1. Supporter Groups
On the west side of RFK Stadium, you’ll find D.C. United’s esteemed supporter groups. These groups go all out to show their support for United with their tifos, chants, and undying support. If you want to witness a D.C. United game at its best, then make sure to get tickets in the supporter sections.
2. Hall of Tradition
The D.C. United Hall of Tradition honors the best players, coaches, and club officials in D.C. United history. Check out the banners paying tribute to the likes of John Harkes, Marco Etcheverry, and Ben Olson and remember all of your favorite D.C. United players and moments.
3. Lot 8 Pregame Tailgate
If you’re looking for something to do before the game, stop by the Lot 8 Pregame Tailgate. Here you’ll find live music, food trucks, beer, and more making it the perfect place to hang out before the game.
4. Atlantic Cup
The winner of the season series between rivals D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls takes home the Atlantic Cup. The two teams have been playing each other since Major League Soccer started in 1996, although the trophy wasn’t awarded until 2002. The proximity of the city and frequent matchups between the clubs have helped to make the Atlantic Cup one of the fiercest rivalries in MLS. Don’t miss it when D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls meet.
5. La Barra Brava Tailgate
The passionate supporter group throws one of the best tailgate parties you’ll find anywhere in Major League Soccer. Those of you who truly love D.C. United and want to grab some good brews and food will want to stop by and spend some time with the members of La Barra Brava before the game.
Keep your eye peeled for United’s mascot Talon. The bald eagle can be seen at every game and is particularly popular among kids, so don’t miss him during your visit to RFK Stadium.
7. Screaming Eagles Tailgate
If you want to get into the full D.C. United spirit, then join the Screaming Eagles tailgate. The Screaming Eagles supporter group is made up of diehard D.C. United fans and you can join their tailgate for $15 if you’re a non-member making it an excellent opportunity to learn more about the group and D.C. United.
8. Field Level Fan Zone
The Field Level Fan Zone allows you the opportunity to play a variety of games and watch the match from the end line. It’s the perfect place to take restless kids, so stop by and check out the Field Level Fan Zone.
9. District Ultras Tailgate
Bring something to share and join the District Ultras for a fun day of tailgating and MLS soccer. A District Ultras tailgate is home to everything you need for a pregame partying including a keg and plenty of food, so stop by and check it out.
10. D.C United-Philadelphia Union Rivalry
Washington D.C. and Philadelphia are separated by only 120 miles, which has helped foster a strong rivalry between United and the Union. Both clubs’ fans travel well to the matchups creating an intense atmosphere whenever the two get together.