Tips for attending Atlanta Braves home opener - Fox 2 News Headlines

PHOTOS: Braves home opening day

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA, Ga. -

Baseball season is finally here and the Atlanta Braves will be hosting their first home game of the season Tuesday night. The braves have a few tips for anyone looking to attend the game.

The game is expected to start at 7:10pm, but large crowds are expected so fans are encouraged to arrive early. Parking lots will open at 2:00 PM and Turner Field's gates will open at 4:00 PM.

If you are interested in parking at Turner Field for the game you must pre-purchase a parking permit on the braves' website. Braves parking lots will be permit only.

Fans are encouraged to take alternate routes of transportation to Turner Field. The MARTA Braves shuttle begins running 90 minutes prior to the first pitch from Underground Atlanta/Five Points MARTA station to Turner Field until one hour after the final out.

Turner field ticket windows and kiosks will open at 9:30 AM for fans who would like to purchase any remaining seats.

Fans are encouraged to be seated by 6:15 PM for a special pregame ceremony honoring the 40th Anniversary of Hank Aaron's 715th career home run.

The first 45,000 fans through the gates will receive a commemorative poster of Hank Aaron.  There will also be a pregame concert featuring Kristian Bush from Sugarland.

The braves will also unveil their 2013 National League East Championship banner during the game.

  • More SportsMore>>

  • Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

    Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

    Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
    Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
  • Bengals lose A.J. Green, but beat Falcons 24-10

    Bengals lose A.J. Green, but beat Falcons 24-10

    Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10...
    Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory...
  • Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win

    Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win

    Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday...
    Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the...
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices