2019 MLS All-Star Media Center

Your center for the latest news, media schedule, accreditation information and more for the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, and every event during MLS All-Star Week in Orlando. The All-Star Game takes place at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, July 31, at Exploria Stadium and will be broadcast on FS1, UniMas, TSN, TVA Sports and more than 170 countries around the globe.

The following page includes downloadable assets, media schedule, All-Star press releases and more. The media credential application is closed, so for accreditation questions, contact Jennifer Reaves.

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MEDIA SCHEDULE

As of July 24, 2019 – All Times and Locations Subject to Change – All Times Local (ET)
 
 
***NOTE: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO MOST MLS ALL-STAR EVENTS. MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE LOCATED ONLY AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA BONNET CREEK (GRAND BALLROOM 1) FROM  8 AM-7 PM ON SATURDAY, JULY 27.
 
Time
 Event
Location
9:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
 
 
 
MLS All-Star Media Game
 
*No media credential required. Media wristbands provided at check-in. Parking pass provided at check-in.
 
 
Exploria Stadium
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Pick up parking pass at Gate D Media Entrance on Glenn Lane between Church Street and Central Blvd.)
 
 
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
MLS WORKS/ Wells Fargo Day of Service Media Hour
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
 
MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo (Ace Café)
100 W Livingston St.
Orlando, FL 32801
 
 
7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target + Viewing Party
 
*Media credentials provided onsite. Media required to check-in and enter concert site through media entrance.
 
6:00 p.m.: Doors open to media
7:00 p.m.: Orlando City SC v New England Revolution
9:30 p.m.: A-Trak (Opening Act)
10:00 p.m.: Prince Royce (Main Act)
2:00 a.m.: Wall Street Plaza closes
 
 
Wall Street Plaza
Media check-in tent is located at
N. Court Avenue off E. Central Blvd. starting at 4 p.m. ET on concert day.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7:30 p.m. Estimated Arrival
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atlético Madrid Hotel Arrival in Orlando
 
*No media credential required for access.
Broll and interview opportunity
 
 
 
(347) 806-3268
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY, JULY 28
 
***NOTE: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO MOST MLS ALL-STAR EVENTS. MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE LOCATED ONLY AT MLS ALL-STAR HQ AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA BONNET CREEK (GRAND BALLROOM 1) FROM 8 AM-7 PM ON SUNDAY, JULY  28.
 
Time
Event
Location
11:00 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
MLS All-Star Sailboat Christening & Ceremonial Regatta
 
Local and MLS dignitaries will participate in a special sailboat naming and christening ceremony on Lake Eola before a brief regatta around the lake following the ceremony.
 
*No media credential required for access.
 
 
Lake Eola House
 
Media are advised to meet at the Lake Eola House at the corner of
E. Washington St. and North Eola Drive to be escorted to the ceremony location by the boat dock.
 
5:45 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Atlético de Madrid Training & Broll Opportunity
 
*No media credential required. Media wristbands provided at check-in.
 
First 15 minutes open to media for broll only 
 
 
University of Central Florida
(4065 Knights Victory Way)
 
 
 
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
 
 
 
eMLS All-Star Challenge presented by Wells Fargo
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo (Ace Café)
100 W Livingston St.
Orlando, FL 32801
 
 
 
 
MONDAY, JULY 29
 
***NOTE: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO MOST MLS ALL-STAR EVENTS. MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE LOCATED ONLY AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA BONNET CREEK (GRAND BALLROOM 1) FROM 8 AM-7 PM ON MONDAY, JULY  28.
 
Time
 Event
Location
8:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS All-Star Training & Media Availability
 
Pick-up: Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
Drop-off: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
 
 
Board vehicle located in transportation circle at the front of the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
 
 
 
MLS Homegrown Training & Media Availability
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
(Field 7)
700 S Victory Way
Orlando, FL 34747
 
9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
 
 
MLS All-Star Training & Media Availability
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
(Field 9)
700 S Victory Way
Orlando, FL 34747
 
11:40 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS WORKS +Target All-Star Community Day
 
Pick-up: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Drop-off: Neptune Middle School
 
Board vehicle located in front of the Wide World of Sports Parking Lot along the main entrance walkway.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
1:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MLS WORKS +Target All-Star Community Day Media Availability
MLS Commissioner Don Garber will be available to conduct interviews
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
***Lunch will be provided***
 
Neptune Middle School
2727 Neptune Road
Kissimmee, FL 34744
 
 
 
2:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS All-Star Press Conference
 
Pick-up: Neptune Middle School
Drop-off: Exploria Stadium (GATE D)
 
Board vehicle located in the Neptune Middle School parking lot.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MLS All-Star Press Conference
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
1:00 p.m.: Media entrance and work room opens (Gate D)
Official press conferences w/ players & coaches from both teams
3:00-4:00 p.m.: (Broll, photo and interview opportunities)
 
5:00 p.m.: Exploria Stadium media facilities close
Exploria Stadium Club
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Media Entrance: Gate D)
 
 
 
 
 
5:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS Media Mixer
 
Pick-up: Exploria Stadium (Gate D)
Drop-off: Ember Orlando
 
 
 
Board vehicle located outside GATE D on the West side of Exploria Stadium.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
5:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.
 
 
MLS Media Mixer
*No media credential required.
 
 
Ember Orlando
42 W. Central Blvd
Orlando FL, 32801
 
 
5:15 – 6 p.m. Media Arrival
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. “Purple” Carpet Media Availability
 
 
Welcome Reception “Purple” Carpet
MLS and Orlando City SC executives, local dignitaries and select players to walk the purple carpet and conduct interviews.
 
 
Dr. Phillips Center
445 S Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
 
 
 
TUESDAY, JULY 30
 
***NOTE: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO MOST MLS ALL-STAR EVENTS. MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE LOCATED ONLY AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA BONNET CREEK (GRAND BALLROOM 1) FROM 8 AM-7 PM ON TUESDAY, JULY 30. 
 
Time
 Event
Location
7:15 a.m.
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
Atlético de Madrid & MLS All-Stars Open Training 
 
Pick-up: Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
Drop-off: Exploria Stadium (GATE D)
 
Board vehicle located in transportation circle at the front of the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atlético de Madrid Training & Media Availability
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
7:00 a.m.: Media entrance and work room opens (Gate D)
 
Exploria Stadium
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Media Entrance: Gate D)
 
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MLS All-Stars Open Training & Media Availability
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
 
 
Exploria Stadium
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Media Entrance: Gate D)
 
 
12:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
Return to Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
Pick-up: Exploria Stadium (GATE D)
Drop-off:  Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
 
Board vehicle located outside GATE D on the West side of Exploria Stadium.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
3:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS Homegrown Game presented by Energizer
 
Pick-up: Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
Drop-off: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
 
 
Board vehicle located in transportation circle at the front of the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
 
5:00-7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MLS Homegrown Game presented by Energizer
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
3:00 p.m.: Venue opens to media
 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Field 17
700 S Victory Way
Orlando, FL 34747
 
8:00-9:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
MLS Skills Challenge presented by Target
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
1:00 p.m.: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex media facilities close
 
 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Field 17
700 S Victory Way
Orlando, FL 34747
 
 
11:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
Return to Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
Pick-up:  ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Drop-off:  Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
 
Board vehicle located in front of the Wide World of Sports Parking Lot along the main entrance walkway.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
 
WEDNESDAY, JULY 31
***NOTE: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO MOST MLS ALL-STAR EVENTS. MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE LOCATED ONLY AT EXPLORIA STADIUM (GATE D) FROM 8 AM-7 PM ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 31. 
Time
 Event
Location
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
Special Olympics Unified Showcase presented by MLS WORKS & ESPN
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
 
 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
700 S Victory Way
Orlando, FL 34747
 
 
3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
Soccer Celebration presented by Tide
 
*No media credential required.
 
 
Exploria Stadium
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Media Entrance: Gate D)
 
 
4:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
MLS All-Star Game presented by Target
 
Pick-up:  Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel 
Drop-off:  Exploria Stadium (GATE D)
 
 
Board vehicle located in transportation circle at the front of the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
 
8:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MLS All-Star Game presented by Target
 
*Media Credential Required for Access.
 
4:30 p.m.: Media/photog entrance opens (Gate D)
6:15 p.m.: Audi and MLS Press Conference (Post-Game Press Conference Room)
7:45 p.m.: MLS Greats Recognition – MLS Launches Official Alumni Network
12:00 a.m. Thursday (Midnight): Exploria Stadium media facilities close
 
 
Exploria Stadium
655 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32805
(Media Entrance: Gate D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
MEDIA SHUTTLE DEPARTURE:
Return to Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
Pick-up: Exploria Stadium (GATE D)
Drop-off:  Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel
 
Board vehicle located outside GATE D on the West side of Exploria Stadium.
 
Contact: Ken Mendonca
(954) 547-7567
 
 

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