Leave Your Vuvuzelas at Home

Soccer ranks somewhere just below lawn darts and non-metaphorical rat racing in American popularity. It's got some American fans but not the kind of ravenous sports head who can start riots if a rival fan celebrates a goal just a little bit too long. Of course, that means you don't have to worry about maxing out your insurance premiums just to enjoy the world's most popular sport. With the peaceful nature of American soccer watching in mind, what better way to spend a Sunday than at Klyde Warren Park (2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway) at a World Cup Watch Party. From 4- 7 p.m. the crowd will get to watch the USA kickoff against Portugal on a 20-foot-tall video screen, hear music from The Latin House Krew DJs and meet the FC Dallas Girls. The event is free.
Sun., June 22, 4 p.m., 2014
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Danny Gallagher has been a regular contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2014. He has also written features, essays and stories for MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Maxim, Cracked, Mental_Floss, The Week, CNET and The Onion AV Club.