Know Before You Go: Sporting KC vs St. Louis Saturday at Children's Mercy Park


Whether it’s your first time at Children’s Mercy Park or you’re a season regular, here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Sporting KC vs St. Louis match.

Sporting will face the St. Louis at Children's Mercy Park on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. CT! The action begins before kickoff – so arrive early to take advantage of all the giveaways and activations on the Mazuma Plaza, and enjoy the new prematch show.

Supporter Stand ticket holders and Season Ticket Members are encouraged to hang out in the Budweiser Brew House for prematch specials and to welcome the players as they arrive at Children’s Mercy Park.


Prematch and Halftime Light Show presented by SeatGeek

See first-hand Children’s Mercy Park’s personalized and unforgettable experience before kick-off, and for this match, experience an amazing halftime light show presented by SeatGeek.

Please be advised. Children's Mercy Park uses various pyrotechnics and strobe lighting effects, which may be unsuitable for individuals with certain medical conditions or light sensitivity.

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour! We have uploaded a $5 complimentary balance to all fan's Sporting Pay account to utilize during happy hour. This balance is valid from gates open until 6:30PM.

Learn more about Sporting Pay and how to sign up via the Sporting KC app by visiting

Matchday Specials


Concessions Deal of the Match

Today’s concessions deal of the match is $2 off Bud Light and Busch Light cans! You can order in person or via the Sporting KC app.


Budweiser Brew House Specials

For those with Supporter's Stand tickets, join us in the Budweiser Brew House for some prematch drink specials! Doors open at 5:30PM.

Prematch Drink Specials
12oz Bud Light - $3
12oz Busch Light - $3
24oz Coca-Cola Fountain Soda - $3

Don't miss out on the new self-pouring drink command system, this allows fans to skip the lines and pour their own 16-ounce and 24-ounce beers!


Sporting KC App Matchday Hub

All your matchday needs can be found in the Sporting KC app! Get notified first for the starting XI, access mobile ordering and Sporting Pay, easily view parking and stadium policies, and so much more!

Download the Sporting KC app today and check it out.

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The official Sporting KC Matchday Guide has everything you need to know about experiencing a match at Children’s Mercy Park! Explore it now exclusively on Apple Maps.


New MLS Competition Rules and Initiatives Implemented Starting Tonight

Major League Soccer will be implementing the new Off-Field Treatment Rule, Timed Substitution Rule, and In-Stadium VAR Announcements beginning Saturday in all MLS matches. For more information on the new rules, click here.

Things to Keep in Mind


New and improved Google Fiber Fast Lanes have been installed at Children’s Mercy Park this season - making entry safe and easy! To simplify the entry process, we encourage fans to not bring bags to the stadium. If you plan to bring a bag, please note the clear bag policy. All bags are subject to search.


Sporting KC tickets are mobile-only and can be managed through your SeatGeek Account Manager. Speed up entry process by having your digital tickets ready prior to arriving at the gate – tickets will now be scanned_ before_ you go through security when entering the stadium.  Please note that screen shots of tickets will no longer be accepted. We highly recommend transferring tickets to each member of your party prior to entry to speed up entry.


All parking information can be found at

Cashless Facility

For all transactions in the building, cash is no longer accepted. Mobile ordering is available for Sporting Style merchandise and all concessions locations using the Sporting KC app.

Clear Bags

If you bring a bag to the stadium, it must be clear. Clear bags measuring 12” x 12” x 6” or smaller may be permitted after a thorough inspection by stadium security staff.  Fans should be prepared to open their bags for inspection and may be asked by security associates to shift and possibly remove the contents. All bags are subject to search and this inspection is considered a condition of entry. 

Fans that need to bring a medical bag or a diaper bag, when accompanied by a baby or small child, will be subject to the same inspection procedures. These bags will be searched and tagged by security after screening. Backpacks (Including purse backpacks, clear backpacks, or drawstring/cinch bags of any kind or size) are not permitted inside Children’s Mercy Park. Small clutch purses measuring 4.5” x 6.5” or smaller may be permitted after a thorough inspection by stadium security associates.

Supporter Stand

Please note, opposing team colors and gear are NOT permitted in the Supporters Stand. Wearing an opposing team’s gear will result in your seats being relocated to an alternate section at Children’s Mercy Park.

Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco

Smoking (including e-cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco are not allowed anywhere at Children’s Mercy Park.

For any other stadium information, including protocols, accommodations, and more, please visit the Children’s Mercy Park A-Z Guide.