Hohokam Stadium A-Z Guide
A-Z Stadium Guide
Aisle Policy: As a courtesy to others, guests are requested to voluntarily refrain from walking in aisles during play.
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.
Automatic Teller Machines: Hohokam Stadium will be cashless for the 2022 season, therefore ATMs will not be available. All fans will have to pay with a cashless method at all concessions stands, vendor stations, and the Team Store.
Bags Policy: All bags must be no larger than 16" x 16" x 8". All bags, including backpacks and purses, are subject to search. Bags are not required to be plastic or clear. 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 in regardless of size, for guests accompanied by their babies. 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 have their bags searched and 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].
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: All bags must be no larger than 16" x 16" x 8". All bags, including backpacks and purses, are subject to search. Bags are not required to be plastic or clear. 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 in regardless of size, for guests accompanied by their babies. 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 have their bags searched and 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. Baseball bats are permitted for autographs before the game only.
- 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 the right to prohibit specific cameras in the stadium at their discretion or if they obstruct other guest visibility.
- Signs and banners may be displayed at games as long as:
- They do not obstruct the sight line of another guest.
- They are not larger than 3' tall x 6' wide.
- They are not in the field of play.
- They do not cover up any existing signage.
- They are not commercial in nature.
- They do not contain obscene or inflammatory language.
- They are not paraded around the stadium.
- 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.
Cashless: Hohokam Stadium will be cashless in 2022 including walk-up ticket sales and day of game parking. All major credit cards will be accepted.
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.
Concessions: From Chick-fil-A to Mustache Pretzels, Hohokam Stadium offers a variety of concessions to satisfy your craving.
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.
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: Check out our Stomper’s Kid Zone for activities during games in the 2022 season.
Food and Beverage: From Chick-fil-A to Mustache Pretzels, Hohokam Stadium offers a variety of concessions to satisfy your craving.
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.
Health & Safety: The A's will follow MLB directives and local health guidelines.
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.
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.
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 the left and right field are open seating.