2020 promo calendar

NEWS: Earthquakes announce 2020 Theme Nights

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today the promotional calendar and theme nights for home matches during the 2020 MLS regular season. This season’s theme night calendar will see the return of fan favorites like PG&E Heritage Nights with Vietnamese Heritage Night on Saturday, July 11, and Mexican Heritage Night on Saturday, Sept. 19, along with new additions for 2020.

The Earthquakes will kick off the season on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 2:15 p.m. against Toronto FC, presented by Intermedia. The Home Opener will mark the beginning of head coach Matias Almeyda’s second season with San Jose, and the first 7,000 fans will receive a Matias Almeyda bobblehead.

In conjunction with the 25th Season Celebration of MLS, the Quakes will feature Clash Night, presented by Wells Fargo, celebrating the historic era of the San Jose Clash on Saturday, April 11 at 1:45 p.m. against D.C. United.

Other theme night classics returning for the 2020 season include Celebrate 408 on Saturday, May 9 at 6:45 p.m. against LAFC, presented by Audi, and Pride Day on Saturday, June 20 at 6:45 p.m. against Nashville SC. Fans will be treated to both Root Beer Float Night, presented by A&W, and Women’s Soccer Appreciation Night, presented by Good Humor, on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 6:45 p.m. against the New England Revolution. Women’s Soccer Appreciation Night will celebrate the top female athletes around the Bay Area. The regular season will close with Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 1:15 p.m. against the Colorado Rapids.

Continuing the success of last year, Wells Fargo Neighborhood Nights will return for the 2020 season. The Quakes will celebrate and give back to the communities that surround San Jose at each home game, starting with Downtown San Jose for the Home Opener.

The full theme night schedule is below, and updated information can be found here.


Date and Time (PT)


Theme/Event/PG&E Heritage Night

Presenting Sponsor

Neighborhood Night

Saturday, Feb. 29

(2:15 p.m.)

Toronto FC

Home Opener


Downtown San Jose

Saturday, March 7

(4:45 p.m.)

Minnesota United

First Responders Appreciation Night


The Alameda and Rose Garden

Saturday, March 21 (6:45 p.m.)

Sporting KC

Night of Champions

Valley Health Plan

Santa Clara

Saturday, April 11 (1:45 p.m.)

D.C. United

Clash Night

Wells Fargo


Wednesday, April 29 (7:15 p.m.)

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

College Night



Saturday, May 9

(6:45 p.m.)


Celebrate 408



Wednesday, May 13

(7:15 p.m.)

Seattle Sounders FC

Employee Appreciation Night



Saturday, May 30

(2:45 p.m.)

Atlanta United

Gamer Night


Willow Glen

Saturday, June 20

(6:45 p.m.)

Nashville SC

Pride Day



Saturday, June 27

(6:45 p.m.)

LA Galaxy


Sutter Health

Palo Alto

Saturday, July 11

(6:45 p.m.)


Vietnamese Heritage Night

City of San Jose Environmental Services


Saturday, Aug. 1

(6:45 p.m.)

New England


Women’s Soccer Appreciation Night

Good Humor




Sunday, Aug. 9

(5:45 p.m.)

Houston Dynamo

Portuguese Heritage Night



Saturday, Aug. 29

(6:45 p.m.)

FC Dallas

Back to School Night



Saturday, Sep. 12

(6:45 p.m.)

Portland Timbers

Kick Childhood Cancer



Saturday, Sept. 19

(6:45 p.m.)

Real Salt Lake

Mexican Heritage Night



Sunday, Oct. 4

(1:15 p.m.)

Colorado Rapids

Fan Appreciation Day





*June 27 vs. LA Galaxy is at Stanford Stadium



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