The Oakland Athletics are committed to the health and safety of our fans and employees. In collaboration with MLB and public health care officials, the A’s will implement enhanced health and safety protocols and procedures at Hohokam Stadium adhering to requirements and guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
We have worked diligently with Major League Baseball and local health officials to enhance our health and safety measures. These protocols were developed in conjunction with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the protection of everyone enjoying Spring Training at Hohokam Stadium. Please check back for updated information regarding the health and safety measures prior to visiting the ballpark.
Please check back for more information on the health and safety measures prior to visiting the ballpark.
A's Promotions: For the health and safety of everyone at Hohokam Stadium, promotional giveaways sign ups, the distribution of visitors’ guides, and gameday programs sales have been postponed for the 2021 season. In-game promotion winners will still be able to pick up their prize at Guest Services behind home plate on the inner concourse. Lineup boards will be available for fans to view inside of Gate D during each game.
Aisle Policy: As a courtesy to others, guests are requested to voluntarily refrain from walking in aisles during play. In addition, we ask fans to please limit traffic in aisles, breezeways, concourse, and other high traffic areas to help maintain physical distancing.
Alcohol: The City of Mesa, the Athletics, and Ovations promote the responsible sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcohol sales cease at the end of the 7th inning. Alcohol sales are limited to two beverages per trip per guest. The right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any guest is reserved. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into, taken out of, the stadium.
Animals/Pets: Animals and/or pets are not allowed inside the stadium. Exceptions will be made for service dogs being used by guests who require them. Also, animals/pets involved in A's promotional events are allowed entry.
Autographs: As eager as our players are to have our fans back at Hohokam Stadium, player autographs and interactions will not be permitted per health and safety guidelines. We also ask that out of respect for everyone’s health, our fans kindly provide players with appropriate space and distance.
Automatic Teller Machines: As we try to make the stadium experience as contactless as possible, ATMs will be unavailable for use at Hohokam Stadium in 2021. We encourage all fans to pay with a cashless method at all concessions stands, vendor stations, and the Team Store.
Bags: For the 2021 Spring Training season, Hohokam Stadium will be instituting a “No Bag” policy for all games. There will not be any lockers or bag check available guests. Please plan accordingly as we will not allow any exceptions outside of the following:
- Diaper Bag accompanying an infant
- Approved Medical Bag
- Small Personal Clutch no greater than 5”x9”
- One factory sealed water bottle per person
Banners: Banners are permitted at the discretion of Hohokam Stadium management. Banners cannot be commercial, political or obscene in nature, nor obstruct the view of any fans or ballpark signage. Banner poles and masts are prohibited.
Ball Retrievers: For the safety of our guests, ball retrievers are not permitted in the stadium during A's games. Guests must return them to their car before entering the stadium. Ball retrievers confiscated inside the stadium will not be returned.
Bike Parking: Bicycle parking is available outside of Gate D. The Oakland Athletics recommend you lock and secure your bicycle prior to entry to the stadium. The Oakland Athletics are not responsible for any damage or theft while left on property and bicycles are parked at your own risk.
Cameras: Cameras and videos are allowed in the stadium during Spring Training games as long as they are not for commercial use. Professional still photo or video equipment will not be allowed in to the stadium. Tripods, monopods, or any other steadying device is prohibited.
Carry-In items: For the 2021 Spring Training season, Hohokam Stadium will be instituting a “No Bag” policy for all games. Only approved items as listed in our bag policy will be allowed and they are subject to search. No cans, weapons of any kind (off-duty carry included), pocket knives, glass containers or alcohol are allowed into the stadium at any time. No hard-sided coolers of any size are permitted. Diaper bags are permitted regardless of size, for guests accompanied by an infant. Strollers must be small enough to keep out of walkways and aisles or be checked at Guest Services. Metal detectors are used at Hohokam Stadium entry gates. Upon entry to the ballpark, fans will need to empty pockets of keys, mobile phones, and other items before walking through a metal detector. For any questions concerning allowable carry-in items please email [email protected].
Additional item notes:
- Management reserves the right to remove any bats from the stadium at any time for any reason they find necessary.
- Cameras and videos are allowed in the stadium as long as they are not for commercial use. Both cameras and videos must be hand held; tripods and monopods are not allowed. Photographers, cameras, and video equipment must not block the view of the ball game for other guests. The Oakland Athletics reserve to right to prohibit specific cameras in stadium at their discretion or if they obstruct other guest visibility.
- Laser pointers and similar items are prohibited. Anyone who is observed using a laser pointer will be ejected from the stadium and the device to be confiscated. Any laser pointer, which is confiscated, will not be returned.
- For the safety of our guests, ball retrievers are not permitted in the stadium during A's games. Guests must return them to their car before entering the stadium. Ball retrievers confiscated inside the stadium will not be returned.
Car Trouble: Guests having car trouble while at Hohokam Stadium should contact the Operations Office if they need to place a call. Hohokam Stadium cannot assist with locked vehicles.
Code of Conduct: No one is allowed on the stadium field or within prohibited areas at any time without proper credentials. If anyone enters onto the field or within prohibited areas without proper credentials, he/she will be immediately ejected from the stadium without a refund. The same ejection rule applies for the practice fields. Anyone using obscene or abusive language or causing any type of discomfort to the guests around them will be asked by Oakland Athletics personnel to cease this conduct. If the offensive conduct persists, those involved will be subject to ejection from the ballpark without a refund.
Despite measures to mitigate transmission of COVID-19, elimination of risk of exposure and infection to COVID-19 is not currently possible. Therefore, by attending this event, all attendees assume the risk and liability for any exposure to COVID-19 and any related loss, liability, or injury incurred at this event at all times.
Disabled Guests: Hohokam Stadium was built to comply with the rules and regulations of American Disabilities Act. Seating, restrooms, concessions sands and drinking fountains have all been designed to provide comfortable access to all. Any disabled guests desiring a wheelchair can request for assistance by visiting the Guest Services window inside the main concourse by Gate D, or by notifying any usher or parking attendant. Wheelchairs are permitted for transportation use only, and cannot be used for seating during the game.
Elevators: Hohokam Stadium is equipped with one elevator which services ADA guests, team/stadium staff and media personnel only. The elevator is located in the Main Concourse next to Gate D. Only 4 guests of the same party will be permitted per ride. A Hohokam staff member will be present to clean and sanitize all touch points after each party’s use.
Exit and Reentry: To exit and reenter the stadium once the gates have opened and before the end of the 7th inning, guests should go to the first turnstile at Gate A or Gate D and show their ticket stub to the ticket taker. The guest's ticket will be required to be scanned on exit. To reenter, the guest must return to the line of admittance at a gate to repeat the entry process, security screening, and scan of their ticket.
Fan Engagement Areas: Due to COVID-19 protocol, Stomper’s Kid Zone, Speed Pitch, and all other ancillary fan engagement areas will be closed for the 2021 Spring season.
Food and Beverage: Food handling and preparation will be in accordance with FDA Best Practices. To ensure the safety of fans and staff, concessions stands will operate at 30% capacity to allow for safe distancing both inside and outside the concession stand. All concessions staff will be required to wear proper PPE, and plexiglass has been installed at all registers. There will also be a limited menu for speed of service and cashless payments are required for all purchases.
First Aid Offices: The First Aid Office is located on the Main Concourse by the 1st Base Breezeway. The First Aid Office is open for every A's home game.
Gates: The stadium gates will open for guest entry one hour before game time.
Intoxicated/Unruly Guests: The A's have the right to deny admittance to guests attempting to enter the stadium in a perceived state of intoxication.
Injury Disclaimer: The holder of a ticket voluntarily assumes all risk and danger of personal injury and all hazards arising from or related in any way to the event for which this is issue, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event.
Lawn Chairs: Elevated lawn chairs are prohibited in Hohokam Stadium. However soft sided chairs in which the seat bottom rests directly on a surface are permitted.
Lost and Found: Lost and Found inquiries can be directed to Guest Services or by calling 480-907-5120.
Lost Children: If you cannot locate your child, please contact any of our ushers (burgundy shirts), security (purple shirts) or visit Guest Services to alert our staff. All lost children will be brought to Guest Services while we locate their parents.
Noise Makers: Noisemakers, cowbells, air horns, drums, and all items that project a noise are not allowed in the stadium.
Nursing Mothers: Mothers looking for a private area to nurse infants can go to the Guest Services window located on the main concourse behind home plate and by Gate D for access into the stadium lobby waiting room.
Official Game: A game is considered official after 4 ½ innings have been completed. If a game is postponed prior to being an Official game, refer to TICKET INFORMATION.
Parking: Parking is available on-site at Hohokam Stadium. Upon entry, parking staff will direct vehicles to appropriate parking spaces, allowing proper distancing when exiting vehicles. Parking will open two hours before game time.
Pay Phones: There are no pay phones at Hohokam Stadium.
Press Box: The Press Box is located behind home plate, above the Upper box seats. This area is restricted to members of the media, team and working staff and those who have proper stadium credentials.
Prohibited and Permitted Items
The following items are prohibited in Hohokam Stadium:
- Aerosol Cans
- Exception: Aerosol Sunscreen Cans
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Any bags that do not meet the bag policy requirements
- Ball Retrieving Devices
- Bicycles, Hoverboards, Rollerskates, Scooters and Skateboards
- Flag Sticks
- Sticks that qualify for the exceptions must be less than 4 feet
- No Metal Poles
- Camera Lenses longer than 6"
- Camera Sticks - Including selfie-sticks, monopods and tripods
- Clothing with vulgar language or images
- Hard-Sided Containers (Including Aluminum Cans, Coolers, Flasks and Glass Bottles)
- Illegal Drugs and Substances
- Laser Lights and Pointers
- Mace and Pepper Spray
- Non-Service Animals
- Portable Chairs - with the exception of "bleacher padded chairs" where the bottom rests on the floor.
- Projectiles - Including Inflatable Balls and Frisbees
- Unsealed Beverage Bottles
- Weapons, Firearms, Knives or any Sharp Objects - Including Pocket/Swiss Army Knives and Off-Duty Officers' Weapons
- Any item deemed by management to be dangerous, inappropriate or disruptive to other fans' enjoyment of the game.
- Hohokam Stadium does not store prohibited items. Items left at the gates will be discarded. The Oakland Athletics are not responsible for abandoned items.
The following items are permitted in Hohokam Stadium:
- Aerosol Sunscreen Cans
- Bags that meet bag policy requirements
- Baseball Gloves
- Hand Sanitizer, Make-Up, Lotion and Sunscreen
- One Factory Sealed Water Bottle Per Guest
- Seat Cushions
- Service Animals
- Strollers - Must be folded and placed under the seats or be checked at Guest Services
Security Office: The stadium Security Office is located on the Main Concourse by the 1st Base Breezeway. The Security Office is open for every A's home game.
Scoreboard Messages: For a $40 fee, Hohokam stadium can display video board messages, inquiries may be directed to the Guest Services window on the inner concourse by Gate D, or by emailing [email protected]. All messages subject to approval of the Oakland Athletics.
Smoking Policy: Hohokam Stadium policy prohibits smoking. State law prohibits smoking in any restroom. Policy applies to electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as well. Smoking is permitted outside of the stadium in designated areas only. In order to reenter the stadium, guest’s tickets will be scanned out and must enter through the same process as their initial entry.
Tailgating: Tailgating in stadium lots is restricted to guests own parking spaces in front or behind their vehicles. Charcoal grills are not allowed.
Umbrellas: Guests may bring personal umbrellas not larger than 48' in arc into Hohokam Stadium as long as they do not interfere with other guests view or enjoyment of the game. Umbrellas larger than 48' in arc are prohibited. The Oakland Athletics reserve the right to prohibit umbrella use once inside the stadium at their sole discretion or if the umbrella affects the visibility of other guests.
We are excited to welcome fans for Spring Training 2021 at Hohokam Stadium. A limited number of tickets will be available beginning Feb. 18, beginning at 10 a.m. PT (11 a.m. MT).
The A's are planning for limited capacity that will follow social distancing guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and approved by local health officials. To maximize safety, tickets will be sold in physically distanced "pods" of two or four contiguous seats only. Due to limited capacity, season and group tickets will not be available this season.
A's Box Office Location/Hours
The A's Box Office is located adjacent to Gate D on the southwest side of the stadium. The Box Office will only be open on game days starting at 11 a.m. for walk-up ticket sales (no phone orders accepted) to individual games. The Box Office is open on game days for contactless ticket purchases starting at 11 a.m. and will close at the end of each game through the end of Spring Training. The Box Office will not be open on non-game days. For ticket information or questions, guests should visit www.athletics.com/spring or call 1-877-493-BALL (2255).
Hohokam Stadium will be a cashless environment in 2021 for the protection and safety of our fans and employees. Please plan to purchase your tickets through our mobile app or at www.athletics.com/spring. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.
All guests age two years or older must have a ticket for entry to an A's Spring Training game. Children less than 24 months are admitted free, but must sit on an adult's lap.
Will Call will not be available for 2021 Spring Training. All tickets are accessible digitally through the MLB Ballpark app.
Third Party and non-paid Will Call can be picked up and dropped off at the designated windows at the main Box Office.
Tickets and related service charges are non-refundable.
Spring Training Games
Holder acknowledges and understands that, in all exhibition games played during 2021 Spring Training, the following adjustments to the Official Baseball Rules shall apply.
Ending Innings Unilaterally
Games that occur from February 27 (or 28) through March 13, (“Retiring the Side”) shall be relaxed, such that defensive managers may end an inning prior to three outs following any completed plate appearance, provided the pitcher has thrown at least 20 pitches.
Spring Training Games
Games that occur from February 27 (or 28) through March 13 may be shortened to seven-inning games or five-inning games upon mutual agreement of both managers. Games that occur on or after March 14 shall be nine-inning games (and, upon mutual agreement of both managers, can be shortened to seven-inning games).
For 2021, single-game tickets will be sold game-by-game in seating pods of two or four tickets to allow for appropriate social distancing.
Infield Box Gold areas are between the bases (sections 113 to 114), below the walkway, in the first 4 rows. Infield Box areas are rows 5 & up in the same sections.
Field Level Gold areas are down the lines (sections 115-117-119 and 116-118-120), below the walkway, in the first 2 rows. Field Level areas are rows 3 & up in the same sections, and all of sections 121, 122, 123, and 124.
Terrace Box and Terrace Reserved sections are above the walkway in the grandstand. Terrace sections require walking up a flight of stairs to enter the seats at row 6 or 7, then steps down to get to the first 6 rows.
Terrace sections from 216 in left field to 215 in right field are mostly shaded areas. The first few rows may get sun for part of the day. Sections 217 & 218 are in full sun. Most 100 level sections will be in full sun all day.
There is access to the Terrace Box sections 209, 211 and 212 from the top of the grandstand by taking an elevator at C gate. There are also shaded seats at the top of the outer terrace sections (row 15) with no steps down.
There are ADA seating areas (i.e., wheelchair spaces and companion seats) in all price levels except Infield Box Gold and Field Level Gold.
The Terrace Reserved sections are bleacher bench seating with a backrest. All 100 level sections and Terrace Box areas are fixed, individual seats.
Lawn seats in left and right field are reserved as rectangular pods for the 2021 season and fans must have a wristband to enter the lawn. Only guests that possess lawn tickets will be permitted entry to sit in the designated lawn pods. Guests sitting on the lawn will be asked to sit in a designated pod which will be outlined by white squares/circles. Fans must check in with the on-site staff concierge in the left field corner lawn entrance prior to seating. You will then be given wristbands to wear as you enjoy the game from your lawn seats.
In the event of rain when the stadium gates are not opened, guests should retain possession of their tickets (rain check). If the game is rescheduled, their tickets will be valid for the new game date. If the game is cancelled and not made up, the fans will have the following options:
Paid Tickets will be refunded in the following ways:
- Tickets purchased at the A's Box Office with cash can be returned to the Hohokam Box Office or mailed to the address below. The guest must enclose a note with instructions, contact information and the actual tickets. Credit card purchases will be automatically refunded to the same card. Cash or check purchased will be refunded by mailed check (allow 6-8 weeks for refund mailing).
A's Ticket Office
Spring Training Rainout
P. O. Box 2220
Oakland CA 94621
- Tickets purchased through Tickets.com or athletics.com (phone or internet) will be automatically refunded to the credit card used for purchase (only if the game does not begin play and is not rescheduled).
- Complimentary tickets have no cash value; they cannot be refunded or exchanged. Complimentary tickets will have no trade value for future games.
- Parking: On-site parking is available and is included in the ticket purchase. Upon entry, parking staff will direct vehicles to appropriate parking spaces, allowing proper distancing when exiting vehicles. Parking will open for fans two hours before first pitch.