Phillies Weekend Ballpark Buzz: Top 5 Things to Know for Indians Series (April 29-May 1)

First #PhilliesSocial & Irish Heritage Night, Phans Feeding Families Night & Food Drive, StubHub Mother's Appreciation Day & XFINITY Live! Post-Game Specials All Weekend!

This weekend, the Phillies will host the Cleveland Indians at Citizens Bank Park (April 29-May 1). Below are some of the must-know highlights when coming to the ballpark.

  1.     Get Your Game-Face On at the First #PhilliesSocial on Friday!

On Friday, April 29, the popular #PhilliesSocial returns! This special theme night ticket includes watching batting practice from a special viewing area, a fun "Put on Your Game-Face" giveaway where fans can get social with their own emoji-style catcher's mask, a game ticket on the Scoreboard Porch, and $12 worth of concession credit. To register, go to

Ashburn Alley opens at 5:05 p.m., all gates open at 5:35 p.m. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

  1.     Explore New Traditions at Irish Heritage Night.

Also on Friday, April 29, fans will be treated to the 10th annual Irish Heritage Celebration at Citizens Bank Park. Highlights include live music and Irish dancing. A taste of Ireland can be found by section 107. Left Field Gate Plaza performances begin at 5:30 p.m., pre-game performances begin on-field at 6:30 p.m.

The first 2,000 fans to purchase tickets through this Theme Night Ticket promotion will receive a coupon for an exclusive Phillies Irish Flag socks giveaway.

Traffic Alert: Fans should be aware of dual events taking place at the sports complexes that evening. In addition to the Phillies game at 7:05 p.m., there is an event at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 8:00 p.m. Motorists are reminded they can log on to, or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding Citizen Bank Park.

  1.     Help Fight Hunger with Phans Feeding Families Night & Food Drive on Saturday!

Citizens Bank and the Phillies are teaming up to help fight hunger in the Delaware Valley with the 6th annual Phans Feeding Families game on Saturday, April 30, during that night's game at 7:05 p.m.

In addition to purchasing a Phans Feeding Families Theme Night Ticket benefitting Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, fans may support the cause by participating in the Phillies Charities 50/50 Raffle, bidding on exclusive merchandise and VIP experiences - including a breakfast with the Phillie Phanatic - through a Phillies Charities, Inc. silent auction at the First Base Gate Plaza, making an online monetary donation to the campaign through, or simply spreading awareness to fight hunger using #PhansFeed on social media.

A food drive will also be held at all gates; recommended items include plastic jars of peanut butter and jelly, canned tuna and pasta. Fans who donate will receive a BOGO ticket offer for select dates. All gates open at 5:05 p.m.

  1.     Celebrate Mom at StubHub Mother's Appreciation Day on Sunday.

The Phillies are paying tribute to all moms before and during the game on Sunday, May 1, with StubHub Mother's Appreciation Day.

Cameron Rupp's mother, Kathi Rupp, will represent all moms in the Phillies Mother's Appreciation Day celebration. Look for her during a special ceremonial first pitch!

In honor of moms everywhere, all women 15 & over will receive a Ladies Infinity Scarf. All gates open at 12:35 p.m. Game time is 2:35 p.m.

Traffic Alert: Please be aware the Broad Street Run will be taking place earlier in the day on Sunday, May 1, at 8:00 a.m. and may have an impact on traffic and parking conditions for the afternoon game. Motorists are reminded they can log on to, or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding Citizens Bank Park.

  1.     XFINITY Live! Post-Game Specials all Weekend Long!

Fans are invited to head across the street to XFINITY Live! following each game this series to enjoy specials at 1100 Social, including $3 select drafts and 50% off all appetizers for 1 hour following the game. Fans should also be on the lookout for fun surprises after the game.

All games this series will be presented on Comcast SportsNet, MLB.TV and SportsRadio 94WIP.