The Austin FC Inaugural Match Watch Party
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Doors OpenAustin FC's First Ever Match Kickoff

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When: 11am - 11pm
Where: Circle Brewing Company, 2340 Braker Lane
Why: Austin FC's first-ever match against LAFC kicks off at 5:00pm.
Health and Safety: Per Austin Public Health guidance, all attendees will be required to wear face coverings while not eating or drinking. This includes you. The event will be primarily outdoors.
Who: You. Your family. Your friends. Your neighbors. No age restrictions of any sort - and bring the dogs (on a leash) if you want! There is not likely to be a lot of open space, so please consider this if you're bringing dogs.
Bring: A chair (if you want one), a water bottle, and weather appropriate attire. We'll have limited chairs on-site and water refill stations available.
We're going to take over the lot in front of Circle Brewing, and we're planning on having multiple screens with the full audio experience.

Schedule of Events

  • 11:00 am Event opens with a giveaway from Circle Brewing and Waterloo!
  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm All day activites, including board games, chalk drawings, community TIFO, Austin FC Cornhole, Bucket Soccer Pong, and a soccer skills station.
  • 2:00 pm Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United on the big screen.
  • 2:00 pm Prize Drawing #1!
  • 4:30 pm Prize Drawing #2!
  • Prematch Pregame Chants will get everyone ready for kickoff
  • 5:00 pm Austin FC vs LAFC. Everywhere.

  • 6:30 pm Grand Prize Giveaway
  • 7:30 pm Local musician DJ Pagame will help us celebrate our club’s first win


This map shows the layout of the event, transit stops, and nearby parking areas.


As you no doubt will surmise, parking will be at a premium. We encourage you to test out your matchday route if possible and arrive via non-driving options!

Capital Metro: Saturday schedule. Circle is a short walk from stops serving the 392, 3, and 325. The Red Line is not currently operating on Saturdays. Day passes are $2.50 and can be purchased on the CapMetro app. Plan your trip.

Rideshare: the designated drop-off zone will be in side lot at Beatrice Cove. Put 2399 Beatrice Cove, 78758 as your destination and follow signage. Please direct your driver here off Kramer Ln rather than entering the parking lot off Braker. Do not block the driveways.

Parking: limited parking will be available in the Circle lot. The nearest street parking is on Brockton Dr (~5 minute walk) and on Donley Dr (~10 minute walk). Please observe street signs and don't park at neighboring businesses! We've set aside five spots (see map) for mobility impaired guests. Please be respectful of these spots and save them for those that need it!

Food and Drink

Circle Brewing Co. of course will be serving everywhere. An outdoor station will compliment the indoor bar, plus the super huge new bar extension will be open and serving!
Waterloo Sparkling Water will have a matchday HQ and coolers filled with complimentary sparkling water.
Little City Coffee Co. will be offering samples of their Nitro Cold Brew, known to perk up even the sleepiest grackle.
Huckleberry, the resident Circle food truck, will be dishin' out top notch seafood sandwiches and platters all. day. long. Check out their menu.
Lahleenea joins Food Truck Row with their local Honduran cuisine. Check out their menu.
Kona Ice will be present for part of the afternoon with shaved ice (or snowcones/raspas/snowball depending on your childhood).
P. Terry's Food Truck will be at the gate between Circle Brewing and Hopsquad.

Zoom in on the map above to get approximate locations!

What's happening

  • Lots of songs, chanting, and cheering from the supporters who helped make the team a reality
  • Watch the match on a 15 foot LED screen 26 FOOT LED screen with Q2 Stadium in the background. 🙌 to Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment for the hookup!
  • $3 Austin Anthem Ale Cans. Yeah, we have our own beer.
  • A limited-edition glass plus 3 beer tokens for $20
  • Nitro Cold Brew from Little City
  • Free Waterloo Sparkling Water. Including the new Pineapple flavor.
  • Special Match Day food menu from Huckleberry
  • The finest selection of wares from the Austin Anthem store to get everyone dressing dapper, including the hot new VERDE cap.
  • Activities for all ages, including board games, sidewalk chalk, community tifo creation, and cornhole. This will be a family-friendly event.
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