No FC Cincinnati tickets? Here's where to watch the team take on the New York Red Bulls

Posted at 11:58 AM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 14:40:23-04

CINCINNATI -- If you didn't score tickets to watch FC Cincinnati play the New York Red Bulls Tuesday night at Nippert Stadium, don't worry.

There are plenty of places to cheer on the Queen City's Cinderella soccer team in its U.S. Open Cup semifinal game, set to start at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Check out this roundup of FC Cincinnati watch parties around Greater Cincinnati.

Fountain Square FC Cincinnati Watch Party

This is perhaps the largest public gathering spot to cheer FC Cincinnati outside of Nippert Stadium. Fountain Square will broadcast the game on the big screen. The square's bar will be open, and DJ Diamond will spin music from 5 p.m. until the game begins. The party will continue until the action on Nippert's field ends.

5-10 p.m. Tuesday. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. For more information visit the event Facebook page.

Brink Brewing Co.

This College Hill brewery will open at 5 p.m. to ensure everyone has plenty of time to find a seat and a favorite pint of beer before the semifinal game begins. The brewery will stay open until the game ends.

Opens 5 p.m. Tuesday. Brink Brewing Co., 5905 Hamilton Ave., College Hill. For more information visit the event Facebook page.

Higher Gravity

Higher Gravity, the newest bar in Northside, will serve craft beer and drink specials from 7-11 p.m. Higher Gravity's owners also promise their cheese coneys, made from a private Cincinnati chili recipe, are some of the best in town. 

7-11 p.m. Tuesday. Higher Gravity, 4106 Hamilton Ave., Northside. For more information visit the event Facebook page.

Streetside Brewery

Streetside Brewery will open its doors at 4 p.m. to host an FC Cincinnati watch party with a twist. The brewery, which is usually closed on Tuesdays, has partnered with the SandAngel Foundation for a special Brews and Backpack event during the party: Anyone who donates school supplies will receive a free pretzel coupon. Happy hour will run from 4-8 p.m. with $4 pints and $6 snifters, and complimentary pizza also will be served.  

Opens at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Streetside Brewery, 4003 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum. For more information visit Streetside’s Facebook page.

Wooden Cask Brewing Co.

This Newport craft brewery will serve cold beers and broadcast the game. 

8-10 p.m. Tuesday. Wooden Cask Brewing Co., 629 York St., Newport. For more information visit the event Facebook page. 

MadTree Brewing

MadTree promises plenty of blue gear on hand to cheer on FC Cincinnati while the game plays on all taproom televisions from 8-10 p.m. MadTree also will host its first Ping Pong Tuesday tournament in its taproom, so fans can get a little competitive before the soccer game.

11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday. MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley. For more information visit the event Facebook page.


If you can't make it to any of these special events check out the map below for a list and the location of FC Cincinnati's official "pub partners."