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10:00 AM: Friendsgiving Tailgate OPEN

  • Located at the VIP East Lot, our Friendsgiving Pregame Tailgate is open to ALL Rapids fans!
  • We'll have all kinds of drinks and food trucks
  • Catch the Bears vs Lions game on 13-foot TV screens
  • More details on the tailgate can be found here.

1:30 PM: Arrive Early to AVOID THE LINES

  • Make sure to get in line early to avoid the crowds!
  • Help us donate nearly 500,000 meals just by being in your seat.
  • For each fan in the stadium at kickoff, the Rapids, their corporate partners and Kroenke Sports Charities will donate a minimum of 30 meals to the Food Bank of the Rockies. The club has nearly doubled the initial goal to donate over 250,000 meals to families facing hunger this holiday season and you can help us achieve that by simply finding your seat before kickoff!

2:00 PM: Pick Up Your FREE Playoff Flags

  • The first 16,000 fans in the stadium will receive a flag courtesy of DICK'S Sporting Goods when they arrive to their seats. The flags will be used for a special stunt during procession before the game.

2:15 PM: Expanded Pregame Procession Begins

  • BE IN YOUR SEATS for the expanded pregame countdown to kickoff!
  • Arrive by 2:15 PM to welcome the Rapids to the pitch with an expanded procession including brand new pyro, fireworks, hype videos and lineups.

2:20 PM: Full Stadium Flag Stunt, Tifo & Anthem

  • DON'T MISS OUT on an EPIC full-stadium flag stunt that will air live on national TV!
  • The Star-Spangled Banner will be sung by American Idol contestant 'Such' - learn more at
  • Centennial 38's custom playoff tifo will drop from the north end of the stadium.

ABOUT: The Colorado Rapids will host Portland Timbers on Thursday, November 25th at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park for an Audi 2021 MLS Cup Semifinal game. The Thanksgiving Day matchup is the first in MLS history, and we want you to be a part of it! Fans who are planning to come cheer on the Rapids in their first playoff match of 2021 can find key gameday information below.

IMPLICATIONS: With a win, the Rapids can advance to the Western Conference Finals. After securing a first-place finish in the West at the conclusion of the regular season, Colorado earned a first-round bye in the playoffs and automatically clinched a semifinal appearance. The Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs are single-elimination.

TICKETS: As a part of this historic Thanksgiving Day matchup, the Rapids and Kroenke Sports Charities will donate 30 meals to the Food Bank of the Rockies for every fan inside the stadium. Our goal is to donate over 250,000 meals to families facing hunger this holiday season, and by purchasing a ticket, you can help us achieve that!

Single-game tickets are still available on the official Rapids site here.


HEALTH AND SAFETY: As of Wednesday, November 24th, masks are required to be worn in all indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status, per the Tri-County Health Department. Visit our official stadium Health & Safety guide here to stay informed on what to expect on gameday.

WEATHER: The forecast for Thursday's game shows a high of 53 degrees and low of 20 throughout the day, but keep up to speed on all weather announcements here until we kick off!

PARKING: Parking at DSGP is free! Enjoy the game without having to pay any additional parking fees when you arrive.

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