The Red Bulls will begin their 2023 MLS season on the road for the second consecutive season, opening with Orlando City SC on Saturday, Feb. 23. It will be the 15th time in franchise history in which the team will start its season away.
The Bulls’ home opener will be held on March 4, against Nashville SC, which will be the first meeting between the clubs since 2021.
They will play cross-town rivals NYCFC twice, once at Red Bull Arena and once at Yankee Stadium. The first edition of the Hudson River Derby will be held on Saturday, May 13 at RBA for Rivalry Week. The rivalry will continue on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Yankee Stadium.
Of the remaining matches, the Red Bulls will have four back-to-back home matches and one stretch of three consecutive home matches from June 3-24, which will consist of matches against Orlando (June 3), Charlotte FC (June 21), and Atlanta United FC (June 24). The Red Bulls will have three back-to-back road matches and one stretch of three straight road matches running form Aug. 30 to Sept. 6.
The Red Bulls will travel to Lumen Field to face off against the Seattle Sounders for the first time since 2019 on Saturday, May 27 and they will host Austin FC for the first time at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, September 20.
New York will have seven mid-week matches, three at home and four on the road. The remaining schedule will see 25 Saturday matches and two Sunday games. The Red Bulls will play a home-and-home series with all 14 Eastern Conference opponents with the remaining six games against Western Conference teams evenly split, three on the road and three at home.
The Red Bulls will have one nationally broadcasted game, against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday, Sept. 3 on FS1/FOX Deportes.
The team will head on the road for Decision Day on Saturday, Oct. 21, against Nashville SC.