About Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Located in Commerce City, Colorado, the mile-high Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is one soccer-specific stadium that stands head-and-shoulders above the rest – literally. At a height of more than 5,200 feet, it has the highest elevation of any regularly-used Major League Soccer field. Not only that, but more than one pro soccer game has been played in the snow at this venue. That means catching a game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park can be a true adventure!
The History of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Opened in 2007, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is a thoroughly modern soccer-specific stadium. From the get-go, this stadium has been popular, with 17,700 of its 18,000 seats filled in its inaugural season in just a couple of weeks. The venue continues to draw huge crowds to this day, especially since it was designed to house as many as 27,000 in its concert event configuration!
What’s So Special About Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Events?
You mean despite the whole Lingerie Football League thing? Dick’s Sporting Goods Stadium is a fun place to catch a game or concert. How many times can you say you’ve gotten to catch some of the best MLS action at the top of the world? Don’t settle for getting high – get higher than everyone.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Dick's Sporting Goods Park located?
Dick's Sporting Goods Park is located in Commerce City, Colorado.
What kind of events does Dick's Sporting Goods Park host?
Soccer isn’t the only sports event that this venue hosts regularly, though; it’s hosted a number of FIFA World Cup qualification matches as well as an Olympic qualification match as well. Other events include the World Lacrosse Championship in 2014, a number of international rugby matches, and (ahem), a couple of the Lingerie Football League games too. Yeah, you read that right. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is also a popular summer music festival location as well. Phish, the Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryan, Snoop Dogg, and John Mayer have all played there since its opening in 2007, and there are plenty of concert events scheduled for the coming years as well.
Which team is playing at Dick's Sporting Goods Park?
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park was constructed specifically to be the new home of the Colorado Rapids. It’s the third venue to host the Rapids since they joined the MLS as a charter member in 1996.
Where can I park for free at Dick's Sporting Goods Park?
For Colorado Rapids home games, the parking fee is already included in the price of each Rapids ticket, so no additional parking fees are required when arriving at the stadium for Rapids games. However, there may be parking charges for other Dick’s Sporting Goods Park events, so be sure to double-check your ticket before the event.
What is the seating capacity of Dick's Sporting Goods Park?
Dick's Sporting Goods Park sporting events can seat up to 18,061 fans. But, it can be expanded and accommodate up to 19,734 for special soccer events, and 27,000 for concerts.
Who owns Dick's Sporting Goods Park?
This stadium is owned by the city of Commerce City.
How do I get to Dick's Sporting Goods Park using public transport?
Situated eight miles from downtown Commerce City, there aren’t many public transport options for fans wishing to arrive at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park events without a car. However, the stadium can be reached with bus 88, which leaves from the Stapleton Park & Ride on Quebec Street.