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D.C. United will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a “Noche Latina” night on Saturday, October 13 at Audi Field when the Black-and-Red take on FC Dallas at 5 PM. Aimed at celebrating the growing diversity found in the D.C. metropolitan region, Noche Latina will include an array of special pregame and in-stadium festivities and activities of Latino cultures.

Pregame - Fan Plaza

  • Live music: Head to Audi Field early to enjoy live music in the Fan Plaza from Salvadoran band La Banda Pulgarcito USA.

In-game features

  • Flag procession: Prior to kickoff, Audi Field will feature a flag procession with flags representing the countries of every Latino player on the Black-and-Red's roster.
  • National Anthem: Special guest and former La Voz Kids contestant Samantha Rios will perform the National Anthem.
  • PA announcements: There will be a guest PA announcer to introduce players in Spanish and provide Spanish language announcements throughout the night.
  • Student recognition: Ten students from Annandale High School, who recently took part in a Rompe Las Barreras Hispanic Heritage Month shadow program sponsored by MLS and Southern New Hampshire University, will be recognized on-field before the match. 
  • Concessions: Fans are encouraged to visit the concession stands at Audi Field to taste its traditional Hispanic food offerings, including Salvadoran pupusas, Mexican tacos and elotes, and Venezuelan arepas.
  • Club menus: Audi Field concessionaire Levy will provide a Latin-themed menu for fans in the EagleBank and Heineken Club areas.
  • Music: A Latin-themed musical playlist will play throughout the match.

Hispanic Heritage D.C. United t-shirt

  • In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the D.C. United Club Shop will feature two Hispanic heritage themed t-shirts. The t-shirts are on sale now, while supplies last.
United to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Noche Latina” at Audi Field  -
United to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Noche Latina” at Audi Field  -

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