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Get swept up in the electric energy of the Philadelphia Union crowd when you cheer on your favorite MLS team at Chester PA's Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park)! Located just off I-95 and five miles north of our Claymont hotel, the modern, riverfront stadium is the home of the Philadelphia Union and hosts a variety of concerts and sporting events throughout the year. Whether you're planning an MLS stadium tour, attending a music festival, or just coming in from Philly for a Union game, the Crowne Plaza Wilmington North is the perfect home base for your upcoming visit to the Talen Energy Stadium.

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Philadelphia Union Accommodations

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Feel at home during your Philly Union adventure when you stay at the Crowne Plaza Wilmington North! Before your event, pre-game at the on-site Embers Lounge, catch up on the latest MLS news and stats with free WiFi, and decompress after an epic night of cheering in your comfortable, modern hotel room. Book your room with us and enjoy:

  • Comfortable, Quiet Accommodations
  • A Quick, Five-Minute Drive to the Stadium
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Hotel Parking
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • On-Site Fitness Center

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Talen Energy Stadium Overview

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Formerly known as PPL Park, the Talen Energy Stadium acts primarily as the home of the Philadelphia Union. Since the stadium was designed to host professional soccer, the stands offer some of the best sightlines in the MLS, and there isn't a bad seat in the house. In addition to the Philadelphia Union, the modern, 18,500 seat stadium also hosts summer concerts, the annual Major League Ultimate championship, professional rugby contests, and a variety of other outdoor events throughout the year.

Quick Facts

  • Address: 1 Stadium Dr, Chester, PA 19013
  • Soccer Capacity: 18,500
  • Concert Capacity: 26,000
  • Year Built: 2010
  • Parking: $20 for Union Games, Prices Vary for Other Events
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail
  • Concessions: Chickie's & Pete's, Dogfish Head, and more!

Home of the Philadelphia Union

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Put on your blue and gold, embrace your inner hooligan, and cheer on the Philadelphia Union in their quest for the 2017 MLS Cup at the Talen Energy Stadium! Since their inaugural season in 2010, the Philadelphia Union has called PPL Park home. Over the years, the Union has hosted thrilling MLS action against the DC United, New York Red Bulls, and over a dozen other league rivals. While the Union has yet to capture the coveted MLS Cup, team leaders like Sébastien Le Toux, Jack McInerney, and Chris Pontius have established an esteemed pedigree for Philly's favorite futbol franchise.

Where to Sit

Since the Talen Energy Stadium was designed for professional soccer, there isn't a bad seat in the house. The stadium offers amazing sightlines for every drop ball and penalty kick and features beautiful riverside views of the Commodore Barry Bridge. For the ultimate Union fan experience, make sure to sit on the River End to cheer on the home team with the raucous and rowdy Sons of Ben super-hooligans!

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This season, don't miss your chance to see the Eastern Conference's most promising team in pursuit of their first league title! Buy your tickets in advance, book your hotel room, and get ready for an unforgettable soccer getaway!

Other Events at Talen Energy Stadium

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In addition to hosting the Philadelphia Union, Talen Energy Stadium also features a variety of concerts and sporting events throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Some of the stadium's most popular events include:

  • Rock Allegiance Festival
  • NCAA Lacrosse Championships
  • Annual Major League Ultimate Championship
  • The Army Navy Cup
  • Annual Collegiate Annual Championships

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Talen Energy Stadium Calendar

Don't miss the chance to feel the electric atmosphere of the Talen Energy Stadium during the 2017 Philadelphia Union season! Whether you're cheering on the home team or traveling from across the country to support your local colors, you'll love the energy and views of the stadium. Take a look at the Union's 2017 schedule and start planning your next soccer vacation!

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Gameday Dining

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Stadium Concessions

PPL Park features some of the most iconic dishes from Philly, New York, and New Jersey. During the game, concert, or event, grab yourself a cheesesteak from Chickie's Pete's and a bag of Herr's chips and wash it down with a fresh-brewed IPA from Delaware's own Dogfish Head Brewery!

On-Site Dining

Don't feel paying stadium prices for crabfries and pretzels? Treat yourself cheesesteak wontons, creative burger options, and happy hour drink specials at Embers restaurant and lounge before your event. After an electric game at park, come back, wind down a roast pork sandwich and a beer, and hash out the highs and lows of the Union game.

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Parking at Talen Energy Stadium

Parking Prices

Parking at Talen Energy Stadium varies based upon the type of event. For Philly Union games, parking generally costs $20.00 per car and can be purchased ahead of time. Prices vary for concerts, rugby games, and other events.


Pack your grill and coolers for an afternoon of tailgating at Talen Energy Stadium. The lots typically open five hours before game time, and glass bottles are not allowed.

Stadium Traffic

Don't get stuck in post game traffic! To minimize the time getting out of the stadium, park in lot C. The walk from your car to the park will be longer, but you will significantly shorten your trip back to the hotel.

Directions to the Stadium

Getting to the stadium from the Crowne Plaza Wilmington North is a breeze! If you're driving to the game, take I-95 North to US-322 towards Commodore Barry Bridge. It's about a five minute drive, and parking is always free at our Claymont hotel!

Public Transportation

The stadium is also easily accessible via public transportation. The bus picks up a half mile from the hotel at Tri State Mall, drops you off at the stadium, and takes about a half hour. You can also take the train from Claymont Septa Station to Highland Avenue and hop on the free stadium shuttle to the park. The train takes around an hour.

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