Avaya Stadium Milestones

 October 27, 2015: Quakes Set New Club Average Attendance Record

The Quakes announced that including matches at Levi's Stadium, Stanford Stadium and Avaya Stadium, the 2015 season's average attendance was a club-record 20,979 per match.

 September 5, 2015: Ramiro Coralles Inducted Into Earthquakes Hall of Fame

Avaya Stadium hosted the induction of former Earthquakes captain Ramiro Coralles into the club's Hall of Fame after he spent 12 of his 15 years in MLS as a Quake.

 June 11, 2015: Avaya Stadium Wins Product Innovation Award

Avaya Stadium was named winners of the prestigious Product Innovation Award at TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2015.

 May 28, 2015: MLS All-Star Game in San Jose

San Jose has been awarded the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game and will host for the first time since 2001.

 May 13, 2015: 2018 World Cup Rugby Sevens Comes to Avaya Stadium

Avaya Stadium, along with San Francisco's AT&T Park will host 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens matches as the United States has been named host country.

 May 11, 2015: Avaya Stadium Nominated for 2015 Venue of the Year

Avaya Stadium was one of six stadiums named to the Shortlist for TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2015 Venue of the Year Award.

 April 23, 2015: Edible Garden Built at Avaya Stadium

In partnership with the City of San Jose and Santa Clara County, an edible garden, including apricot, cherry and plum trees, was built at Avaya Stadium.

 March 22, 2015: Avaya Stadium Inaugural Match

The Quakes win their inaugural match at Avaya Stadium 2-1 against the Chicago Fire in front of a capacity crowd of 18,000.

 March 16, 2015: 12,000 Season Tickets Sold for 2015 Season

Quakes reach 12,000 season ticket sales for Avaya Stadium.

 Feb 28, 2015: Avaya Stadium Soft Opener

The Quakes defeat the LA Galaxy 3-2 in the Avaya Stadium soft opener.

 Feb 27, 2015: Avaya Stadium Ribbon Cutting

Quakes president Dave Kaval and the club's ownership group were among the few to help open Avaya Stadium to the Bay Area.

 Feb. 9, 2015: Over 11,000 Season Tickets Sold for 2015 Season

Quakes surpass 11,000 season tickets for Avaya Stadium.

 Dec. 19, 2014: Quakes Home Opener Match Announced

Quakes open Avaya Stadium vs. Chicago Fire on March 22.

 Nov. 19, 2014: Naming Rights Partner: Avaya Stadium

Club partners with Avaya and unveils the name of our new home.

 Sept. 23, 2014: First Seats are Installed at Avaya Stadium

Season ticket holder Debbie Freeman installs first seat in the main seating bowl.

 Mar. 28, 2014: Steel Topping Out Ceremony

6,348,000 lbs. of steel later, the final beam is placed at our new home, and we're on to the next phase of new stadium construction!

 Nov. 5, 2013: Steel Day

San Jose Earthquakes president Dave Kaval, GM John Doyle and head coach Mark Watson sign the first vertical crossbeam at the new stadium site.

 Sept. 27, 2013: Concrete Pour Ceremony

Earthquakes GM John Doyle and season ticket holder Merryl Zuparko jointly push button to release concrete for the team building and locker rooms.

 Feb. 27, 2013: Construction Begins

Construction crews start excavating the new stadium site on Coleman Avenue.

 Oct. 21, 2012: Breaking Ground and Breaking Records

6,256 fans dug for two-straight minutes to set a Guinness World Record for the largest participatory groundbreaking ceremony.

  Feb. 22, 2012: Build It Now

The San Jose Planning Commission paved the way for construction to begin with a 6-0 decision in front of a council chamber filled with Earthquakes fans.

 Mar. 3, 2011: Demolition Day

Quakes take a major step towards construction and begin demolition on the old FMC factory building.

  Sept. 21, 2009: New Stadium Plans Unveiled

The Earthquakes' new stadium plans first became public at the club's annual awards dinner with Soccer Silicon Valley.