Orlando | former candidate, not selected as 2026 World Cup host city

World Cup 2026 Orlando

Update June 16, 2022: not selected as 2026 World Cup host city

Original information:

2026 World Cup cities: Orlando 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. Orlando, Florida, is one of the US cities that have made a stadium available – Orlando has the Camping World 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 Orlando has to offer visiting fans of the global finals in 2026.

State: Florida
City population: 285,713 (2018 est.)
Time zone: winter UTC-5 (EST), summer UTC-4 (EDT)
Altitude: 25 meters
Exp. temperature during the 2026 World Cup: 26 – 28 °C
Venue: Camping World Stadium
Seating capacity:

Orlando World Cup city – in brief

Orlando, centrally located in the eastern part of the State of Florida, is nicknamed The City Beautiful. It is also known for The Magic Kingdom: one of Walt Disney’s renowned World Resort theme parks, the destination of tens of millions visitors per year. Orlando has grown rapidly in the past four decades.

Orlando tourist hotspots

Orlando attractions: these are the best tourist spots of World Cup Soccer City Orlando, USA. Are you buying a ticket for one or more matches at the Camping World Stadium? These are the hotspots of Orlando 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando. For children and adults. A useful quick summary. And if desired, click through to the official Orlando Tourism and Travel website.

Orlando Sports & Soccer City

Orlando has served as a host for the 1994 FIFA World Cup. The venue currently known as Camping World Stadium, before the Orlando Stadium and Orlando Citrus Bowl, has, in the meanwhile, been the decor of a lot of soccer games, played on the highest levels of the sport. The city is proud of its team in the MLS, Orlando City SC, since 2015, as well as the Orlando Pride team operating in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The Camping World Stadium has been home to hundreds of matches of the local soccer team SC, amongst others. Since 2017 the MLS team Orlando City SC, as well as Orlando Pride, have their home in the new built Orlando City Stadium. The Camping World Stadium has been selected as one of the modern candidate venues for the FIFA World Cup of 2026, however.

Orlando team in MLS

Orlando City SC.