Phillies Gear Up For National League Wild Card Series Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Gear Up For National League Wild Card Series Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Gear Up For National League Wild Card Series Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park

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Wild Card Series Game 1 at Citizens Bank ParkPhiladelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Phillies are gearing up for the National League Wild Card Series Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, October 3. Fans can join the festivities with a Phillies Postseason Block Party on Citizens Bank Way at 5:00 p.m.; no game ticket is required.

The two-and-a-half-hour pregame fan event will feature a Phillies Pep Rally (at 6:45 p.m.), as well as surprise guests, performances and music on the big postseason stage by Go Go Gadget and DJ HBK, a giant Ferris wheel, and so much more. Audacy radio stations will also be on site. Enjoy tasty offerings from local food trucks, a mini Budweiser Bar, and samplings and giveaways from Coca-Cola, The GIANT Company, and Herr's.

At 5:38 p.m., all gates open with postseason rally towels for all fans compliments of Hatfield Quality Meats and Herr's. In addition, the New Era Phillies Team Store and Phillies Authentics Shop are open to ticketed guests. Plus, try out the inflatable speed pitch courtesy of FanDuel at the First Base Plaza.

Be in your seats for the on-field festivities surrounding the introduction of the Phillies and Marlins at 7:30 p.m., which includes the unfurling of a large American flag by members of the U.S. military and Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments with an All-Service Honor Guard presented by Pennsylvania State Police. Followed by the National Anthem performed by the West Point Brass Quintet at 8:08 p.m. "God Bless America" will be sung by Jillian Patricia Pirtle from the Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society during the 7th inning stretch.

  • Broadcast coverage for Game 1 is provided by ESPN with Jon Sciambi and Doug Glanville, 94 WIP radio.
  • WTTM 1680 (Spanish). Fans can use the free MLB Ballpark app as their guide to Citizens Bank Park to access tickets, forward to friends, use interactive concourse maps, and enjoy games.
  • Opt-in for MLB's Go Ahead Entry allows ticket holders who opt in for service to enter the ballpark at full walking speed without stopping.
  • The parking lots open 5 hours before the first pitch (tailgating) or 3 hours earlier (non-tailgating)
  • Uber RideShare Lot is designated in Lot T; public transportation via SEPTA is available.
  • Traffic conditions can be checked at www.511pa/nj/org or by calling 511 on any phone.
  • Cashless parking only - credit/debit cards or mobile payment (Apple Pay & Google Pay) accepted; pre-paid parking passes may also be purchased before game time.
  • Bag policy prohibits bags including backpacks - clutch purses no larger than 5" x 7", fanny packs, medical bags, drawstring bags, transparent or solid tote bags & diaper bags only permitted - subject to inspection upon entry per Major League Baseball security regulations - guests may discard or return prohibited items to the vehicle or store them in a locker ($10 fee).

For exclusive Fall Classics menu offerings from Aramark Sports + Entertainment, such as Postseason Secret surprise item (not revealed in advance), SchwarBurger with smoked BBQ brisket & Cooper sharp American cheese served on a brioche bun with a portion of proceeds benefiting Schwarber's Neighborhood Heroes charity that provides opportunities for first responder families.

Plus, Sweet Potato Gobbler Bowl served on homemade stuffing & sweet potato mash topped with turkey gravy & crispy fried onions and look for Bacon Jam Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Combo, Mega Campfire S'mores Cookie, Caramel Apples locally sourced apples dipped in caramel available with nuts or jimmies topped with edible white chocolate and The Daycare Donut spiced cake donut with Phillies red strawberry jam glaze & peanut butter drizzle.

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