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Great American Ball Park Events

100 Joe Nuxhall Wy, Cincinnati, OH 45202 US

Great American Ball Park

Capacity: 42,319

Home Teams: Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

Great American Ball Park Events

The Great American Ball Park, perched on an attractive stretch of forested land alongside the Ohio River, has been home to the Cincinnati Reds ever since it opened in 2003. It is located a short walk from Paycor Stadium, home of the city’s NFL team, the Cincinnati Bengals (the teams previously shared a stadium, which became less than ideal in the 1990s). The Cincinnati Reds have been through a few ballparks in their nearly 150 years of existence, including a very early one that got the team booted out of the National League for a time in the 1880s because they insisted on selling beer and renting it out on Sundays! Thankfully, neither of these are grounds for expulsion from MLB any longer (quite the contrary!), so you will find both Sundays and beer in abundance at the Great American Ball Park these days. The stadium itself contains a number of interesting features, including the Gap, which provides views out of the stadium into downtown Cincinnati, the Power Stacks of center field, which release blasts of fire whenever a Reds pitcher strikes an opponent out, and a rose garden to commemorate the Reds’ Pete Rose and his record number of MLB hits. Along with all regular season and playoff Reds home games, the Great American Ball Park occasionally hosts large concerts, with past performers including Paul McCartney, Beyonce and Jay-Z, and Green Day. Hungry visitors to the Great American Ball Park will find lots to eat, with everything from pulled pork sandwiches to chili nachos to Bavarian pretzels on offer. The team’s MLB website even contains a list of all the places to buy beer at the stadium, not that you’ll ever be too far away from one! Stylish Reds team and event merchandise can be found at the many kiosks and shops dotted around the Great American Ball Park

Great American Ball Park Seating Chart

Great American Ball Park is one of the larger stadiums in the league and so contains a wide range of different seating options that visitors can choose from. Those looking for an exclusive ballpark experience can opt for premium seating in the form of luxury suites, VIB clubs, and Dugout Box seats, which are located immediately behind the home and visiting teams’ dugouts. Throughout the remainder of the stadium is a huge amount of general seating that varies in price from more expensive seats near the infield to mid-range seats to cheap seats in the outfield and up in the nosebleeds. Views are great all around the park. To find tickets that suit your preferences and budget to events and games at Great American Ball Park, go to TicketX to find all available tickets and use our handy seating chart to compare different seating options

Getting to Great American Ball Park (Transportation and Parking)

Visitors can access Great American Ball Park via public transportation or driving their own vehicle

Getting to Great American Ball Park via public transportation

Options are somewhat limited for getting to a Reds game at Great American Ball Park but you can use the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar if you are located near its route. Check MLB’s official Reds website for full public transportation details, schedules, and directions. Another decent option for traveling to Great American Ball Park is a taxi or ride-share.

Getting to Great American Ball Park by car

The most common way for visitors to get to Great American Ball Park is driving their own vehicle. Doing so is fairly straightforward, but be conscious of the heavy traffic that tends to build up in central Cincinnati, especially during big games and events. Make sure to budget plenty of time so that you do not miss the start of your game or event. MLB’s official Reds website has excellent driving directions and maps.

Does Great American Ball Park have on-site parking?

Yes, large on-site parking lots surround Great American Ball Park, providing ample parking for large numbers of visitors arriving by car. It is highly recommended that you book a prepaid parking spot in advance to make your gameday experience more efficient and pleasant. Visit MLB’s official Reds website for parking details and maps, and to make parking reservations.

How much does Great American Ball Park parking cost?

Major parking lots near Guaranteed Rate Field during events or games are quite affordable in comparison to many other MLB stadiums, with prices generally landing between $5-20. Go to  MLB’s official Reds website to book a prepaid parking spot and search for the cheapest available parking options.