Light Up The Bay 7.4 is just two days away.
Tickets are still available by calling the FC Tampa Bay ticket office at 813-287-1539 or by clicking here.
Of course on the field, one of the NASL's most intense rivalries will take center stage as FC Tampa Bay and Ft. Lauderdale kick off at 6 p.m. But here are some of the highlights off the field for Monday night.
After the game, fans are invited to remain at Al Lang Stadium and enjoy the City of St. Petersburg 4th of July Fireworks show! Those interested can view the show from either the outfield at Al Lang Stadium or in downtown St. Petersburg.
Unveiling of new NASL Soccer Ball:
This game marks the debut of the brand new NASL match ball, which will be used throughout the remainder of the 2011 NASL season and the playoffs. This NASL match ball was specifically designed for the league by Joma and its red-white-and-blue color scheme and star pattern reflect the iconic heritage of the league.
Celebrate Independence with some Buds! Come out and get your Commemorative Bud Can, on sale for $3 inside the stadium all night long.
Make sure to arrive early for the festivities. The parking lots and garages in and around Al Lang Stadium open at 10 a.m. and parking costs $10 during the July 4th holiday.
Former Rowdies Players Winston DuBose and Refik Kozic will be signing autographs on the concourse from 5:15 pm- 5:45 pm.
FC Tampa Bay Sponsors On Display:
GMC Buick will be displaying a car in front of Al Lang Stadium and the United World Soccer merchandise trailer will be there as well! Heartbeat International will be on site with a tent in front of the stadium.
Pre-Game Car Showing:
NASCAR, Coca-Cola, and HMSHost will be tailgating before the game and showcasing the Coca-Cola NASCAR display car for fans! Come check out this speed demon up close and personal in front of Al Lang Stadium! You can take pictures and strike your favorite "Checkered Flag" pose.
102.5 The Bone will be live in front of Al Lang Stadium prior to kickoff with music and giveaways.
Two former Rowdies players and two lucky fans will be competing in the Budweiser Keg Roll contest during halftime.