By Nicole Hack // @nikhak
The 2017 MLS All-Star match is just around the corner. On Wednesday, August 2 the MLS All-Star team will face Real Madrid at Soldier Field. But you won’t want to miss out on the countless other soccer-related events happening in Chicago this weekend as we head into the main event on Wednesday.
Enjoy one or more of the awesome events below starting tomorrow, Saturday, July 29 up until the game on Wednesday. And I’m sure there will be an after party somewhere – if you have details on this, please share them with us. Until then, vamos!
Saturday, July 29, 2017
- 6:30PM: El Clasico – Real Madrid v. FC Barcelona at Pub 97
Per Major League Soccer La Liga Legends Christian Karembeu and Gaizka Mendieta will be in attendance and will be available for autographs and fan pictures.
- 7:00PM: Chicago Fire v. Sporting KC at Pub 97 hosted by Section 8 Chicago
- 7:00PM: Chicago Fire v. Sporting KC at Bim Bom Lounge hosted by Nation of Fire
- 9:00PM: LA Galaxy v. Seattle Sounders at Pub 97
Sunday, July 30, 2017
- 10:00AM – 9:00PM: MLS Beach Soccer at North Ave Beach
- 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: MLS Skills Challenge presented by FIFA 18 at the PrivateBank Fire Pitch; Participants include Arin Gilliland & Stephanie McCaffrey of the Chicago Red Stars, Mo Ali Heydarpour & Indi Cowie (football freestylers), Dwayne De Rosario & Brian McBRide (MLS legends).
Monday, July 31, 2017
- 4:00 – 8:00PM: Jimmy Conrad’s #SoccerEverywhere Pick-up Game at Stuart Field. More details can be found at the #SoccerEverywhere Facebook Event.
- 6:30PM: The Men In Blazers will host a podcast at the Harris Theater.
- 8:00PM: X Ambassadors will play a concert at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. More information including RSVP details is provided by MLS.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
- 10:00AM – 1:00PM: Real Madrid and MLS All-Stars open training at Soldier Field – (Tickets required)
- 3:00 – 8:00PM: Street Series Tour | 5v5 National Final hosted by TurfMapp
- 4:30PM: Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Match at Toyota Park
- 7:00PM: MLS Homegrown Team v. Chivas de Guadalajara’s Under-20 team. The MLS Homegrown Team will be coached by Chicago’s own Brian McBride and Mike Magee.
- 7:00PM: Kicks to the Pitch + Nice Kicks are hosting a gallery launch at Space 1858. RSVP required.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
- 5:00PM-7:00PM: MLS All-Star Game tailgate hosted by Section 8 Chicago
Through partnerships with BuckleDown Brewing, Half Acre Beer Company,Two Brothers, Lou Malnati’s, Honey Butter Fried Chicken, 5411 Empanadas, Portillo’s, The Globe Pub and a few surprise guests. S8C are happy to announce they will be providing complimentary food and beverages to any supporters that decide to stop by our location on the North West Side of the Adler Planetarium lot between 5:00-7:00 on August 2nd (leading up to the match itself).
- 7:00PM: MLS All-Stars v. Real Madrid
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