CHICAGO – Chicago Fire FC announced venue changes for the club’s home matches on Saturday, Sept. 10 against Inter Miami CF and on Sunday, Oct. 9, against the New England Revolution, due to scheduling conflicts at Soldier Field with the Chicago Bears. Both matches are being moved to SeatGeek Stadium, 7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview,.
Per the lease agreement with Soldier Field, the Fire are prohibited from playing games within five days of a Bears’ home game. The Bears are scheduled to play regular season games at Soldier Field on Sunday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Oct. 13.
The Fire’s Aug. 28 match against CF Montréal has also been rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 27 at Soldier Field. The match will begin at 7 pm and will be broadcast live on WGN-TV, CF97 Live and Univision Radio.
All tickets for the Aug. 28 match are valid for the rescheduled date of Aug. 27. For the Sept. 10 and Oct. 9 matches, Season Ticket Holders will receive vouchers on their Chicago Fire FC account that can be applied toward the matches at SeatGeek Stadium or another match at Soldier Field for the 2022 season only. Season Ticket Holders may begin selecting seats with their vouchers through their Chicago Fire FC account at 10 am, Tuesday, July 26.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, July 27 at 10 am on the Chicago Fire FC website. Single game customers who previously purchased tickets through Ticketmaster for Sept. 10 or Oct. 9 will receive a refund from Ticketmaster and can purchase new tickets for the rescheduled matches. All other customers should contact their point of purchase for information regarding their tickets.
The Sept. 10 match (WGN-TV, CF97 Live and Univision Radio) against Inter Miami at 7 pm will serve as the club’s annual Kick Childhood Cancer night as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Kick Childhood Cancer-related events and observations will take place in-stadium, digitally, and on the club’s broadcast throughout the match.
The contest against the Revs on Oct. 9 (WGN-TV, CF97 Live and Univision Radio) will begin at 1:30 pm and will mark the Fire’s final regular season match of the 2022 campaign. Occurring just one day after the Club’s 25th anniversary celebration on Oct. 8, the regular season finale will serve as the Club’s annual Fan Appreciation Night and 25th Season celebration match. The match will feature alumni appearances, highlighted by a special on-field recognition of members of the ’98 MLS Cup and US Open Cup Championship team at halftime.
The first 5,000 fans will also receive an exclusive 1998 MLS Cup Champions pennant. The originally scheduled Soldier Field replica giveaway will now be given to the first 5,000 fans at the Fire match on Saturday, Aug. 27 against CF Montréal at Soldier Field.