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Fred Abbott Field Rededication
2:00 p.m.

MLS All-Star Week will kick off with a youth clinic and ceremony for the rededication of Fred Abbott Field. The field was named for Fred Abbott, the father of MLS President and Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott, in recognition of his contributions to the sport of soccer throughout the Minnesota community. MLS President and Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott will be available for interviews to kick off MLS All-Star Week in his hometown.

Location: Hazelwood Park; 1663 County Rd C E, Maplewood, MN 55109. Media are encouraged to park in the South Parking Lot for the event.

Contact: Lauren.Hayes@MLSsoccer.com

MLS Credential Center Open
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Credential pick up is for pre-approved media only. No new credentials will be issued. Media must show a photo ID to pick up their credential. Media may not pick up credentials for other colleagues. Parking passes for stadium events will be distributed to media upon request on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit one parking pass per organization for each event.

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: Comm.Credentials@MLSsoccer.com

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MLS Credential Center Open
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Credential pick up is for pre-approved media only. No new credentials will be issued at the accreditation center. Media must show a photo ID to pick up his/her credential and media may not pick up credentials for other colleagues.

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: Comm.Credentials@MLSsoccer.com

Media Shuttle Information

9:40 a.m. -  Depart from InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront (pick up curbside on Kellogg)

10:00 a.m. - Pick up from Hotel Ivy (curbside on S. 11 Street)

10:10 p.m. - Pick up from Target Plaza Commons [Day of service event] (pick up curbside on 10th Street at Nicollet Mall)

10:45 p.m. - Arrive at National Sports Center in Blaine

4:15 p.m. - Depart from National Sports Center, Lot J (after end of Liga MX News Conference)

5 p.m. - Drop Off at Hotel Ivy

5:05 p.m. - (if requested), drop off at Media Mixer (4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401)

5:30 p.m. - (if requested), drop off at InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

MLS WORKS All-Star Day of Service Presented by Target
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Volunteers will work side by side to pack 100,000 healthy meals for local children and families in need. Meals will be distributed through Keystone Community Services and Second Harvest Heartland. Media are encouraged to attending during the 9 a.m.-10 a.m. media window.

Location: Target Plaza Commons; 1001 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact: Media are asked to R.S.V.P. by contacting MLS@berkcommunications.com.

MLS WORKS All-Star Day of Service Presented by Target
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Volunteers will work side by side to pack 100,000 healthy meals for local children and families in need. Meals will be distributed through Keystone Community Services and Second Harvest Heartland. While the volunteer efforts will run through 4 p.m., media are encouraged to attending during the 9 a.m.-10 a.m. window.

Location: Target Plaza Commons; 1001 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact: Media are asked to R.S.V.P. by contacting MLS@berkcommunications.com.

MLS All-Star Training & Media Availability
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

11:15 a.m -- B-roll Opportunity of MLS All-Stars training together for the first time.

approx. 12:15 p.m. -- Media Availability with MLS players on the training field.

Location: National Sports Center; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

MLS All-Stars Press Conference
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

MLS All-Stars will be available to answer questions from media in attendance, and those joining virtually.

Participating MLS All-Stars:

Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)

Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez (LA Galaxy)

MLS All-Star Head Coach Adrian Heath (Minnesota United)

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE

Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: National Sports Center Indoor Sports Hall; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

LIGA MX All-Stars Press Conference
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

LIGA MX All-Stars will be available to answer questions from media in attendance, and those joining virtually.

Participating Liga MX All-Stars:

LIGA MX All-Star Head Coach Diego Cocca (Atlas)

Players will be confirmed at a later date.

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE

Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: National Sports Center Indoor Sports Hall; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

LIGA MX All-Star Training & Media Availability
5:00 p.m.

Select LIGA MX All-Stars will conduct media availability upon arrival and the LIGA MX All-Star Training will be open for the first 15 minutes for cameras to capture b-roll.

Location: Life Time Sport; 9520 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

Contact: Michelle.Lomas@MLSsoccer.com

MLS All-Star Media Mixer hosted by MLS Communications
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Media are invited to join MLS Communications for a Media Mixer with food and drinks in celebration of MLS All-Star Week.

Location: Guilia; 215 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401

RSVP: Justin.Sousa@MLSsoccer.com

MLS All-Star Concert Presented by Target
Gates open at 6:00 p.m.

Five-time Grammy award nominated multiplatinum superstar Khalid will take center stage at the MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target.Rising talent and Twin Cities based singer Miloe is set to perform as the opening act. All proceeds from the concert will benefit The Alliance, a non-profit organization that focuses on regional equity at the intersections of racial justice, economic justice, environmental justice, and health equity within the Twin Cities. Media Gates open at 4 p.m. Media will be escorted to stage area at 7 p.m.

Location: The Commons in Downtown Minneapolis

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MLS Credential Center Open
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Credential pick up is for pre-approved media only. No new credentials will be issued. Media must show a photo ID to pick up their credential. Media may not pick up credentials for other colleagues. Parking passes for stadium events will be distributed to media upon request on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit one parking pass per organization for each event.                      

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: Comm.Credentials@MLSsoccer.com

Media Shuttle Information

2:30 p.m. – Event shuttles form host hotels to stadium begin (approx. every half hour)

10:30 p.m. – Last shuttles depart stadium

Host hotels: The Ivy, Lowes, W (Minneapolis), Intercon (St. Paul)

2022 MLS WORKS + Target All-Star Community Day
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

A dedication ceremony to officially unveil a new soccer mini-pitch at the Mt. Airy Boys & Girls Club will take place at 10 a.m. Media availability with MLS Commissioner Don Garber and other executive participants will take place following the ceremony.

Location: Mt. Airy Boys & Girls Club; 690 Jackson Street, St. Paul, MN 55130.

Media are encouraged to R.S.V.P. by contacting mls@berkcommunications.com.

LIGA MX All-Star Training & Media Availability
11:00 a.m.

Select LIGA MX All-Stars will conduct media availability upon arrival and the LIGA MX All-Star Training will be open for the first 15 minutes for cameras to capture b-roll.

Location: Life Time Sport; 9520 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

Contact: Michelle.Lomas@MLSsoccer.com

MLS All-Star Training & Media Availability
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

11 a.m. -- Photo Opportunity: Minnesota's MLS All-Stars, MLS NEXT All-Star and Special Olympics Unified Athletes will meet and conduct a jerseys swap prior to training.

11:15 a.m. -- B-roll Opportunity during training

Approx.12:15 p.m. -- Media Availability with select MLS players on the training field.

Location: National Sports Center; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event.

MLS All-Star Hometown Heroes Showcase
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Media Availability to Follow

MLS, Minnesota United, Black Players for Change (BPC), and community leaders are teaming up to celebrate a selection of local diverse, innovative, and impactful leaders at MLS’ All-Star Hometown Heroes Showcase. The private event will feature a panel conversation that will highlight the leaders and their organizations making positive impact in one of four areas – education, mental health, food security, and social justice. 

Location: St. Paul Union Depot; 214 4th Street East Saint Paul, MN 55101

RSVP Required: MLS@berkcommunications.com

MLS All-Star Soccer Celebration Presented by Coca-Cola
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Soccer Celebration presented by Coca-Cola, is a free pregame festival for fans of all ages. From interactive fan zones to music, games, autographs, free giveaways and more, Soccer Celebration is the ultimate fan experience taking place off the pitch. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, Soccer Celebration will feature a performance by Nur-D, one of the fastest-rising hip-hop stars in the Minnesota music scene.

Location: Great Lawn outside Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: MLS@berkcommunications.com 

Live shots available upon request, please contact: Gabriela.L@mnufc.com

MLS All-Star Skill Challenge presented by AT&T 5G
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Providing fans with a fun and uniquely competitive take on the intracontinental rivalry, the stars of both leagues will be on display as ten players from each team compete in this ultimate test of skill. MLS and LIGA MX players will participate in a mixed zone at the stadium following the event.

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104. The Media Center and Media Gate are located at the at the southwest corner of Allianz Field. All media facilities will open at 5:30 PM. Parking passes are required and will be available at accreditation on a first come, first served basis, starting Sunday.

Contact: Christa.Mann@MLSsoccer.com

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MLS Credential Center Open
4:30 p.m. - Halftime

Credential pick up is for pre-approved media only. No new credentials will be issued. Media must show a photo ID to pick up their credential. Media may not pick up credentials for other colleagues. Parking passes for stadium events will be distributed to media upon request on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit one parking pass per organization for each event.                      

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: Comm.Credentials@MLSsoccer.com

Media Shuttle Information

2:30 p.m. – Event shuttles form host hotels to stadium begin (approx. every half hour)

12:30 a.m. – Last shuttles depart stadium

Host hotels: The Ivy, Lowes, W (Minneapolis), Intercon (St. Paul)

MLS NEXT All-Star Game presented by Allstate
11:00 a.m.

MLS NEXT and Allstate will provide 45 of the best young players in North America with a once-in-a-lifetime player experience during MLS All-Star Week by being selected for MLS NEXT All-Star Game presented by Allstate. Forty-five of the top MLS NEXT players will compete in an East vs. West format.

Location: National Sports Center; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road.

Special Olympics Unified All-Star Game Presented by MLS WORKS, ESPN & Coca-Cola
3:30 p.m.

MLS WORKS in partnership with ESPN, Special Olympics and Coca-Cola will come together to host the 7th Special Olympics Unified All-Star Game. The event is free and open to the public and will be streamed on ESPN3.

Location: National Sports Center; 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449. Media Parking is available in Lot J, located directly off of Davenport Road.

MLS All-Star Soccer Celebration Presented by Coca-Cola
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Soccer Celebration presented by Coca-Cola, is a free pregame festival for fans of all ages. From interactive fan zones to music, games, autographs, free giveaways and more, Soccer Celebration is the ultimate fan experience taking place off the pitch. A live performance on Wednesday, Aug. 10 beginning at 5:45 p.m. by Tinashe, the multi-Platinum certified singer, will take place before the game. 

Location: Great Lawn outside Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104

Contact: MLS@berkcommunications.com  

Live shots available upon request, please contact: Gabriela.L@mnufc.com

MLS All-Star Game Presented by Target
7:30 p.m.

The MLS All-Stars will take on the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. All MLS and LIGA MX players will conduct in-person media availability after the match. Coaches and select players will also be available in the Press Conference. Participants will be available to answer questions from media in attendance, and those joining virtually.

Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: Allianz Field; 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104. The Media Center and Media Gate are located at the at the southwest corner of Allianz Field. All media facilities will open at 4:30 PM. Parking passes are required and will be available at accreditation on a first come, first served basis, starting Sunday.

Contact: Lauren.Hayes@MLSsoccer.com