MATCH GUIDE | Youth Soccer Night pres. by Donatos

Columbus Crew vs. Real Salt Lake - Sat., April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Columbus Crew is set to celebrate the stars of tomorrow this Saturday, April 1 at Field with Youth Soccer Night presented by Donatos.

What's a Youth Soccer Night without special activities for kids? We encourage our young fans to wear their youth soccer jerseys for a chance to be featured on the video board and to take part in the Parade Through The Pitch after the match!

Scroll below to learn more about special kids-themed food, drink, and apparel specials in the Community Plaza prior to gates opening!

Supporters are encouraged to arrive as early as possible and pre-purchase parking to enjoy the festivities. There are multiple events going on in Downtown Columbus, and we wouldn't want you to miss out on the pre-match fun!

Pre-Match Activities*

  • 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 domestic and $6 craft beers).
  • Enjoy $5 hot dog and $7 chicken strips kids meals and FREE 12 oz Klassic size snow cone from Kona Ice on the Community Plaza during the happy hour.
  • Catch the game before the game! The NCAA men's Final Four game will be on in the Pub.
  • Savor $20 Final Four appetizer samplers with tenders, wings, pretzel bites, and nachos.
  • Visit the Crew Shop and save 10% on all youth apparel and headwear (excluding jerseys, soccer balls, blankets, toys).
  • Play FIFA23 at Buckeye Mobile Entertainment's videogame trailer on the Plaza.
  • Try your luck at winning prizes through the Nationwide's Kick & Win and Soccer Skee-ball.
  • Enjoy discounted libations at the SpeakEASEy Bar from 4:24-6:00 p.m.

Matchday Team Arrival

  • At 5:55 p.m., cheer on your Crew as the team arrives at the West Lobby on Columbus Crew Way!

Black & Gold Egg Hunt

  • At 6:00 p.m., there will be 1,996 eggs strewn across the Plaza grass. Kids 10 and under can search for eggs throughout the grassy area on the Community Plaza and have the chance to find one of two "Golden Tickets!"
  • You could win a team-signed Crew 2 jersey or a post-match photo on the pitch with Crew Cat and SC!

Photo Op: Crew 2 and MLS NEXT Pro Cup

  • On the Plaza, pose with the MLS NEXT Pro Cup trophy and enter to win a Columbus Crew 2 jersey from their inaugural season!
  • At 6:00 p.m., get to meet players from your 2022 MLS Next Pro Cup Champions, Columbus Crew 2!

* all Plaza activities are weather-dependent


  • The Upper Terrace will be used as a prayer space for fans observing Ramadan. To get to the Upper Terrace, please go to the staircase behind Section 127 or the elevator behind Section 131.

Bring your crew

Secure your seat to cheer on the reigning MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew at Field this season!

Prior to Arrival

Be sure to arrive early to take in the unique experience at Field! There are a number of features that allow for a seamless arrival at the stadium:

Know Before You Go

Matchday Homepage

A-Z Guide

  • 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: 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 Field!
  • For more information, view the Mobile Ticketing page.


Free Stadium WiFi

  • Connect to Field's free WiFi on your phone for a faster mobile connection (Name: Stadium WiFi)

Cash2Card Kiosks

  • Field is a cashless stadium. Cash2Card kiosks are located throughout the stadium.


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