Providence Park is the oldest stadium in Major League Soccer, having opened in 1926. As a result of its age, Providence Park offers a unique atmosphere that is unlike anything else found in Major League Soccer. The place has an aura unlike any other MLS venue and oozes history.
History isn’t the only thing you’ll feel when attending a match at Providence Park, the city of Portland’s love for their team can be felt the minute you step off the plane. Just about everyone in Portland is Timbers mad and unlike a lot of MLS team’s it can be argued that the Timbers are Portland’s number one team. The pride Portland has for its team carries into the stadium and helps make a Timbers game one of the best experiences in Major League Soccer.
A trip to Portland is a must for any MLS fan as a Timbers match offers one of the best matchday experiences in the league.
Things to check out
Timbers Army is one of the most passionate and dedicated supporter groups in Major League Soccer. At Timbers game, this comes to light as they put on incredible displays that alone are worth the price of admission. If you want to get the full Timbers game day experience, then join the Timbers Army.Watch video
Providence Park and Timbers History
Providence Park is the oldest stadium in Major League Soccer, and the Timbers are one of the oldest teams in the league, so check out the historical displays around the concourse. They do an incredible job of showcasing the history of both the club and the venue, so enter the stadium early and take them all in.
Timbers Team Store
If you want to pick up a souvenir from your trip to Portland, then stop by the Timbers team store. The team store offers a variety of Timbers gear including jerseys, pennants, shirts, caps, and much more, so no matter what you're looking for you’ll find it here.