'Caps announce 50th Anniversary Match + Golden Era Pack


VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Monday that the club will host a landmark 50th Anniversary Match on Saturday, May 4 as the ‘Caps face Austin FC at BC Place. The game will mark nearly 50 years to the day since the club’s inaugural match on May 5, 1974.

The club also confirmed the Golden Era Pack. The four-match pack includes the home opener, 50th Anniversary Match, inaugural match with Inter Miami CF, and the playoff rematch against Los Angeles FC. Outside of season membership, the Golden Era Pack is currently the only way to secure tickets to all four matches. Single match tickets for games at BC Place will be available at a later date.

“As we have said many times, this is going to be our biggest season yet as we celebrate the past, present, and future of Vancouver Whitecaps FC,” said Axel Schuster, Whitecaps FC chief executive officer. “We are greatly anticipating our 50th Anniversary Match to celebrate our alumni and the rich history of our club. We also know that there is great anticipation for all of these games, so we encourage fans to secure their tickets as soon as possible.”

Golden Era Pack

  • March 2 vs. Charlotte FC (home opener)
  • May 4 vs. Austin FC (50th Anniversary)
  • May 25 vs. Inter Miami CF (inaugural matchup)
  • August 24 vs. LAFC (playoff rematch)

The only way to secure a seat to every MLS regular season home match at BC Place is by becoming a Whitecaps FC season member. Available memberships start at $579 and feature exclusive perks and extra benefits, including a year-long subscription to MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.. For more information visit whitecapsfc.com/tickets or contact the club's ticketing team at sales@whitecapsfc.com

March 2 vs. Charlotte FC (home opener)
The first match of the Golden Era pack will be the home opener on March 2, which will be the first ever visit to BC Place from Eastern Conference side Charlotte FC. Charlotte will provide stiff competition under new head coach Dean Smith after making the MLS Cup Playoffs for the first time in 2023.

May 4 vs. Austin FC (50th Anniversary)The 50th Anniversary match marks a historic milestone in the illustrious history of Vancouver Whitecaps FC. It will be a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of our club's journey from inception to iconic status and what lies ahead for the next 50 years!

May 25 vs. Inter Miami CF (inaugural matchup)
Whitecaps FC take on Inter Miami CF for the first time. The ‘Caps will be looking to make a league-wide statement in front of the home supporters at BC Place as they challenge the MLS Cup favourites, led by a contingent of former FC Barcelona stars including Lionel Messi.

August 24 vs. LAFC (MLS Cup Playoffs rematch)
A controversial end to the 2023 Whitecaps FC season left a bitter taste in the mouths of supporters, players, and staff alike. Now, the ‘Caps look to right a wrong against Western Conference rivals in the thick of the MLS season.