CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™: what can you do in East Rutherford?

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ. June 10, 2024 (HCLACC/CONMEBOL) — East Rutherford, an inner ring suburb of New York City, is home to MetLife Stadium, and the city’s prime location gives visitors easy access to the Big Apple. MetLife Stadium will host two group stage matches during CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™, as well as one semi-final match.

CONMEBOL Copa América™ matches to be played at MetLife Stadium

● Tuesday, June 25: Chile vs. Argentina – Tickets
● Thursday, June 27: Uruguay vs. Bolivia – Tickets
● Tuesday, July 9: Semifinal (match #29) – Tickets


Metlife Stadium was opened in 2010 and has capacity for more than 80,000 fans. The stadium’s primary use is as home to the New York Jets and New York Giants of the National Football League. Currently, it is the largest professional American football stadium in the country in terms of seating capacity. The venue will also host the 2026 FIFA World Cup final, when the tournament is held in the United States in two years. This year, the stadium will host two group matches as well as a semi-final match during the CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™.

Fans will also remember that MetLife Stadium hosted the final of the CONMEBOL Copa América Centenario 2016™, when Chile defeated Argentina in penalty kicks to win their second title. This year, Chile and Argentina return to East Rutherford to play one of the two group stage matches of the tournament that will be held at the stadium.


Airport: There are three airports located near MetLife Stadium. The closest is New International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, and the other two are John F Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York City. For information on how to get to and from each airport, visit here.

Public transportation: New York City has the MTA, the city’s public transportation system. For more information on how to access the MTA, visit here. MTA also has a guide on how to get to MetLife Stadium by public transportation, which you can find here.


East Rutherford, New Jersey, is located adjacent to New York City, New York, the largest city in the United States. Just 12 miles from downtown Manhattan, East Rutherford’s small-town location offers visitors quick access to one of the largest cities in the world. East Rutherford is also the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets of the NFL, and the former home of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League and the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball League.

When it comes to neighboring New York, the world is at your feet in the Big Apple. As the largest city in the country, it is home to an incredible number of cultural events, historical sites, culinary experiences, and sporting venues. From Central Park to Times Square, there are countless areas to explore in New York’s “concrete jungle.”

In terms of sports, the New York metropolitan area is home to more than 13 professional sports teams, including the New York Jets and New York Giants of the NFL, the New York Yankees and the New York Mets of Major League Baseball, the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets of the NBA, New York Rangers of the NHL, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils, New York Red Bulls and New York City FC of Major League Soccer, NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League and the New York Liberty of the Women’s National Basketball Association.


● Central Park
● The Statue of Liberty
● The Metropolitan Museum of Art
● Times Square
● Empire State Building

During CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™, the New York Yankees, New York Mets, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, NJ/NY Gotham FC and New York Liberty will be available to watch a home game if you wish. .


For all your hospitality needs and questions, visit here to see what CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™ partner Beyond Hospitality Group has to offer. For ticket packages and other travel options, visit here to see what CONMEBOL Copa América 2024™ partner ABSOLUT Sport has to offer.