Orlando Pride Announces 2019 Kickoff to Soccer Events

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando Pride has unveiled plans for the Club’s second round of 2019 Kickoff to Soccer events. These events began this morning with the Fourth Annual Scarf the City presented by JetBlue, which will run throughout Thursday, April 4, and will culminate on April 14 when the Pride open their fourth National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season against Portland Thorns FC at Orlando City Stadium.

The Club previously held a week of Kickoff to Soccer events leading into the 2019 Orlando City MLS opener, and will now host five events in addition to the 2019 Pride home opener. Each event over the 10-day span will provide a unique opportunity for fans to get closer to the Club, build excitement for the upcoming season and meet members of the 2019 roster.

Additional details for all of the Pride’s Kickoff to Soccer events can be found below or at

Scarf the City presented by JetBlue
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: All Day
Location: Greater Orlando
Details: Fans should be on the lookout throughout the day on Thursday, April 4 when the Fourth Annual Scarf the City presented by JetBlue begins. Throughout the day, 1,500 complimentary co-branded Orlando Pride and Orlando City scarves, courtesy of JetBlue, will be dispersed throughout the City Beautiful and Greater Orlando area. Each scarf will also include a unique code, providing fans the opportunity to win additional prizes such as match tickets or JetBlue travel certificates.

Fans can track the location of scarves by following both teams on Twitter, @OrlandoCitySC and @ORLPride, or by searching #ScarfTheCity on social platforms.

Preseason Match: Orlando Pride vs. Puerto Rico Sol
Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Orlando City Stadium
Details: The Pride will be opening the doors to their final preseason game, as they take on the Puerto Rico Sol. Complimentary tickets will be to fans who wish to get a look at Marc Skinner’s 2019 team before the season kicks off a week later.
Complimentary Tickets

Exclusive Recognized Supporter Group Event
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Location: Orlando City Stadium
Details: With the full 2019 roster in attendance, the Pride will host an event exclusive to members of the Club’s Recognized Supporter Group, the Black Swans Drinking Club, at Orlando City Stadium.

Pride in the Park Kit Unveil
Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Lake Eola Park
Details: Enjoy a night of family-friendly fun at Lake Eola with music, games and activities, all culminating with a live unveiling of the Pride’s new 2019 home jersey, which features long-standing jersey presenting partner Orlando Health.

Chalk Talk with Head Coach Marc Skinner
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Lion’s Pride Soccer Pub & Grill
Details: Have questions for Pride Head Coach Marc Skinner ahead of the new season or just want to enjoy a burger with some of your favorite Pride players? On April 13, fans will have the opportunity to do both. The Club will host a live Q&A with new gaffer Marc Skinner at Lion’s Pride on historic Church Street, with select Pride players also in attendance. In addition, Lion’s Pride will be unveiling it’s newest menu item – the Pride Burger!

2019 Season Opener presented by Orlando Health: Pride vs. Portland Thorns FC
Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Orlando City Stadium

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