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Know Before You Go: Syracuse Mets Preparing for Large Crowd on Sunday, July 3rd

Mets adding staff and concession locations to make experience better for fans
June 29, 2022

SYRACUSE, NY - In anticipation of a large, near-sellout crowd on Sunday, July 3rd, the Syracuse Mets want you to “Know Before You Go” so we can better serve you while we celebrate Independence Day!

SYRACUSE, NY - In anticipation of a large, near-sellout crowd on Sunday, July 3rd, the Syracuse Mets want you to “Know Before You Go” so we can better serve you while we celebrate Independence Day!

Event: Independence Day Celebration at NBT Bank Stadium

Syracuse Mets vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Game time: 6:05 p.m.

Gates open: 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 3rd Promotions: Kids Eat Free Sunday, national entertainment act “The ZOOperstars” will entertain during the game, and finish with the largest post-game fireworks extravaganza of the year!

Details to help fans:

· Gates open early at 4:00 p.m. to allow more time for fans to enter NBT Bank Stadium before first pitch, and as a special treat, fans will have access to watch Lehigh Valley taking batting practice

· Concession stands will stagger their openings. The Home Plate Stand, Dugout Bar, and Saranac Beer Cart will be open at 4:00 p.m., and the rest of stands will be fully operational by 5:30 p.m.

· Adding two food locations and extra beer/soda and water locations to Salt City Deck to help serve the large crowd

o Who Want Smoke BBQ – local vendor will set up on the Salt City Deck to serve their mouthwatering BBQ plates and specialty burgers along with water and soda

o Salt City Taco’s in-house taco location that will also have loaded nachos, peanuts, soda, and water, in addition to beef, chicken, and veggie tacos will be on Salt City Deck.

· Expanded Kids Eat Free locations – Kids 12 and under will receive vouchers as they do every Sunday for; (1) kids Hofmann hot dog, (1) Coca-Cola 12 oz. fountain drink, (1) bag of chips, and (1) Perry’s kids ice cream cup

o Locations include: Home Plate Grille (Main stand), Hofmann Stand on first-base side, two Hofmann Hot Dog Carts, and the Taste NY Cart. Ice Cream to be served at Scooch’s Scoops and auxiliary Ice Cream Cart by Scooch’s Scoops.

· Every beer cart will also feature water and soda

· Firework show to take place upon the conclusion of the game

· Clear Bag Policy – be sure to review the Syracuse Mets Clear Bag policy in the attached graphic or visit syracusemets.com before you arrive!

· Parking – it is $7 to park in Syracuse Mets parking lots and only credit or debit cards are accepted for parking. No cash payments for parking will be accepted.

Fans are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance for best seating. Fans are also encouraged to come early to avoid long lines to get into the parking lot and the stadium. Tickets can be purchased online and sent directly to fans’ phones. Fans are encouraged to be careful and buy tickets directly from SyracuseMets.com so as not to be overcharged for tickets from non-authorized ticket sites.

Please visit https://www.milb.com/syracuse/community/ballpark-a-z-guide for the ballpark A-Z guide for rules and policies for fans coming to games.

Tickets for Sunday and all Syracuse Mets home games are on sale at the Onondaga Coach Ticket Office at NBT Bank Stadium during regular hours (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & this weekend Saturday-Sunday, 12 p.m. through the end of the game), over the phone (315-474-7833 x1) or online anytime at syracusemets.com.

For any additional questions, please call the Syracuse Mets at 315-474-7833 or contact Michael Tricarico at [email protected].