WHERE TO WATCH THE GAMES
Fado Center City – Fado is known for their love for soccer. It’s Irish roots translate to their love of the game and it shows. The Center City location offers viewing of nearly all televised soccer games and they also offer pub to pitch shuttles to Union Games. It’s a no-brainer they’ll do the same come Copa America. Check their Twitter account, they recently posted a photo of Copa America Trophy on the Rocky Steps.
The Field House – The Field House is home to the Philly American Outlaws Chapter. Scarves will be flying as crews of soccer fans hang out on the loft and will undoubtedly be out in droves come time for Copa America. Get there early, get yourself one of their famous craft beers, and enjoy yourself.
WHERE TO GET GEAR
Soccer Corner – Locals might know Soccer Corner as “Angelos,” but you can find the franchise in over four locations in the greater Philadelphia area. Get yourself one of those new USA shirts before they sell out, they’re really nice.
WHERE TO PLAY PICKUP
Starfinder – Starfinder rests right along the Schuylkill River and offers pickup ball three days a week. Starfinder is focused on mentorship and social change, so everything you do here will be going to a great cause.
Penn Park – The University of Pennsylvania fields are open to everyone, every day. The park itself is awesome if you want a great view of the city combined with proximity to local eateries and attractions.
WHERE TO BE A TOURIST
The Liberty Bell/Independence Park – The symbol of the country’s independence rests with the Liberty Bell and you can see it, along with, the location where our United States’ forefathers came together to create the Declaration of Independence. Take the bus tour while you’re at it, the tour guides are awesome.
South Street – If you want an eclectic experience while staying in Philly, look no further than locally famous South Street. It’s got a ton of shops, places to eat, and bars to hang out if you need an evening with friends, and frankly it’s a great place to be in the summer.