MLS Playoff Games to Boost Tourism and Dollars in Rutherford County

May 28, 2024 at 09:17 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Major League Soccer (MLS) is set to bring playoff games and showcases to the Murfreesboro area this June, promising an exciting time for soccer fans and a significant economic boost for the community. Thomas Laird, Assistant Director of Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation, confirmed the upcoming events… The games will head to nearby Nashville for the Finals, which will be at the GEODIS Park.

The MLS Next Cup 2024 will run from June 14th through the 23rd… This prestigious event will draw players and their families to Rutherford County, translating into a surge of tourist dollars for the local economy. From hotel accommodations to restaurant visits, the influx of visitors is expected to bring substantial revenue to the area.


Laird emphasized the positive impact on the community, noting that the games will be highly attended, with numerous families coming to support the young athletes. This increase in tourism will benefit local businesses and highlight Murfreesboro as a prime destination for sports events.

The MLS Next Cup is a significant tournament in the soccer calendar, showcasing some of the best young talents in the sport. With matches held in both Murfreesboro and Nashville, the event will offer fans a chance to experience high-quality soccer while enjoying the hospitality and amenities of Rutherford County.