Fenway for Families

June 18, 2014 Blog, Discounted Tickets, Fun

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Taking your kids to see the “boys of summer” doesn’t have to cost as much as your week-long Disney vacation. Below are some tips to trim the baseball-going budget, without striking out on fun!



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Scalp-Free Tickets


Good Grades = Free Tickets!
For the month of June, bring your child (ages 14 and under) with their most recent report card with A’s and B’s (*or corresponding grades at your child’s school) and they will get a free ticket to that day’s game! “Tickets are available the day of each game at Gate E. Availability is first come, first served. Children providing a valid report card must be accompanied by a full priced adult. A maximum of two complimentary child tickets per adult.
http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ticketing/calendar.jsp

Students Can Stand for $9
The Red Sox are offering $9 standing room tickets to high school and college students (with ID). Student ID must be presented with your ticket when entering the ball park.
https://secure.mlb.com/bos/ticketing/student_ticket_offers.jsp

Children 2 and Under are FREE!
Children 2 and under are allowed into the ballpark with a full-priced paying adult without a ticket!
http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/information

The Bleachers @ Fenway Park
Get a great, unobstructed view of the action and see the relief pitchers up close and personal while they are warming up in the bull pens. Tickets start at just $15 for bleacher seats!
http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ticketing/ticket_pricing.jsp

Stop & Shop Promotional Emails
Sign up for Stop & Shop promotional emails, and periodically receive special promo codes that allow you to purchase tickets to selected games for just $15!
https://www.stopandshop.com/registration/

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Getting There & Back


Kids Ride the T for FREE!
Save yourself $40 in parking fees by taking the T to see the game. Kids 12 and under ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
http://www.mbta.com/fares_and_passes

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photo credit: Amanda Agoes Photography

While You’re There


Freebies for First-Timers
Stop by the Information Kiosks once you’re inside and let them know your child is visiting for the first time! They will receive a Wally button and a welcome packet with a Red Sox Nation bracelet, Red Sox sticker, and their very own bag of genuine “Fenway Dirt” from the warning track!

Who Needs Peanuts and Cracker Jack?
Score a great deal on popcorn served in a souvenir helmet when you pay with your MasterCard. The cost is $4 instead of $8 AND there are free refills!

Free Fun @ Wally’s World
If the kids are getting restless in their seats, check out Wally’s World where kids can meet Wally, play games, get their face painted, and more! Activities vary by game, check the website for schedule. http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/wallysworld.jsp

Red Sox Kid Nation Membership
Kids 14 and under can become members of the Red Sox Kid Nation ($30) to receive discounts and tons of cool freebies! Just for joining kids will get a backpack, team jersey, and necklace! Kids Nation Members can buy discounted game tickets and save on Yawkey Way purchases. Each child receives a “passport” that is stamped during each game that they attend. Each stamp earns them an awesome freebie like autographed items, baseball cards, team gear, and more! http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/kidnation.jsp

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I’m Hungry

Who doesn’t hear these words 18 times a day?!? Find a meal deal for when hunger strikes!


Dining Deals Near Fenway
Grab a bite to eat before or after the game and save with these Groupon deals at restaurants near Fenway Park!
http://www.groupon.com/local/boston/fenway-park

Kids Eat Free After a Red Sox Win
Everyone wins with the Red Sox! Visit a Ninety Nine Restaurant the day after the Red Sox win and receive a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entrée.
http://www.savingbeans.com/kids-eat-free-red-sox-win/

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Fenway Fun Without the Sox


Fenway Park Tours
You don’t have to see a game to experience Fenway Park. Park tours are available year-round and take place daily every hour (9am – 5pm). See what it’s like to sit on top of the Green Monster or the Roof Top deck, touch Pesky’s Pole, and relive the greatest moments in the Red Sox Hall of Fame.
http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ballpark/tour.jsp

Futures @ Fenway
Tickets start at just $15 for the Futures @ Fenway event on Sunday 7/13. See the Lowell Spinners vs.
the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and enjoy a day of Fenway family fun with games, face painting, balloon artists, and more available for the kids. After the game enjoy a showing of “Field of Dreams” (one of my personal favorites!).
http://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/ticketing/futures_at_fenway.jsp

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photo credit: Amanda Agoes Photography

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Your kids will have a wonderful time making memories and being up close and personal with everyone’s favorite game!


“Out of the Park” – Fenway Fun for FREE!
The City of Boston, Red Sox, and Highland Street Foundation have teamed up to bring the Red Sox to YOU at these fun and free “Out of the Park” events! Fenway Fun without the cost! Watch the Sox on a giant screen, enjoy hot dogs and ice cream goodies, dance to a DJ, meet Wally, face painting, and more!
http://www.savingbeans.com/event/park-watch-sox-free-family-fun

Friday Family Four Packs @ Pawtucket Red Sox
Here’s a great deal to take your family out to the ball park and see the future Red Sox stars! For only $44 you will receive 4 tickets to the game, 4 small drinks, 4 bags of chips, and 4 Hot Dogs.

This offer is only available by phone. Please call 401-724-7300 to order your PawSox Family Four Pack today! http://www.milb.com/promotions

$5 Tickets @ Brockton Rox
Head just south of Boston to take in a Brockon Rox game. Campanelli Stadium is home to this summer collegiate baseball team. Check their calendar for special promotions like kids eat free, fireworks, giveaways, and lots of family fun. Tickets start at just $5 and parking is FREE!
http://www.brocktonrox.com/view/brocktonrox/schedule

$6 Tickets @ North Shore Navigators
Hidden down the road in Lynn, MA is a newly renovated ball park that is home to the summer collegiate baseball team, the North Shore Navigators. Grab a hot dog and root on the home team! Tickets start at just $6 + FREE parking! There is a play area for kids with bouncy houses and games, enjoy fireworks after the games, and kids can run the bases and play catch on the field (check their website for schedule).
http://nsnavs.com/view/nsnavs/tickets/single-game-tickets

Canaligator’s Kids Club @ Lowell Spinners
If your kids love baseball, then you will love the Lowell Spinners, the Class-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox! Family-friendly, fun, and affordable, it is a great place to take in a game! Join the Canaligator’s Kids Club for free tickets and fun freebies!
http://www.savingbeans.com/free-kids-admission-lowell-spinners-games-join-kids-club-today/

What have I missed? What are your family’s tips to save at Fenway?