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Matchday Guide: California State Fair Edition

By Republic FC Staff, 07/20/18, 6:30PM PDT


See what's different for this Saturday's match

Republic FC face off against Oklahoma City Energy FC on Saturday night, with the California State Fair in full swing next door. With the fair, there are some changes to entering Papa Murphy's Park.

Read below for what you need to know.


State Fair Hours

Main Gates and Main Park – 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Green Gate and Carnival – 11 a.m.- Midnight

Papa Murphy’s Park Gates and Box Office: 6:30 p.m.

Kickoff: 8 p.m.



Tickets to the match will also be your ticket into the California State Fair. Simply show your ticket at any of the gates to enter. If you plan on leaving and returning, please make sure to get a re-entry stamp on your way out.

If you are picking up your tickets, the Republic FC box office will not be open till 6:30 p.m. The box office will be located outside of the Green Gate, off to the side of the main box office.


Fans can enter the California State Fair with their match tickets through any of the California State Fair’s public gates. The closest gate to Papa Murphy’s Park is the Green Gate located by the carnival. Fans can enter the fair at any time on Saturday during operating hours. 

To enter Papa Murphy's Park, fans will enter on either side of the North Bleachers near the carnival. 


Parking is $15 CASH only at all lots. All lots are both for the State Fair and fans attending the match. There are no Republic FC-specific lots.  

The lot closest to Republic FC is Lot A, which you can enter off the Main Entrance on Exposition Blvd and Heritage Way. 

Bicycle parking is available at the Blue Gate, Main Gate and Gate 12.

Food and Beverage

Fans who head to the State Fair first are welcome to bring their food and beverages into Papa Murphy's Park. 

There will also be concessions inside of the stadium, as per usual. 


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