Luncheon Tailgate

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Meet the Entire Orlando City Team

ORLANDO – February 12, 2015 – With just over three weeks separating Orlando City Soccer Club from the season-opening match, the Lions invite all fans to kick back and get to know their team on Tuesday, February 17, at a special luncheon at the Hilton Orlando Altamonte Springs.

President and Founder Phil Rawlins, Head Coach Adrian Heath and the entire squad will attend to meet with fans, reflect on the team’s history and celebrate the year ahead.

“The moment we’ve all been working toward is here, and we invite all our fans to take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet our players and celebrate the historic season ahead,” said Rawlins.

Hosted by the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, the luncheon will take place on Tuesday, February 17 at the Hilton Orlando Altamonte Springs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Seats can be purchased at Admission to the Tailgate includes a ticket to the inaugural match on March 8.

Real Radio 104.1 personality Jack Bradshaw will emcee the event filled with food, music and tailgate games. Fans are encouraged to take photos with players and purchase team merchandise.

Orlando City will host several events leading up to March 8 as part of Operation #FillTheBowl. Admission to many of these events includes a ticket to the historic first game. More information is available at


UPDATE: June 10, 2020 - Major League Soccer announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. The revised schedule may see certain matches from the original 2020 MLS regular season schedule being cancelled or rescheduled. The final number of matches and the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 MLS regular season and related ticket policies will be announced in the coming weeks.