Mar 22, 2024 - Sports

Women's soccer fans are pushing Spirit ticket prices up

 The Washington Spirit pose in black CVS-branded uniforms at Audi Field

D.C.'s women's soccer team at Audi Field. Photo: Brad Smith, ISI Photos, Getty Images

Interest in the National Women's Soccer League has grown significantly since last year, according to new data from Vivid Seats.

📈 By the numbers: The average price of a NWSL ticket is up 49% compared to last season.

  • In 2023, tickets sold for an average of $51; this year, they're going for $76.

Zoom in: Washington Spirit tickets are up 11% this season, going for an average of $69.

🚗 Spirit fans are on average traveling 75% farther to catch a match this season compared to last season — an impressive 263 miles.

What's next: No need to go far — the Spirit's home opener against Bay FC is at Audi Field this Saturday at 7:30pm, followed by a Sunday afternoon match against the Utah Royals.

avatar

Get more local stories in your inbox with Axios Washington D.C..

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Washington D.C. stories

No stories could be found

Washington D.C.postcard

Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Washington D.C..

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more