Matchday Guide | #CHIvHOU | Sunday, May 20

Fire Fest

The Chicago Fire return to Toyota Park seeking a second consecutive home victory Sunday, hosting the Houston Dynamo in a nationally broadcast cross-conference clash. Kickoff is set for 3 PM CT (TICKETS).

Fans are encouraged toarrive early and read up on the parking and matchday advisories below to make your trip to Toyota Park a safe and enjoyable one.


All fans are invited to enjoy $2 Hot Dogs courtesy of Red Hot Chicago at Sunday's match!


  • Forecasted Temperature at Kickoff: 63 degrees (Real Feel: 58)
  • Slight wind and chance of precipitation (50%)


Fans are reminded that parking spaces in the north and east lots at Toyota Park will be limited on Sunday due to ongoing retail development conducted by the Village of Bridgeview. The newly affected area, denoted in white on the revised parking map, will be fenced off and unavailable for use by the general public. All other parking lot access points will remain fully operational. Parking lots open at 12:00 p.m.


As the club continues to mark the 20-year anniversary of its historic double-winning inaugural season, the Fire are inviting fans to partake in a look back at the year that was in 1998, with pop culture trivia and nostalgia aplenty in store for Sunday's match. Be sure to pick up a '98 Throwback Tshirt inspired by the Fire jerseys worn in the 1998 U.S. Open Cup final, available as a ticket package and as standalones in the Fire Fan Shop at Toyota Park. 


  • Open Sunday from 1-3 p.m.
  • Located inside Gate B on the northwest side of Toyota Park
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  • Check out the all-new Street Style Soccer! Sign up and make your way through four stations, record your scores and seek to improve each time you visit Fire Fest! Challenges include:

<ul><li>Skeeball Soccer</li><li>Extreme Juggling</li><li>Passing Challenge</li><li>Target Shot</li></ul></li><li>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.</li><li>Look for other games, giveaways and activities including:</li><li><ul><li>FIFA game play,&nbsp;Mini-Stadia and more</li><li>Fire bags set</li><li>Posters, wristbands and temporary tattoos&nbsp;courtesy of Junior Supporters Club</li><li>Scarf giveaway courtesy of Continental Tire</li><li>Samples, koozies, foam soccer balls, scarves and more courtesy of Krakus Polish Ham</li><li>Beverage samples courtesy of 7UP</li><li>Water bottles and drawstring bags courtesy of CIBC</li><li>Autographed soccer ball raffle courtesy of Allstate</li></ul></li></ul>


  • NOTE: Pub To Pitch riders are NOT permitted to carry beer or alcohol on board buses due to City of Chicago ordinance.
  • TICKETSAs of Thursday (May 17), limited Pub To Pitch bus seats remain from select departure bars. 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: 12:00 p.m. 
  • Parking and Directions
    • $20 per car 
    • $30 per RV or Bus


  • Gates Open: 2:00 p.m. — Enter early to avoid lines!
  • Supporters Walkup: 2:20 p.m. via Gate C — Bring flags, banners and your singing voice!
  • 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


For the first time in 2018, Season Ticket Holders can enjoy dedicated lines at select permanent concession stands located around the concourse. Season Ticket Holders should present their Season Ticket Holder cards to gain access to the dedicated lines.


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. 


Get psyched for Sunday's '98 Throwback Match festivities with the #CHIvHOU Spotify playlist below: