The LA Galaxy has confirmed its participation in the 2024 Coachella Valley Invitational (CVI), a significant MLS preseason event hosted by AEG. The event will take place from February 4 to 17, 2024, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.
This will be the largest MLS preseason event in the league's history, featuring full team rosters, coaches, and management. The CVI offers clubs the chance to prepare for the 2024 MLS season in ideal weather and top-notch facilities, providing fans with an up-close experience to watch prominent MLS teams.
Participating clubs include Austin FC, Charlotte FC, LA Galaxy, LAFC, Minnesota United FC, New York City FC, New York Red Bulls, Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes, and St. Louis CITY SC, with more teams yet to be announced. A full schedule of exhibition matches will be open to the public at the Empire Polo Club, known for hosting the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
The LA Galaxy will also host the LA Galaxy Youth Development Camp during the CVI, offering soccer experiences for children aged 6 to 14 from February 9 to 11. Empire Polo Club, spanning over 250 acres, boasts lush gardens and pristine polo fields and is known for hosting renowned events like Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals.
AEG, in partnership with MLS, aims to create a unique setting for fans, players, coaches, and management at this exceptional venue in Palm Springs. Access to exclusive presale and ticket information is available at CoachellaValleyInvitational.com. Dan Beckerman, President & CEO of AEG, expressed enthusiasm for the event, emphasizing the opportunity to showcase the best in soccer within the world-class setting of Coachella.