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Eight matches including the FINAL will be played at MetLife Stadium!

FIFA World Cup 26™ fever is high so make your plans for attending all 8 matches, including the FINAL Match right here at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.




Here is the schedule for those eight MetLife matches:
FIFA World Cup 26™ Group Stage Fixtures

  • Saturday, June 13, 2026 – Match 7
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2026 – Match 17
  • Monday, June 22, 2026 – Match 41
  • Thursday, June 25, 2026 – Match 56
  • Saturday, June 27, 2026 – Match 67

FIFA World Cup 26™ – Round of 32 Fixtures

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2026 – Match 77

FIFA World Cup 26™ – Round of 16 Fixtures

  • Sunday, July 5, 2026 – Match 91

FIFA World Cup 26™ – Quarter-Final Fixtures, Semi-Final Fixtures and Bronze Final
None in New Jersey

FIFA World Cup 26™ Final Match
Sunday, July 19, 2026 – Match 104

The official FIFA World Cup 2026™ match schedule was announced on February 4th, 2024, where we learned that New York New Jersey will host eight matches total at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, which is a huge honor for us in Hudson County, NJ. The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy will be raised at the Final Match on Sunday, July 19th, 2026 in New Jersey, and we are already preparing to welcome you!


Where else will the games be held?
Eleven U.S. destinations will host the games, including New York New Jersey. Though you may see “New York New Jersey” listed as the host site online (including on official FIFA announcements), know that the games will not actually take place in New York, they will take place right here in New Jersey at MetLife Stadium. Fan activations will take place across New Jersey and New York City. Other U.S. host cities include Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Kansas City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Miami. As per the agreement with FIFA the stadium will be temporarily renamed during the matches-New York New Jersey Stadium.

Where to stay
We have dozens of options for accommodations that would be perfect for a World Cup visit, including the Hyatt Place Secaucus MeadowlandsAloft Secaucus Meadowlands, and the 4-star Harmony Suites in Secaucus.

Action-packed Jersey City, which affords stunning views of Manhattan, is also an excellent place to stay. For more local hotel options to inspire your planning, explore visithudson.org

For more Hudson County itinerary inspiration, head to visithudson.org for Tiny TripsGroup Tour ideasHotels, and more.



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