Kansas City to Host Six FIFA World Cup 26 Matches

FIFA announces Kansas City will host six matches for the World Cup 2026.

Posted February 5, 2024

The match schedule for the FIFA World Cup 2026 was announced Sunday and unveiled what matches Kansas City will host.

Kansas City will host six games at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, according to the schedule.

Kansas City is hosting four group stage matches on Tuesday, June 16; Saturday, June 20; Thursday, June 25 and Saturday, June 27.

The next match will be played on July 3 as part of the round of 32 tournament.

Finally, Kansas City will set the stage for the final match of the quarter-finals on Saturday, July 11.

FIFA World Cup 2026 matches will be divided into three regions across Mexico, Canada and the United States. Kansas City is part of the central region and which also includes Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Houston and Dallas. Dallas will host the most matches of any host city with a total of nine.

“Confirmation of the match schedule for the FIFA World Cup 26 provides critical information that will inform our planning and decision-making in the months to follow,” executive director of KC2026, Katherine Holland said in a release. “As the Heart of America, Kansas City is thrilled to have the opportunity to host a quarterfinal match and we look forward to creating an unparalleled fan experience for visitors from around the world.”

Host cities can expect up to $620 million in incremental economic activity as a result of World Cup matches, according to a City of KCMO release.

View the full FIFA World Cup 2026 match schedule, here.