Groundbreaking on as scheduled

Although severe weather is predicted for Friday, the Dynamo expect stadium groundbreaking to continue as scheduled Saturday afternoon. Weather forecasts call for sunshine and a 0 percent chance of precipitation on Saturday, with high temperatures climbing into the mid-50s. The Dynamo groundbreaking, scheduled for 2-4 p.m. at the stadium site two blocks east of U.S. Highway 59, remains on schedule.

More information on the Dynamo stadium is available at DynamoStadium.com.

Groundbreaking celebration:

Event begins at 2 p.m. at corner of Rusk & Bastrop. Fans are advised to park in lots B and C on Texas Ave. between Bastrop and Chartres (marked in purple on the adjacent map), then follow marked signs to the ceremony site. The groundbreaking ceremony will begin shortly before 3 p.m. Please arrive early to make sure you are a part of this historic moment!

Groundbreaking activities:

Budweiser Beer Garden – Dynamo Season Ticket Holders can enjoy access to the Budweiser beer garden for free refreshments and food.
Dynamo Dig – Take home a small bag of dirt from the groundbreaking site. Free commemorative bags are provided!
Dynamo PK – Be one of the first to kick a goal in the new stadium.
Kids Zone – For the young and young at heart, try your hand (or foot) at the Dynamo goal kick, inflatable soccer field, bounce house, and other interactive activities.
Dynamo Center Circle – A perfect photo op! Take your picture at the exact spot of the center circle in the new stadium.
Curb Games – Play the newest soccer video games and more.
AT&T Soccer Challenge – Do you have the skill of Brian Ching or Brad Davis? Test out your soccer skills at the AT&T Soccer Challenge.
Greenstar Recycling Education – Learn about recycling in our newest jersey partner’s mobile education unit. See how you can make a difference and become more environmentally conscious.  

Plus you can enjoy free food and snacks from Dynamo sponsors such as Mambo Seafood, General Mills, Snapple, and more!

Groundbreaking Ceremony:

The groundbreaking Ceremony will take place just before 3 p.m. Special guests include

AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke
Dynamo equity partner Oscar De La Hoya
Houston Mayor Annise Parker
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
MLS President Mark Abbott
Dynamo Captain Brian Ching
All Dynamo players