Red Sox announce average price increase of 2.9 percent in 2017; seats closest to the field primarily affected by change

BOSTON, MA - The Red Sox today announced that ticket prices for the 2017 season at Fenway Park will rise by an average of 2.9 percent. The increase primarily affects seats closest to the field in select seating areas.  

Prices will rise between $1 and $5 in the following sections: Field Box, Loge Box, Pavilion Box, Pavilion Reserved, Grandstand, Outfield Grandstand (Rows 1-10), Right Field Box, Right Field Roof Box and Terrace, Bleachers, and Upper Bleachers.

Prices in other seating areas will remain unchanged, including the Budweiser Right Field Roof Deck, Grandstand (Sections 13-27 & 28-31, Rows 11-18), Outfield Grandstand (Rows 11-19), and all Standing Room.

In 2017 the first five rows of the Field Box, first ten rows of the Grandstand and Outfield Grandstand, first nineteen rows of Bleacher Sections 40-43, and Rows A-N in the Right Field Box will rise slightly more than rows further from the field in those sections.

"We appreciate the steadfast commitment of our loyal fans and hope to reward their dedication by fielding a winning team that plays deep into October each season." said Red Sox President Sam Kennedy. "Our desire to bring another World Series Championship to Boston is as strong as ever, and the contribution and dedication of our fans are what allow us to remain competitive each and every year."   

Average Annual Price Increase Since 2009
Season Average Price Increase
2009 Freeze
2010 3.8%
2011 2.0%
2012 Freeze
2013 Freeze
2014 4.8%
2015 Freeze
2016 1.4%
2017 2.9%

The lowest priced ticket to a game at Fenway Park in 2017 is $10, and the Red Sox will continue to offer special reduced pricing for students, clergy, veterans, and active duty members of the military. Tickets for high school and college students will again be available for $9, and the Kid Nation Program, a free program for those 14 and under, will continue to include a Red Sox ticket at no charge in 2017.

Including this year's increase, the club has held ticket prices for three of the past six seasons and four of the past nine. The average annual increase since 2008 is 1.6 percent per year.

A breakdown of prices for each non-premium seating category is attached. Seats in existing categories located in rows closer to the field are marked with a red asterisk. Also attached is a list of 2017 home games by tier.