Matchday Guide | #CHIvCLB | April 7, 2018

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After facing three consecutive Western Conference opponents to open 2018, the Fire return to Toyota Park Saturday for their first Eastern Conference matchup of the year, taking on Columbus Crew SC (7:30 PM, MLS Live).

Matchday Guide | #CHIvCLB | April 7, 2018 -

Plan your trip to Toyota Park with the #CHIvCLB Matchday Guide below: 


  • Forecasted Temperature at Kickoff: 32 degrees 
  • Clear conditions


  • Open Saturday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Located inside Gate B on the northwest side of Toyota Park
  • Think you've got great juggling skills? Enter the Fire Freestyle juggling contest at Fire Fest for a chance to win great Fire prizes and be recognized during the game!
  • Looking for a great way to save some cash? Head to Fire Fest and sign up to be the Responsible Fan of the Match sponsored by Heineken and receive one in-stadium soft drink voucher, valued at $5.25.
  • Try your luck at the new Passing Skills Challenge!
  • Look for other games, giveaways and activities including:
    • FIFA game play, Mini-Stadia and more
    • Posters, wristbands and temporary tattoos courtesy of Junior Supporters Club


  • NOTE: Pub To Pitch riders are NOT permitted to carry beer or alcohol on board buses due to City of Chicago ordinance.
  • TICKETS: As of Friday (April 6), limited Pub To Pitch bus seats remain from select departure bars, including A.J. Hudson's, Cleos, Fado, Galway Arms and GO Tavern and Heineken Pub97. Pub To Pitch riders who've purchased tickets should visit the updated bus departure schedule as some times may have been adjusted.
  • Buses depart Toyota Park 20 minutes after the final whistle of the match.
  • View a map of Pub To Pitch locations


  • A to Z Guide
  • Tailgating Tips
  • Box Office
    • On event days, the Ticket Office will be open three (3) hours prior to the event and is located on the east side of the stadium at Gate D. The Advance Ticket Sales Window is located next to Guest Services and is open during events to purchase tickets for upcoming events.
  • Parking Lots Open: 4:30 p.m. 
  • Parking and Directions
    • $20 per car 
    • $30 per RV or Bus

  • Gates Open: 6:30 p.m. — Enter early to avoid lines!
  • Supporters Walkup: 7:00 p.m. via Gate C
  • Season Ticket Holder of the Match
    • Know someone worthy of being honored as our Season Ticket Holder of the Match? Nominate them now!
  • Guest Services
    • Located behind section 128



The Chicago Fire's DJ Step has curated a custom playlist for Saturday's #CHIvCLB Matchup, available in the Spotify playlist below. Subscribe to the club's official Spotify channel to hear all of DJ Step's custom playlists throughout the season!


To ensure your visit to Toyota Park is as safe and enjoyable as possible, it's important to keep in the mind the Stadium Security policies for all fans:

Bag Policy and
Fan Code of
See Something, Say Something: If you are experiencing a problem with another patron or have a safety concern, please do not take matters into your own hands. Bring the situation to the attention of the nearest TOYOTA PARK staff member or text 888-MLS-FIRE for assistance. 


Matchday Guide | #CHIvCLB | April 7, 2018 -