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Astros to allow tailgating for June 2 game

LOS ANGELES -- For the first time ever, Astros fans will have the chance to fire up the grills and fill the coolers before a home game.

On Saturday, June 2, tailgating will be permitted in Lot C for fans with a pass that is specific for that lot. It allows fans to bring grills, tents, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.

The decision to allow a tailgating event comes as a result of input and advice from longtime fans, the club said.

Gates to the lot will open at 3 p.m. CT for the 6:15 p.m first pitch for the game against the Reds.

To buy parking passes and tickets for Lot C, fans can visit www.astros.com/tailgate.

The Astros may allow similar events in the future, the club said, but none has been announced yet.

LOS ANGELES -- For the first time ever, Astros fans will have the chance to fire up the grills and fill the coolers before a home game.

On Saturday, June 2, tailgating will be permitted in Lot C for fans with a pass that is specific for that lot. It allows fans to bring grills, tents, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.

The decision to allow a tailgating event comes as a result of input and advice from longtime fans, the club said.

Gates to the lot will open at 3 p.m. CT for the 6:15 p.m first pitch for the game against the Reds.

To buy parking passes and tickets for Lot C, fans can visit www.astros.com/tailgate.

The Astros may allow similar events in the future, the club said, but none has been announced yet.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.