MLS Cup Playoffs

Match Guide | Orlando City vs. Columbus Crew, presented by Publix

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Orlando City SC is excited to host the Columbus Crew in one of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 25, from Exploria Stadium. Presented by Publix, the match is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 p.m. ET, with gates opening at 4 p.m. ET.

Scroll below to learn more about all the special activities on this MLS Cup Playoff match day. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy all the festivities and grab a commemorative playoff rally towel, presented by Publix.

Pre-Match Activities

Opening at 3 p.m. ET, Mane Street Plaza, presented by Publix, located just outside Gate B, features food trucks, drinks, music, and giveaways from our partners and a chance to win a $100 Publix gift card.

Orlando-based Alternative band 408 will perform live in Mane Street Plaza at 3:45 p.m. ET.

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Gate Giveaway

The first 15,000 fans will get an official Playoff Rally Towel, courtesy of Publix, when entering Exploria Stadium. Gates open at 4 p.m. ET

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Merch of the Match

The Merch of the Match for the Eastern Conference Semifinal will be available at The Den inside Exploria Stadium. The Merch of the Match is a The Hunt Continues Conference Semifinal Tee and Dismantle the Crew Patch.


Match Day Poster

The Match Day Poster, created by Gabe Causey, will be available at The Den inside Exploria Stadium. Proceeds benefit the Orlando City Foundation.


Inter&Co App Promotion

Thanks to our new partners at Inter&Co you can score $25 off food & beverage at Exploria Stadium! Download the app now and follow the steps.

Match Day Timeline

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Access Your Tickets

The LionNation App presented by Exploria Resorts is the official app of Orlando City. Manage your tickets, learn our chants, keep track of rewards, use the Stadium Map feature, and stay connected to your favorite team like never before. SCREENSHOTS OF TICKETS ARE NOT VALID AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. View your tickets prior to arriving at the stadium using your smartphone. We STRONGLY RECOMMEND to add your tickets to your Apple or Google wallet prior to arrival. If you have problems loading your tickets, please log out of the ticketing portion of the LionNation app and log back in. You can also visit to access your tickets at anytime!

Know Before You Go

Bag Policy: To expedite entry into Exploria Stadium and to reduce security screening interactions, we recommend that you do not bring a bag with you to the match. Small bags no larger than 4.5" high and 6.5" wide are acceptable. If you must bring a larger bag, make sure that you use a clear tote no larger than 12" x 12" x 6". Mobile lockers are available across from Gate B on Pine St. if needed for storage.

Know Your Gate: Fans with West Club or Suite tickets must use Gate D. Fans with Supporter Section tickets must use Supporters Gate and adhere to Supporter Section Policies. All other fans must use Gates A, B, C, or E.

A-Z Guide: For a detailed list of match day and stadium-related policies and information, refer to the A-Z Guide.

Sensory Warning

Please be advised that fireworks, pyrotechnics and lighting effects will be used before the match, during the match and at halftime. In partnership with Kulture City, sensory bags are available to check out from the Guest Services Booth located on the SE Main Concourse, across from Section 1. Sensory tools and a quieter space are also available at each First Aid station located across from Sections 2 and 21.