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Philadelphia Union announce new stadium features 

Ahead of its home opener on Saturday, Major League Soccer franchise Philadelphia Union has added several new features, updated entertainment aspects and enhanced amenities at the Talen Energy Stadium.

As part of the upgraded experience, the Mad Beatz Philly drumline will now perform for fans at every home game. Also, during their performance, parachutes with giveaways attached will drop into the stands.

In addition, Philadelphia’s supporter group the Sons of Ben has been allotted more capo stands, along with more deck flags and fan murals throughout the gates on either end.

There will be new enormous banners accompanying each team’s procession onto the field, while during special games, the official game ball with be delivered by skydivers descending into Talen Energy Stadium.

Other additions to the stadium’s fan experience include an upgraded VIP entrance and a new parking lot exclusively for Philadelphia’s VIP fans and their guests.

Several hospitality updates have been made, including the new Union Ale House that will serve a large variety of beers. Liquor will now also be available to purchase at every concession stand.

The franchise has brought in the idea of field seats and field tables, from which fans will be able to order food and drink right next to the field.

Additionally, food trucks will be present both outside of Talen Energy Stadium in the Food Truck Plaza, and also inside the arena at select concession stands.