After 33 years at Veterans Stadium, the Phillies moved into their new state-of-the-art facility, Citizens Bank Park in 2004. The world-class ballpark – rated one of the best in the country – opened on April 3, 2004, with an exhibition game against the Cleveland Indians. Since that time, the Phillies have captured a World Series championship title, two National League pennants, and five consecutive NL East titles, while countless records have been broken both on and off the field.
Excellent regional highway access for vehicles and Broad Street Subway Line for public transportation.
21-acre site, north side of Pattison Avenue between Citizens Bank Way and Darien Street.
With the help of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consultant, the park was designed to be universally accessible and comfortable for all fans with disabilities.
EwingCole and HOK Sport+Venue+Event (HOK SVE).
Festive outfield entertainment area; 625' in length covering 50,000 square feet. Area opens early so fans can watch batting practice.
The Alley includes the Phillies All-Star Walk, Memory Lane and Phillies Wall of Fame presented by Toyota, bi-level bullpens, Citizens Bank Games of Baseball, Rooftop Bleacher seats, Greg Luzinski’s Bull’s BBQ and other food options, and the Mitchell & Ness Alley Store.
Guests can call 267-570-BATS to find out the batting practice schedule for that day. Times are subject to change.
Sapphire blue; Hussey Seating Co.
Voted "Best Ballpark Eats" by the Food Network (2007) and No. 1 Vegetarian Ballpark (2007-2010). Joint venture between the Phillies, ARAMARK and World Wide Concessions. A wide variety of food and beverages, from traditional ballpark fare to foods with Philadelphia flavor, is available throughout the park at permanent locations and portable stands. The ballpark also features healthier and gluten-free food options.
L. F. Driscoll Co. and Hunt Construction Group in association with Synterra, Ltd. and Don Todd Associates, Inc.
|Right field foul pole||330'||13'3"|
|Right field power alley||369'||13'3"|
|Center field, straight away||401'||6'|
(left of CF to LCF)
|Left field foul pole||329'||10'6"|
|Left field power alley||374'||10'6"|
|Home plate to backstop||49'5"|
|1st and 3rd bases to stands||51'|
11, of which nine service guests in seating bowl.
Three, located near Sections 114, 126 and 140 to assist guests in reaching the Hall of Fame Club/Pavilion/Arcade and Terrace Level.
Global Spectrum, subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Comcast-Spectacor.
Original artwork by four local artists, Dick Perez, Dane Tilghman, Max Mason and Jonathan Mandell, is on display throughout the ballpark. Also featured: “Phillies Dream Scene,” a classic oil painting by Australian artist Jamie Cooper, on display in the Suite and Club Entrance Lobby.
Metal poles; 85' high.
A 2,500-seat premium seating area that includes access to climate-controlled lounges with full-service bars, large flat-screen TVs and upscale food options.
Open Main Concourse (360 degrees) that allows fans to constantly connect with the game. Open outfield that allows a scenic view of Center City Skyline. Views of the field from street level.
Numerous flowers on the outside of the park plus flowers on top of the left field wall. More than 1,000 trees are located around the ballpark, including the former site of Veterans Stadium.
Neon Liberty Bell swings and rings after Phillies home runs; the 50' high by 35' wide Bell is suspended 100' above street level. It was produced by Capitol Manufacturing.
Official Phillies merchandise is available in the Majestic Clubhouse Store located adjacent to the Third Base Gate. The store is open year-round, 7 days a week, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Souvenirs are also available in-game at the Mitchell &?Ness Alley Store in Ashburn Alley, the ’47 Brand Store, home stands and portable kiosks. Phillie Phanatic merchandise is featured throughout the ballpark including the Phanatic Attic located on the second floor of the Majestic Clubhouse Store.
Citizens Bank, $95 million over 25 years; $57.5 million for naming rights and $37.5 million for the Phillies broadcast media package.
21,000 spaces in the Sports Complex.
The key ballpark character is the Phillie Phanatic, named the best sports mascot in the country by Forbes Magazine in 2011 and 2008. Other Phanatic attractions include Phanatic Phood Stands, Phanatic Phun Zone and Phanatic Attic.
Total of 61; 24 women; 24 men; 13 family. All restrooms have a baby-changing table.
With the help of tremendous fan support, the Phillies have a .576 home winning percentage through their first eight seasons at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies' award-winning "Red Goes Green" program at Citizens Bank Park is in partnership with Aramark and Global Spectrum.
Capacity: 43,651; Color of seats: Sapphire blue; Hussey Seating Co. Seats are angled toward the infield and equipped with cup holders.
In 2011, the Phillies have partnered with Sony Electronics' System Solutions Group and Daktronics to dramatically enhance the fans' viewing experience at Citizens Bank Park. This $10 million upgrade includes the installation of a massive, new Daktronics HD-15 video display and the latest in Sony HD production technology. The new Phillies HD display is the largest in the National League and among the largest in the world. Includes a dedicated closed captioning display to assist hearing impaired fans. All 800 televisions in the suites and public areas have been upgraded to HD.
By City of Philadelphia ordinance, smoking is only permitted in designated areas in the vicinity of the First Base Gate, Third Base Gate, Left Field Gate and the East Suite and Club Entrance.
Prior to every game, the Phillies starting lineup is displayed by large baseball cards on the wall behind the left field scoreboard building.
Richie Ashburn (Ashburn Alley); Steve Carlton (Left Field Gate); Mike Schmidt (Third Base Gate); Robin Roberts (First Base Gate); 10' high; sculptor, Zenos Frudakis. Harry Kalas (Main Concourse behind Section 141, near Harry the K's restaurant); 7 1/2' high; sculptor Lawrence J. Nowlan.
70; all located between the foul poles. The luxurious suites are located directly above field level and afford spectacular views of the action.
To commemorate the site of Veterans Stadium, the Phillies built a monument as an everlasting memorial to veterans. Located on Pattison Avenue, the monument includes bronze plaques representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and POW/MIA. Surrounding the memorial are seven poles that display the American, army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and POW/MIA flags, which fly year-round.
13 drinking locations with two fountains at each location (total of 26 water fountains); each drinking location has one standard and one accessible fountain.