[WORLD CUP VIEWING] Here is a list of public viewing events being organized across the country during the World Cup. Check for information on which games will be shown and when.
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New England Revolution players will be on hand at the House of Blues for a viewing of the game between the USA and England on Saturday. A crowd of 300,000 people is expected to w atch the final on July 11 at City Hall Plaza. Information.
Outdoor viewing parties, organized by the South African consulate, will be held for the opening games June 11 at Daley Plaza and USA-England Saturday at Melrose Park. The Chicago World Cup Festival will be held at Soldier Field for the final on July 11. Information.
The Columbus Crew will once again host viewing parties for all 64 games in the Stadium Club tent, located just west of the Crew Stadium. Parking and admission will be free. Wi-fi will be available for those who wish to bring their work. Information.
FC Dallas is organizing a viewing party for USA-England Saturday at Victory Park outside the American Airlines Center. Admission is free, and food and beverages will also be for sale. Information.
FC Dallas will be showing all USA and Mexico matchups (except USA-England) in the Pizza Hut Park Stadium Club. Admission is free and food and beverage will be available for purchase. Information.
Red Bull New York will host two free match viewing events at Red Bull Arena. Fans are invited to the Bulls’ Corner and Red Bull Arena Club Lounge on Saturday for USA-England. On June 25, Red Bull Arena will show the Group G match between Brazil and Portugal on the video boards inside the Arena, as well as in the Bulls’ Corner and Club Lounge. Information.
Kansas City, Mo.
All 64 games will be shown live in the KC Live! Living Room at the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City. In addition, matches will be shown in surrounding bars, including Spanish-language broadcasts for all Mexico and Honduras games. Wizard Roger Espinoza is plays for Honduras. Admission to the Power & Light District will be free, and there will be no age limit and no dress code. Information.
New York, N.Y.
Puma is organizing Puma City NY at the Seaport. In addition to the games being televised at RED Bar beer garden, activities will include a Puma Social Club, DJ Night on Wednesdays and 30-minute soccer matches at the pop-up soccer field at midday Mondays through Fridays. The WPS sponsor will also have star Marta on hand on June 14 and defending champion Sky Blue FC available to sign autographs on June 27. Information.
A viewing party at Director Park in downtown Portland will be held Saturday for the USA-England game. The Timbers will unveil their new crest at halftime. A second viewing party will be held for the final July 11 at Pioneer Courthouse. Information
St. Louis, Mo.
Downtown St. Louis World Cup Watch Party kicks off the weekend with a viewing of "The Game of their Live" (which features St. Louis soccer stars on the 1950 U.S. World Cup team) Friday at 9:00 pm at the Old Post Office Plaza. It will continue the next day with USA-England at the Old Post Office Plaza. In addition, viewing parties will be held at pubs and sports bars on Washington Avenue. Information.
San Francisco, Calif.
Games on nine match days will be shown on a 13-by-18-foot video screen at Civic Center Plaza. The viewings will be accompanied by a range of food choices and soccer-based youth programming
Emerald City Supporters and American Outlaws Seattle are hosting a viewing party for USA-England Saturday at Neumos in the Capitol Hill section. Information. The International Sustainability Institute will open "World Cup Alley" for fans to watch World Cup games on big screens in Nord Alley and party at nearby Occidental Square Park.
Soccer in the Circle will air live all three of Saturday's matches outdoors in Dupont Circle Park. There will be dance and music performances as well as an appearance by Eddie Pope, a three-time member of the U.S. World Cup team.