Washington Spirit Home Opener to Feature JABBAWOCKEEZ, White Ford Bronco

Washington Spirit  |   March 19, 2024
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The world-renowned dance group and hit 90s cover band headline off-the-pitch entertainment for the club’s return to Audi Field


2024 Matchday Information


Washington, D.C. (03/19/2024) – The Washington Spirit ushers in a new season at its home opener on Saturday, March 23 with numerous elevated entertainment options, custom merch items, and amenities for fans to enjoy. Saturday’s welcome back to fans will feature the first-ever meeting between the new-look Washington Spirit, sporting its recently released “Blackout” kits, and Bay FC, the NWSL’s expansion side from San Francisco.


Fans should arrive early as the festivities begin when gates open at 6:00 pm. Upon entry, the first 3,000 fans will receive a Spirit schedule magnet. Additionally, White Ford Bronco will perform from 6:00pm to 7:15pm at the Spirit Stage next to Gate A.


White Ford Bronco is the pre-eminent 90s cover band in the D.C. and the Mid-Atlantic area, playing venues in DC, Richmond, and New York City. The five-person band has risen to prominence, developing a strong following since forming in 2008.


Stay in your seat at halftime, as the Spirit unveils one of its most exciting entertainment collaborations in the team’s history when the JABBAWOCKEEZ take the field. With nearly 20 million social media followers, the JABBAWOCKEEZ are one of the most recognizable dance groups in the world.  Their talents have led them to perform on international tours and at massive entertainment events such as the 2022 NBA Finals. The ensemble of anonymous, masked dancers has also pulled in millions of viewers throughout their multi-year residency at MGM in Las Vegas.


The Spirit will unveil its newest Cherry Blossom collection exclusively at Audi Field before the match on March 23. Fans can choose between unique cherry blossom themed sweatshirts, shirts, and scarfs just in time for peak bloom. Select Spirit Core collection items, which debuted at the Spirit’s First Look event, will also be available for purchase. In addition to being able to use their merch discount in-stadium, season ticket members will also receive a discount on jerseys for the first time ever.


Other exciting amenities available at the Spirit home opener include a welcome from the George Mason University Drumline as fans enter Gate A. Just outside of the stadium, Sandlot Bar will open for fans. This converted shipping container bar and event space has been serving up drinks and energy in locations around the DMV since 2018, when it debuted as an activation idea for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park.


Finally, fans with Premium Club seats will enjoy a curated playlist by DJ Fili, as well as photo opportunities, a face painter, and a friendship bracelet station.


Tickets Still Available

Back by popular demand, the Spirit is offering a $15 ticket-and-a-drink special. This special ticket package includes one ticket to Saturday’s match and your choice of a 12oz Heineken, Heineken Silver, Topo Chico, Dos Equis Lager, or Miller Lite.


The Spirit is also partnering with popular health food and smoothie brand, South Block, to create a custom acai “Spirit Bowl,” featuring acai, banana, pineapple, and more. Fans who purchase two tickets to the Spirit’s home opener will receive two free Spirit Bowls.


As always, the expanded premium seating brings fans pitch side for an unparalleled experience. Field-level tables, loge boxes, and cabanas allow fans to immerse themselves in the action and a get truly pitch-side experience. Fans looking to elevate their matchday experience, can book these sections here.



On the East Concourse, Spiritville returns for another exciting season with EAFC stations, allowing fans to play as their favorite Spirit players. The kid’s zone, where the youngest fans can safely play on a soft play area or enjoy foosball, will also feature face painters and a caricature artist.


Additionally, fans can enjoy the Spiritville beer garden, meet and take pictures with Spirit mascot, “PK,” and browse events and supporter group tables.


Guest Services

Introduced last season for the first time at Audi Field, the Washington Spirit, in partnership with D.C. United, installed a Mamava nursing pod for parents near Guest Services inside Gate A. The private, sanitary space provides comfortable seating and power outlets for pumping equipment. Keyless entry and vacancy alerts are available by downloading the Mamava app.


Fans are able to communicate with Audi Field officials via text with any questions, concerns or emergencies at the following number: 202-918-3838. All ticketed fans will also receive a post-match survey following each game to allow the club to offer continual improvements on the matchday experience.



Parking will be made available for guests at the GEICO Parking Garage on 1500 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, D.C, 20003. The garage will open at 5:30 p.m. and will close approximately one hour after the event. There will be 600 spaces available on a first come, first serve basis and will cost guests $50. No tailgating will be allowed, and only credit/debit is accepted.


Fans are encouraged to use public transportation on matchday, disembarking at either the Navy Yard-Ballpark or Waterfront Metrorail Stations. The Navy Yard Station has more capacity and is located just one stop away on the Green Line from the Anacostia Metrorail Station where parking is also available.


About The Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit is the professional women’s soccer team based in Washington, D.C. and plays at Audi Field in Buzzard Point. The Spirit was founded on November 21, 2012 and are an inaugural member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), the premier women’s soccer league in North America. For more information about the Spirit, visit WashingtonSpirit.com and follow the club on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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