Whitecaps FC Drumline
Keep an eye out on Terry Fox Plaza and around the concourse during the match for the Whitecaps FC drumline.

KidSport 50/50
Vancouver Whitecaps FC are proud to partner with KidSport BC for the club’s 50/50 program! All proceeds from the 50/50 program will be donated to KidSport BC to help improve the lives of children and youth in our community. Buy your tickets on the concourse, visit their table at sections 240 and 253, or buy online at whitecapsfc.com/5050.

Kid Captain
Whitecaps FC are honored to have Miral Mohammad from NexUp for Saturday’s 50th Anniversary home match against Austin FC.

Miral participates in NexUp as a youth champion supporting his fellow youth through identifying needs within the community. NexUp works with boys, young men, and masculine-identifying two spirit, queer, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming youth to strengthen physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. Miral is a young aspiring barber who gives back by offering complimentary haircuts in his neighborhood and creating opportunities for his peers.

Please join in welcoming Miral to the match!

Supporter of the Match
Saturday’s Supporter of the Match will be Kim French from the Vancouver Southsiders.

Kim has been a Whitecaps FC supporter since coming to Canada eight years ago. Kim’s favorite ‘Caps memory is when Ryan Gauld scored the winner over LAFC in the team’s return to BC Place in 2021, and also when Vanni Sartini took over. Kim’s favorite part of being in a supporters group is all the people who work hard behind the scenes to bring everything together for everyone to enjoy.

Clear bags/Bag Check
For ease of entry, Whitecaps FC and BC Place recommend you don’t bring a bag to the stadium. If you do bring a bag, make sure it’s made of clear plastic and smaller than 12”x12”x6”. Exceptions will be made for diaper bags and medically necessary items that do not fit into a clear bag. You can bring one small opaque bag, but it can’t be larger than 6.5”x 8.5”. All bags will be inspected prior to entry.

Mobile entry
All tickets for Whitecaps FC matches are through mobile ticketing, providing a contactless and paperless experience. Season ticket members and pack holders will need to access their tickets through whitecapsfc.com/accountmanager. Single match buyers will access their tickets through Ticketmaster.

Cashless transactions
To reduce the potential for hand-to-hand contact, and to improve the efficiency of payment transactions, BC Place is now a cashless venue.

Concessions and food and beverage vendors will accept all major digital forms of payment including Mobile, Debit Cards, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Google Pay, and Apple Pay. Cash payments will not be accepted. There will be a Cash to Card kiosk located at Sec 235 where guests can exchange cash for cards to use at the food and beverage locations throughout the stadium.

 
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