May 28 vs. Vancouver: Sporting Sustainability
As communities continue to build for a brighter future, environmental sustainability has become more important than ever. Sporting Sustainability aims to raise awareness around the impact of food waste prevention, including greenhouse gas emissions and agricultural land use. The annual Sporting Sustainability night represents a collective effort to encourage the adoption of sustainable practices. To learn more, visit SportingKC.com/sustainability.
June 12 vs. New England: Soccer For All: Pride
ALL ARE WELCOME: In collaboration with the Kansas City Pride Community Alliance, Sporting is celebrating National Pride Month during the weekend of June 11 and 12 by participating in 2022 Kansas City Pride Parade and Festival, followed by the Soccer For All: Pride match on Sunday, June 12. Sporting players will warm up in the MLS/adidas “Love Unites” Pride Theme Top and wear a Pride version of the 2021/22 primary Hoops 3.0 kit featuring numbers in the colors of the progressive flag. Limited quantities of custom Pride-numbered jerseys and the “Love Unites” Pride Theme Top will be available for purchase at SportingStyle as part of a special-edition Pride capsule collection. The National Anthem will be performed by 2022 American Idol contestant and KC Pride 2021 performer Teddy B and stadium/social media elements will be themed in celebration of National Pride Month.
July 3 vs. New York Red Bulls: Americana
Sporting will get the Fourth of July festivities started on the eve of Independence Day with an Americana-themed matchday at Children's Mercy Park highlighted by a postmatch fireworks show for supporters and the team's popular pre-match training tops inspired by the stars and stripes. The match kicks off a busy month of July for Sporting with six regular season matches, most of any month.
August 6 vs. LA Galaxy: Sporting Salutes
Sporting Kansas City will honor the service and sacrifice of military service members and their families when the club hosts the fifth annual Sporting Salutes at Children’s Mercy Park. The initiative is held in partnership with military units from Kansas and Missouri and includes on-field recognition of servicemen and women, in addition to a variety of limited-edition merchandise for fans.
August 21 vs. Portland Timbers: Retro Night
Retro Night celebrates the club's rich history and heritage since the inaugural 1996 season. Retro Night festivities will feature vintage Kansas City merchandise via SportingStyle and a throwback in-stadium experience that turns back the clock for supporters.
September 17 vs. Minnesota: Kick Childhood Cancer
During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Sporting Kansas City will join a League-wide effort to Kick Childhood Cancer. The Victory Project will once again take center stage by honoring kids who are battling cancer and providing opportunities for fans to support the cause through a variety of initiatives with proceeds going toward the fight against cancer.
October 2 vs. Seattle: Fan Appreciation
In the final home match of the regular season, Sporting Kansas City will host the club's annual Fan Appreciation match to thank supporters for providing an incredible home field advantage at Children’s Mercy Park. In addition to a slew of unique perks, fans will be treated to a marquee match-up between two of Western Conference's top teams over the past several seasons with a national television audience watching on FS1.