Columbus Crew vs. Orlando City SC - Sat., May 13 at 7:30 p.m.
This Saturday night is shaping up to be the third straight sellout at Lower.com Field! Columbus bleeds Black & Gold.
It will surely be a competitive contest, as Columbus and Orlando are tied with 14 points apiece in the MLS standings. The night will be capped by Central Ohio’s largest and the club’s first drone show, which will illuminate the skies to shine light on the importance of children’s mental health while celebrating the Black & Gold’s history, The On Our Sleeves Movement, Crew supporters and everyone’s shared commitment to the City of Columbus and its youth.
Scroll below to learn more about themed activities and specials at the match. Supporters are encouraged to arrive as early as possible and pre-purchase parking to enjoy the festivities as there are multiple events in the Arena District that night.
We've missed you! Now, let's go get three points!
- Hop in to our 96-minute happy hour starting at 4:24 p.m. and dive into pre-match discounted food and drink ($3 hot dogs, $5 kids meals, and $5 domestic and $6 craft beers).
- Try your luck at winning prizes through the Nationwide's Kick & Win and Lower.com Soccer Skee-ball.
Support the Cause
- Children’s bands from School of Rock will be playing on the Plaza stage from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
- On Our Sleeves face painting and temporary tattoos will be available
- Chalk the Plaza – show off your art skills by drawing on the plaza. Stencils and chalk will be provided.
- Coming out to the match with your mom? Swing by the M/I Homes table for a Mother’s Day photo opportunity!
Matchday Team Arrival
- At 5:55 p.m., cheer on your Crew as the team arrives at the West Lobby on Columbus Crew Way!
Win Big in Our Rolling Pot 50/50 Raffle
- Throughout the month of May, our Rolling Pot 50/50 Raffle will grow and grow each match. At the end of the May 31st match, one lucky winner will receive half of the rolling 50/50 raffle pot and all net proceeds will support On Our Sleeves, the movement to break stigmas around children’s mental health.
- Please be advised that fireworks and pyrotechnics will be used during the match. After a Crew goal and win, lighting effects will be utilized that may influence certain medical conditions.
- Fans can take a Sensory Inclusion Pack by visiting the Koorsen Guest Services Center, located behind Section 112 on the Main Concourse, or outside the West Premium Lobby entrance. Packs intended to reduce impact of the in-person experience that may be overwhelming to some of our guests include items such as fidget toys, a weighted lap pad, sunglasses, non-verbal cards, and noise-reducing headphones. Guests taking a Sensory Inclusion Pack will be asked to leave a driver’s license as collateral.
Post-Match Drone Show
- Join us post-match for Central Ohio’s largest-ever drone show to raise awareness of the importance of children’s mental health. The 10-minute post-match entertainment will encompass more than 250 drones displaying intricate designs depicting the club’s history, supporters, and commitment to Ohio youth through youth soccer and education efforts, as well as how those focuses align with On Our Sleeves’ mission.
- For the best view of the drone show, those seated in the North End of the stadium are encouraged to move to East, West or South ends. The drone show will begin approximately 30 minutes after the final whistle.
New Food and Beverage Options
- In honor of On Our Sleeves, fans can enjoy UDF Ice Cream with Butterfly Sprinkles for this match. Enjoy a sweet treat at the Hand-dipped Ice Cream Bar at Pitchside Snacks behind Section 107. Additionally, one of the winning flavors of a recent fan vote--Unicorn Magic--will be available at Pitchside Snacks.
- Grilled Chicken Sandwiches are now available at Columbus Craves behind sections 122 & 238 and the Donatos stand behind section 132. Gluten free buns are available upon request.
- Black Bean Burgers are now available at the Crew Grill behind section 105. Gluten free buns are available upon request.
- Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad is now available in The Pub.
Bite of the Night
- Take of bite of our food item of the match: the Funnel Cake Frenzy
2023 Single-Match Tickets
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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.
- Review our Transportation & Parking page for information on all the ways to get to and from Lower.com Field on matchday.
- Reserve Parking Prior to Arrival
- 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 Express 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 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.
- This season, mobile ordering is now at Crew Grill, Donatos, and Hot Chicken Takeover!
- The Crew Shop will open at 4:24 p.m.
- View Crew Shop hours of operation.