Starting next week Sunday, Chicago will be home to everything soccer. Culminating in the anxiously awaited showdown between the best of the MLS and Europe’s premier club, Real Madrid, at Soldier Field, MLS All-Star week is full of free family events being held across the city. From Toyota Park to North Ave Beach, the PrivateBank Fire Pitch and Soldier Field, Chicagoans and fans from around the world will see Chicago transformed into soccer city.

Here’s your guide to the 2017 MLS All-Star Game, presented by Target, in Chicago:

MLS Fan Pass

Most events are free, but do require registering for the 2017 MLS All-Star Mobile Fan Pass. The free MLS Fan Pass will give fans the opportunity to attended the MLS All-Star Concert featuring X Ambassadors and the 2017 MLS Skills Challenge, as well as a chance to win special prizes. Note that a Fan Pass does not guarantee entry to events once they have reached capacity, so be sure to get there early!

Schedule of Events

For the full schedule of events and most up-to-date information, visit mlssoccer.com/allstar.

SATURDAY, JULY 29


MLS Viewing Party at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch
Kick off MLS All-Star Week with a night of live matches at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch. La Liga legends Gaizka Mendieta and Christian Karembeu will be in attendance and be available for autographs and fan pictures.

  • 6:30pm: El Clásico: Real Madrid vs Barcelona
  • 7:00pm: Sporting KC vs Chicago Fire
  • 9:00pm: LA Galaxy vs Seattle Sounders

Fans must register with MLS Fan Pass - click here to register.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 30


MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo at Chicago Athletic Association
10:00am - 6:00pm
Be behind-the-scenes with the MLS Digital team as they interview players, coaches, and more soccer celebrities Sunday - Tuesday of MLS All-Star Week.

Beach Soccer at North Avenue Beach 
11:00am - 9:00pm
Grab your friends and head to North Ave Beach for fun in the sun and beach soccer on specially designed pitches. Drinks provided by Heineken and Coca-Cola will be available throughout the day as well as special MLS Giveaways!

2017 MLS Skills Challenge presented by FIFA 18 at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch 
5:00pm - 7:00pm

See MLS All-Stars, Legends, and local talent compete head-to-head in skills challenges from the FIFA video game.

 

MONDAY, JULY 31


MLS All-Stars

MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo at Chicago Athletic Association 
10:00am - 6:00pm

Be behind-the-scenes with the MLS Digital team as they interview players, coaches, and more soccer celebrities Sunday - Tuesday of  MLS All-Star Week.

Men in Blazers Live in Chicago MLS All-Star Extravaganza presented by Etihad at Harris Theater 
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Roger Bennet and Michael Davies are headed to Harris Theater, where they’ll talk to MLS All-Stars, La Liga Ambassadors, and celebrities.

MLS Concert presented by Coca-Cola featuring X Ambassadors – FREE Concert at Huntington Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island
8:00pm
Headliners X Ambassadors debut album, VHS, went gold and produced the No. 1 hit “Renegades” and double-platinum single “Unsteady”.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1


MLS All-Stars

MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo at Chicago Athletic Association
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0:00am - 6:00pm
Be behind-the-scenes with the MLS Digital team as they interview players, coaches, and more soccer celebrities Sunday - Tuesday of  MLS All-Star Week.

Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Match at Toyota Park
4:30pm
Representing 22 MLS teams, the Unified Match will feature all-star Special Olympics athletes from across the U.S. and Canada.

MLS Homegrown Team v Chivas de Guadalajara’s U20 at Toyota Park
7:00pm
Chicago natives Brian McBride and Mike Magee will coach the MLS Homegrowns - MLS’s premier, young players - as they take on Chivas de Guadalajara’s Under-20 team.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 - MATCHDAY 


MLS All-Stars

Soccer Celebration at Soldier Field
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:00pm - 7:00pm
Free: Get to Soldier Field early for the ultimate celebration of the beautiful game in an interactive fan zone that includes player appearances, interactive games, fun giveaways and prizes.

2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target at Soldier Field
8:00pm
The best of the MLS, led by four All-Stars from the Chicago Fire, will take on Real Madrid in a showdown at Soldier Field. With the Chicago Fire leading the All-Star team with it’s contributions of Nemanja Nikolic, Dax McCarty, fan-favorite Bastian Schweinsteiger and Johan Kappelhof, Chicago has its own stake in the match.

Limited tickets are still available - get your tickets here.

 

Find out more about the Game by visiting mlssoccer.com/allstar, and cheer along with @ChooseChicago and @ChiSportsComm for all the #MLSAllStar action leading up to August 2 showdown!