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Opening Day Information

April 1, 2011, Coors Field

Coors FieldFans, be sure to get to LoDo early on Friday, April 1, as the Colorado Rockies celebrate Opening Day 2011.

Opening Day Fest activities located at 21st and Blake include free music, carnival games, baseball team logo branding with proceeds going to charity, food and more from 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Opening Day pregame ceremonies begin early at 1:25 p.m. and include Dinger, an Air Force Academy Stellar Brass military medley to accompany the Rockies tradition of a United States military branches march, a Buckley Air National Guard flyover, 2010 Colorado Rockies player award ceremonies and more. Make sure you join us and get to your seats early for the show!

Opening Day Fest

  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Located across from Gate C at 21st & Blake Streets in LoDo
  • Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
  • C Lazy U Ranch will be on site branding baseballs with proceeds donated to Colorado Rockies Foundation
  • 850KOA Rockies Radio speed pitch
  • Kids carnival games and face painting
  • 11:00 a.m. Opie Gone Bad free live music performance
  • 12:15 a.m. Grammy Award winning Los Lonely Boys free live music performance
  • 12:30 ROOT SPORTS live pregame show

Opening Day pregame ceremonies

  • 1:25 p.m. approx - pregame begins with Dinger tee shirt toss
  • 1:35 p.m. approx - traditional military recognition and celebration including:
  • Live Air Force Academy Stellar Brass military medley performance
  • United States service branch marches by US Army, US Marines, US Navy, US Air Force, US Coast Guard
  • Large flag display with support from local Police and Fire units as well as United States Air Force Academy
  • Air Force Academy Stellar Brass performance of the National Anthem complete with fireworks and...
  • Flyover support from Buckley Air National Guard
  • 1:45 p.m. approx - D-backs and Rockies player lineups and introductions
  • 2:00 p.m. approx - 2010 Rockies individual player award ceremonies for Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez
  • 2:10 p.m. - 2011 Rockies MLB season opener first pitch