Major League Soccer revealed the schedule for the first weekend of the 2015 regular season, including every club's home opener.
Other marquee matches include the Houston Dynamo taking on the Columbus Crew in Owen Coyle's first game as Dynamo head coach at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday, March 7.
An all-Canadian matchup between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC will also be played on that Saturday at BC Place.
The Portland Timbers begin their season against Real Salt Lake at Providence Park in the third of six matches on March 7.
Orlando City SC begins life in MLS against their expansion cousins New York City FC at the Citrus Bowl in the first of three matches on Sunday, March 8. Even the official MLS Instagram account is jacked up for this contest.
Sporting Kansas City battle the New York Red Bulls at home, and the Seattle Sounders face MLS Cup finalists New England Revolution at CenturyLink Field in the other matches that day.
NYC FC play their first home match on Sunday, March 15, against the Revolution at Yankee Stadium.
TFC won't play at BMO Field until May 10, due to the stadium renovations. The Dynamo will be the first visitors to step foot inside the revamped venue.
Six games will be on national networks, including ESPN, FOX and UniMas in the first of an eight-year television deal, per the MLS official website.