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About Papa Murphy's Park

Owned and operated by Spectra, in partnership with Cal Expo, Papa Murphy's Park is a premier sports and entertainment venue located in Sacramento, California. The official home pitch of Sacramento Republic FC, Papa Murphy's Park is nestled in the grounds of Cal Expo and serves as a venue for dozens of soccer matches, as well as other sporting matches and concerts, year round.

The approximately $5 million privately funded facility is a private-public collaboration among Spectra, Republic FC and Cal Expo. In addition to the soccer pitch, Papa Murphy's Park features concessions, merchandise, VIP and field seating, state-of-the-art digital board, beer garden and activities for all ages.

To-date, Papa Murphy's Park has hosted a variety of prestigious international soccer teams, including C.D. Guadalajara (Chivas), Newcastle United and Rangers FC, as well as the United States, Samoa, Russia and Fiji men’s national rugby teams. Papa Murphy's Park has also hosted performing artists such as Weezer, Panic! at the Disco and Lindsey Stirling.

These types of events help make Sacramento a better place to live, work and play through music, sport and entertainment.

STADIUM INFO

Restrooms are located and available throughout the park

Restroom Locations:

  • Behind the Field Club, located at the North End of the Park.
  • Behind Sections 104 &105 in the between the North & South Market.
  • At the Entryway Plaza

Fans can purchase Republic FC merchandise and apparel at one of the kiosk locations throughout Papa Murphy's Park.

Merchandise Locations:

  • East Concourse behind section 111 
  • Entryway Plaza
  • North Market behind section 207 and section 208.

We are happy to provide the opportunity for fans to share a message on the scoreboard on game days. Requests must be made 72 hours in advance of the selected game. To submit a request, please complete the following form: message request form. 

Papa Murphy's Park features fixed and portable concession stands at the stadium, run and operated by Spectra. These stands feature traditional stadium favorites such as hot dogs, peanuts, soda and popcorn. In addition to these items, Papa Murphy's Park features pizza and a wide variety of rotating food trucks. Papa Murphy's Park also features a varied selection of local microbrews, import and domestic beer and other beverages. Non-alcoholic beverages include a variety of soft drinks and other refreshing drinks.

The First Aid Tent is located at the Northeast Corner of Papa Murphy’s Park behind between End D and Section 111. If you or someone in your group is experiencing a medical emergency please notify your nearest Guest Services Usher.

TICKETS

The Papa Murphy's Park Box Office is located at the Green Gate near Lot B. Hours on Matchday vary by event but are typically 60 minutes prior to kickoff. Fans may also purchase tickets to Republic FC matches in-person at the Republic FC Front Office and Team Store, located at 1050 20th St. Suite 200, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Walk up sales open 60-minutes prior to each match, depending on availability. Additionally, fans may purchase tickets at Ticketmaster.com.

To access frequently asked questions on tickets please visit us at sacrepublicfc.com/faqs

STADIUM FAQ

Papa Murphy’s Park is located on the grounds of Cal Expo.

You can enter the stadium through the Green Gate (located west of the Main Gate).

Northbound
Northbound drivers to Sacramento can take either Interstate 5 or Highway 99. From I-5, take the Capital City Freeway East exit from Downtown Sacramento, follow the signs to Reno. The Cal Expo exit is just Northeast of the American River. Highway 99 becomes the Capital City Freeway just North of the 12th Avenue exit. Continue over the river to Cal Expo.

Southbound
Southbound drivers to Sacramento can arrive via Interstate 5, Highway 99 or Highway 70. Highways 99 and 70 join I-5 just North of Sacramento. From I-5, take the I-80/Reno exit East and continue to the Capital City Freeway exit just past Watt Avenue. Continue toward downtown Sacramento until you reach the Cal Expo exit.

Eastbound
Eastbound travelers to Sacramento should take Interstate 80 to Sacramento, taking the Capital City Freeway exit in West Sacramento (following the signs to Lake Tahoe). Continue on Capital City Freeway, through downtown Sacramento and make the turnoff to Reno. The Cal Expo exit is just Northeast of the American River.

Westbound
Westbound travelers can take Interstate 80 or Highway 50 to Sacramento. From I-80, take the Capital City Freeway exit to Downtown Sacramento just beyond Madison Avenue. Continue to the Cal Expo exit. From Highway 50, take the Reno turnoff just past Stockton Boulevard to the Cal Expo exit just Northeast of the river.

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

Accessible parking spots are available closest to each admission gate.

The Green Gate (located west of the Main Gate) has general and disabled parking spaces in front of the Gate. Enter Parking Lot B to access the Green Gate.

Gates open 60 minutes prior to kickoff.

Parking lots open 3 hours before kickoff.

Parking at Papa Murphy's Park is $10 per day ($5 for motorcycles). Parking for the California State Fair and concerts at Papa Murphy’s Park are $15. Only CASH is accepted for parking payment at the gates.

Parking + Tailgate Access: $15

Purchase general parking and tailgate parking ahead of time HERE

Seats in sections 103-108 and 114-117 all have chair backs. 

Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are available at the Entry Plaza of Papa Murphy’s Park.

Walkout Kids
Check-in: 30-minutes prior to kickoff in the SW corner behind Section 101.
Pickup: Kids will meet their parents in the SW corner behind Section 101 immediately following pregame procession.

Community Spotlight
Check-in: 3 hours prior to kickoff at the Groups Tent located in the entryway plaza.

National Anthem
Check-in: 1.5 hours prior to kickoff at Section 110. 

Halftime Performance
Check-in: 1.5 hours prior to kickoff at the Season Ticket Member Tent.

Market Performance
Check-in: 1.5 hours prior to kickoff at the Groups Tent located in the entryway plaza.

Youth Parade
Check-in: At the Groups Tent located in the entryway plaza.

Flag Bearers
Check-in: 30 minutes prior to kickoff behind Section 120.
Pickup: Kids will meet their parents behind Section 120 immediately following pregame procession.

Ball Kids
Check-in: One hour prior to kickoff  at the Groups tent, located inside the Main Gate.
Pickup: Ball kids will meet their parents at the Groups tent immediately following the game

High-Five Tunnel Participants
Check-in: 30 minutes prior to kickoff in the SW corner behind Section 101.

Pickup: Kids will meet their parents in the SW corner behind Section 101 immediately following pregame procession.

T-shirt Toss
Check-in: At the 45’ at the Season Ticket Member Tent.

Soccer Circle of Excellence
Check-in: One hour prior to kickoff at the MLS Experience Tent. 

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