US Open Fan Week 2023 schedule

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The USTA has just unveiled the exciting schedule for the much-anticipated US Open Fan Week 2023, set to kick off with a bang on August 22 at the iconic USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Brace yourself for a week-long celebration of tennis, music, food, and fun, all leading up to the US Open tournament.

Coco Gauff signs tennis balls during the 2022 US Open Fan Week

Experience the US Open like never before

Entry to the grounds is free each day of Fan Week, with the US Open Qualifying Tournament taking place from Tuesday, August 22, through Friday, August 25, on the field courts of the US Open. The 128-draw tournament determines the final 16 men and 16 women competitors to gain entry into the main draw of the Grand Slam, which commences on August 28.

Sloane Stephens on stage during the US Open Fan Week

Rub shoulders with tennis stars

Feel the adrenaline rush as you catch your favorite tennis idols in action during featured practices at Grandstand, Louis Armstrong Stadium, and the iconic Arthur Ashe Stadium. Watch firsthand how world-class athletes prepare for the major, all free of charge!

Carlos Alcaraz signs tennis balls for fans at the 2022 US Open Fan Week

Unlock exclusive access with the free Fan Access Pass

To elevate your experience, don’t miss the chance to secure your free Fan Access Pass, granting you special entry to Arthur Ashe Stadium and the Ashe Stadium Experience. Register now at fanpass.usopen.org, and for added convenience, download your pass to your mobile wallet. This year, Fan Access Pass experiences include access to the Arthur Ashe Stadium Experience, access to the Media Day Fan Event on Friday, August 25, VIP seats to a number of events, including Grandstand practices, and Tuesday’s Legends of the Open exhibition.

A young girl plays tennis during the 2022 US Open Fan Week

Wilson donates 10,000 junior racquets

Kids are in for a real treat as Wilson commemorates its 45-year partnership with the US Open by giving away a whopping 10,000 junior racquets! Make sure to register for the Fan Access Pass and secure your child’s racquet during Fan Week. Adults must register for a Fan Access Pass to pick them up on-site. Check back in August for additional reservation details.

Adults and kids alike can explore an array of on-site sponsor booths, activities, and concessions, ensuring an authentic and unforgettable US Open experience for all attendees. Last year nearly 112,000 fans attended US Open Fan Week, including more than 35,000 in a record-setting Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.

Venus Williams waves to the photographer during the 2022 US Open Fan Week

Fan Week Signature Events

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2023

Event: Legends of the Open presented by Moderna (Free event)
Details: A free-to-attend exhibition match featuring James Blake, Kim Clijsters and Caroline Wozniacki.
Location: Louis Armstrong Stadium
Time: 7-9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2023

Event: Stars of the Open Exhibition Match to Benefit Ukraine Relief (Ticketed event)
Details: A ticketed exhibition match featuring some of the biggest names in tennis to benefit Ukraine relief.
Location: Louis Armstrong Stadium
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Participants: Carlos Alcaraz, Elina Svitolina, Frances Tiafoe, John McEnroe, Chris Eubanks and additional players to be announced.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2023

Event: Flavors of the Open (Ticketed event to Benefit USTA Foundation)
Details: Returning for a second year in 2023, “Flavors of the Open” is a chance to experience the US Open’s wide-ranging culinary offerings. Attendees can interact with a record-number of celebrity chefs and food offerings.
Location: Louis Armstrong Stadium (Concourse)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Chef Participants: Alex Guarnaschelli, Josh Capon, David Burke, Pat LaFrieda, Masaharu Morimoto, Kwame Onwuachi, Melba Wilson, James Kent
Player Participants: Bryan Brothers, James Blake, Caroline Wozniacki

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2023

Event: US Open Media Day (Free event)
Details: The game’s biggest stars will participate in US Open Media Day inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. For the second straight year, a portion of the event will be completely focused on the fans, with those inside Arthur Ashe Stadium hearing directly from the players (Fans must register for this event via Fan Pass; Visit USOpen.org for more details).
Location: Arthur Ashe Stadium
Time: 12-2 p.m.
Participants: Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek, Frances Tiafoe, Coco Gauff, and more to be announced

Event: Sounds of the Open presented by CHASE (Free ticketed event)
Details: A free concert (artist to be announced) on the Fan Week Center Stage as the Qualifying Tournament concludes, turning the South Plaza into an open-air concert venue. LANY, Leon Bridges and DNCE have performed in past years.
Location: South Plaza
Time: 8-9 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2023

Event: Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day (Free event)
Details: The long-running Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, which honors Arthur Ashe’s legacy of instilling the values of humanitarianism, leadership and academic excellence alongside promoting the sport of tennis to young people, will take place on Saturday, August 26, with kids and family activities all throughout the grounds.
Location: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Grounds
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

DATE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2023

Event: Open Practice Day (Free event)
Details: Watch players practice as they prepare for the US Open main draws throughout the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

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