The FC Series 2022 (Arsenal FC pictured) and Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games are making Orlando a must-visit destination for serious soccer fans this summer.

Updated June 1, 2022

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. This summer, we’re headed into extra time by hosting the FC Series 2022 (July 20 & 23, 2022), including matches at downtown Orlando’s Camping World Stadium and Exploria Stadium — and we don’t want you to miss a single winning play.

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Throw in Orlando City and Orlando Pride home games, plus restaurants and attractions no true soccer-head will want to miss, and it’s your chance to be loud, proud and in a crowd with fellow soccer fans from all over the world. ¡Gooooooooool!

2022 Spring/Summer Soccer Matches in Orlando

Get your game on in Orlando this summer with the FC Series and Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games.

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FC Series 2022 — Clash of Nations: Orlando City Soccer Club vs. Arsenal FC (July 20, 2022)

The FC Series has taken place in the state since 2015, featuring clubs from all over the world. In 2022, the FC Series will extend the weeklong “Clash of Nations” festival to multiple venues. Arsenal will play Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium on July 20, a first-time meeting between the two clubs.

FC Series 2022: Arsenal FC vs. Chelsea FC (July 23, 2022)

English Premier League rivals Arsenal and Chelsea, two of the world’s most popular and successful professional soccer clubs, will meet at Camping World Stadium for the 2022 FC Series. The stateside derby will be the finale of a weeklong “FC Series” expansion featuring international matches across the United States — and this is your only opportunity to catch the action in Florida.

Orlando City Soccer Club stadium entrance
Exploria Stadium in Downtown Orlando (Courtesy Orlando City Soccer Club)

Orlando City Soccer Club & Orlando Pride Spring/Summer Home Games (Various Dates)

Don’t forget our hometown heroes this spring and summer. Both teams play at Exploria Stadium in downtown Orlando.

Orlando City Soccer Club 2022 Spring/Summer Home Games

  • April 30: vs. Charlotte FC
  • May 28: vs. FC Dallas
  • June 18: vs. Houston Dynamo FC
  • July 4: vs. D.C. United
  • July 9: vs. Inter Miami CF
  • July 23: vs. Philadelphia Union
  • Aug. 6: vs. New England Revolution
  • Aug. 28: vs. New York City FC
  • Aug. 31: vs. Seattle Sounders FC
  • Sept. 14: vs. Atlanta United
  • Sept. 17: vs. Toronto FC

Orlando Pride 2022 Spring/Summer Home Games

  • May 1: vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC
  • May 14: vs. Kansas City
  • May 22: vs. Chicago Red Stars
  • May 27: vs. Washington Spirit
  • July 2: vs. Racing Louisville
  • July 8: vs. Houston Dash
  • Aug. 7: vs. Angel City FC
  • Aug. 26: vs. OL Reign
  • Sept. 9: vs. Portland Thorns
  • Sept. 21: vs. North Carolina Courage

Soccer 24/7/365 in Orlando

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Mural Outside Exploria Stadium in Downtown Orlando’s Parramore District (Courtesy City of 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.

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Neymar Da Silva Santos Jr. Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Orlando, Part of ICON Park® on International Drive

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. 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 the absolute soccer mania as local and international teams descend on Orlando for the most thrilling soccer events of the year. Make plans and secure your tickets now so you don’t miss a second of the action!

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