RFK Stadium

RFK Stadium

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, the historic D.C. sports venue that has entertained spectators with its crowd-pleasing sightlines since 1961, is affectionately known as “RFK” around the globe. The home turf for professional, collegiate and high school games during its history, RFK was the first major stadium designed specifically as a multisport facility for both football and baseball and is the current home for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United and the EagleBank Bowl. The host of top-selling concerts, charitable events and world-class sporting events, RFK Stadium has a capacity for 45,000+ visitors, features a natural grass playing field and has modern locker rooms, lounge areas and club rooms for private and group affairs.

Facts About RFK

  • Opened as the District of Columbia Stadium in 1961
  • Renamed Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in 1969
  • 45,000+ seating capacity
  • Natural grass playing field
  • Hall of Stars honoring local sports and entertainment greats
  • Modern locker rooms and lounge areas
  • Club rooms for private and group affairs
  • Metro accessible
  • Parking for over 10,000 cars
  • Open air arena for large-scale civic events

RFK Stadium – The Proud Home Of:

  • EagleBank Bowl
  • D.C. United
  • Washington Redskins
  • Washington Nationals
  • Washington Senators
  • Washington Freedom
  • 1994 FIFA World Cup
  • 1996 Summer Olympics
  • 2003 Women’s World Cup
  • MLS & MLB All-Star and Championship Games
  • NFL Conference Championship Games