Sheffield UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Fan Parties

Sheffield is all set for its biggest WEURO2022 celebration yet, as the city prepares to welcome England’s Lionesses for the tournament’s first Semi-Final fixture, at Bramall Lane on Tuesday 26 July.

  • Fan Party to open at earlier time of 12pm
  • Activities extended to Peace Gardens
  • Large screen on Devonshire Green will show live BBC broadcast of the Semi-Final at 8pm

After topping Group A and winning a tense quarter-final clash against Spain, the Lionesses will play in Sheffield, against Sweden, to a sold-out stadium of more than 30,000 people.

Pre-match build-up will include Sheffield’s most exciting Fan Party yet – extended from Devonshire Green to include the Peace Gardens to allow more people to get involved, and starting at the earlier time of 12pm.

A large screen will also be showing the live BBC broadcast of the game at 8pm on Devonshire Green so that the city can come together to watch the action.

The WEURO2022 cultural programme will also be brought to life during the Fan Party with UK Centre for Carnival Arts bringing football inspired costumes parading the city centre, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra putting on pop-up performances of the WEURO2022 anthem.

More info on Sheffield Fan Parties can be found here.

More info from the UEFA Event Guide can be found here.

Fan Walk Road Closures

As fans take part in their Fan Walk to the stadium, some road closures will be in place to support a safe journey to Bramall Lane. Disruption will be kept to a minimum, with roads reopening once the Fan Walk has safely passed by.

Find out more here.

Sheffield Fan Party – Tuesday 26 July

All WEURO Fan Parties are neutral zones where fans from all nations can come together to enjoy pre-match excitement.

Location and timings

Main site: Devonshire Green, 12pm-11pm

  • Entertainment from the stage from 12pm-8pm
  • Football activities from 12pm-6pm
  • Food and drinks stalls and bar from 12pm-11pm
  • Semi-final live screening at 8pm

Additional activity: Peace Gardens, 12pm – 8pm

  • Entertainment from the stage from 12pm-6pm
  • Football activities from 12pm-6pm
  • Food and drinks stalls and bar from 12pm-6pm
  • Fairground rides around the edge of Peace Gardens

Entry to the Fan Party is controlled but not ticketed. People can leave and re-enter but there is a capacity limit on site, once this is reached people will only be permitted entry on a one-in one-out basis.

Maximum bag size allowed on site is A4 and checks will be in place for safety and security.  

No alcohol can be brought on site. No cans or glass bottles can be brought in or bought on site. All drinks must be decanted into plastic or paper.

A water fountain is available on site for refills into plastic bottles.

Staff from St John’s Ambulance will be on site to support any medical issues.

People must behave responsibly while on site or will be asked to leave.

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