UEFA EURO 2024 in Munich: Opening match, Fan Zone, live bands, Public Viewing

The UEFA EURO 2024 in the host city of Munich is now less than 100 days away: On 14 June 2024, Germany will welcome Scotland for the opening match in the Munich Football Arena. Find out, which matches are still taking place in Munich and what the EURO Host City Events have to offer with the Fan Zone in the Olympic Park: Here you can find all the information about Host City Munich.

German national team coach Julian Nagelsmann standing next to the European Championships trophy
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German national coach Julian Nagelsmann at the draw for the European Championship groups

Action for everyone in the Host City Munich

Exactly 100 days before the opening match between Germany and Scotland, Host City Munich presented the supporting programme on 6 March under the motto "100 days to go". Here you can find out what highlights await you around the European Championships: from the fan zone in the Olympic Park with public viewing and live music to the colourful cultural programme in the city centre with lots of hands-on activities and much more.

UEFA EURO 2024: These six matches take place in Munich

The German national team will face Scotland in the opening match in the Munich Arena (14 June, 9 p.m.). The DFB team will also play against Hungary (19 June in Stuttgart) and Switzerland (23 June in Frankfurt) in Group A.

In addition to the opening match, a total of five other matches will take place in Munich, including a semi-final.

These are the matches in the Munich Arena:

Preliminary round:

  • 14 June, 9 p.m.: Germany - Scotland
  • 17 June, 3 p.m.: Romania - Ukraine
  • 20 June, 3 pm: Slovenia - Serbia
  • 25 June, 9 p.m.: Denmark - Serbia

Knockout round:

  • 2 July: round of 16
  • 9 July: semi-final

Country portraits: These teams are guests in Munich

Our country portraits take you on an international journey through Munich. Here you can find out how closely Munich and the host countries are interwoven, even outside of the European Football Championship: From a Scottish whisky vicar to Serbian title hunters and Danish architecture in the centre of the Bavarian capital.

Fan Zone Olympiapark with a colourful programme

Visualization of the fan zone in the Olympic Park: German audience with flags in front of a large screen
Fan Zone Olympiapark

It's not just at the six matches in the Munich Football Arena that you can get a taste of the European Championship atmosphere. From 14 June, the Fan Zone Olympiapark will be the center of football and entertainment. The centerpiece of the Fan Zone is the official Public Viewing area. All 51 European Championship matches will be broadcast live on the 120 square meter screen on the Olympic Lake.

There will also be a free 31-day programme with music, culture, art and lots of hands-on activities and sporting action. 30 bands will be playing live in the fan zone at the Olympic Lake. Plus: a mini football pitch, comedy shows, art activities, street dance, open-air cinema, workshops for children and much more.

Two days before the opening match, on June 12, 2024, the Fan Fest EURO 2024 will take place on the Theresienwiese. Ed Sheeran, Nelly Furtado and Dylan, among others, will perform in front of 90,000 fans.

UEFA EURO 2024: Tickets on the resale platform

UEFA has opened a resale platform for ticket sales for UEFA EURO 2024 in Germany, where fans can offer their tickets for resale. The tickets are offered for there in several time windows.

All information on ticket sales, prices from group matches to the final and the resale platform can be found here.

The mascot is the teddy bear Albärt

UEFA EURO mascot Albärt giving a thumbs up and stepping on a football
UEFA

The official mascot of UEFA EURO 2024 is a bear. Inspired by the teddy bear from Germany, it is intended to inspire young children in particular for the European Championship, soccer and its values. After a vote by fans and schoolchildren, he was christened Albärt.

Press area with contacts, press releases and images

All information for media representatives about Host City Munich at UEFA EURO 2024: contacts and image material for editorial use in the Host City Munich press portal.

EURO bus and tram travel through Munich

Tram in the colorful design of the UEFA EURO 2024
LHM/Michael Nagy
Between two volunteers (from left to right): Host City ambassador Dr. Felix Brych, MVG managing director Ingo Wortmann, sports officer Florian Kraus, sports mayor Verena Dietl and BFV vice president Silke Raml

In the run-up to UEFA EURO 2024, an MVG streetcar and a bus in EURO design are already spreading anticipation in the city. The streetcar and bus bear the inscriptions "6Spieledahoam", "June 14 to July 14 - UEFA EURO 2024" and "United by Football". Drawn fans can also be seen waving flags.

The two vehicles will be used on various routes throughout the city.

Video: EURO anticipation in Munich

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Historic first: Double pack for Host City Munich

The European Championship trophy stands in front of the Munich Victory Gate in sunny weather
Referat für Bildung und Sport/Tobias Hase

EURO double pack for the sports city of Munich: As the only host city of UEFA EURO 2020, the Bavarian state capital will also be able to stage matches at the 2024 European Football Championship. To the delight of all football fans, Munich is one of a total of ten venues in Germany.

The ball will also roll in Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Gelsenkirchen, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Frankfurt for the first all-German European Championship. Before reunification, Germany hosted the continental soccer tournament in 1988.

How sustainable the UEFA EURO 2024 will be

UEFA EURO 2024 should not only set standards in terms of sport, but also in terms of sustainability. To achieve this, a sustainability concept has been developed for the European Football Championships. Here you can find out what measures Host City Munich is implementing in the Fan Zone and around the games.

Dr. Felix Brych and Kathrin Lehmann Ambassadors of Host City Munich

Munich referee Dr. Felix Brych represents his home city as an official ambassador and supports it in its preparations for UEFA EURO 2024. The multi-award-winning referee has been active in the Bundesliga since 2004 and is involved in youth work and popular sports.

Former professional athlete and Munich resident Kathrin "Ka" Lehmann is a local ambassador for UEFA EURO 2024. The former professional footballer and professional ice hockey player is committed to promoting sustainability, diversity and tolerance as well as the positive economic impact of the major sporting event.

Munich Host City Logo presented

Logo of the host city Munich at UEFA EURO 2024 with the towers of the Frauenkirche

October 2021 saw the launch of the official host city logos in preparation for UEFA EURO 2024. The mayor of Munich at the time, Katrin Habenschaden, presented the Munich logo with the striking Frauenkirche and the Henri Delaunay Cup.

On behalf of the Department of Education and Sport

This article about the UEFA EURO 2024 in the host city of Munich, one of 10 host cities of the European Football Championship in Germany, was commissioned by the Department of Education and Sport (RBS). The content was coordinated between the RBS and muenchen.de, the official city portal.