Colorado Rapids

Gameday Guide | Your complete guide to the Rapids' Home Opener with Nashville SC

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Colorado Rapids vs Nashville SC | Saturday, March 2, 2024 @ 7:30 p.m.

Pregame Activities

New Expanded Block Party Begins at The Dale's Bar Patio | 5:30 p.m.

  • The Block Party is free to the public, so bring all of your friends and family to amp up the gameday energy!
  • The expanded Block Party in 2024 will span from The Dale's Bar patio to the VIP East Lot on the south end of the stadium.
  • Food trucks featured at the Block Party include Taco Bron and Hip Hop Popsicle.
  • 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, available at The Dale’s Bar for $15.
  • Note: Stadium entry directly through The Dale’s Bar or adjoining Gate D will not be available due to the updated Block Party footprint. Fans should enter The Block Party through Gate E.
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Park Everything Lot Opens | 5:30 p.m.

  • Fans that live near DSG Park are encouraged to use the Park Everything Lot outside Gate B! Strollers, scooters, wagons, bikes, and other wheeled vehicles will be accommodated at the Park Everything Lot and secured by stadium security for the entirety of gameday.

Rapids Rideshare Lot

  • Located on west side of the stadium, the brand new Rapids Rideshare Lot will operate out of the first two lanes of the Victory North parking lot outside of gates G and H for both pre-game and post-game rides. Fans are encouraged to use this lot as their drop-off and pick-up location on gameday for a safer and more convenient way to catch their ride home.

All Gates Open | 6:30 p.m.

  • Pick up your very own chant card and roster card (double-sided to function as a yellow card 😉) on your way in! This year, our cards will feature a QR code for an Enter To Win contest with various prizes to be won! Make sure to scan the QR code to submit your entry at any time.
  • One lucky fan will receive a roster card with a golden sticker to redeem for a special prize at that specific game! In celebration of Home Opener on Saturday the winner will receive an autographed kit, available to pick up at Guest Services.
  • The first 15,000 fans will get a commemorative checkered flag courtesy of UCHealth. Make sure to get to enter early to celebrate the club’s first match in the new One Flag Kit.

Pregame Procession | 7:20 p.m.

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

Honoring Joan Dobryznski

  • Following procession, remember to join us in a moment of silence to honor longtime supporter, Joan Dobryznski. Joan was a dedicated Season Ticket Member and Centennial 38 member for over two decades who sadly lost her battle with leukemia in January. Joan will also be remembered by a custom ‘Joan 38’ jersey placed in her seat throughout the season. 

Full Stadium Flag Wave & Tifo Drop | 7:25 p.m.

  • DON'T MISS OUT on an EPIC full-stadium flag stunt to get ready for kickoff!
  • Centennial 38's custom Home Opener tifo will drop in Sections 117 and 118 on the south side of the stadium.

KICKOFF vs Nashville SC | 7:30 p.m.

In-Game Activities

  • Watch the clock for the 38th minute, when C38 will lead a round of applause for Joan and drop a special tifo in Section 108 honoring her life and support for the Burgundy Boys.
  • RapidMan Meet & Greet presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods: From the start of halftime until the 75th minute head to Section 134 to snap a photo with the best mascot in MLS, RapidMan!
  • The Rapids are excited to welcome Haiya Kofler to the club as the new In-Game Host. Joining Kofler for his second season is club legend Drew Moor. The duo will breakdown all the action and provide updates from the ‘Out of Bounds’ set.
  • On the Public Address system, the club welcomes back Alan Roach and Josh Hunter who will serve as the English language PA. New this season, Esdrel Peinado will serve as the Spanish language PA alongside Roach and Hunter for every home game.

Postgame Activities

Player Appearance in The Dale's Bar

  • Head over to The Dale's Bar to hang out with a selected Rapids player, grab some pictures and get autographs signed!
  • The Dale's Bar will remain open one-hour post-match and feature a 12oz draft beer for $5 (limit 2 per transaction/valid ID).

Postgame North Boundary Patio

  • Following the match, all fans are welcome to access the North Boundary, the only field-level patio in Denver sports. Grab a drink from one of the bars in the North Boundary and enjoy the field level views as our gameday DJ continues to play music throughout the stadium postgame.

Hear from the Boss

  • The Rapids will livestream the postgame press conference on the club’s YouTube page immediately following the match. Catch the postgame commentary from Head Coach Chris Armas and a player at

Rapids Rideshare Lot

  • Remember to use the new Rideshare Lot to get home safely!

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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