The new American Legion Memorial Stadium lies in the heart of the Elizabeth neighborhood next to a growing Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) campus. The stadium is walking distance from the soon-to-be expanded CATS Gold Line, Devil's Logic Brewing, and the Charlotte Independence Front Office.
Families, friends and soccer fans from the Charlotte community are invited to attend the unveiling of the all new $40 million American Legion Memorial Stadium. Throughout the two year project, improvements were made to the field to accommodate football, soccer, lacrosse and other community events like concerts and festivals. Iconic features, like the beloved rock wall and ticket office architecture, have been preserved and highlighted in the new venue.
After 83 years, and a $40 million rebuild, the new American Legion Memorial Stadium has the promise to be one of the best soccer specific and multipurpose sports and entertainment venues in the country. The venue will seat approximately 10,500 soccer fans and host a variety of community events including concerts, high school and collegiate athletics, and lifestyle festivals. Additionally, visitors will enter through a memorial plaza which recognizes the significance of the stadium and honors the local Charlotte veterans of World War I.
Below you will see a map detailing the amenities at the all-new American Legion Memorial Stadium. You’ll find plenty of concession stands, restrooms, fan services and other amenities provided for your comfort. Other fan amenities include:
Without Corporate Partners we are not able to bring the very best experience to our fans. We hope that you'll thank these fine companies and brands that have partnered with American Legion Memorial Stadium to make it one of the best multi-sport and multi-purpose stadiums in the state, region and country.
American Legion Memorial Stadium is a historical monument opened in 1936 as a Works Progress Administration project, dedicated to and honoring the local Charlotte soldiers of World War I. Shortly after construction, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visited the new stadium.
Over the years, the venue hosted concerts, community events, and sporting events ranging from Rick Flair and wrestling to the 1981 Carolina Lightnin’ in the American Soccer League Championship game. From 1937 to 2000, the stadium hosted the annual Shrine Bowl, showcasing top high school football players from North Carolina and South Carolina. Since 2012, the Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse has called the stadium home.