Matchday Guide presented by Kinecta: LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers | September 30, 2023

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Ten thousand LA Galaxy x Marlene Solorio Hispanic Heritage Month posters will be given away as fans enter the stadium. Fifteen thousand bags of tortilla chips will be given away to fans as they leave Dignity Health Sports Park, courtesy of Siete.

The Hispanic Heritage Month Pre-Match Top is available in the LA Galaxy Team Store, while supplies last. The kit is inspired by Latin candies that are cherished throughout their culture, with the goal of honoring the passion and energy that Latin players bring to the game of soccer. The Hispanic Heritage Month scarf is also available at all LA Galaxy Team Store locations.

Ticket Packages
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Night, the Día de Los Muertos Sugar Skull Mug ticket package is available for fans to purchase. The offer includes one mug and one ticket to the game.

CalHOPE Courage Award Halftime Recognition 
The CalHOPE Courage Award, recognizes two student-athletes at California colleges and universities monthly for overcoming the stress, anxiety and mental trauma associated with personal hardships and adversity. The Galaxy and CalHOPE will be honoring UC Irvine soccer player Jenika Davis, who battled Acute Myeloid Leukemia during her freshman soccer season.

SoccerFest & NW Pad
The first 500 fans in SoccerFest will score a limited-edition Billy Sharp Tee. All shirts are size XL, and they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The LA Galaxy Foundation, LA Galaxy Programming, LA Galaxy 2024 Season Ticket Memberships and Cozmo’s Cadets will have their usual booths at SoccerFest, with Kinecta, Fiji Airways, Pirnia Law, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Herbalife, CalHOPE and the LA Kings also in attendance. The NW Pad, located outside the NW stadium gate, will have the LA Times, the LA Galaxy Merch Truck and the Kinecta Ice Cream Truck activating on site for fans to interact with.

LA Galaxy Foundation
The LA Galaxy Foundation will be auctioning off player-signed adidas Royal 2023 MLS Works Kick Childhood Cancer x Marvel Pre-Match Tops. The online auction will open on Saturday, September 30 at 3:30 p.m. PT and will close at the 75th minute of the match. Fans can text GALAXY to 76278 to bid. The Hero of the Match is Gunnery Sergeant Stephanie A. Torres of the United States Marine Corps. Gunnery Sergeant Torres’ personal awards and decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Accommodation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with 4 gold stars in lieu of 5th award and the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal with 3 stars in lieu of 4th award. The Community Partner of the Match is Heart of Los Angeles, HOLA. Fans can check out HOLA at SoccerFest to learn more about how they help young people overcome barriers through integrated programs and personalized guidance.

LA Galaxy Playoff Push
Following the 3-3 come-from-behind draw on the road against Austin FC at Q2 Stadium on Sept 24, the LA Galaxy improved to 6-2-7 (32 GF, 27 GA) in their last 15 regular season matches played dating back to May 31. During that span, LA ranks tied for second in the league in goals scored with Atlanta United (32) behind only the Columbus Crew (35) and has lost the fewest games (2) in MLS. With five games remaining this season, the LA Galaxy (29 GP, 8-11-10, 34 PTS) sit in 13th place in the Western Conference standings and five points behind ninth place FC Dallas (29 GP, 10-10-9, 39 PTS) for the final playoff spot. The Galaxy enter Saturday’s match against the Portland Timbers holding an unbeaten record of 5-0-2 (16 GF, 9 GA) in seven regular-season matches played at home dating back to June 21.

Extra Time
DJ Eder Chedder will be performing for fans at Extra Time, the LA Galaxy’s post-match party in the American Express Stadium Club, following the game.

Bag Policy

Dignity Health Sports Park has a clear bag policy. We encourage you to avoid bringing a bag for a more efficient and contactless ingress experience. BAG POLICY | PROHIBITED ITEMS

Access Your Tickets

All tickets and parking are digital and will be accessible through the LA Galaxy App or AXS App (swiping a credit card or driver license will no longer be permitted). Fans should download the latest version of the LA Galaxy App or AXS App and log in prior to arriving at the stadium to ensure that their pre-purchased parking passes and tickets are accessible. For assistance, please call 1-877-3GALAXY.

Galaxy Express

The Galaxy Express offers fans free non-stop shuttles to and from Dignity Health Sports Park for every LA Galaxy home match and includes free parking at Del Amo Station or Harbor Gateway Transit Center.

The Galaxy Express shuttle will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, operating approximately every 10 minutes and running through the match’s 15th minute. Return trips will begin after the game and will run for 45 minutes. Parking is free at our two Galaxy Express pickup/drop-off locations:

Harbor Gateway Transit Center - 731 W. 182nd St. Gardena, CA 90248

Del Amo Station - 20220 Santa Fe Ave. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

See more information about the Galaxy Express here.

Stadium Parking

Fans parking onsite are encouraged to arrive early.

(Please be advised that credit/debit card will be the only form of payment accepted when purchasing parking onsite.)


Throughout the match, fans will be able to order concessions through the LA Galaxy App and have them ready for pick-up at designated concession stands. Separate concession stands will offer walk-up purchasing.


The LA Galaxy Team Store inside the stadium located in the main plaza near SoccerFest will be open on gameday.

Season Ticket Members can apply their discount at checkout by scanning the QR code at the entrance of the LA Galaxy Team Stores and logging in with the primary email address on their account. The discount barcode will then appear and can be added to your phone's digital wallet.

Cashless Experience

Dignity Health Sports Park has provided reverse ATMs to convert cash to prepaid cards, which you will be able to use outside the stadium as well. Reverse ATMs are located in Legends Plaza outside of the stadium and on the East and West Concourses inside the stadium.

Need Assistance During the Game?

Assistance is only a text away! Fans can text 502-4ASSIST (502-427-7478) during LA Galaxy games for any situations requiring additional assistance. You can visit our virtual assistant here for any non-urgent stadium questions, such as event policies or ticketing questions.

Please visit our FAQ page or email us at

Plan Your Gameday

Find your way around the stadium with our interactive stadium map.

LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers

September 30, 2023

3:30 p.m. PT: All Parking Gates Open

6:00 p.m. PT: Stadium Gates Open

6:00 p.m. PT: Galaxy Express Begins Running

7:30 p.m. PT: LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers

9:45 p.m. PT: Fireworks