Highmark Stadium is a 5,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in Pittsburgh's Station Square which is home to Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC of the USL Championship. The stadium was also home to the Pittsburgh Rebellion women's football team for 2017. Three local colleges use the stadium for soccer, lacrosse and rugby, and six different local high schools will use the field for soccer and lacrosse. The $10.2 million project began with the demolishing and excavating of the former Trib Total Media Amphitheatre, building foundations for the scoreboard, light poles and grading foundations for the grandstands as well as the installation of underground utilities. The field surface is FIFA 2-star certified artificial turf, the highest rating that an artificial surface can achieve, one of only six fields in the country to earn that rating. Other fields to earn this rating in the United States include: Providence Park, CenturyLink Field, and Gillette Stadium, all of which house Major League Soccer franchises.Plan your visit to Highmark Stadium and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pittsburgh tour itinerary planner.
On August 1, 2015, the supporters' section was renamed the Paul Child Stand in honor of Pittsburgh soccer legend Paul Child.
About Highmark Stadium, Benjamin Zand of the BBC once said it is "[...]probably the most beautiful stadium I've ever seen." Highmark Stadium is notable for its picturesque albeit unusual layout, with the Monongahela River in close proximity to the field. As a result, during daytime broadcasts of Riverhound matches, the river serves as a backdrop for the action on the field.
Highmark Stadium Reviews
beautiful field, fun fan atmosphere, cheap tickets, great team. the field is seated along the river with downtown as the background. can’t find a better view to watch a game at more »
This is an intimate stadium. One side holds the fans. One end is for the die hard fans. The other end is food, apparel store, bar and club level. It's a nice size stadium with affordable beer and... more »
Love Highmark!! I came multiple times for Hounds games & a few concerts. The food & beverage selection is good & great prices. If you’re looking for a fun family night & experience I would recommend it. The view of the city in the background during a game is one of the best in the country.
It's a cool spot. I've been to soccer games and events there, but never a concert. Amazing view of the city skyline just across the river.
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