March to the Match
March to the Match! Arrive early and participate in one of the best traditions in American sports - the March to the Match. This prematch march, dating back to 2005, was started by Emerald City Supporters and has become a hallmark of the Sounders matchday. The March to the Match festivities begin an hour and a half before the match at Occidental Park in Pioneer Square. Enjoy special performances by Sounders FC official band, Sound Wave and participate in contests and giveaways, all culminating in a march led by supporters to Lumen Field while singing and chanting Sounders FC fight songs.
Meeting Location: Occidental Park in Pioneer Square (three blocks north of Lumen Field).
Departure Time: 60 minutes prior to kickoff.
Route: Heading south down Occidental Avenue.
What to Wear: Sounders FC gear but especially bring your SFC Scarf.
How to Participate: Arrive 90 minutes before kickoff. Sing, chat and march... don't forget to bring friend.*
*Participants must adhere to the Sounders FC fan code of conduct. Smoke bombs, flares and other flammable objects are not permitted. See the Fan Code of Conduct for more information.