Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union - Sun., July 3 at 7:30 p.m.
On Sunday, Lower.com Field turns one year old. To celebrate, we're going to light up the sky. It's Fireworks Night!
Since opening its doors, Lower.com Field has hosted multiple world-class events including the 2021 Campeones Cup, two United States Men’s National Team’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, and a U.S. Women’s National Team friendly against Uzbekistan.
Last year, the state-of-the-art venue was named the winner of the 2021 James B. Recchie Design Award by Columbus Landmarks, as well as the winner of the 2021 Harrison W. Smith Award by the Columbus Downtown Commission.
The Black & Gold’s most recent match at Lower.com Field saw the venue host a sold-out crowd of 20,446 supporters in attendance, and Sunday's match is expected to be a packed house again!
- All fans are welcome to join the lively March to the Match at the Nordecke Block Party in Battelle Plaza – the main rally point – beginning at 6:00 p.m. and departing for the stadium at 6:30 p.m.!
- The Pub at Lower.com Field is set to open at 4:24 p.m. ET, 96 minutes prior to the stadium gates opening for fans with tickets to the match. Supporters are able to enjoy a 96-minute happy hour with food and drink specials, including $5 beers!
- A live concert featuring The Badness will be performing from the Plaza stage pre-match!
- For the kids, there will be a balloon artist and fun birthday props at our photo booth to celebrate Lower.com Field's first birthday!
- Enjoy Scott's Yard Games, which include soccer tennis, Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole and Soccer Pong!
- Try your luck at winning prizes through the Nationwide's Kick & Win, Lower.com's Soccer Skeeball, and more from our partners G&J Pepsi and EASE Logistics.
- Shortly after the conclusion of the match, once the players have cleared the field, a fireworks display presented by Lower.com is set to take place at Lower.com Field.
- Following the fireworks show, the Crew will host an After Party presented by Lower.com. The event, free to those in attendance at the match, is set to feature a live band, The Orphan The Poet, playing in the Community Plaza.
Fireworks Night | Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union
Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend with the Crew and enjoy a fireworks show after the match!
Prior to Arrival
Be sure to arrive early to take in the unique experience at Lower.com Field! There are a number of features that allow for a seamless arrival at the stadium:
Know Before You Go
- Review the Know Before You Go resource page to know what to expect on matchday at Lower.com Field.
- View the centralized resource for additional matchday topics, including ingress, parking, mobile ticketing, maps, and more.
- For a detailed list of matchday- or stadium-related information, refer to the A-Z Guide.
- All tickets for the match are available through mobile devices; please download your ticket in advance. The easiest place to access your mobile tickets is through the official Columbus Crew App.
- No more long waits to get your ticket scanned! Scan your own ticket(s) at the Axess turnstiles, similar to what you see at the airport.
- Express Entry: Lower.com Field is now offering Touchless Entry featuring seamless and quick access into the stadium through Facial Ticketing. Look for the yellow “Express Entry” signs above turnstiles on the left-hand side of the AEP Gate (southeast corner). Fans can sign up for Free Express Entry before the match for the fastest way to get into Lower.com Field!
- For more information, view the Mobile Ticketing page.
Free Stadium WiFi
- Connect to Lower.com Field's free WiFi presented by Tipico Sportsbook on your phone for a faster mobile connection (Name: Stadium WiFi)
- Lower.com Field is a cashless stadium. Cash2Card kiosks are located throughout the stadium.
- Lower.com Field will offer its full slate of food & beverage options. View a full list of food vendors here.
- The Crew Shop will close three hours prior to kick on matchday and open again for ticketed guests when Lower.com Field gates open.
- View Crew Shop hours of operation.
- In accordance with the City of Columbus’ new ordinance, masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces at Lower.com Field. However, fans are welcome to continue wearing masks if they choose.
Nordecke Policy Update
- Because of a violation of League and Club policy, all drinks will be poured into cups in the Nordecke section.
Leaving Lower.com Field
- View the recommended egress routes following matches at Lower.com Field.