Kansas City is a soccer town. It's officially named one of 16 selected cities across the United States, Mexico and Canada to host FIFA World Cup 2026 matches. It's home to the premier leagues, Sporting KC and the Kansas City Current. Whether you are a Sporting KC season ticket holder, or you are in town to watch the ladies in teal for the first time, (you’re gonna love it) we have compiled a guide to Overland Park for soccer lovers.
Attending a game
Children's Mercy Park, home of Sporting KC
Kansas City, Kansas
Ice down some beer from Martin City Brewery or Brew Lab in Overland Park and get tailgate ready with the KC Cauldron, a rowdy cheering section that is also known for their tailgating in the parking lot of Children's Mercy Park. The stadium was the first “European style” soccer complex built in the United States. Take a few hours before the game to check out the Members Section where you'll learn about the history of the stadium and the Kansas City Wizards.
Berkley Riverfront Park, home of the Kansas City Current
Kansas City, Missouri
The new stadium will be completed in 2024. The stadium is the first soccer stadium purpose-built for an NWSL team. The stadium will hold 11,500 seats and will sit along the Missouri River.
Premier League Watch Spots in OP
Johnny's off 119th and Metcalf is one of the biggest soccer watch parties in the region. Whether you're in town to watch Kansas City's teams or the World Cup, you'll always find soccer on at this bar and grill.
Conveniently located near Scheels Soccer Complex, Coach's has a great rooftop, fantastic drinks, and plenty of TVs to catch a soccer game or two.
This place is a must stop before heading Children’s Mercy Park to get all your gear for the game. Rally House has you covered, both literally and figuratively. From scarves to socks, you will find everything you need here to show your true colors.
Scheels is out largest selection of sports, sportswear and footwear - under one roof - in the state of Kansas. This mega sports store in Overland Park’s Corbin Park has everything you could need from Sporting or Current jerseys to soccer cleats and soccer balls.
Soccer Master is a family-owned business established in 1978. This is a great store to pick up soccer tourney supplies you might have left at home but it's also a great store to pick up a Sporting or Current jersey too.
Located in Oak Park Mall, Soccerium is a great place to find quality soccer gear, apparel, footwear and accessories to those who are serious about soccer. You'll the largest selection of officially licensed products from the top brands.
Playing soccer in OP
If you can't make it to the big game, you can always catch a tourney at the Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex. Check out Overland Park's sports calendar here.
Public Soccer Fields
Overland Park has soccer fields at four of the parks which can be reserved for $10 an hour, or are free for pick-up games when they aren’t already reserved. The four parks are Highland View Park, Indian Valley Park, Nall Park and Roe Park. Find more information and reservations at the City of Overland Park's website.
Are you still looking for other things to do while you are in town, either before or after taking in an electric game? Check out our list of family friendly things to do in Overland Park or our events calendar.