2026 World Cup cities: Miami is a U.S. city hosting the World Cup in North America. The city in the USA is (possibly, being a candidate) part of the sixteen cities that will host the FIFA World Cup in 2026. Miami, Florida, is one of the US cities that have made a stadium available – Miami has the Hard Rock Stadium – in addition to three Canadian and three Mexican host cities. Find here the most important information you will need, perhaps to visit the city in 2026. Information about buying tickets for this American World Cup Soccer city of play. Info about the time zone, tourist attractions, typical characteristics in the field of sports, football and culture. And more about what Miami has to offer visiting fans of the global finals in 2026.
City population: 470,914 (2018 est.)
Time zone: winter UTC-5 (EST), summer UTC-4 (EDT)
Altitude: 2 – 13 meters
Exp. temperature during the 2026 World Cup: 28 – 29 °C
Venue: Hard Rock Stadium
Miami World Cup city – in brief
The City of Miami, in the State of Florida is the center of South Florida, covering an area from the Everglades to the west to Biscayne Bay to the east. Miami, settled in 1825, is in this era one of the U.S.’s – and also world’s – most popular and trendy vacation spots, including the attractions of South Beach and Miami Beach.
Miami tourist hotspots
Miami attractions: these are the best tourist spots of World Cup Soccer City Miami, USA. Are you buying a ticket for one or more matches at the Hard Rock Stadium? These are the hotspots of Miami that, around the World Cup match, make your trip, visit and stay in the city even more fantastic.
See these tips with museums, parks, shopping centers, events, galleries, historical, cultural and/or musical experiences and other places of interest. They can be experienced in Miami, host of the World Cup 2026. The best attractions and the best things to do? Find here the best hotels, restaurants, theaters, concert halls, entertainment and activities to do in Miami. For children and adults. A useful quick summary. And if desired, click through to the official Miami Tourism and Travel website.
Miami Sports & Soccer City
After a respectable professional soccer history containing professional teams in the North American Soccer League, with Miami Fusion competing in the MLS from 1997 until 2001, Inter Miami FC has been awarded a MLS franchise, as of March 2020. The team, with soccer legend David Beckham as a co-owner, will start playing in the Lockhart Stadium, but is also working hard on the realization of a brand new, high class stadium. Miami as a sports city has been the host of many historic games, dating back to the 1970’s, also outside of the soccer game. Miami has staged the Super Bowl almost a dozen times, including the edition of 2020, just to mention as an example. Another example has been the hospitality Miami has shown when the Spanish El Clasico – the encounter between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona – was hosted in the Hard Rock Stadium. Also a sold out performance, a match between Brazil and Colombia, with the attendance of nearly 75,000 soccer supporters, is exemplary for the capacity and experience of Candidate Host City Miami to host large-scale sporting events.
Miami team in MLS
Inter Miami FC, as from March 2020. Also Miami Fusion used to be a Major League Soccer Team (1997-2001).