Minnesota lacks a world-class facility for the world’s game. While there are several stadiums in the Twin Cities area, none currently pass the standards for professional soccer. Soccer is better played on natural grass, outdoors, and in an intimate setting that provides quality acoustics for a passionate fanbase. The new soccer stadium will attract better soccer talent and world-class competitions to Minnesota.
To provide a venue that connects Twin Cities communities. The Minnesota United ownership group has committed to privately financing the construction of an outdoor stadium—with natural grass—that is accessible to all people and communities.
Early projected estimates place the cost at approximately $150 million for stadium construction. The new stadium is privately financed and will cost taxpayers nothing.
The stadium is located in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul, 7.5 miles from downtown Minneapolis and 5 miles from downtown Saint Paul at the intersection of Snelling and University Avenues.
The Minnesota United ownership group has committed to privately financing the construction of the stadium with no taxpayer contributions. MNUFC will be the first professional team in Minnesota to construct its stadium without a direct public subsidy.
The Minnesota United ownership group is committed to providing affordable tickets for the diverse community of soccer fans in Minnesota.
RD Management owns the existing shopping center surrounding the Midway Stadium site and has committed to expanding and rejuvenating the area with a development plan that could inject up to $450 million of private funding back into the area.
The stadium is projected to provide 1,900 construction jobs with more than $50 million in construction wages. The facility will also host a 1,600-square-foot retail store.
Season tickets will be transferred on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited in the new stadium, so current season ticket holders will have priority over future season ticket holders. Once the season ticket limit is hit, fans will be placed on a waitlist.
The stadium is currently designed to hold approximately 19,400 fans with standing room and will be expandable.
Yes, the supporters section is designed to have safe standing and will be located behind the goal.