The schedule of media events and availabilities around the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target is now available. To best support media covering the week of events throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as around the world, MLS will host events and availabilities throughout the week for media in Los Angeles, but that may also be accessed virtually.

Click here for a printable PDF version of the official 2021 MLS All-Star Week Media Schedule.

More information and resources to cover All-Star events can be found at www.MLSsoccer.com/media-resources, and media are encouraged to reach out to a member of the MLS Communications staff with any questions regarding coverage needs.

Sunday, August 22

11AM - 12:30PM PT

MLS WORKS Day of Service Presented by Wells Fargo

MLS WORKS, Wells Fargo, #HashtagLunchbag and hundreds of volunteers, including MLS Greats, will pack 1,500 fresh lunches for individuals experiencing food insecurity as well as pack 2,500 backpacks with school supplies for underrepresented youth throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Media are encouraged to arrive at 11 a.m. PT in advance of the media portion of the event which will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT.

Location: Christmas Tree Lane at Exposition Park

3PM - 6PM PT

eMLS All-Star Challenge presented by McDonald’s

eMLS professional players will team with influencers from the
gaming community, celebrities, Liga MX players – including Luiz
Hernandez and Pavel Pardo – and amateur gamers for a dynamic,
fun, and entertaining 2v2 competition for the third annual eMLS All
Star Challenge presented by McDonald’s.
Media opportunities available upon request with featured panelists

Location: Virtual Event

Monday, August 23

10:30 - 11AM PT

LIGA MX All-Star Hotel Arrival


BROLL OPPORTUNITY: LIGA MX All-Stars arriving in Los Angeles
ahead of the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. Select
players will be available for a brief mixed zone as they come off the
bus.

Location: InterContinental Hotel 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

1:30 - 2:30 PM PT

MLS All-Star Game Press Conference

Media members in attendance, as well as those joining virtually, will have the
opportunity to participate in a Q&A with select players and coaches from the MLS
and LIGA MX All-Star teams.

1:30 p.m. PT -- MLS All-Stars
Carlos Vela (Los Angeles Football Club), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC), MLS
All-Star Head Coach Bob Bradley (LAFC)

2 p.m. PT -- LIGA MX All-Stars
Rogelio Funes Mori (Monterrey), Alfredo Talavera (Pumas), LIGA MX All-Star Head
Coach Juan Reynoso (Cruz Azul)

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: Banc of California Stadium + Virtual 3939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037 The Southwest Media Gate will open at 12:45 p.m. and the building will close to media at 4 p.m. Media must have their All-Star credential or their organization’s photo ID to attend the event. Please present this PDF Parking Pass for complimentary parking. Parking Map.

3 - 4 PM ET

MLS WORKS All-Star Community Day presented by Target

A dedication ceremony to take place at 3 p.m. to officially unveil a new soccer mini
pitch, followed by MLS Commissioner Don Garber media availability

Location: Charles R. Drew Middle School 8511 Compton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90001

5:30 - 7 PM PT

LIGA MX All-Star Training & Media Availability

6:30 p.m (approx.) -- B-roll Opportunity of the last 15 minutes of training followed by
Media Availability with select LIGA MX players.

Location: Dignity Health Sports Park Track Field 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 9074

Tuesday, August 24

10:30 - 12 PM PT

LIGA MX All-Star Training & Media Availability

10 a.m. (approx.) -- Media Availability with select LIGA MX players followed by b-roll
opportunity of the first 15 minutes of training. MLS will also provide a stream of the
Media Availability for offsite press to join. A recording of the availability will be sent
following the event as well.

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: Dignity Health Sports Park Field 1 18400 S Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746

12:30 - 2 PM PT

MLS All-Star Training & Media Availability

12:30 p.m. -- B-roll Opportunity during training
1:30 p.m. (approx. ) -- Media Availability with select MLS players. MLS will also
provide a stream of the Media Availability for offsite press to join. A recording of the
availability will be sent following the event as well.

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: LAFC's Nectar Performance Center 2239 Vandalia Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032

3 - 5 PM PT

Barbershop Forum

MLS WORKS, in collaboration with 100 Black Men of America (the 100) and Black
Players for Change (BPC) welcome you to a candid conversation on building wealth
equity within the Black community - “Barbershop Forum - Wealth Equity: Building
Bridges to Prosperity.”

Media opportunities available upon request with featured panelists

Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Rooftop 3911 Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

2 - 9 PM PT

Beats, Cleats and Eats

Coca-Cola and MLS will debut a new event designed to excite and refresh both avid
soccer fans and the surrounding community. A fun and fresh space where fans can
experience aspects of cultural fusion which are unique to the game of soccer and the
passions of supporters, the event will feature MLS players, musical acts, culinary
offerings, and the opportunity to sample Coca-Cola refreshments. This event is free
and open to the public. Live shots available upon request.

Location: Expo Park is located in the Plaza between the California Science Center and the African American Museum

6 - 8 PM PT

MLS All-Star Skill Challenge presented by AT&T 5G

MLS and LIGA MX players will participate in a Virtual Mixed Zone only following the
event.

Register and Join Virtual Access: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: Banc of California Stadium 3939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Entrance: SW Media Entrance (Beginning at 4 p.m.) Parking: A limited number of parking passes will be distributed on a first come, first served basis at InterContinental Hotel Accreditation Center.

7:30 - 11 PM PT

MLS All-Star Concert Presented by Heineken®

Grammy-winning Haitian-Canadian producer and DJ Kaytranada, and Grammy
winning rapper, producer and songwriter Big Boi, will co-headline the MLS All-Star
Concert presented by Heineken® on Tuesday, August 24 in Los Angeles at The Torch,
located at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Media Gates open at 7:30 p.m. - Red Carpet opens at 8 p.m

Location: The Torch at the LA Memorial Coliseum 3911 Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Wednesday, August 25

12 - 10 PM PT

Beats, Cleats and Eats

Coca-Cola and MLS will debut a new event designed to excite and refresh both avid
soccer fans and the surrounding community. A fun and fresh space where fans can
experience aspects of cultural fusion which are unique to the game of soccer and the
passions of supporters, the event will feature MLS players, musical acts, culinary
offerings, and the opportunity to sample Coca-Cola refreshments.

Live shots available upon request.

Location: Expo Park, in the Plaza between the California Science Center and the African American Museum - this event is free and open to the public.

1:30 - 5:30 PM PT

MLS All-Star Soccer Celebration

Soccer Celebration, 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 on gameday before kickoff.
This event is free and open to the public.

Live shots available upon request.

Location: Banc of California Stadium 3939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037 Christmas Tree Lane at Exposition Park outside of Banc of California Stadium.

6 PM PT

MLS All-Star Game Presented by Target

The MLS All-Stars will take on the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2021 MLS All-Star Game
presented by Target. MLS and LIGA MX players will participate in a Virtual Media
Availability only following the event.

MLS Postgame Availability: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

LIGA MX Postgame Availability: CLICK HERE
Password: MLSALLSTAR

Location: Banc of California Stadium 3939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

ENTRANCE: The Southwest Media Gate will open at 3 p.m. and the building will close at 11 p.m.

PARKING: A limited number of parking passes will be distributed to media at the InterContinental Hotel Accreditation Center on a first come, first-served basis through Tuesday only