As the first major football stadium built in England in 1892, Goodison Park is one of the most historic and legendary places to see a match, host an event, or even take a grand tour.
Everton and the Goodison Stadium experience
Also known as the Grand Old Lady, Goodison Park offers home game match ticket holders plenty to experience. Guests can head over to the Fan Zone three hours prior to kickoff and soak up the tailgaiting-like atmosphere. Families can also head over to the Matchday Hub at Everton Free School and Sixth Form College for festive pre-game activities, whereas kids can enjoy multi-sports sessions, face painting, and much more. Goodison Park has been home to the historic Premier League club Everton since its completion in 1892, with a current-day seating capacity of 39,572.
Stadium tours offer a unique experience for avid fans and casual tourists alike. The expert tour guides enthrall you with insights and anecdotes about this historic stadium as you learn about the rich history of the club and feel the behind-the-scenes vibe—visit the locker rooms of the team, view the field from the Director's Box, gain a bit of insider information on happenings in the Dixie Dean suite on a match day, and walk onto the pitch to take in the view from the dugout and technical area. You can even visit the Media center and take pictures sitting in the Manager’s seat. If you are a fan who is in town for home Premier League game, check out the Legends Experience tour that gives you an unique opportunity to tour the stadium before the match day, take in the pre-match atmosphere, and even access to the player’s lounge where you have the chance to interact with the players.
More than just a stadium
The stadium is also a popular event venue. Whether you are organizing an event here or attending one, the unique atmosphere at this venue steeped in history will not disappoint you.
Good to know
You can book open passes for stadium tours online on the official website and redeem them at a specific date by calling the stadium. Accessibility information is also available on the official site.