Mayor Fischer proclaims ‘Wear Purple Day’ in support of Louisville City FC

November 9, 2017

LouCity plays for the USL championship Monday evening at Slugger Field

Monday, November 13, will be Wear Purple Day in Louisville to support Louisville City FC ahead of the USL championship game, Mayor Fischer said today, via a city proclamation.

“Louisville City FC is on the cusp of a championship — an epic accomplishment for such a young team,” Mayor Fischer said. “I’m asking citizens to show their appreciation and support by wearing Louisville City purple on Monday, and to head to Slugger Field to cheer the players on as they bring the USL Cup home to Louisville.”

Louisville City plays for its first USL Cup championship at 9 p.m. Monday at Slugger Field against the Swope Park Rangers.

Mayor Fischer also announced today that the Big Four Bridge will be lit in purple this weekend and Monday ahead of the USL championship game.

The Mayor and Louisville City FC are hosting a pep rally at 4 p.m. this Friday at Fourth Street Live. The public is invited to cheer on the players, coaches, staff and owners.