ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have announced they will welcome fans back to Truist Park in April for the first time since October of 2019.
The park will be open with a 33% capacity starting on April 9 when the Braves meet the Philadelphia Phillies. Officials will revisit capacity limits for each homestand.
“After a long and difficult year, we are excited to welcome Braves fans back to Truist Park beginning on April 9th.” said Derek Schiller, President and CEO of the Braves. “Baseball has had a healing affect over the course of our history, and we look forward to be a place where our fans can come, have fun and enjoy cheering on their favorite team in a welcoming environment.”
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The stadium will offer modified seating in socially-distanced pods around the ballpark that hold primarily two or four fans each. Fans are asked to wear masks when not eating or drinking. Ticketing and ordering will be made mobile.
Braves A-list members and people who have already bought single game tickets received communication from the team Friday about their options.
After the presale for A-List Members and single game ticket buyers who had previously purchased April tickets, a general on-sale will be available to the general public starting on March 30 at 10 a.m. at www.braves.com/tickets
The Braves have been working with Emory Healthcare’s infectious disease experts who have assisted and reviewed the team’s Covid-19 protocols and have given their input and guidance on the safety plan.
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