Chicago Sky Announces 2024 Schedule

CHICAGO (December 18, 2023) — The Chicago Sky announced its schedule for the 2024 season, the WNBA announced today. The upcoming season marks the 28th season for the WNBA and the 19th season for the Chicago Sky franchise. More information about the WNBA season schedule can be found on the league website here. Attached is a poster and printed calendar of the 2024 schedule.

The Sky will open its first three games on the road to open up the season with a two-game series against Dallas (May 15, May 18) and a single game in New York on May 23. This will be the longest road trip of the season for the Sky, spanning eight days. The home opener at Wintrust Arena will be on Saturday, May 25 against Connecticut at 7:00 p.m. CST.

Chicago is 10-8 in season openers all time. The Sky and the Wings have never opened the season against one another. The Sky are 7-7 in road openers all time, having won their last three road openers, and are 3-4 when opening on the road against a Western Conference opponent all-time, having won their last two. Chicago is 16-7 against Dallas head-to-head, going 9-3 against Dallas on the road all-time.

The Sky are 10-8 in home openers all-time. Chicago has played Connecticut in home openers three times in franchise history, going 3-0 in those games. The Sky hold a 32-33 head-to-head record against the Sun and are 17-15 at home against Connecticut all time.

In the middle of the season, the Sky play a stretch of games from July 2 to August 23 where they play eight of 11 games on the road. That stretch is broken up from July 16 to August 15 for the All-Star break and 2024 Paris Olympics.

Chicago will end the regular season with a two-game road trip at Atlanta on Tuesday, September 17 and in Connecticut on Thursday, September 19. The Sky also concluded the 2022 regular season in Connecticut.

Local and national broadcast games, theme night games at Wintrust Arena and 2024 preseason games will all be announced at a later date.

“It’s always exciting to see the schedule come out,” Chicago Sky General Manager Jeff Pagliocca said. “We cannot wait for the 2024 season to start under Coach Weatherspoon’s leadership, and the schedule is always a great indicator of what’s to come this summer. We look forward to playing high energy Sky basketball in front of our Skytown fans at Wintrust Arena and on the road.”

2024 Paris Olympics

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place from July 26 to August 11. While the women’s basketball Olympic roster is still to be confirmed, the women’s basketball 5×5 tournament will take place from July 27 to August 11 at Stade Pierre Mauroy and Arena Bercy in Paris. Medal presentations are scheduled for August 10 and 11. More information about the Olympic and Paralympic Games can be found here.

The Sky’s last game before the Olympic break will be on Tuesday, July 16 at Las Vegas and will play against Phoenix at home on Thursday, August 15 after the conclusion of the Olympic Games.

2024 Notable Games and Dates

  • Chicago’s 20 home games include 10 weekend games (incl. Fridays) — two Friday night games, three Saturday games and five Sunday games
  • The defending 2022 and 2023 WNBA Champion Las Vegas Aces will make two trips to Wintrust Arena this season on Thursday, June 27 and Sunday, August 25. The Sky will visit the Aces on Tuesday, July 16 and Tuesday, September 3
  • The Sky will have two back-to-back games — against Atlanta and New York (July 10-11) and at Los Angeles and Phoenix (August 17-18)
  • Five Commissioner’s Cup Games in a row during the month of June
  • July and September hold the largest number of away games during that month (5)
  • July and August hold the least number of games during that month (7)
  • June holds the largest number of home games during that month (7)
  • The fan favorite “Camp Day” returns for two games at Wintrust Arena on June 20 against Dallas and July 10 against Atlanta. Both games are slated for an 11:00 a.m. tip-off

Breakdown by Month

  • May: 6 total games, 3 away games, 3 home games, all have a 7 p.m. local tip-off time
  • June: 11 total games, 7 home games, 5 Commissioner’s Cup Games, 6 games starting at 5 p.m. or later, 5 games starting before 4 p.m. and 4 away games
  • July: 7 total games, 5 away games, 3 games starting before 3 p.m. and 2 home games
  • August: 7 total games, 4 home games, 3 away games and 1 afternoon tip-off
  • September: 9 total games, 5 away games, 4 home games

Games By the Numbers

25 Weekday games

15 Weekend games

8 Days = Longest road trip (May 15-23)

4 Games / 10 Days = Longest home stretch (June 20-30)

2024 WNBA All-Star Weekend

AT&T WNBA All-Star 2024, the 20th All-Star Game in league history, will be played on Saturday, July 20. The All-Star Skills Challenge and Three-Point Contest will be on Friday, July 19. All-Star Weekend will be hosted at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. More information about AT&T WNBA All-Star will be forthcoming.

2024 Commissioner’s Cup Presented by Coinbase

Effective with the upcoming 2024 season, the reconfigured structure for the WNBA’s in-season tournament will see each team play a total of five Commissioner’s Cup games, one against each of its in-conference rivals. The announcement was made earlier today by the WNBA and the full release can be viewed here. All games played during the two-week period from June 1-13 will be Commissioner’s Cup qualifying games. Chicago will play three Commissioner’s Cup games at home and two on the road. All Commissioner’s Cup games will be a part of the 40-game schedule and will count toward the regular-season win-loss record. The team from each conference with the top record in Commissioner’s Cup games will compete for a $500,000 prize pool in the Commissioner’s Cup Championship presented by Coinbase, which will be played on Tuesday, June 25 at the arena of the team with the best record in Cup play.

Ticketing Info

Season ticket plans start at $120 and U Pick It Holiday Packs of 8, 16 and 24 ticket vouchers that can be used in any increment for any regular-season home game. Save a front row Courtside Seat by adding yourself to our waiting list. Call 1-866-SKY-WNBA or email for more details.

Opponent Breakdown By Team

Bold = At Home

Atlanta Dream — June 8, July 2, July 10, Sept. 17

Connecticut Sun — May 25, June 12, Aug. 23, Sept. 19

Dallas Wings — May 15, May 18, June 20, Sept. 8

Los Angeles Sparks — May 30, Aug. 17, Sept. 6

Las Vegas Aces — June 27, July 16, Aug. 25, Sept. 3

Indiana Fever — June 1, June 16, June 23, Aug. 30

Minnesota Lynx — June 30, Sept. 1, Sept. 13

New York Liberty — May 23, June 4, July 11, July 13

Phoenix Mercury — Aug. 15, Aug. 18, Sept. 15

Seattle Storm — May 28, July 5, July 7

Washington Mystics — June 6, June 14, Aug. 28, Sept. 11

2024 Complete Regular-Season Schedule — Day, Opponent, Time (CST)

*All dates and times are subject to change 

**Commissioner Cup Games

  • Wednesday, May 15, @ Dallas, 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 18, @ Dallas, 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 23, @ New York, 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 25, vs. Connecticut, 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 28, vs. Seattle, 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 30, vs. Los Angeles, 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 1, @ Indiana, 12:00 PM**
  • Tuesday, June 4, vs. New York, 7:00 PM**
  • Thursday, June 6, @ Washington, 6:00 PM**
  • Saturday, June 8, vs. Atlanta, 4:00 PM**
  • Wednesday, June 12, vs. Connecticut, 7:00 PM**
  • Friday, June 14, @ Washington, 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, June 16, @ Indiana, 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, June 20, vs. Dallas, 11:00 AM
  • Sunday, June 23, vs. Indiana, 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 27, vs. Las Vegas, 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 30, vs. Minnesota, 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, July 2, @ Atlanta, 6:30 PM
  • Friday, July 5, @ Seattle, 9:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 7, @ Seattle, 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, July 10, vs. Atlanta, 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, July 11, @ New York, 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 13, vs. New York, 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, July 16, @ Las Vegas, 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, August 15, vs. Phoenix, 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, August 17, @ Los Angeles, 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, August 18, @ Phoenix, 8:00 PM
  • Friday, August 23, @ Connecticut, 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, August 25, vs. Las Vegas, 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, August 28, vs. Washington, 7:00 PM
  • Friday, August 30, vs. Indiana, 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 1, @ Minnesota, 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 3, @ Las Vegas, 9:00 PM
  • Friday, September 6, vs. Los Angeles, 8:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 8, vs. Dallas, 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 11, vs. Washington, 7:00 PM
  • Friday, September 13, @ Minnesota, 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 15, vs. Phoenix, 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 17, @ Atlanta, 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, September 19, @ Connecticut, 6:00 PM