The football and recreation park in Moscow

The football and recreation park
in Moscow
June 21 – July 15
Red Square

The football and recreation park
in Moscow
June 21 – July 15
Red Square
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Park of Football and Recreation at the Red Square in Moscow will be open from June 21 to July 15. The Park visitors will be able to attend master classes and autograph sessions of foreign and Russian football stars, enjoy open air games, amusement rides and take part in multimedia quizzes with prizes. Guests will also be able to score a goal against a Robokeeper, test their accuracy at the Precision Wall, play quickpass and teqball. The latter is a game combining the elements of football and table tennis. Naturally, one will be able to meet the official World Cup mascot Zabivaka™.

There will be also a futsal pitch here, which will host various matches and tournaments. On July 9, the Park will host an inclusive tournament of the Naked Heart Foundation. FIFA Legends match is scheduled for July 1 there. The Park is going to hold theme days dedicated to the culture and folk crafts of the Russian regions, as well as days dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup participating countries.
Official hashtag – #FootballPark
Address: Red Square
Open hours: from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Entertainment in the Park
Futsal pitch

The Park's centre of attraction is the futsal pitch hosting both professional and amateur matches. There are locker rooms for players and stands for fans and mass media representatives.

Platform for master classes

Every day, the Park hosts master classes for kids and adolescents by professional coaches and invited famous footballers.

Theme days

The Park is planning to hold theme days dedicated to the World Cup participating countries. As a surprise treat for the Park's visitors, an exhibition of the legendary FIFA World Cup Trophy is scheduled.

Football simulators

There are cutting-edge football games and simulators available in the Park. As shown by the previous experience of holding exhibitions in the host cities, they are invariably popular among the visitors:
The idea here is to score a goal against the robot goalkeeper. It is very difficult: the robot's eyes are two cameras capable of shooting up to 90 frames per second. There are different difficulty levels both for children and professional players.
It is a smaller copy of the Robokeeper. Its reactions are just as quick and ball trajectory calculations just as precise as those of the big Robokeeper, however its size is adapted for kids.
Precision Wall
This amusement wall is the same size as the futsal goal (2x3 m) and consists of interactive panels, which light up in a random sequence. Visitors can test the accuracy and precision of their shots.
This game includes a circle of interactive panels. When an indicator lights up on one of them, it means you have to make a pass in its direction. The idea is to make as many precise passes as possible during the time given.
A combination of football and table tennis. Every player is allowed to touch the ball 3 times per game, one cannot touch the ball with the same body part 2 times running or touch one's opponent or the equipment.
The Kicker
A classical table football version, it is perfect for having fun with a company.
Russian Winter Pavilions

All the 11 2018 FIFA World Cup host cities are featured as ice sculptures at the Russian Winter Pavilion, where the temperature is maintained below zero.

As the capital, Moscow is featured by a separate stand, where the Park's visitors may test their knowledge about the city.

The Central Pavilion

There are stands of the World Cup partners and sponsors at the Central Pavilion of the Park.
A shop selling football accessories and official World Cup souvenirs
Every visitor can have a photograph taken as the 11th player of a special football team painted on the stand including famous people and special needs kids.
The Park's visitors can try to score a winning goal in the VR mode. The winner (one per day) gets a ticket for one of the 9 matches in Moscow. All the details of the promotional action are available at the sponsor's stand.
KIA / Hyundai

The Park's visitors are invited to the stand to choose a magnet for themselves and leave an autograph or a commemorative inscription instead. The visitor's prize is mentioned on the reverse side of the magnet.


A stand which the Park staff will use as a backdrop for taking pictures of the visitors on their mobile phones. For using the #HyundaiFIFA2018 hashtag, the visitor gets a prize.
Qatar Airways
Guests can have their photographs taken with the use of the chroma key technology against the backdrop of world sights, publish their photos on social media and get them printed. Guests can also take part in quizzes and win prizes.
Non-alcoholic Bud
Video shooting equipment with a wide angle lens (160 degrees of coverage) will be mounted on the stand. Short videos with the Trophy will be sent to the guests' emails.
An interactive platform for holding dance contests between the Park's guests and the Chinese football fans. A participant gets onto the platform and joins the users of the same kind of stand located in China over the Internet.
A photo backdrop stand where the company mobile phone takes pictures of guests in the 270° GIF format.
Commemorative photos and videos are available with an automatic selfie mirror system: one can send the photos to one's email and have them printed at the stand. An opportunity to take part in the Vkontakte contest.
Russian Railways
The central part of the photo area is a giant glass holder with RZD hashtags and slogans written at the backdrop. Guests can take photos with their cameras and mobile phones.
Aqua face paint master class is available at the stand.
The Park's Programme
June 22
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
A master class for 14 Afghan child refugees (aged 8-15). As per the request of the UNHCR office in Russia
June 22
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The children's friendly football match between the teams representing the regions of Russia and Italy
June 24
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Peru Day: a masquerade and performances by Peruvian music bands
June 25
1 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.
A friendly match between fans from Germany, France, Denmark and Russia
June 25
4.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Nigeria Day will be celebrated with a national drum band show
June 29
7.30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
A football match between the Millennium United team (the Kindness Cup organisers) and the Kindness Stars team, including the stars of the Russian theatre and cinema
June 30
The park is open from 17 p.m. - 22 p.m.
July 1
12.30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Match between the fans of the national teams of Russia and Spain
July 2
8 p.m.
Match between the fans of the national teams of Russia and England
July 3
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Football matches between refugees. This competition is supported by FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) organisation
July 5
The park is closed for entrance from 5.30 p.m.
July 6
7.30 p.m.
Match fans of the national teams of Argentina and Spain
July 9
The park is open from 2 p.m. At 4 p.m. - a match with the participation of the 2018 World Cup volunteers
July 11
12 p.m.
Match legends FIFA
July 12
3 p.m. - Blogger match, 5 - 9 p.m. - Tournament of football commentators
July 14
10 a.m.
A football master class of FIFA Legend, world champion of 2002 as part of the Brazil national team Gilberto Silva, for the players of the Pskov Strela team
For media and bloggers
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