Children's Mercy Park among top 5 highest-rated American sports venues in 2022 Stadium Report

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The world-class home of Sporting Kansas City was recently ranked as the fourth-highest rated stadium in the United States in a study of 117 of the country's top sports venues.

The 2022 Stadium Report, released this week by Betsperts, averaged ratings across Google, Facebook, Tripadvisor and Yelp with Children's Mercy Park scoring as the highest-rated soccer stadium in the nation and fourth overall in the study of MLB, MLS, NBA, NHL and NFL facilities.

Top 10 highest rated American sport stadiums

  1. Lambeau Field (Green Bay Packers)
  2. PNC Park (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  3. Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles)
  4. Children's Mercy Park (Sporting Kansas City)
  5. Busch Stadium (St. Louis Cardinals)
  6. Oracle Park (San Francisco Giants)
  7. American Family Field (Milwaukee Brewers)
  8. Progressive Field (Cleveland Guardians)
  9. Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs)
  10. Target Field (Minnesota Twins)

Children's Mercy Park was the highest-rated stadium on both Google (4.8) and Tripadvisor (5.0), and second highest-rated on Yelp (4.5) among each site's 5.0 scale.

The state-of-the-art stadium opened in 2011 and has hosted a decade's worth of marquee matches, including the MLS All-Star Game, MLS Cup and U.S. Open Cup finals while also attracting international clubs and competitions to Kansas City.

In the weeks and months ahead, Children's Mercy Park will host MLS and NWSL home matches as well as a match-up between the United States Men's National Team and Uruguay on June 5 in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In addition, Sporting Club Special Events will host several one-of-a-kind events inside the stadium, including ULE Music and Arts Festival (June 24-25), Adult Field Day (Aug. 13), christianMICHEAL's Runway Review (Sept. 24) and BaKCon Fest (Oct. 8).