Colorado Rapids

Gameday Guide | Your complete guide to Fan Appreciation Night and our matchup with Real Salt Lake

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Colorado Rapids vs Real Salt Lake - Saturday, October 21, 2023

Pregame Activities

4:00 P.M. Block Party Begins at The Dale's Bar Patio

  • The Block Party is free to the public, so bring all of your friends and family to amp up the gameday energy!
  • Food trucks featured at the Block Party include Taco Bron and Hip Hop Popsicle.
  • Grab a hot dog at Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs, now open in Dale's Bar and Sections 102 & 103.
  • The Colorado Rapids are excited to partner with Oskar Blues to offer a limited-edition Dale’s x Rapids Beer Crowler. You can only get this new item in stadium, and Saturday's match is the last chance to grab one! Only available at The Dale’s Bar for $14.99.

4:00 P.M. Burgundy Bike Lot Opens

  • Fans that live near DSG Park are encouraged to ride their bikes to the game and use the Burgundy Bike Lot between gates B and C!

6:00 P.M. Gates Open

  • For Fan Appreciation Night we are running special deals just for you!
    • Take 10% off your total at any concession stand in the stadium
    • Hot dogs, nachos with cheese and pretzels with cheese are all only $3! All items are limited to 4 per transaction
    • ALL team stores will feature 30% off regular-priced merch--grab your apparel at a discount!
  • Pick up your very own chant card and roster card (double-sided to function as a yellow card 😉) on your way in!
  • King Soopers has you covered on a sustainable shopping option with their reusable cobranded Rapids x King Soopers shopping bag, available at ingress.
  • NOW OPEN: The North Boundary! Kick off patio season with us at the only field-level patio in Denver sports. Learn more about how you can elevate your gameday experience here.

6:55 PM: Pregame Procession Begins

  • BE IN YOUR SEATS for the pregame countdown to kickoff to welcome your Rapids to altitude! Don't miss our hype videos and pyro as the Rapids step onto the pitch.

7:00 PM: KICKOFF vs Real Salt Lake

  • If the Rapids score a goal, fans can take a screenshot of their ticket and take it to any Freddy's in the Denver Metro Area to claim a FREE, one-topping sundae with the purchase of a meal.

Postgame: Fan Appreciation Celebrations

  • The Rapids will continue to celebrate several long-standing traditions on their annual Fan Appreciation Night, including the Lap of Honor and Jersey Off Our Back celebrations.
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  • After the final whistle, the club’s supporters’ group, Centennial 38, will present the oars given to each Rapids Man of the Match during the year to their corresponding winners. The Rapids will then complete a Lap of Honor to recognize the Burgundy Faithful before taking part in the annual Jersey Off Our Back tradition where 30 lucky fans will receive a jersey directly from a Rapids player on the field.

In-Stadium Info

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

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

HEALTH AND SAFETY: Effective February 23, 2022, all fully vaccinated individuals can attend events at DICK’s Sporting Goods Park without a face mask and it is encouraged that all unvaccinated individuals wear masks while at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park.

Visit our official stadium Health & Safety guide here to stay informed on what to expect on gameday.

A-Z GUIDE: Find all stadium and gameday-related information at our A-Z Guide here.

WEATHER: Keep up to speed on all weather announcements here until we kick off!

For all of your in-stadium gameday needs, such as parking, health & safety measures, and concessions, check out our official Gameday page.

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