03/24/2011 5:04 PM ET
What's new at Progressive Field in 2011
Reduced Ticket Prices Featuring $10 Bleachers Every Game
Fun-Filled Promotional Schedule Features 17 Fireworks Shows, 3 Exciting Post-Game Concerts, Feller Bronze Statue, Hargrove Bobblehead, Choo Replica Jersey And 23 Kids Themed Events and Giveaways
"Your Dad's Beer", "Spirits of Ohio" and Food Network Sandwiches Highlight New Food Options
New Era Cap Stand Coming to Ballpark Round Up for Charity Launched
CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians begin their 18th season at Progressive Field on Friday, April 1 at 3:05 p.m. when they battle their division rival Chicago White Sox. Since 1994, Progressive Field has entertained nearly 43 million fans through its gates.
With the Tribe's 111th Home Opener only 8 days away, the Indians today announced a variety of new opportunities, amenities and value-based programs for the upcoming season at Progressive Field with the goal of providing a superior fan experience that creates lasting memories, connects generations and celebrates families.
INDIANS REDUCE TICKET PRICES!
NEARLY HALF OF THE BALLPARK ENJOYS REDUCTION
WITH 22% OF BALLPARK LOWERED $8 OR MORE
$10 BLEACHERS and $8 UPPER RESERVED
Tickets in the Time Warner Cable Bleachers in 2011 will be ONLY $10 EVERY GAME! Upper Reserved Seats only $8 ALL SEASON! (Bleachers Sold Out for Opening Day).
SAVE MONEY WITH 2011 INDIANS TICKET PROGRAMS
SEASON TICKET OPPORTUNITIES:
Check out the 2011 Indians STH E-Brochure, featuring a personalized message and phone call from Tribe Skipper MANNY ACTA and all Season Ticket opportunities: indians.com/jointhetribe.
$9 SEASON TICKETS IN THE BLEACHERS
For only $1,458 a Full-Season Bleacher Season Ticket Holder receives:
- 2 Bleacher tickets to all 81 Home Games
- Free Terrace Club membership
- Complimentary Suite Rental for one game
- Complimentary Game in Clubs Seats for one game
- 67 Exchange Dates
- Exclusive Season Ticket Holder Events
- Interest-Free Payment Plan through the end of June
FULL-SEASON PLANS INCLUDE SEVERAL GREAT FREE BENEFITS
- FREE Terrace Club membership
- FREE Suite Rental
- FREE Club Seat Test Drive for a game
- Interest-free payment plans through the end of June
- Loaded food and merchandise value per ticket for Full-Time Plan Holders (excluding Bleachers and Upper Reserved) and more!
BOGO SEASON TICKETS
BUY ONE-GET ONE FREE opportunity returns in both the Lower Bowl (Infield Lower Box) and Upper Deck (View Box) seating areas. Two Infield Lower Box seats cost a total of $2,592; two View Box seats cost a total of $2,106 and include: Two (2) seats for all 81 home games, Free Terrace Club membership, Complimentary Suite date for one game, Complimentary Club Seats for one (1) game, 67 Exchange Dates, Exclusive Season Ticket Holder Events, Loaded tickets ($2 per ticket per game for use at concession or merchandise stands), Interest-free payment plan thru end of June.
Forty-two (42) Games for price of 40! Forty (40) games in same seat PLUS Opening Day and Club Seat test-drive. PLUS loaded tickets...$4 per ticket per game in Field Box; $3 per ticket per game in Lower Box.
Twenty-two (22) games for price of 20. Twenty (20) games in same seat PLUS Opening Day and Club Seat test-drive.
SELECT-A-SEAT EVENT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 26
Renewing Season Ticket Holders (STH) will have the first opportunity to relocate seat locations at the STH Select-a-Seat event on Saturday, March 26 from 10AM-2PM. The Indians Season Ticket Holder Select-a-Seat event allows Season Ticket Holders to come down to Progressive Field and personally view locations that will be available for this season. All fans will receive a special gift with purchase and be entered into a drawing for an autographed Carlos Santana bat! Seats within the first 10 rows between the bases are still available!
Appointment times for Select-a-Seat are determined by STH account tenure. Call 216.420.HITS (4487) for more information.
SPECIAL TICKET OPPORTUNITIES:
VALUE BASED TICKET PRICING
Based on the concept that not three pricing categories have returned from last season with a new price reduction.
Super Value (17 games-best seats 50% off), Value (50 games) and Prime (14 games).
Visit indians.com/valuepricing for complete 2011 pricing and game breakdown.
INDIANS "PERFECT 10" VOUCHER PACK STARTS AS LOW AS $99
The Indians "Perfect 10" Voucher Pack plan, presented by Discount Drug Mart, is designed to offer fans the ultimate in flexibility at a discounted price. Use the vouchers to attend 10 games individually, with your spouse or a friend for 5 games or a group of 10 for one game starting at only $99-it's your choice. The "Perfect 10" Voucher Pack is good for 80 of the Tribe's 81 Home Games in 2011, excluding the Home Opener.
The Indians "Perfect 10" Voucher Pack is available online at indians.com/perfect10, at all Indians Team Shops and select Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart Stores.
EIGHT (8) GREAT SIX-PACK PACKAGES STARTING AS LOW AS $48 WITH A BONUS SEVENTH GAME FREE!
Six-Packs are a chance to see six great games and secure the same great seat location for each game. Choose from eight Six-Pack Plans and receive a ticket voucher to any future 2011 Tribe game! For example... for just $60 - fans can purchase a Marquee Matchup Six-Pack in the Time Warner Cable Bleachers and enjoy these opponents: Tampa Bay Rays, Boston red Sox, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, and Detroit Tigers.
The Indians also launched three (3) Premium Club Seat Six Packs, featuring access to the exclusive Club Seat area and including the popular All-Inclusive Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage Program. Plans are only $510 for six games! Free Ticket Voucher to any game not included in Premium Club Six Packs.
Visit indians.com/sixpacks for complete details on all Six Pack plans.
KEYBANK GRAND SLAM FOUR PACK
The popular all-inclusive package targeted towards groups of four now available for ALL GAMES in 2011. For only $96, receive 4 tickets (Mezzanine or Upper Box, plus Lower Box on Super Value dates), 4 hot dogs or slices of pizza, 4 Pepsi products, 4 Indians Caps and 1 parking pass.
BUDWEISER TWO FOR TUESDAY PACKAGE
Returning this season, fans can receive two (2) Lower Reserved Seats and $20 in Tickets Plus food/beverage value to select Tuesday home games for only $42.
INDIANS MUSIC FESTIVAL
This inaugural music extravaganza will welcome the H2O II Tour, presented by Chevy, featuring three-time Grammy-award winning and reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year BRAD PAISLEY on Saturday, June 11 beginning at 4PM. For this exciting performance, Paisley is teaming up with fellow country stars and special guests BLAKE SHELTON and JERROD NIEMANN. The show will include popular songs from Paisley such as "Waitin' on a Woman," "I'm Gonna Miss Her", "American Saturday Night," "Letter to Me," and his most recent hit "This Is Country Music, among others.
Tickets for this all-star collection of country music stars begin at $30 with field level seating starting at $85. Concert attendees also have the option for suite rentals by calling 216.420.HITS(4487) in addition to ballpark seating in select Sections, Club seating, and Floor (field level) seating. For more information visit indians.com/musicfestival.
LET'S MOVE IT! MONDAYS
The Cleveland Indians in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic launches Let's Move It! Mondays, a new health and wellness program at Progressive Field. The Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Clinic invite the public to stop by the ballpark from 11:30AM-1:30PM on select non-gameday Mondays (June 13 & 27, July 11 & 18, August 8 & 15) to walk or jog around the warning track of Progressive Field.
STEP 2 KIDSLAND
Step 2 KidsLand is now located on the Main Concourse near Gate C (the former picnic patio). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Kids can enjoy playing with a variety of toys while waiting for an occasional visit from the Indians team mascot Slider and the Hot Dog Mascots. Kids of all ages visiting Step 2 Kidsland will have a chance to win some plush toys in the new Progressive "IRV" claw machine. The cost of a chance to win is $1. Proceeds to benefit Cleveland Indians Charities. There is also a reduced price Kids Meal in the area at Market Pavilion where kids can enjoy a treat from the "kids only" menu. The Kids Team Shop that features apparel and novelties especially for kids is located behind Section 117.
SUBWAY EXTREME FAN ZONE
New this season in section 309 is the Subway Extreme Fan Zone. All Tribe fans seating in this section will receive buy-one-get-one Subway Extreme Fan Zone coupons during home games along with one entire row randomly chosen to receive an exclusive Subway offer. Only one (1) lucky fan in the Subway Extreme Fan Zone will also be selected to win $50 in Indians Fun Money!
Pick up your Wahoo Bucks Coupon at any local Subway locations for $5 off Extreme Fan Zone Seats (Ticket offer is good for any game throughout the season except for Opening Day and the Yankees Series).
The popular area located in the right field corner of the lower bowl has a new name- Budweiser Patio. The same great experience and price point remains for fans, groups of 25 or more at $45 per person and single-game tickets are priced at $60 for all 2011 home games. This popular group area features an unlimited buffet and Pepsi products pregame thru one hour after first pitch and also access to a private cash bar.
You can do your best Kenny Lofton impression as you swipe second base in front of a cheering crowd. Trot out with the grounds crew at the end of the 5th inning. Afterwards, you can take the base home as a souvenir! This ultimate fan experience is $500 (game ticket is not included and must be purchased to participate in this experience). For more information or to purchase this experience call 216.420.HITS (4487). Maximum 1 fan per game only.
IMPACTA KIDS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
On behalf of the Cleveland Indians Manager, Manny Acta and the ImpACTA Kids Foundation, two (2) $2,500 scholarship awards will be given to two (2) qualifying Cleveland-area 2011 graduating high school seniors be used towards their college education. The 2011 ImpACTA Kids Foundation Scholarship Award recipients (1 female and 1 male) are also scheduled to be honored during pregame ceremonies prior to an upcoming Indians game.
INDIANS AND KEYBANK GLOVE DRIVE
The Cleveland Indians in partnership with KeyBank launched the 2011 Glove Drive to benefit the Cleveland Baseball Federation and Akron Area YMCA. This program, spearheaded by the Indians Community Outreach and Corporate Partnership Departments runs from April 1 - August 28 during the 2011 Tribe home season at Progressive Field. The public can assist in this cause by donating new or slightly used baseball or softball gloves OR a $20 donation at the Fan Services booth at Section 154 of Progressive Field during Indians home games until August 28.
Donors participating in the Glove Drive will receive one (1) Mezzanine Seating ticket for the 1:05PM August 28th Indians vs. Kansas City game along with one (1) voucher for the autograph event on August 28th featuring select Indians players (subject to availability). Donors will also be entered to win a chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on August 28th! Information on additional ticket purchases for August 28th will be included with your ticket voucher.
FELLER #19 PATCH
In honor of arguably one of the greatest pitchers to have ever played Major League Baseball, the Cleveland Indians will wear a #19 tribute patch on the team uniforms and batting practice jerseys. The entire Indians roster will also be wearing a #19 jersey during Opening Day pregame ceremonies in memory of Bob Feller.
2011 UNIFORM CHANGES
The Indians will wear four sets of uniforms in 2011- two versions at home and two versions on the road, featuring minor enhancements. This will mark the first uniform change since 2008.
The home alternate uniform will showcase a new home alternate red cap with a midnight navy block "C" that is vintage Indians baseball.
The new traditional road gray uniform will showcase a new block "CLEVELAND"" lettering on the front of the chest, similar in style to block "Indians" on home alternate, to replace the previous script "Cleveland".
The new replica traditional road gray uniform jersey ($105) and wool replica home alternate block "C" cap ($20) are available at all Cleveland Indians Team Shops and indians.com
NEWLY ENLARGED INDIANS FANCAVE
The Ultimate fan experience has become bigger and better for 2011! Now located in Suite 315, the FanCave is double the size of the average suite and features six HD TV's, a video game system, a beer fridge, combination pool/ping pong table and arcade games! The FanCave is available for rent to include twenty (20) game tickets and All-you-can-eat food and beverage packages on a gameday basis for only $3,000.
INDIANS SOCIAL SUITE
New for 2011 will be the Indians Social Suite, an entire suite at Progressive Field catering to social media users. The Indians Social Suite replaces the first-ever social media-only section in professional sports, the Tribe Social Deck. Invitations to the Indians Social Suite are distributed on a game-by-game basis and fans may apply online at www.indians.com/connect.
CIRCLE K STRIKEOUT METER
The Circle K Strikeout Meter will make its Progressive Field debut during the 2011 Indians Opening Day. A "K" will appear on the strikeout board located near the pennants to the right of the right field foul pole with every strikeout a Tribe pitcher records. Circle K will provide FREE Polar Pop coupons to fans post-game after sixteen (16) select home games in 2011.
"GET GEAR, GO CHEER"
All fans purchasing $60 or more of Indians merchandise online at any Indians Team Shop, a Progressive Field Souvenir stand, or at indians.com between March 28 and May 24, 2011 will receive a ticket voucher for TWO FREE MEZZANINE TICKETS for any regular season game in April and May (excluding Opening Day). Fans who purchase $60 or more on indians.com will receive the vouchers via mail approximately 10-14 business days after the purchase with online ticket voucher redemption information (a processing fee will apply).
NEW ERA MERCHANDISE STAND
Located at Section 111, the New Era Cap Stand will feature authentic headwear for all 30 MLB teams. This stand will also include an assortment of New Era T-shirts.
ROUND UP FOR CHARITY
"Round Up for Charity" is a Cleveland Indians Team Shop initiative allowing customers who shop at an Indians Team Shop location to round their transaction total up to the nearest dollar amount with the proceeds going to four Ohio based charities (Flashes of Hope, The Gathering Place, Cleveland Indians Charities, Stewart's Caring Place).
"Round Up" is available at team shops located at the Summit Mall in Fairlawn, The Strip in North Canton, Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, South Park Centre in Strongsville, and the Westgate Plaza in Fairview Park as well as any retail location at Progressive Field.
NEW CONCESSIONS FOOD ITEMS
CLEATS BURGER OF THE MONTH- A new burger featured each month from the taste buds of Tribe players beginning in April with the "Hafner Burger" (bacon/cheddar/ketchup).
"YOUR DAD'S BEER"- A new beer stand with the nostalgia of your Dad's den or basement featuring themed memorabilia and pricing- only $4.50 for a 12oz beer.
"SPIRITS OF OHIO"- Beverage stand in Section 154 featuring Ohio beers and wines from various counties.
GLUTEN-FREE STAND- Section 164 and Stand 10 will feature gluten-free items such as veggie dogs and fresh cut fries.
HALF POUND ALL BEEF HOT DOG- Grilled ½ pound all-beef hot dog w/peppers and onions at Sections 114, 181, 558.
FOOD NETWORK STEAK CART- Food Network concept sandwiches featuring the Cleveland Steak Sandwich and the Red, White and Blue Steak Sandwich both made with all-natural beef located at Section 172.
STADIUM JERKY- Sections 116, 162, 550, Vending Locations, RIDGID Jobsite Bar, Energy Bar (Section 546 near the Solar Panels).
PULLED PORK NACHOS- A great twist on an old favorite located in the Market Pavilion.
UPDATED SUITE FOOD PACKAGES
New for the 2011 season, the all-you-can-eat menu packages! Guests can enjoy unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverage menu packages when enjoying a Tribe game in one of several suite options. Unlimited food and beverages are stocked until the end of the 8th inning or 3 hours from the scheduled start of the game, whichever comes first.
SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS
Nine (9) Giveaways For All Fans
April 1 vs. CWS Opening Day / Magnet Schedule with Car Magnet, presented by Progressive Insurance (All Fans)
May 21 vs. CIN Showdown of Ohio / Choo Jersey, presented by Sugardale (All Fans)
June 2 vs. TEX Block "C" T-Shirt (All Fans), courtesy of The Ohio Lottery
June 4 vs. TEX 2011 Indians Team Photo, courtesy of SmarTravel (All Fans)
July 4 vs. NYY Feller Celebration / Feller Bronze Statue, courtesy of KeyBank (All Fans)
July 7 vs. TOR Hot Dog Mascots T-Shirt (All Fans), courtesy of The Plain Dealer
Aug. 11 vs. DET "Peace, Love, Wahoo" T-Shirt, courtesy of Strickland's Frozen Custard (All Fans)
Aug. 13 vs. MIN Mike Hargrove "Human Rain Delay" Bobblehead, presented by Meritech (All Fans)
Aug. 27 vs. KC Indians Commemorative Mug, presented by Progressive Insurance (All Fans)
17 Fireworks Shows - Best Fireworks Shows in Town
April 29 vs. DET
April 30 vs. DET
May 13 vs. SEA presented by Fifth Third Bank
May 20 vs. CIN
June 3 vs. TEX
June 4 vs. TEX
June 17 vs. PIT
July 4 vs. NYY Expanded Show, presented by KeyBank
July 8 vs. TOR
July 9 vs. TOR
July 22 vs. CWS
July 29 vs. KC Rock N' Blast
July 30 vs. KC Rock N' Blast
Aug. 12 vs. MIN presented by Discount Drug Mart
Aug. 26 vs. KC
Sept. 23 vs. MIN
Sept. 24 vs. MIN
Twenty-three (23) Kids Themed Events and Giveaways (All Kids 12 & Under*)
April 30 vs. DET Kids Fun Days
May 1 vs. DET KeyBank Kids Fun Days
May 12 vs. TB Weather Education Day w/ Weather Curriculum Book, presented by Time Warner Cable*
May 14 vs. SEA Kids Fun Days
May 15 vs. SEA KeyBank Kids Fun Days
May 21 vs. CIN Kids Fun Days
May 22 vs. CIN KeyBank Kids Fun Days / Indians Team Bands*
May 25 vs. BOS Weather Education Day w/ Weather Curriculum Book, presented by Time Warner Cable *
June 4 vs. TEX Kids Fun Days
June 5 vs. TEX KeyBank Kids Fun Days
June 18 vs. PIT Kids Fun Days
June 19 vs. PIT KeyBank Kids Fun Days
July 9 vs. TOR Kids Fun Days
July 10 vs. TOR KeyBank Kids Fun Days
July 24 vs. CWS KeyBank Kids Fun Day / Skateboard Deck, courtesy of Medical Mutual*
July 30 vs. KC Kids Fun Days
July 31 vs. KC KeyBank Kids Fun Days
Aug. 13 vs. MIN Kids Fun Days
Aug. 14 vs. MIN KeyBank Kids Fun Days
Aug. 27 vs. KC Kids Fun Days
Aug. 28 vs. KC KeyBank Kids Fun Days
Sept. 24 vs. MIN Kids Fun Days
Sept. 25 vs. MIN KeyBank Kids Fun Days
Other Fun Events
April 15 vs. BAL Student ID Night
May 14 vs. SEA Faith Day and Post-Game Faith Concert featuring Relient K
June 3 vs. TEX Student ID Night / Middle School Grad Night
June 18 vs. PIT Post-Game Concert w/Michael Stanley & the Resonators/Donnie Iris & The Cruisers
July 9 vs. TOR International Festival
July 22 vs. CWS Beach Weekend / Student ID Night
July 23 vs. CWS Beach Weekend / Post-Game Concert featuring Lifehouse
July 24 vs. CWS Beach Weekend / Slider's Birthday
July 27 vs. LAA Summer Camp Day / Zoo Day
Aug. 9 vs. DET Wahoo Women (Ladies Night Out)
Aug. 12 vs. MIN Elvis Night / Student ID Night
Aug. 23 vs. SEA Puppypalooza
Sept. 22 vs. CWS Internship Fair
Six (6) Dollar Dog Nights
April 15 vs. BAL
June 17 vs. PIT
Aug. 26 vs. KC
May 13 vs. SEA
July 29 vs. KC
Sept. 23 vs. MIN