On Sunday, March 5, 2017, Downtown Orlando will welcome more than 25,000 patrons as they attend the home opener match for the Orlando City Soccer Club at their new stadium. Here are helpful tips and suggestions to ensure you have a great time during your visit.
Alternative forms of Transportation:
Downtown is a walkable city, where it is easy and convenient to get around. Travelers are encouraged to consider alternative modes of transportation, as many Downtown roads will be closed or redirected.
LYMMO allows visitors to conveniently see, feel, and hear the heartbeat of the vibrant city of Orlando. And best of all, LYMMO is free and now has free Wi-Fi you can enjoy during your ride.
LYMMO’s convenient route gives you easy access to the stadium and the nearby points of interest, like dining. For more information on LYMMO stops, click here.
If you want to be active, hop on a Juice Bike Share rental. Bikes can be reserved in advance via an enabled mobile device, desktop computer, or by visiting a hub.
SunRail will be operating on Sunday, March 5, 2017. SunRail urges riders to get to the station at least 30 minutes early, especially if you are purchasing tickets at the vending machines located on the platforms. Regular fares apply. For service schedule, click here.
Be sure to check out the available parking apps before coming to Downtown Orlando.
- Orlando parkIN’ App – created by the Orlando Downtown Development Board; available free for iPhone and Android
Prepaid parking is available and encouraged, click here for details. Be sure to reserve your spot!
Things to do before and after the game:
Satisfy your Hunger
Whether it’s fine dining, a steak house, sushi, or tapas that you’re looking for, the perfect place to dine is within walking distance from the many hotels and attractions in Downtown. Downtown Orlando offers over 140 dinning and nightlife options to choose from.
Orlando Farmers Market
Visit the Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy some of the best local produce, freshly prepared foods, and local art.
Discover Local Art
Discover local art at one of the many art galleries located in Downtown Orlando. Downtown Orlando is home to nearly 20 galleries and several of them rotate exhibits on a monthly basis so there’s always something new to see.
Go on a Shopping Spree
Support local businesses and freshen up your wardrobe for spring at one of the shops or boutiques in Downtown Orlando. Hours vary by location.
Tour Downtown Orlando
Discover the urban destination of Downtown Orlando on a self-guided walking tour! Tours are designed for individuals of all ages and are free!
For more information regarding the Orlando City Soccer game, click here.