2022 MLS All-Star Game
Saint Paul is host to the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target at Allianz Field, home of Minnesota United.
2022 MLS All-Star Game
Wednesday, August 10 | Allianz Field
The 2022 MLS All-Star Game will feature the MLS All-Stars taking on a team of All-Stars from Mexico’s top soccer league, LIGA MX. The game will be the culmination of a week-long series of events across Minneapolis and Saint Paul, including community initiatives, concerts, parties, the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G and more. The league’s marquee summer event returns for its 26th edition and will be broadcast on the networks of ESPN and Univision in the U.S., and TSN and TVA Sports in Canada.
All-Star Concert headlined by Khalid
Monday, August 8 | The Commons in Downtown Minneapolis
A week-long celebration of soccer culture will be highlighted by the MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target, MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G, as well as community events and social impact initiatives. Beats, Cleats, and Eats presented by Coca-Cola will also return to provide fans the opportunity to celebrate food, music, and soccer culture.
Five-time Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum superstar Khalid will take center stage at the MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target.
Tickets are on sale now for $25. 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.
MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G
Tuesday, August 9 | 7pm CT | Allianz Field
The MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G returns as the best in MLS take on the LIGA MX All-Stars in the annual skills competition. 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. The event will include five competitions authentically rooted in the sport:
Shooting Challenge presented by AT&T 5G
Touch Challenge presented by Old Spice
Cross & Volley Challenge presented by AT&T 5G
Passing Challenge presented by Bounty
Crossbar Challenge presented by GilletteLabs
Tickets are on sale now, starting at $23
Additional All-Star Week Events
In addition to the ticketed events, MLS All-Star Week, through MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer’s social responsibility platform, alongside Minnesota United and Target, will be focusing efforts that directly support communities in Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The planned events and initiatives include MLS WORKS All-Star Day of Service presented by Target and the Special Olympics Unified All-Star Game presented by MLS WORKS, ESPN, and Coca-Cola.
MLS and Target announced plans to build a mini-pitch at the Mount Airy Boys & Girls Club in Saint Paul. In partnership with Minnesota United and the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the mini-pitch will be officially unveiled during All-Star week as part of the MLS WORKS + Target All-Star Community Day. The project at Mount Airy Boys & Girls Club is part of the league’s commitment to building more inclusive communities, while continuing to highlight the importance of play equity and providing greater access for youth from underserved communities to play the game and learn critical life skills.
MLS All-Star Hometown Heroes Showcase
MLS continues its Inclusion and Equity strategy of bridging the wealth equity gap by showcasing and supporting diverse leaders and entrepreneurs from Saint Paul and Minneapolis in its inaugural MLS All-Star Hometown Heroes Showcase. The Hometown Heroes Showcase will acknowledge and celebrate a selection of innovative, inclusive and impactful leaders making positive social change in one of four focus areas: education, mental health, food insecurity and social justice. These leaders and their organizations will receive a suite of support services to elevate and amplify their impact. Hometown Heroes will be integrated into MLS All-Star activities and social platforms leading up to All-Star and will culminate with a live panel discussion and showcase to highlight their mission and work.