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Tigers are Bringing You Summer, Baseball, Entertainment And Celebration At Comerica Park In 2019

The Tigers open their home slate with a six-game stretch of 1:10 p.m. starts at Comerica Park, welcoming the Kansas City Royals to town on April 4, 6 and 7, followed by the Cleveland Indians on April 9-11.

March 21, 2019 - 1:09 pm
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DETROIT – The 119th season of Tigers baseball begins in Detroit on April 4, and promises to bring plenty of excitement, tradition and unique experiences to Comerica Park, located in the heart of The District Detroit. The 2019 campaign features a variety of new promotions, concession items, fantasy experiences and ticket packages, as part of the team’s commitment to an enhanced fan experience.

 

The Tigers open their home slate with a six-game stretch of 1:10 p.m. starts at Comerica Park, welcoming the Kansas City Royals to town on April 4, 6 and 7, followed by the Cleveland Indians on April 9-11.

 

Be sure to get your Tigers tickets now for the opening homestand and 2019 games at Comerica Park. For single game ticket information call 866-66-TIGER, and for season, group, picnic and suite ticket options call 313-471-BALL (2255). For complete ticket information visit tigers.com/tickets.

 

COMERICA PARK GATES OPEN THREE HOURS PRIOR TO FIRST PITCH ON OPENING DAY

  • Gates to Comerica Park will open at 10:00 a.m. on Opening Day, presented by Ball Park Franks
  • Following April 4, gates will open an hour and a half prior to all home games. Suites and hospitality spaces will be available for entrance two hours prior to the start of games at Comerica Park.
  • Fans are encouraged to enter the ballpark early on Opening Day to help alleviate delays.
  • Prior to entering Comerica Park, fans will be required to proceed through security screening, which includes the use of walk-through and hand-held metal detectors.

 

HOW TO ENTER COMERICA PARK

Below are two important reminders for fans entering Comerica Park during the 2019 season. Both policies are effective beginning on Opening Day.

 

Mobile ticketing becomes primary method of entry

Following extensive fan testing and the successful adoption of mobile ticketing at Little Caesars Arena, Tigers fans can enter the Comerica Park utilizing the easy-to-use Major League Baseball Ballpark App, which has emerged as the preeminent application for buying, selling or transferring baseball tickets across MLB. All PDF tickets, either printed or presented on a mobile phone, will no longer be accepted as a method of entry for Detroit Tigers games at Comerica Park.

 

Fans are encouraged to visit tigers.com/mobiletickets and review the extensive Frequently Asked Questions document, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to set up your account on the Ballpark App, which will ensure your smooth and secure entry to Comerica Park. If fans do not have a smartphone or other accessible device to use for mobile entry, they can visit the Comerica Park Box Office and have tickets printed for them on the day of game.

 

Updated Bag Policy enhances security and reduces screening time at gates

Following recommendations from the Department of Homeland Security and other public safety institutions, the Tigers have updated Comerica Park’s bag policy. All backpacks (except for single-compartment drawstring bags that do not exceed the MLB bag-size requirements of 16” x 16” x 8”) are prohibited from being brought into Comerica Park. Purses (including fashion backpack purses) diaper bags, and medical bags that have the appearance of backpacks will be allowed, provided they do not exceed the MLB requirements.

 

Multi-compartment backpacks are traditionally the most difficult and time-consuming bags to search at security checkpoints. This update aims to make the ballpark experience for all fans safer and more efficient, which are two major priorities of our organization.

 

NEW TO THE BALLPARK FOR 2019 – THE HOME RUN HAPPY HOUR will be available at every home game for the first hour after gates open. The featured items on the Pepsi Porch including in the Copper Craft Bar and Miller Lite Pitcher’s Pub:

  • 24oz Pepsi Products & Aquafina $3
  • 16oz Miller Lite and Coors Lite $5
  • Specialty Cocktails $5
  • Jumbo hot dog basket $5
  • ¼ lb. Burger Basket $5
  • Classic Nacho $5

JAY ALLEN JOINS TIGERS AS PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER

  • Entering his first season as the voice of Comerica Park is Jay Allen, a long-time public address announcer in Grand Rapids, whose experience includes Minor League baseball, arena football, special events and a variety of high school sports. Jay’s distinctive voice was selected after a rigorous audition process that began with more than 50 applicants. Allen, replaces long-time PA announcer, Bobb Vergeils, who retired to Florida after the 2018 season, but continues to serve as the public address announcer for the Tigers Spring Training games at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.  

 

ROAR OF 84 TICKET PACKAGE

Five Games. Five Items. One package. Spend your summer at Comerica Park and celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the 1984 World Series Championship with this ticket package that begins at just $105 and includes:

  • Tickets to five (5) Saturday games against the Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals.
  • Alan Trammell*, Lou Whitaker* and Sparky Anderson bobbleheads
  • Kirk Gibson commemorative 1984 Road Jersey*
  • 1984 World Championship Pennant*

NOTE: The Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell Bobbleheads are part of a special collectors set featuring the duo in their famous back-to-back pose from the cover of the 1979 Tigers Yearbook. * Denotes item exclusive to the ticket package and not distributed on game days to the general fan base.

 

NEW SPECIAL THEMED EVENTS FOR 2019

  • Game of Thrones Gardy Bobblehead (April 17)
  • Cat-urday (May 18)
  • Mother/Son Day (May 19)
  • Northwood University (July 19)
  • Father/Daughter Day (July 21)
  • University of Michigan – Dearborn (August 5)
  • Pheasants Forever Night (August 28)
  • AOD – Catholic Parish Night (September 10)
  • University of Windsor (September 21)
  • Rochester College (September 22)

 

NEW PARTY AREAS AT COMERICA PARK

  • New Rooftop Deck – Groups can now enjoy a panoramic view of Comerica Park from the Rooftop Deck in right field. Picnics include: Ball Park hot dogs, hamburgers, coleslaw, pasta salad, baked beans, Frito-Lay Potato Chips, Pepsi Products/Aquafina Water.
  • Chevrolet Pavilion – The only all-inclusive party area at Comerica Park now hosts groups from the time the gates open all the way through the final out. The included buffet serves: Ball Park hot dogs, boneless chicken wings, Little Caesars Pizza, vegetable spring rolls, Frito-Lay Potato Chips and Pepsi Products/Aquafina Water, domestic beer and house wine.
  • Additional information can be found by visiting tigers.com/groups.

 

GIVEAWAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

  • The Tigers have scheduled 23 giveaway dates over the course of the 2019 season, in addition to hosting over 50 special events at Comerica Park. Many events have a corresponding special ticket package, often complimenting theme nights and cultural celebrations. Full lineup of giveaways and special events can be found here.

 

GROUP TICKETS (Call 313-471-2255 for all experiences and details)

For groups of 15-or-more, the Tigers now offer expanded discounts, which include better seat locations and increased ticket discounts. In addition to new group experiences and party areas, Comerica Park has a new lineup of special events and theme days all season long, which all can be found at tigers.com/groups or tigers.com/specialevents.

 

NEW KIDS CLUB 2019 MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE

Get your child excited about baseball and save money on tickets with the Detroit Tigers Kids Club presented by

Aquafina, and Kroger. The 2019 Tigers Kids Club includes an exclusive Detroit Tigers drawstring bag, hat, paracord necklace and more. For just $20, you can enroll your child now at tigers.com/kidsclub and receive discounts,

BOGO ticket offers, and membership benefits all season long.

 

NEW ITEMS AVAILABLE AT THE D SHOP

DKNY – The DKNY sports line looks great and stays true to the brand’s style, while also representing the Tigers and Olde English ‘D’. The stylish and comfy line is for women, and includes leggings, joggers, tees, tanks and sweatshirts.

Jewelry – 2019 marks the first season that the Tigers will be offering Pandora charms and Alex and Ani bracelets for sale at The D Shop, due to the strong demand from our fans.

Columbia- Expanding the club’s relationship with Columbia, in 2019 the Tigers will offer additional women’s full- and quarter-zip jackets, as well as several new men’s pieces.

New Era On-Field Cap – New to the club’s offering of hats is the New Era On-Field 59FIFTY Cap in the low-profile design, which has been added after much fan interest.

Soft as a Grape – In an effort to revamp our women’s plus-size selection, the club has brought back Tigers merchandise with Soft as a Grape, and now offer various options of women’s plus size clothing ranging from 1X-4X. 

Monster Trucks, Cars and Toys – Expanding our selection for fans of all ages, the Tigers have added new novelty items this year, including remote control monster trucks and race cars, in addition to a few other toys for Tigers fans both big and small. 

Plush Items – Following strong demand for unique plush items, the club is adding unicorns, rose gold teddy bears and pink and white rabbits monogramed with the iconic Detroit Tigers Olde English ‘D’.

Herschel – The Tigers are proud to partner with Herschel Supply Co. to meet guest desires for high-quality and fashionable bags, backpacks, duffel bags and even fanny packs.

NEW MENU ITEMS OFFERED THROUGHOUT COMERICA PARK

The Tigers, in partnership with Delaware North Sportservice, are thrilled to announce additions to the Comerica Park food and beverage menu for the 2019 season. Over the years at Comerica Park, fans have come to appreciate new and traditional food offerings as a major part of their ballpark experience. All of us are certain that this year’s lineup will live up to that expectation.

 

FOOD COURT LOCATIONS

  • Coney Dog Eggroll – Crispy eggroll filled with hot dog and chili, drizzled with classic mustard and a sprinkle of diced onions. Featured in the Food Court Midtown location.
  • Beyond Burger – Plant based burger that looks, cooks and satisfies like beef topped with lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles and served with French fries. Featured in the Food Court Corktown location.
  • Beyond Burger Bowl – Plant based burger that books, books and satisfies like beef on a bed of lettuce with tomatoes, onions and a pickle balsamic dressing. Also, featured in the Food Court Corktown location.
  • French Onion Burger – Fresh burger smothered in Swiss cheese and caramelized onions, with a tangy zip sauce on the side, served with French fries, featured in the Food Court Corktown location.
  • Al Pastor Dog – Natural casing hot dog topped with smoked pulled pork, pineapple relish, sriracha aioli, and cotija cheese. Sold in Food Court Downtown location.
  • Bahn Mi – Thick slab of bacon topped with Asian slaw and sriracha aioli. Sold in Food Court Downtown location.
  • Hand Carved Gyro – Soft pita filled with sizzling carved gyro meat, diced tomatoes, tzatziki sauce and red onion. Featured in the Food Court Greek location.
  • Falafel – Soft pita filled with falafel, diced tomatoes, tzatziki sauce and red onion. Sold in the Food Court Greek location.
  • Topped Falafel – Falafel topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, black olives and tzatziki sauce. Sold in the Food Court Greek location.
  • Zeppole – (zeppōˈlē) Sweet deep-fried Italian pastry dough balls served with chocolate dipping sauce. Featured in Food Court Midway location.
  • Guernsey Ice Cream – Featuring two new flavors – Blue Moon and Detroit Grand Slam.

 

VARIOUS BALLPARK LOCATIONS

  • Augmented Reality Souvenir Soda Cup – All large soda cups will have triggers that can be scanned with a cell phone for interactive play via the MLB App.
  • Chicken Wings – Smoked chicken wings, marinated in a spicy beer marinade and served with celery sticks and a choice of BBQ or ranch dip. Sold in the Michigan Craft Beer location at Section 101.
  • French Onion Topped Fries – Crispy French fries smothered in Swiss cheese and caramelized onions and drizzled with a tangy zip sauce. Featured in the Michigan Craft Beer location at Section 101.
  • Craft Beer Flights – Enjoy three seven-ounce craft beer choices from Michigan Craft with our new Beer Flight.
  • Chimichanga – Barbacoa chicken with shredded monterey jack cheese inside a flour tortilla, deep fried and topped with white cheddar queso, pico de gallo, and sour cream on a bed of lettuce. Served with Spanish rice and black beans. Sold in the Tiger Den.
  • Italian Sandwich – Mortadella, capicola ham, and salami with shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion, banana pepper rings and Italian dressing on a sesame sub roll. Sold in the Miller Lite Pitcher's Pub.
  • Farm Field Table Moroccan Spiced Beef Sandwich – Ras el Hanout rubbed beef, toum, pickles, onions, and olives on an artisan roll. Featured in the Corner Tap Room.
  • Loaded Nacho Fries – Hand cut French fries topped with cheddar queso sauce, pico de gallo, jalapeno peppers, and cotija cheese. Sold in the Corner Tap Room.

 

GRAB ‘N GO SECTION

  • Garden Salad Jars – Fresh spring mix, cheese and vegetables layered in a jar with ranch dressing – all to be shaken and enjoyed, right from the jar. Also available with chicken.
  • Garden and Grain Salad Jars – Fresh spring mix, quinoa, farro, brown rice, cheese and vegetables layered in a jar with ranch dressing – all to be shaken and enjoyed right from the jar. Also available with chicken.
  • Fresh Fruit Cups – Cups of refreshing melon, pineapple, berries and grapes.
  • New Healthy Packaged Snacks – Sabra hummus and guacamole snack cups and Oh Snap Pickling Co. veggie or pickle snacks.