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Posted on: May 30, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Women’s World Cup to Play Live on the Big Screen at SF Parks

People watching the World Cup on an outdoor screen

SAN FRANCISCO—Looking for a way to kick off summer? The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is hosting free, live FIFA Women’s World Cup viewing parties in this June and July.

The events, held in partnership with the San Francisco Parks Alliance, will feature matches on the big screen, food trucks, soccer-related activities, and family fun.

“We host many free events throughout the year, but World Cup parties are truly something special” said San Francisco Recreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg. “This year’s Women’s World Cup may be the best in history, and what better way to see it than cheering alongside thousands of your friends and neighbors?”

SF Rec and Park has been hosting free World Cup watch parties for the public since 2010, attracting thousands of soccer fans from diverse backgrounds who celebrate and share camaraderie at the events.

This year’s events are scheduled as follows:

 

Thursday, June 20

USA vs. Sweden

Noon

Sue Bierman Park (Embarcadero)

 

Friday, June 28

USA vs. France

Noon

Sue Bierman Park (Embarcadero)

 

Tuesday, July 2

Semi-Final

Noon

Sue Bierman Park (Embarcadero)

 

Wednesday, July 3

Semi-Final

Noon

Sue Bierman Park (Embarcadero)

 

Sunday, July 7

Final

8 a.m.

Civic Center Plaza

World Cup Poster

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