LA Galaxy to face Fresno FC in Santa Barbara during 2018 preseason

The LA Galaxy will face USL side Fresno FC on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. PT at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara, California, as part of the team’s 2018 preseason campaign.

Tickets to the friendly are available online at or in person at various outlets in the Santa Barbara area. Pricing starts at $10 for youth and $15 for general admission. Ticket prices increase on match day to $15 and $20, respectively. The evening will also feature a preliminary match between the UCSB Gauchos Men’s soccer program and the Ventura County Fusion of the Player Development League (PDL) with a kick-off time of 5 p.m. PT.

LA Galaxy preseason commenced this week when players returned to StubHub Center for report date and physicals on Monday. Next week, the team will head to Tucson, Ariz. for a week of preseason training before returning to Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 5 for their last month of preseason. While in Arizona, the Galaxy will participate in the Mobile Mini Sun Cup, which features 11 MLS sides and USL side Phoenix Rising FC. The Galaxy will finish out preseason training with three exhibition matches, facing MLS sides New York City FC, San Jose Earthquakes and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. LA will host NYCFC at StubHub Center while facing the San Jose Earthquakes at Orange County Great Park in Irvine.

2018 LA Galaxy Season Ticket Members will receive access to the three LA Galaxy preseason exhibition games. Tickets to the Galaxy’s matches at StubHub Center against New York City FC (Feb. 10) and Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Feb. 24) are on sale now at The mezzanine level will be closed for the preseason matches. Galaxy Season Ticket Members with seats in the mezzanine can relocate seats to the lower level for these matches.

Pre-sale ticket outlets for the Galaxy’s preseason match in Santa Barbara can be found in the following cities: Santa Barbara (Xtreme Soccer, Taqueria y Carniceria Mayo’s, Aggressive Soccer, Super Cuca’s and Taqueria Rincon Alteño), Carpinteria (Taqueria Rincon Alteño and Puerto Vallarta Fashion & Services), Ventura (Puerto Vallarta Fashion & Services), Oxnard (Xtreme Soccer), Santa Maria (Soccer Express by Jason and Soccer Action USA), Lompoc (Lompoc Planet Soccer) and San Luis Obispo (Santa Cruz Taqueria Express).


LA Galaxy 2018 Preseason Schedule

Date Time (PT) Event Location
Monday, Jan. 22 -- Players report  
Sunday, Jan. 28 -- Depart for training in Tuscon, Ariz.  
Monday, Feb. 5 -- Return to Los Angeles  
Saturday, Feb. 10 7 p.m. LA Galaxy vs. NYCFC StubHub Center
Thursday, Feb. 15 7:30 p.m. LA Galaxy vs. Fresno FC Harder Stadium
Saturday, Feb. 17  2 p.m. LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes Orange County Great Park — Irvine, California
Saturday, Feb. 24 7 p.m. LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC StubHub Center


The LA Galaxy will open the 2018 MLS Season on Sunday, March 4 at StubHub Center against Portland Timbers (7 p.m. PT, FS1), presented by CHLA. Tickets to that match are on sale now, available here.