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MLS Showdown: Red Bulls vs. Toronto FC at Red Bulls Arena Sat. 10/7/23

Oct 06, 2023
Red Bulls Fan Appreciation Night 2023 Photo Fans

The New York Red Bulls are wrapping up their regular season at Red Bull Arena with the Annual Fan Appreciation Night sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Set to face Toronto FC on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. but the Fan Appreciation events start at 5:45 p.m. This game promises a fun-filled experience for all attendees. See Listed Events below for a full listing of events and giveaways.

Currently placed #12 in the Major League Soccer standings, the New York Red Bulls have had a challenging season. With 9 wins, 13 losses, and 10 ties, the team will be looking to end their regular season on a high note and give their fans something to cheer about. Meanwhile, Toronto FC, trailing slightly behind in the #15 spot, comes into the match with 4 wins, 18 losses, and 10 ties. Both teams will be looking for a much-needed victory, adding to the anticipated intensity of the game.

Although the Red Bulls are not at their peak this season, the loyal fans continue to rally behind them. And with this being their last regular-season game, the atmosphere at Red Bulls Arena is expected to be electrifying.

Listed Events:

  1. Giveaways: As a token of gratitude for fans' unwavering support throughout the season, prizes will be handed out during the game, with OANDA as the benefactor.

  2. Complimentary Scarf: The first 10,000 fans making their way into the stadium on Fan Appreciation Night will be gifted a scarf.

  3. BULLevard Activities: The festivities will kick off at the BULLevard where attendees can enjoy hot chocolate. Both the BULLshop and Street Shop will have customization stations for fans.

  4. Retail Discount: All fans can avail a 25% discount at all merchandise stores on the premises.

  5. Red Carpet Welcome: At 5:45 p.m., outside the Red Bull Arena, there will be a red carpet event where fans can greet the New York Red Bulls players and their coaching staff.

  6. Pre-match Performance: The CrossBar will feature the '90s tribute band, Nine Deeez Nite. This local New Jersey band will be playing hits ranging from N*SYNC to Nirvana, ensuring a trip down memory lane.

  7. National Anthem: The honor of singing the national anthem falls to the Red Bull's supporter group Viking Army Supporter, Alfredo Calderon, setting the stage for the match to begin.

  8. Halftime Challenge: Some lucky Red Members will have the chance to participate in the Upper 90 Challenge, a segment sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.

  9. Post-match Fireworks: To cap off the evening, fans are urged to stay in their seats for a grand fireworks display, courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.

With so much in store, this evening is poised to be a memorable one for all New York Red Bulls fans and attendees.

Fans eager to catch the action live and take in the Fan Appreciation events can still grab their tickets from Ticketmaster. A significant turnout is anticipated, and while the Harrison Police Department has not issued any traffic bulletins for the game, attendees are advised to arrive early to avoid any potential congestion.

While this marks the end of the regular season for the New York Red Bulls, soccer enthusiasts won't have to wait long for another thrilling match at the Red Bulls Arena. Just a week later, on Sunday, October 16, 2023, the NJ/NY Gotham FC will play their final home game of the season against the Kansas City Current at 5 p.m. This game is another anticipated match, with both teams eager to make their mark.

So, for all soccer aficionados in and around Harrison, NJ, the next couple of weekends promise to be full of action, drama, and top-tier soccer. Whether you're a die-hard Red Bulls fan, a Toronto FC supporter, or just a lover of the sport, the Red Bulls Arena is the place to be. Don't miss out!

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