This year’s Overwatch League Grand Finals are taking place on September 29 in The City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia, PA. This match, pitting the San Francisco Shock against the Vancouver Titans, is a culmination of an entire season’s working and grinding for both teams. For such an important single match, fans will likely be coming in from all over the globe to see the action unfold.
Despite the Sunday start time, there is going to be plenty to do for fans leading up to the event. This itinerary will provide a litany of OWL-related options for the several days leading up to the event and will give fans all the tools they’ll need to enjoy the full Grand Finals experience.
Wednesday, Sept. 25
Fusion Arena Groundbreaking Ceremony
When: 1:30 pm
Where: 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA.
Thursday, Sept. 26
Plat Chat and The Four Heads Live
When: 7:00 pm
Where: 908a North 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA.
The Four Heads and Plat Chat, OWL podcasts hosted by several members of the OWL broadcast team, will be taping their Grand Final preview podcast live from Localhost Philadelphia. Ticket packages include upgrades that allow fans to ask questions during a Q&A and even challenge Bren to a 1v1. All in all, it should be incredibly entertaining.
Four Heads and Plat Chat are doing a LIVE show to preview the Grand Finals!
Thursday 26th at 7PM, live from LocalHost in Philadelphia
— Josh Wilkinson (@SideshowGaming) September 19, 2019
Saturday, Sept. 28
Mitchell & Ness x OWL Meet and Greet With Exclusive Merch
When: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: 1201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Martin Garrix Concert
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Wells Fargo Center Outdoor Complex
In the name of #OWL2019 🎶😉
— Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) September 19, 2019
Sunday, Sept. 29
When: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Wells Fargo Event Center, Parking Lot G (Between Wells Fargo Center and XFINITY Live!)
This will be the place to be for pregame. It will feature a DJ, merchandise and lots of exciting giveaways from OWL’s partnering sponsors. Doors open to the Wells Fargo Arena at 1:00 pm for those wanting to get seated early. Attending this event will get you to the arena early so that parking and traffic are less of an issue.
ZEDD & Questlove Pre-Show Performance
When: 2:30 pm
Where: Wells Fargo Event Center
It was previously announced that ZEDD would be performing at this year’s Grand Finals, but now he will not be alone. Questlove of The Roots will also be joining him as the DJ for the event, making this year’s musical lineup one for the ages.
11 days to Philadelphia! Who else is listening to @Zedd on repeat?
Catch him IRL September 29 at 2:30pm EST! 🎶 Finals to follow at 3pm #OWL2019
— Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) September 18, 2019
Grand Finals Match: Shock vs Titans
When: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Wells Fargo Event Center
Attending the event live at the Wells Fargo Event Center is what fans traveling in from all around the world are coming to see. But, if you’re stuck watching at home, don’t fret. Fans can earn these amazing sprays and icons for streaming the event on Twitch.
Enjoy the City!
There’s plenty more to do in Philadelphia during your stay, however brief it may be. Cost-effective ideas include seeing the many historical museums the city has to offer, attending a Phillies game, or stopping by the filming location of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Paddy’s Pub. Grab a cheesesteak while you’re at it (just don’t get the kind with cheese wiz, go for provolone).
So, whether you’re going alone or with friends, everyone from The Game Haus hopes that this can be a fun and exciting way to experience all the OWL has to offer on it’s biggest stage.
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