1. Vancouver Southsiders Pre-Match March
Join the Vancouver Southsiders march to the match to get into the Whitecaps spirit before the game. The march typically starts at Doolin’s Irish Pub, and you can find more information about when it starts on the Vancouver Southsiders webpage.
2. BC Sports Hall of Fame
BC Sports Hall of Fame is a must-see for anyone visiting Vancouver. The Hall of Fame is located in BC Place, and you can get in for half price with your Whitecaps ticket. Here you can learn all about the best athletes and biggest moments in British Columbia sports history, so check it out during your trip to Vancouver.
3. Terry Fox Statue
Take some time before the match to view the statue of the Canadian icon who ran across Canada to raise money for cancer research. The annual Terry Fox Run has raised over C$700 million for cancer research over the years, so stop by and see the statue dedicated to the man who made it all possible.
4. Supporter Groups
The Vancouver Whitecaps have three main supporter groups: the Southsiders, Rain City Brigade, and Curva Collective. Each group does an impressive job of showing their support and undying love for the Caps through their chants and visual displays. Join one of the Whitecaps supporter groups if you want to be a part of the most vocal supporter sections at the match.
5. The Belmont
The Belmont is home to the Vancouver Southsiders pre-match party and is an excellent place to grab a drink or bite to eat. The Belmont is especially great for early matches as they serve a fantastic brunch as well.
Spike is a belted kingfisher and the official mascot of the Whitecaps. On match days, Spike entertains fans young and old with his antics, so keep an eye out for him during your visit to BC Place.
7. Doolin's Irish Pub
Another favorite spot among Whitecaps fans and Vancouver Southsiders members is Doolin’s Irish Pub. Doolin’s is a superb place for fans over 21 to hang out before the match, and you’ll meet lots of fellow Whitecaps fans here before the match, so stop by and check it out.
8. World’s Largest Cable Supported Roof
If you’re an engineer, then you’ll be enamored by BC Place’s cable supported roof. The roof is the largest of its kind in the world and gives the venue a unique feel you won’t find anywhere else in Major League Soccer.
9. Whitecaps Partner Pubs
Those of you who are Caps Club members will want to stop by one of the Whitecaps partner pubs before the match for some great deals. You can save up to 20% on drinks or food depending on the pub, so make sure to check it out.
10. Whitecaps-Sounders Rivalry
Bragging rights and the Cascadia Cup are on the line when the Sounders and Whitecaps square off. You’ll always be in for a heated match when attending a Whitecaps-Sounders game, so get your tickets when the Sounders come to town.