1. Supporter Groups
NYCFC has several supporter groups, all of which put their spin on supporting the Boys in Blue. The Third Rail in Sections 236 and 237 may be the largest groups, but all around the stadium, you’ll spot a variety of supporter groups including Chicken Bucket FC in Section 206, The Blue Ladies and Bronx Football Social Club in Section 234, NYC12 in Section 235, and Hearts of Oak in Section 238. The supporter groups are what make attending an NYCFC match such a special event, so don’t be afraid to join one.
2. Hudson River Derby
The local derby between New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls is already shaping up to be a fierce rivalry. It’s currently the only intra-metropolitan area rivalry in Major League Soccer, and there are always a lot of both teams fans at the match. Don’t miss the intense atmosphere that a Hudson River Derby offers.
3. Great Hall
Just inside the main gate is the Great Hall, a hallway lined with images of Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio. Take some time before the game to explore the Great Hall and see all that Yankee Stadium has to offer.
4. Yankee Museum
If you continue through the Great Hall, you’ll eventually reach the Yankee Museum, which cycles through exhibits, so there’s always something new to see. It also features the “Ball Wall,” which contains 870 baseballs signed by Yankee coaches, players, managers, and executives with the hopes of eventually containing the signature of every player to ever wear a Yankees uniform.
5. Museum Park
Behind the center field wall is Monument Park, a tribute to some of the greatest in Yankee history. Come check out famous Yankee legends immortalized in bronze statues in this beautiful park.
6. Babe Ruth Plaza
Located right outside the Great Hall between Gate 4 and Gate 6, the Babe Ruth Plaza celebrates the greatest player in baseball history. If you’re a big baseball fan then you must take some time and see the plaza dedicated to the Babe.
When visiting Yankee Stadium make sure to check out the famous Yankee Stadium frieze. The frieze is one of the most well-known features of any ballpark, so enjoy the opportunity to see it in person when attending a Yankees game.
8. Billy's Sports Bar
If you want to meet up with the largest NYCFC supporter group, then make sure to hit up Billy’s Sports Bar before the match. Billy’s is where the Third Rail party before the match, making it an excellent place to hang out before the action kicks off.
9. Yankee Stadium Facade
The original Yankee Stadium was home to one of the most intimidating facades in professional sports and the new stadium is no different. Yankees stadium’s exterior gives off the feeling you’re seeing a game somewhere special, so enjoy the aura and atmosphere that surrounds Yankee Stadium.
10. Yankee Tavern
Just one block from Yankee Stadium is the Yankee Tavern. The Yankee Tavern is the place fans go to get rowdy before kickoff, as well as the home of the Bronx Football Social Club, so if you’re looking to let loose this is the spot for you.