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Five Things to Know for LA Galaxy vs. LAFC at StubHub Center

Mar 27, 2018

Five Things to Know for LA Galaxy vs. LAFC at StubHub Center

The LA Galaxy will host LAFC this Saturday, March 31 at 12 p.m. PT in front of a sold-out crowd at StubHub Center. The LA Galaxy and StubHub Center announced the comprehensive programming for the first-ever contest between the two clubs. The match, presented by Herbalife Nutrition, will feature anLA Galaxy Unrivaled T-Shirt giveaway for fans in attendance.

StubHub Center Premium gates and LA Galaxy Season Ticket Member gates will open at 9:45 a.m. PT, with all stadium gates opening at 10 a.m. PT, a full two hours before kickoff. Several fan events, programming and activities, which are listed below, will be available to fans beginning at 10 a.m. PT. StubHub Center Parking Gates A & D open at 7 a.m. PT and all other parking gates will open at 8 a.m. PT.

Fans driving to StubHub Center and arriving later than 11 a.m. PT will risk missing kickoff between the two sides. Several means of alternate transportation and parking are available and outlined below.


Fans are encouraged to arrive early ahead of the LA Galaxy's match against LAFC, with several pre-game festivities taking place in advance of kickoff following when gates open at 10 a.m. PT.

  • LA Galaxy Foundation Equipment Sale

Fans who arrive at 10 a.m. PT will have first access to the LA Galaxy Foundation Equipment Sale, which will feature a variety of new and used LA Galaxy equipment – including jerseys, training tops, shorts, socks, promotional items and more – made available for a discounted purchase price, with all proceeds going to the LA Galaxy Foundation.

Both cash and card will be accepted. The LA Galaxy Foundation Equipment Sale will take place at the Pitch & Pale location inside the southeast entrance of StubHub Center.

  • Will Makar Concert:

California pop singer Will Makar will give a free concert to LA Galaxy fans in the Pitch & Pale area during pre-game. The Budweiser Build-a-Bar, along with specialized food trucks, will be serving a creative mix of food and beverage options and feature select Anheuser-Busch products and the Bud Light Girls.

  • Soccer viewing at Kona Bar

Fans can arrive to StubHub Center to watch soccer on multiple TVs inside the stadium at the brand-new Kona Bar, which will show European soccer games beginning at 10 a.m. PT, with specialized food and drink available on the concourse.

  • Tailgating at StubHub Center

Tailgating is allowed in StubHub Center Lots 10, 11, 12 and 13, which open four hours prior to kick-off. When entering the parking lot, it is important to follow directions from parking personnel. Please note that there are no “in and out” privileges for vehicles. For all additional information on tailgating at StubHub Center, visithttp://www.stubhubcenter.com/directions-parking/parking/galaxy-parking.

Additionally, the LA Galaxy Riot Squad (LARS) will host a Pancakes and Whiskey tailgate beginning at 9 a.m. PT at the newly renovated north end tailgating area at StubHub Center. Angel City Brigade will also host a tailgate at the north end tailgating area, located immediately outside the north end of the stadium, beginning at 9 a.m. PT.


To alleviate traffic and congestion at the gates, LA Galaxy encourage fans to utilize Galaxy Express, a free non-stop shuttle service bringing fans to StubHub Center from Harbor Gateway Transit Center and Del Amo Station. The Galaxy Express will allow patrons to make their way to StubHub Center from anywhere in Los Angeles using LA Metro.

For Saturday’s game, Galaxy Express will begin running at 9:30 a.m. PT, operating approximately every 10 minutes and running through the match’s 15th minute. Return trips operate from the 75th minute through 45 minutes after the whistle. Addresses of the two Galaxy Express pickup locations are below:

Galaxy Express pickup/drop-off locations:

  • Harbor Gateway Transit Center
    731 W. 182nd St.
    Gardena, CA 90248
  • Del Amo Station
    20220 Santa Fe Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90220 

The LA Galaxy and StubHub Center also provide dedicated drop off areas for Uber, which fans are encouraged to take to any match at StubHub Center. Fans can use the designated Uber pick up/drop off zone located at Gate A off of Avalon Blvd.


The LA Galaxy and StubHub Center encourage fans to use Flash Seats, the ID-based ticketing technology which provides fans the flexibility and convenience to securely manage your tickets online or in the mobile app all for free. Through Flash Seats, fans can access tickets from anywhere, using the LA Galaxy mobile app to ensure quick and easy entry into StubHub Center. Entry is granted through the mobile app, swiping a registered credit card or a valid driver's license at the gates.

Flash Seats can also be used for parking passes. All fans using Flash Seats for parking must enter through StubHub Center Gates A, B or D and use their QR code.

For more information and full instructions on using Flash Seats, visit www.lagalaxy.com/flash. Fans can download the app by clicking here.


Fans now have various options for parking at StubHub Center, including $10 and $20 options on LA Galaxy gamedays. The variety of parking options will enhance efficiency for fans attending the game.

Parking options:

  • $10: To park in StubHub Center $10 lots on Galaxy gamedays, fans can enter Gates G or H off of Central Ave.
  • $20: General Admission parking is $20. Please enter via Parking Gates B, E, or I.

Note: Fans who use Flash Seats for parking at StubHub Center must enter Parking Gates A, B or D. The LA Galaxy app must be downloaded prior to arrival.

For all information on parking at StubHub Center, visit www.stubhubcenter.com/directions-parking/parking/galaxy-parking.


StubHub Center’s Clear Bag Policy remains in effect for all LA Galaxy home games. StubHub Center and the LA Galaxy advise fans not to bring bags of any kind to the stadium for events. Bags that adhere to the below standards will be permitted to enter StubHub Center:

  • Bags that are clear plastic or clear vinyl and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12"
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (ziplock bag or similar)
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the stadium with one of the clear plastic bags

Prohibited items into StubHub Center include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags, camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.