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HOME OPENER FAQS: WHAT FANS NEED TO KNOW FOR SATURDAY'S MATCH

March 3rd, 2022

What to bring and what not to bring to the 'Caps match

The day is finally here as BC Place welcomes Whitecaps FC fans back to the building for the much-anticipated home opener this Saturday.

Here's everything you need to know for Saturday's big event pitting the hometown club against defending MLS Cup champions New York City FC:

  • COME EARLY: Gates A, C, D, E, G, and H open at 2 p.m. Gate H opens at 1:30 p.m. for suites and club seats. To ensure you're in your seat for the 3 p.m. kickoff, plan to arrive at the doors by 2:15 p.m.
  • BAG POLICY: Guests are encouraged not to bring bags to the stadium. If necessary, guests may enter with one clear plastic bag that is no larger than 12” x 12” x 6”. Guests may also carry one clutch purse no larger than 6.5” x 8.5” – a slightly bigger size than in years past. Bags and purses are subject to search. Bag check is available at Gates C & H.
  • BRAND NEW OFFERINGS: Make sure to check out our new menu. Come by Beast Unleashed at Section 210 for The Smash Burger with a "golden" bun, Short Rib Bao Burger, or Kimchi Dog! Don't forget the classics at Dawson's Hot DogsLionsgate Grill, and The Poutinerie. BC Place is a cashless venue, and a Cash-to-Card station can be found at Section 235.
  • SAFETY REMINDERS: Following provincial health protocol, full vaccination is required for fans ages 12 and above. Only BC Vaccine Cards are accepted for BC residents. Government-issued photo IDs are required for fans ages 19 and above. Face masks are required for fans ages 5 and above.
  • STAND WITH UKRAINE: Fans are encouraged to wear blue & yellow as we stand united with all Ukrainians here in British Columbia and around the world. BC Place has been glowing in Ukrainian flag colours at the top of each hour every night.

Stadium FAQs: Everything you need to know ahead of the 'Caps family-friendly event at BC Place

February 18th, 2022

BC Place open its doors to fans for the first time this year when Vancouver Whitecaps FC host the Blue vs. White intersquad match on Saturday, February 19.

Here's everything you need to know for the fun afternoon on Family Day weekend!

  • ENTRY: Gate A opens at 1:30 pm. The event starts at 2 p.m., which kickoff scheduled for 2:30 pm. Plan to arrive early to make sure you're in your seats when the festivities begin!
  • BAG POLICY: Guests are encouraged not to bring bags to the stadium. If necessary, guests may enter with one clear plastic bag that is no larger than 12” x 12” x 6”. Guests may also carry one clutch purse no larger than 6.5” x 8.5” – a slightly bigger size than in years past. Bags and purses are subject to search. There is no bag check available for Saturday’s event.
  • GENERAL ADMISSION: It's a general admission event so come early to grab the best seats! Only Sections 212 to 216 will be open. The much-anticipated event has reached maximum capacity so there aren't any walk-up tickets available.
  • FOOD & BEVERAGE: Select concessions will be open, including fan favourites Dawson's Hot Dogs, Lionsgate Grill, and The Poutinerie. BC Place is a cashless venue, and a Cash-to-Card station can be found at Section 213.
  • SAFETY REMINDERS: Following provincial health protocol, full vaccination is required for fans ages 12 and above. Only BC Vaccine Cards are accepted for BC residents. Government-issued photo IDs are required for fans ages 19 and above. Face masks are required for fans ages 5 and above.

Stunning images of BC Place's Northern Lights Musqueam artwork display

February 14th, 2022

This past Friday saw the launch of Vancouver Mural Festival’s Blanketing the City: Lighting the Way project, which includes a special design by xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) weaver Debra Sparrow shown on BC Place's Northern Lights.

Scroll down to see some stunning images of the Indigenous artwork illumination, and make sure to catch it every night until February 27.

Also, check out the timescape of the show on this Instagram reel.

For the complete Northern Lights schedule this month, please click here.

Image credits: VMF (IG/mavreendavid, Gabe Hall, IG/higherpotency, IG/higherpotency)