- On the day of the home opener, parking lots open at 11 a.m. Lots will open two hours before the start of the game for the rest of the season - including on Saturday and on Sunday of the opening series. Fans holding reserved parking coupons should display the coupons prominently as they approach the ballpark.
- Prepaid red coupons are accepted in Lots A, B, C and G, and prepaid green coupons are accepted in Lots F and L only. Cash parking will be very limited when lots open (Lots G, F and L). Fans seeking cash parking should follow directional signs to available lots. Cash parking is $20 Monday - Saturday and $10 on Sundays.
- Lot B at Gate 5 of the ballpark is designated for cars displaying state-issued disability placards or license plates. In addition, any guests in need of assistance will be allowed by ballpark personnel to be dropped off and/or picked up in Lot B. Fans will have access to Lot B and Gate 5 (located north of the ballpark; across 35th Street) via 33rd Street.
- Free shuttle service will be available on Friday from McCormick Place Garage C (29th Street and Fort Dearborn Drive) beginning at 11 a.m. Fans arriving after the gates open or closer to the start of the game are encouraged to proceed directly to McCormick Place Garage C (29th Street and Fort Dearborn Drive). An infographic with directions is available at whitesox.com.
- The White Sox recommend that fans utilize public transportation. The CTA Red Line stops near the ballpark at the 35th Street station, and the Green Line is just two blocks farther east at 35th Street station.
- A Metra stop at 35th Street is conveniently located just east of the Dan Ryan Expressway, along the Rock Island line. For the most up-to-date game day service information, including weekend inbound train schedules to meet the various scheduled first pitch start times, check metrarail.com.
- Pace offers a direct express bus service to U.S. Cellular Field from suburban locations on the home opener, night games, weekend and holiday games and every game in June, July and August. The six suburban locations include Bolingbrook, Palos Heights, South Holland, Tinley Park, Burr Ridge and Oak Lawn. For more information, fans can call the Pace Express service line at 847-228-2416 or contact the RTA Travel Information Center at 836-7000 from any Chicagoland area code.
Additional Fan Information
- ChiSox Bar and Grill restaurant near Gate 5 of U.S. Cellular Field will be open to the public in the morning of the home opener at 7 a.m. ChiSox Bar and Grill will open four hours prior to first pitch on the day of all home games throughout the season and remain open for at least two hours following each game.
- For the home opener game on Friday, April 8, fans holding tickets for the Upper Level will not be able to access other levels of the ballpark. This policy ensures fans may safely and comfortably enjoy the game with access to the areas of the ballpark where they bought tickets.
- Fans should only purchase tickets through authorized White Sox ticket agents. Purchasing tickets through the White Sox ticket office, whitesox.com or Ticketmaster are the best ways to guarantee valid purchases.
- Fans also can watch the home opener on Comcast SportsNet and follow the play-by-play on WLS AM 890, the White Sox new flagship radio station, as well as WRTO-AM 1200/Univision Radio, the Spanish-language radio home of White Sox baseball.
- In accordance with the City of Chicago ordinance, tobacco of any kind (including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes) is prohibited in all areas of U.S. Cellular Field. There is a designated smoking area outside of Gate 2 and Gate 5. Those fans wishing to use tobacco must proceed to the ground level at the base of the ramps at Gate 2 and Gate 5.
- Finally, the White Sox ask fans to be respectful of the neighborhood and homes surrounding the ballpark before and after games.
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