Talen Energy Stadium
Talen Energy Stadium, a state-of-the-art 18,500-seat Major League Soccer stadium, serves as home to Philadelphia Union. Public support from the State of Pennsylvania, Delaware County and the City of Chester reinforced private support for the mixed-use development, which is helping to drive a "renaissance on the river" in Chester. The stadium is located just five miles south of the Philadelphia International Airport at the southwest corner of the base of the Commodore Barry Bridge, with easy access to major roadways such as I-95, I-476, US-322 and PA-291. Additionally, the Northeast Corridor Amtrak, Conrail and SEPTA rail lines run two train platforms within a short distance from the site.
A multipurpose facility that has features 29 luxury suites, a full-service club restaurant and a built-in concert stage, Talen Energy Stadium is the ideal destination for any type of event. An expansive grass and promenade area surrounds the building and is perfect for tailgating and outdoor music festivals. The natural grass surface that covers the 120 x 75 yard field is suitable for soccer, as well as other sports such as football, lacrosse and rugby. The sideline roofs were designed to protect fans from the elements without obstructing the scenic view of the Commodore Barry Bridge and the Delaware River from their seats.
Since opening its doors on June 27, 2010, Talen Energy Stadium has hosted various collegiate soccer games, the “Battle of the Blue” featuring Villanova University and University of Delaware football, USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship, three installments of Army-Navy Cup, NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals and the 2012/2014 Big East Soccer Championship. In 2016, the stadium will host the Women's NCAA DI and DIII Lacrosse Championships, Army-Navy Cup V, and USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship for a fifth year, among other events.
Talen Energy Stadium has been recognized on multiple occasions, winning awards from Mid Atlantic Construction Magazine for “Best Sports/Recreation Project of the Year,” the Delaware County Planning Commission for outstanding land projects in the County and the NCS4 Facility Achievement Award that honors venues that excel in safety and security operations.
1 Stadium Drive
Chester, PA 19013