Pub to Pitch

Avoid the hassle of driving and take the Pub To Pitch bus to the next Chicago Fire match! Each matchday, the Fire will host a pre-bus tailgate with special offers at one or more of our pub partners in the city. Enjoy a pre-game pint with your friends before hopping on the round trip bus right outside any of the pubs below. Click here to locate your nearest pub. Click here to view bus schedule.

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Additional info:

  • Bus riders will receive an e-mail with full details about their Pub to Pitch bus ticket at least one day in advance of every matchday, including bus departure times, pre-bus tailgate info, and more.
  • Pub To Pitch bus riders are invited to enjoy special discounts on food and drinks at the pub before the bus departs for Toyota Park. Stay tuned for special pre-bus events and offers.
  • Bus riders are invited to tailgate with Section 8 Chicago, the club's official supporters section, before gates open at Toyota Park (donations appreciated).
  • Buses open to all ages
  • On April 19th, the Chicago Fire will host a doubleheader with the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park. All Pub To Pitch buses will run from the regular routes both before and after the Fire vs. Revolution match (3 p.m. kick off), but additional buses will leave from Toyota Park at the conclusion of the Red Stars vs. WNY Flash match (5:45 p.m. kick-off) for those interested in attending both matches.
  • All Pub To Pitch tickets for April 19th can be purchased at the regular link above, but those interested in riding back to the city following the Red Stars match must RSVP in advance by Clicking here and list which bar you would like to return to. (or respond to the pre-bus e-mail) The options include Cleos, Galway Arms, A.J. Hudson's and the Globe. All buses will leave 20 minutes after the final whistle. For more information about the doubleheader, click here.
  • 888-MLS-FIRE or email


  AJ Hudson's Atlantic Bar Cleos Fado Galway Arms Globe Pub
4/19 vs. NE 12:15pm 12:15pm 12:45pm 12:45pm 12:45pm 12:30pm
5/3 vs. RSL 4:45pm 4:45pm 5:15pm 5:15pm 5:15pm 5:00pm
5/18 vs. SKC 11:15am 11:15am 11:45am 11:45am 11:45am 11:30am
6/1 vs. LA 12:15pm 12:15pm 12:45pm 12:45pm 12:45pm 12:30pm
6/7 vs. SEA 4:45pm 4:45pm 5:15pm 5:15pm 5:15pm 5:00pm

*Bus leaves Toyota Park 20 minutes after the final whistle.