FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) — As Texas continues to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, FC Dallas announced that home matches at Toyota Stadium will be close to 100% capacity beginning with Dallas’ match against Minnesota United on June 19.
Capacity will remain slightly under 100% as a select number of seats at Toyota Stadium will remain unsold for the remainder of the season in order to comply with MLS seating restrictions. All fans will continue to be required to wear a face mask while inside Toyota Stadium unless they are actively eating or drinking.READ MORE: Tarrant County Public Health Director Talks With Concerned Moms About Kids, Classrooms And COVID-19
Capacity will continue to be capped at 50% for Dallas’ matches against the Houston Dynamo on May 8 and Real Salt Lake on May 22.READ MORE: At Least 10 Dead, More Than A Dozen Injured After Overloaded Van Carrying Migrants Crashes In South Texas
“We’ve had a successful start to the season from a fan experience standpoint and will continue to limit fan capacity for the rest of May,” said FC Dallas President Dan Hunt. “With the state of Texas now open at 100%, we’re confident in our ability to provide a safe, enjoyable experience in an open-air setting at Toyota Stadium.”MORE NEWS: 'Wow, There Goes The Ground': North Texan Wally Funk Shares Story Of Her Dream Journey Into Space
FC Dallas also announced theme nights and match-related promotions for the 13 home matches that will be at near capacity in 2021, highlighted by 3 Points Wednesdays and postgame fireworks.