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Citi Field (US) is offering fans an insider’s look at its ballpark, allowing behind the scenes access to the most exclusive areas in the ballpark.

The 41,922-capacity Citi Field is a baseball park located in Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in New York City (US). Completed in 2009, it is the home field of the New York Mets of the National League East division of Major League Baseball (MLB). The stadium was built as a replacement for the adjacent Shea Stadium, which opened in 1964.

The New York Mets are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in the New York City borough of Queens (US). The Mets compete in Major League Baseball as a member of the National League East division.
 

Virtual tour

The ‘MLB’ stated that a virtual tour of the facility is available. In a COVID-19 world, keeping events virtual is the safest bet. Fans can take a behind the scenes look at Citi Field from the comfy confines of their own home. Fans can take a virtual look at the venue’s most exclusive areas.
 

Tour highlights:

  • Jackie Robinson Rotunda – an open-air, covered, versatile space which can hold 1,500 people;
  • View of the productions control room;
  • Club spaces;
  • Press box;
  • Suite visits;
  • Warning track on field;
  • Dugout visit;
  • Bullpens;
  • Mets clubhouse;
  • Press conference room;
  • Mets Hall of Fame and Museum; and
  • And much more!

 

Tour specifics:

  • The tour is approximately 45 minutes in length, with a short forum for questions at the end. Virtual tours take place on a weekly basis – every Wednesday at 12:00 pm EST and Saturday at 12:00 pm EST. Tours are available on a first come first served basis and space is limited. Following registration, he or she will receive a webinar link emailed to him or her one hour prior to the designated tour time (11:00 am EST on Wednesdays, 11:00 am EST on Saturday);
  • Additional tour times coming soon. For the most up-to-date information, continue to check the website – mets.com/tours; and
  • Tour dates, times, locations, and routes are subject to change.

 

Private tours/specialty experiences

It sits well for groups, schools, camps, birthday parties, and special occasions!
 

Non-gameday private tour

The ‘MLB’ further stated that on days when matches are not played, one can take a private tour and take a behind the scenes glance of Citi Field. These tours can be customized to accommodate groups of any size and age. The group can visit the list of locations given below.
 

Non-gameday group lunch/dinner tour

On non-game days, groups will be given a private tour of the locations listed below. After the tour concludes, the group will choose between the Citi Pavilion in centerfield or the Visitors’ Dugout for an intimate lunch session! Similar to all private tours, he or she can add any of Citi Field’s enhancements to these tour packages.
 

Birthday Tour:

Offered on non-gamedays, year round – enjoy a birthday bash that includes a private tour of Citi Field, visiting the list of locations below. He or she can customize this tour for an unforgettable experience.
 

Tour sites:

  • Jackie Robinson Rotunda;
  • View of the productions control room;
  • Club spaces;
  • Press box;
  • Suite visit;
  • Warning track on field;
  • Dugout;
  • Bullpens;
  • Mets clubhouse;
  • Press conference room;
  • Mets Hall of Fame and Museum; and
  • And much more!

 

Enhancements that can be added to any tour package include:

  • Souvenir photo;
  • Mascot appearance;
  • Food and beverage options;
  • Souvenir gifts;
  • Alumni appearance; and
  • Personalized scoreboard message.

 

Salient points:

  • The tours are wheelchair accessible;
  • Non-gameday public tours will take place rain or shine. On days with inclement weather, or other unsafe conditions, certain outdoor areas may have limited or no access. Gameday tours will also take place rain or shine, with the exception of a rain delay or game that is canceled and set to be rescheduled. In such a situation, the tour will be rescheduled for a different date;
  • All children need to have a ticket for both non-gameday and gameday tours;
  • He or she will be able to take photos of all spots on the tour aside from the Mets Clubhouse. There are no photos allowed during that portion of the tour; and
  • Tours will be held in English only.

 

Love is in the air

Lovebirds can say ‘I do’ in the stadium premises and make it the most treasured moment of their lives.

Surprise your significant other with a completely pre-designed customized proposal package including, but not limited to the following:

  • Access to the Warning Track on the field behind home plate;
  • Photographer on Warning Track to capture the special moment;
  • After the ‘YES’, a scoreboard message congratulating the newly engaged couple;
  • Floral arrangement;
  • Engraved bat;
  • Personalized jerseys; and
  • Bride and groom merchandise.

 

‘Capture’d moments

Shoot your special moment at Citi Field! Perfect for capturing that once-in-a-lifetime moment with you and your loved ones.

Whether he or she wants to schedule a shoot for a proposal, save the date, family portraits, holiday cards or the classic engagement shoot, Citi Field gets you covered!

Get private access to the most exclusive, behind-the-scenes spaces at the ballpark.
 

Some favorites include:

  • Warning track;
  • Dugout;
  • Jackie Robinson Rotunda; and
  • Press conference room.

 
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