Frisco, TX (June 1, 2022) – From Y’All Means All Night and honoring Juneteenth to Pride-themed pre-match training tops, FC Dallas will have a variety of activations in June to recognize Pride month and Juneteenth. Full details of FC Dallas’ June events can be found at FCDallas.com/Pride.
Y’all Means All Night + Honoring Juneteenth – June 18 vs Vancouver Whitecaps
FC Dallas’ match against Vancouver celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion with its annual Y’all Means All Night which honors the LGBTQIA+ community. The night will also recognize Juneteenth, which is a June 19th federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of Black slaves.
- Elements throughout Toyota Stadium will transform to showcase inclusivity by recognizing Pride Month and honoring Juneteenth.
- FC Dallas players will participate in Juneteenth educational programming and content that will be featured throughout the stadium and on FC Dallas’ social media channels.
- The Sweet Tooth Motel, balloon wall and other installations will support inclusivity with Pride-themed designs and color schemes.
Pre-Match Pride Training Tops
In celebration of soccer uniting all of us, FC Dallas and Major League Soccer are once again sporting Pride training tops in 2022. On Saturday, June 18 against the Vancouver Whitecaps, FC Dallas will wear limited edition pre-match warmup tops in support of the LGBTQIA+ community. The tops features a geometric pattern that fades from black into different colors of the rainbow. The FC Dallas Foundation will auction the player-worn and autographed Pride-themed tops through the DASH auction app with proceeds benefiting Dallas Hope Charities.
Juneteenth-inspired Jersey Numbers
Dallas and Vancouver, along with all MLS teams, will wear jerseys featuring Juneteenth-inspired numbers the weekend of June 18-20. Fanatics will auction its authentic player-worn jerseys following the match. Proceeds from FC Dallas’ jerseys will benefit Dallas’ S.M. Wright Foundation.
Dallas Pride Festival
FC Dallas will support the annual Dallas Pride Festival when it returns to Fair Park on Saturday, June 4th from 11am to 6pm. The FC Dallas Soccer Tour Activation, driven by Toyota, will be on site with games, prizes and other giveaways! The Dallas Pride Festival will include games, entertainment, bounce houses, face painters, vendor booths and much more.
Tickets to the Dallas Pride Festival can be purchased here.