The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be coming through Philadelphia. Announced just moments ago FIFA has selected Philadelphia out of 26 US cities. This will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men’s association football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will be jointly hosted by 16 cities in three North American countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States. This is the first time since 1994 the World Cup will return to North America.
The host cities for the US are:
PHILADELPHIA (Lincoln Financial Field)
ATLANTA (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)
BOSTON (Gillette Stadium)
DALLAS (AT&T Stadium)
HOUSTON (NRG Stadium)
KANAS CITY (Arrowhead Stadium)
LOS ANGELES (SOFi Stadium)
MIAMI (Hard Rock Stadium)
NEW JERSEY (Metlife Stadium)
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA (Levi Stadium)
SEATTLE (Lumen Field)
The 2022 World Cup, taking place in host nation Qatar later this year, that will begin on Nov. 21 and run through Dec. 18.
Also in July of 2026 Philadelphia will host the MLB All-Star Game and week of festivities.