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Uwishunu Feature published on April 16, 2019

Yes! MLB All-Star Game Coming To Philadelphia In 2026

The midsummer matchup will return to Philly for the first time since 1996…

Citizens Bank Park Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

We have a home run, Philadelphia!

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game , also known as the “Midsummer Classic,” will return to South Philadelphia in summer 2026 at Citizens Bank Park .

2026 MLB All-Star Game Fast Facts

  • The 2026 MLB All-Star Game will be held in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park.
  • The game will help celebrate the 250th anniversary of American Independence.
  • Philadelphia previously hosted All-Star games in 1943, 1952, 1976 and 1996.

Baseball’s best will face off once more in the City of Brotherly Love — for the fifth time ever and the first time at Citizens Bank Park — to help celebrate the 250th anniversary (Semiquincentennial) of American Independence.

The 2026 Midsummer Classic will also be the fourth time in Phillies franchise history that the team hosts the game. (Philadelphia previously hosted the All-Star Game in 1943, 1952, 1976 and 1996.)

For just the fifth time in baseball history, the MLB All-Star Game is coming to Philadelphia. — Photo courtesy Philadelphia Phillies

Before the boys of summer hit Philly in 2026, though, the All Star Game will be played in Cleveland, Los Angeles and other U.S. cities.

Stay tuned for more on this exciting matchup!

In the meantime, get out to the ballpark this season in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Phillies play at home seven more times this April alone. In other words, there are plenty of chances to root for the home team over the next few weeks and months.

Go Phillies!

2026 MLB All-Star Game

  • When : July 2026
  • Where : Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way


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