Stadium 'Topping Out Ceremony' ahead of schedule
Fans looking to sign the final beam of steel before its installation at the club's new stadium will have that opportunity from Monday, March 24 through Wednesday, March 26 between 3:30 and 5 p.m. PT at 1135 Coleman Ave.
The Earthquakes and Devcon Construction announced today that steel erection for the club’s new stadium is one day ahead of schedule, moving the Topping Out Ceremony to the morning of Thursday, March 27.
The club will also still host a free, public barbeque with Earthquakes players, technical staff and front office members on Friday, March 28 from 12-1:30 p.m. Club partner Cosmopolitan Catering will cater the event. Fans can RSVP to the event by clicking here.
The Earthquakes have included community stakeholders at each juncture of the stadium construction process, upholding the club’s three chief pillars: Unity, Devotion, Heritage. The club and fans set a Guinness World Record in 2012 with 6,256 people shoveling for two minutes for the stadium groundbreaking to kick of the community-focused construction process. More recently, fans have had the opportunity to visit Schuff Steel’s factory and to help pour the foundation for the stadium. Earthquakes President Dave Kaval also hosts stadium tours once a month at the stadium site.
About Earthquakes Stadium
The Earthquakes 18,000-seat stadium is currently under construction on Coleman Ave adjacent to the San Jose International Airport. The European-inspired building features a canopy roof and the steepest-raked seating in Major League Soccer to provide the best possible fan experience. Additionally, the stadium boasts the largest outdoor bar in North America, a two-acre fan zone and a double-sided video display. The suites and club seats are located at field level, giving fans a premium experience unlike any other in professional sports.