The Florida Cup 2021, Concacaf Gold Cup matches, and Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games are making Orlando a must-visit destination for serious soccer fans this July.
Updated July 23, 2021
Ranked by WalletHub as one of the country’s best cities for soccer (aka European football) fans, Orlando gives soccer fanatics plenty to cheer about with Major League Soccer’s (MLS’) Orlando City Soccer Club and the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL’s) Orlando Pride, both of which play at downtown’s state-of-the-art Exploria Stadium. But this summer, we’re headed into extra time by hosting matches from the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup at Exploria Stadium (July 12, 16 & 20, 2021) and the Florida Cup 2021 at Camping World Stadium (July 25 & 28, 2021) — and we don’t want you to miss a single winning play!
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Throw in six Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games in July, plus unique restaurants and attractions no true soccer-head will want to miss, and it adds up to the ultimate summer getaway for soccer and sports fans of all ages. It’s your chance to be loud, proud and in a crowd with fellow soccer fans from all over the world, so get your tickets now before they sell out. ¡Gooooooooool!
Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified. Learn more about healthy travel in Orlando, and check with your favorite venues and attractions for their current status.
Soccer Events in Orlando for July 2021
Get your game on in Orlando this summer with two unique soccer tournaments and Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games!
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2021 Concacaf Gold Cup (July 12, 16 & 20, 2021)
Exploria Stadium is joining 10 other sports venues across the country in hosting the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup, which determines the continental champion of North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Teams coming to Orlando include Costa Rica, Jamaica and Suriname, which will compete against each other over a series of six Group Stage matches.
Although each day will feature a doubleheader, individual tickets are available for all games. Don’t miss out!
- July 12: Costa Rica vs. Gold Cup Prelims Winner 8
- July 12: Jamaica vs. Suriname
- July 16: Costa Rica vs. Suriname
- July 16: Jamaica vs. Gold Cup Prelims Winner 8
- July 20: Costa Rica vs. Jamaica
- July 20: Suriname vs. Gold Cup Prelims Winner 8
Florida Cup 2021 (July 25 & 28, 2021)
The lineup for the 2021 Florida Cup is complete once again, with Atlético Nacional and Club Universidad Nacional joining Everton FC and Millonarios FC. Tournament action begins on Sunday, July 25, at Camping World Stadium, where Everton and Millonarios will meet at 6 p.m. ET.
The new clubs will take the pitch as part of a revamped doubleheader lineup for Wednesday, July 28. Everton will meet Club Universidad Nacional – commonly known as Pumas – at 6 p.m. ET, while Colombian rivals Atlético and Millonarios face off in a clásico scheduled for 8:45 p.m.
“We’re elated to add two more legendary clubs to the tournament lineup, including the first Mexican side to participate in the Florida Cup,” Florida Cup CEO Ricardo Villar said. “Both of these teams bring championship pedigree to Orlando, and we are honored to be able to offer fans from Central Florida and beyond such an exciting trio of matches during this year’s event.”
The changes to the 2021 event lineup complete a shakeup that began when two clubs withdrew from the tournament. Out of respect for the fans who purchased tickets to the original lineup, event organizers refunded all orders. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Additional information was sent to ticket holders through their point of purchase.
Because the Florida Cup refunded all original purchases, fans will have to purchase new tickets to the revised event lineup. General admission tickets for each day are on sale at FloridaCup.com. Tickets for July 25 are $20 each, while tickets for the July 28 doubleheader are $35.
- July 25 — Finals / Matchday 1: Get tickets now!
- July 28 — Doubleheader/ Matchday 2: Get tickets now!
Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride Home Games (Various Dates)
Don’t forget our hometown heroes while you’re catching all the action at the Gold Cup and Florida Cup this July.
Orlando City Soccer Club July 2021 Home Games
- July 3: vs. New York Red Bulls
- July 22: vs. Philadelphia Union
- July 30: vs. Atlanta United FC
Orlando Pride July 2021 Home Games
- July 4: vs. North Carolina Courage
- July 9: vs. Racing Louisville FC
- July 24: vs. OL Reign
Soccer 24/7/365 in Orlando
Fill the hours before and after matches with all the soccer activities you can handle in Orlando. Make it a soccer pub crawl with a stop at downtown’s Wall St. Plaza, where beer specials and viewing parties are common around game days. In the International Drive area, top options include NBC Sports Grill & Brew at Universal CityWalk, part of Universal Orlando Resort, and The Pub at Pointe Orlando.
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You can also celebrate your favorite team and get decked out for July’s games at soccer-focused retailers in the area. Gear up at United World Soccer’s largest and original location at The Florida Mall®, offering a wide range of national and club jerseys along with other fan apparel. And at Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World® Resort, Pelé Soccer — named after the legendary Brazilian superstar — stocks a treasure trove of soccer gear from all your favorite sports brands.
Even Orlando’s attractions cater to soccer junkies! At ICON Park®, Madame Tussauds Orlando invites you to pose with a wax figure of Neymar Da Silva Santos Jr., the award-winning soccer star currently playing for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazilian national team. Neymar chose the figure’s pose to reflect his goal celebration from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. He joins fellow soccer star David Beckham among the many famous Madame Tussauds figures in Orlando.
It’s all part of a full month of absolute soccer mania as local and international teams descend on Orlando for the most thrilling soccer events of the season. Make plans and secure your tickets now so you don’t miss a second of the action!
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