1. March to the March
The Sounders’ March to the Match tradition dates back to 2005 and is something every fan should take part in. The march begins 90-minutes before kickoff at Occidental Park and features a performance by Sound Wave the official Sounders band, giveaways, and more.
2. Boom, Boom, Clap
One of the most famous traditions that take place at a Sounders match is the “Boom, Boom, Clap” before kickoff. During the “Boom, Boom, Clap” everyone in attendance raises their arms and claps in unison following two bangs of the drum. Join in the tradition to get the full Sounders match day experience.
3. Soccer Celebration
Soccer Celebration is located at the CenturyLink Field North Plaza and provides fun for the whole family. At Soccer Celebration, you’ll find kids activities, games, music, and much more, so stop by and check it out.
4. Supporter Groups
The Sounders have several supporter groups including the Emerald City Supporters, Gorilla FC, the North End Faithful, and the Eastside Supporters among others. At Sounders matches, these diehard fans create a great deal of the noise, so join one of the supporter groups if you want to be a part of the most raucous and dedicated section of fans.
5. Sound Wave
Sound Wave is the official band of the Seattle Sounders and does an incredible job of providing in-game and pre-game entertainment. Sound Wave plays a variety of pop, rock, funk, Latin, and more so listen for them when attending a Sounders game.
6. The NINETY
The NINETY on Occidental Avenue is the team’s clubhouse and a perfect place to grab a drink before the match. While at The NINETY, make sure to get a picture with the MLS Cup and learn more about Sounders history.
7. Golden Scarf Ceremony
At every match, the Sounders honor someone with a golden scarf. The scarf is presented to the individual, and he or she lifts the scarf above his or her head in celebration. Don’t miss the golden scarf ceremony as it’s a special part of attending any Sounders match.
8. CenturyLink Field Artwork
CenturyLink Field has a wide variety of artwork all around the facility including pieces by Bob Haozous, Cheryl dos Remédios, James Lavadour, Juan Alonso, and Peter Shelton. Perhaps the most well-known piece of artwork at CenturyLink Field is Bob Haozous’s piece on the North Tower, which features four colorful discs. Make sure to check out all the fine artwork CenturyLink Field has to offer when attending your next Sounders game.
9. Sounders Team Shop
Stop by the Sounders team shop and pick up a souvenir from your trip. The team shop is home to an incredible selection of merchandise including an entire wall of scarves.
10. CenturyLink Field Tour
If you get into town early and are looking for something to do before game day then be sure to check out the CenturyLink Field Tour. This tour is great for any die-hard Sounders, or Seahawks, fan as it gives you a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at CenturyLink Field and even allows you to step on the actual field.