We want AFC Bournemouth supporters to get the best out of their matchday experience at Vitality Stadium, so here is a schedule of what's going on, what's open when and some important timings for supporters to be aware of ahead of the Emirates FA Cup tie against Everton.
9:00am TICKET OFFICE AND CLUB STORE OPEN
Looking to collect your tickets or purchase something from the club shop? Supporters can do so from 9:00am on a matchday, the ticket office is located next to the main reception. If you've purchased your tickets online for the game, please collect from here. The club store is open, with new Mother's Day stock in in case you want an early purchase. All the usual merchandise is available, including kids socks which are now fully in stock.
2:00pm 1910 BAR OPENS
Want a drink before the game? The 1910 bar is open for home supporters and is located next to the press entrance in the C4L main stand.
2:15pm FOOD KIOSK OPEN
The food kiosk opens for hot food, cold and hot drinks up until kick-off. The kiosk will be stocking our full range of hot food, with our home made pies are great and you should definitely try the burgers – made by our butcher to our own recipe and including our own, secret recipe sauce.
2.45pm DC LOUNGE OPEN
The DC Lounge, located within the East Stand, offers the opportunity for disabled supporters to meet before the game, purchase a Matchday programme and enjoy refreshments.
2.45pm HAREWOOD COLLEGE PARKING OPENS
If you need parking prior to the game, Harewood College is the place to go. The car park will be manned by a steward until kick-off and the charge is just £2 to park. The college is a 15 minute walk to the ground.
The post code for Harewood College is BH7 6NZ.
4.00pm TURNSTILES OPEN
Supporters can take their seats in the ground from 4pm.
4.15pm TEAM NEWS
4.15pm PRE-MATCH ENTERTAINMENT
Our pre-match entertainment will begin, with interviews with players, montages on the big screen much more taking place around pitchside.
The Cherries kick-off hoping to progress to the Emirates FA Cup quarter finals - for just the second time in the club's history.
6.00pm HALF-TIME AND CHERRIES COMMUNITY FUND DRAW
Make sure you get your matchday draw tickets today – not only do you get the chance to win great cash prizes, but, as the proceeds go to support local projects, you have the opportunity to positively affect the lives of people in your own community. For more info on the Cherries Community Fund, click here
. The latest Cherries Community Fund is also live, click here
to see what Steve Fletcher is doing to help raise money for the Fund.
There will be no extra-time and penalties if this cup tie is drawn, it will go to a replay.
7.45pm HAREWOOD COLLEGE PARKING CLOSES
To those who park at Harewood college, the premises will close at 19.45.
7.45pm 1910 BAR CLOSES
The 1910 bar, located next to the press entrance, closes at 19:45.