The Cleveland Indians welcome you to Progressive Field, home of the Tribe.
This Fan Information Guide is designed to inform you of all that the Cleveland Indians and Progressive Field have to offer for the current season. The information is presented in alphabetical order for your ease of use. Enjoy the season!
Accessible seating must be requested at the time or purchase and is subject to availability. Wheelchair spaces are available throughout the ballpark. All of these spaces have combination of companion seating adjacent to the wheelchair space. Wheelchairs are available at all gates on a first come, first serve basis. They are provided as transportation to guests with disabilities or limited mobility and may not be kept during the ballgame.
Seats at the end of the row that do not have an armrest on the side nearest the steps provide easy access for those guests with mobility impairments and are available at the following locations: Field Box, Lower Box, View Box, Lower Reserved, Sportstime Ohio Family Deck, Bleachers, Upper Box, Upper Reserved and Upper Reserved General Admission. Seats for persons with visual impairments are available behind the screened area of the ballpark.
Advance Ticket Sales (based on availability)
Single Game Tickets for the 2019 season will go on sale ONLINE ONLY early March.
To submit your application to perform the National Anthem at Progressive Field, please send CD or DVD of you / your group performing the National Anthem to:
Attn: National Anthem
2401 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
ATMs are located in Sections 129, 158, 178, and 550. If you have any problems with transactions, please call the number on the ATM.
Fans may request player autographs in Sections 125-134 and 169-175 up to 45 minutes before game time. Fans are not guaranteed autographs during these times, and all signings are up to player discretion. Fans seeking autographs may be asked to move if they are blocking access to another fan's ticketed seat.
Baby / Toddler Tickets
Children who have not yet reached their third birthday do not need a ticket to enter Progressive Field. They must be seated on a parent or guardian's lap.
Beer & Alcohol
All fans who appear to be 30 years of age or younger will be required to show valid identification -Driver's License, State ID Card, Passport or Military ID- before purchasing alcoholic beverages. If there is doubt regarding the validity of the identification, the fan will not be served. Fans many only purchase 2 alcoholic beverages per person, per transaction from a concession stand or vending in the seats. Sales from these sources will discontinue at the end of the seventh inning or three hours after the scheduled first pitch. However, alcoholic beverages can be purchased in the Corner Bar, Home Plate Club, Great Lake Brewery bar and in premium areas until the end of the game. At the discretion of management, the sale of an alcoholic beverage can be stopped at any time. No alcohol or illegal drugs may be brought into the gates. Anyone seen breaking the law will be subject to immediate ejection and criminal prosecution.
Bottled Water Policy
Fans entering Progressive Field are allowed to bring a single, factory sealed bottle of water that is 20oz. or less through the gates.
Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office for all regular season games starting in Mid- March. Tickets are more expensive when purchasing at the Box Office than online at Indians.com. Box Office hours on non-game days are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. On game days box office will open at 9am and remain open through end of game. Game days on Saturday and Sundays the box office will open at 10am. Fans wishing to purchase at the Box Office will need to have a photo ID on them. Tickets can be purchased in quantities up to 8 per person, per transaction. Some special offers are not available at the Box Office- District Tickets, kids tickets. Other restrictions may apply.
Break In Play
To minimize disruption to our seated guests, the Indians request that whenever feasible, fans with tickets in the lower bowl (sections 103-185) return to their seats between batters, while a pitching change is occurring or during a mound visit. Ushers will assist in this process.
Cash Ticket Sales
Cash ticket sales will be available at the Left Field Gate only. All cash ticket sales will require a valid driver's license, state issued ID or passport, so we can better protect our tickets from the secondary market.
Children's Seat Location Wristbands
Young children may obtain a free ID wristband personalized with their seat location. Wristbands are available for all home games at Fan Services, Section 153 in the Main Concourse and Section 550 of the Upper Concourse.
Unless specifically authorized by management, no weapons, concealed or otherwise, are permitted into the ballpark.
The concierge desk is located outside the Discount Drug Mart Club and is staffed by an Indians employee during home games who can assist fans with any questions. On the main concourse, the Fan Services Center is located behind section 153 and behind section 550 in the upper deck with team members that are able to assist.
Delaware North Companies, the exclusive concessionaire at the ballpark, provides a diverse menu throughout the ballpark. Concessions maps can be found in the Ballpark mobile app.
Located in the right field corner, "The Corner" is a social gathering space unlike any other in Cleveland. The indoor/outdoor bar is climate-controlled and includes two stories in right field offering a wide selection of craft brews and unmatched views of the playing field.
Designated Drivers may sign up at any Fan Services kiosk (section 153 or 550), the fun hub located behind section 178, or the Concierge Desk through the third (3rd) inning to receive a coupon for a free small Pepsi product.
We are committed to a positive fan experience at Progressive Field and are aware that some of our fans have food allergies and/or food sensitivities. Because of the complexities of our menus, food content and food processing at Progressive Field, we are unable to guarantee that any item can be completely free of allergens.
We will continue our policy of attempting to accommodate requests for allergy free products at our stands when such products are part of our product inventory. We ask our manufacturers to provide us with notice of any alteration in their ingredients, however, we cannot guarantee compliance.
We strongly encourage fans with any allergies or food sensitivities to bring food from home to the ball game to maximize a safe dining experience. Soft-sided coolers are permitted into the ballpark, subject to inspection.
If you have additional dietary questions or concerns while at the ballpark, please ask for a concession manager at any concession stand or at the Fan Service Center in section 153. If you need additional information before you get to the ballpark, please contact Fan Services at 216-420-HITS.
Progressive Field has complied with the rules and regulations of the American Disabilities Act. The Cleveland Indians work closely with the Cuyahoga County Commissioners Advisory Committee on persons with disabilities, making Progressive Field more accessible. Seating, rest rooms, telephones, concessions stands, and drinking fountains have been planned to provide comfortable access.
Discount Drug Mart Club
The Discount Drug Mart Club Lounge Seats feature an all-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverage experience. The cost of the ticket includes all of our food stations and unlimited sodas. The Brew Kettle bar has a large selection of draft, bottled and canned beers as well as a full line of liquors and daily drink specials available for purchase. The Discount Drug Mart Club offers great views of the game either from your seat, drink rails or our many flat screen TVs throughout the area.
Grab some friends and catch a game at The Corner, our two-story bar in right field. And with the District Ticket presented by Miller Lite, the first drink is on us! For $15, you'll get a standing room ticket with your first 12 oz. domestic beer (for those age 21 and over), Pepsi or bottled water included. Visit Indians.com/districtticket for more details.
Non-profit agencies and schools requesting a donation for fundraising should visit Indians.com/community to submit a donation request.
Water fountains are available at Sections 113, 119, 125, 129, 130, 142, 175, 176, 316, 504, 514, 516, 528, 529, 548, 552, 553, 557, 558, 564, 567, 577
The Ontario elevators, serving all levels of the ballpark, are located at Section 159 and Section 559.
The Carnegie elevators, available for Premium Seating and members of the Press only, are located at Section 149.
The East 9th elevators at Section 119 serve the levels from the Main Concourse to Press level, including Kids Clubhouse on Club level.
In the event of an emergency situation which causes a delay of the game or an evacuation of the ballpark, please direct your attention to the scoreboard and listen for announcements on the PA system. Staff and Security will also provide direction.
The Ontario Section 162 escalator services the Premium Club Level and Upper Concourse. The East 9th Section 113 escalator services the Mezzanine and Upper Concourse. Escalators are shut down for operation at last out. Escalators will stay in operation for Kids Run the Bases on Sunday and fireworks nights. For safety reasons, escalators never operate in down mode.
Letters to Indians players should be sent to:
2401 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44115-4003
The organization cannot assume responsibility for lost, misdirected articles or unanswered requests. Do not send memorabilia.
Fan Services booths are located at Section 153 and Section 550 and is located in Section 178 (open all game). For additional questions, please call our Fan Services team at 216-420-HITS.
These seating areas must be evacuated before the start of postgame Indians fireworks shows: Homerun Porch, Bleachers, Heritage Park, Right Field Gate Area, Sections 101-103, 107, 170-179, 303-304, 403-404, 469-478, 504, 570-577. Additional sections may also be evacuated depending on weather conditions.
Cleveland Clinic staffed First Aid room is located at Sections 125 inside the gate.
Fans may bring food into the gates in soft-sided coolers or bags that fit within the regulated 16"x16"x8" size restrictions. In addition, single serving juice boxes and 20 oz factory sealed bottles of water are permitted. Food and food containers are subject to inspection.
Gate Times (Subject to Change)
- Right Field gate: Gate will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- All Other Gates: Gates will open 1 hour prior to first pitch
- Premium Areas: Premium areas will open 1 hour prior to first pitch
- Weekday Day Games: All gates will open 1 hour prior to first pitch
- Right Field gate: Gate will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- All Other Gates: Gates will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- Premium Areas: Premium areas will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- All gates will open 1 hour prior to first pitch
Special 2019 Dates
- Monday, April 1, Opening Day: All gates will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- Wednesday June 5 (Mike Clevinger Bobblehead Promotion): All gates will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- Wednesday July 31 (Carlos Carrasco Jersey Promotion): All gates will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
- Wednesday September 4 (Red Alternate Jersey Promotion): All gates will open 2 hours prior to first pitch
Fridays with Pregame in the District: Right Field will open 2 hours prior to first pitch, all other gates will open 1 hour prior to first pitch.
Please note that games may occasionally be opened at different times for safety or security reasons.
Gateway East Parking Garage
The Gateway East Parking Garage is located between Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena. Enter off Huron Road, Eagle Avenue off Ontario Street, or Bolivar Road off East 9th Street. Standard Parking operates the garage. Questions concerning the policies of Gateway East Garage please contact the Garage office at 216-781-1672. Parking spaces for guests with disabilities are available on a first come, first served basis. Garage opens to fans holding a pre-purchased pass 3 hours prior to first pitch
Tickets for groups of 20 people or more are available through the Group Ticket Sales department. With a variety of seating, food and beverage options, we can accommodate groups of any size. Please call 216-420-HITS or visit Indians.com/groups for more information.
Located in the center field area, Heritage Park is available to fans before, during, and after games, as well as available for special events throughout the season. The two-tiered monument park honors the greatest names in club history and celebrates the Indians' most memorable moments. Heritage Park also honors the Top 100 Indians roster as selected as part of the teams 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2001.
The Infield District features a dozen local eats for fans' enjoyment including Happy Dog, Ohio City Burrito, Butcher + Brewer, Momocho, Dante's Inferno, Fat Head Brewery and The Brew Kettle. It is also home to the Great Lakes Beer Garden and The Home Plate Club.
Kaulig Companies Club
This 5,000-square foot private climate controlled lounge has 120 balcony seats and features 20 high-definition TVs, extra-wide plush seating, seat-side tables, deluxe drink and dining rails, and a variety menu and full bar. There is also a dedicated concierge outside Club.
The Kaulig Companies Club features breathtaking views of the on-field action, similar vantage point as Indians radio and television personalities.
Kids Clubhouse is located near the Sportstime Ohio Family Deck and features two stories of kid oriented activities. Kids Fun Day on Sunday features even more fun activities including kids run the bases presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's. Fans can fill out a waiver in advance by visiting: mlbwaivers.com/Indians/
Let your kids discover the love of the game at Progressive Field with the Kids Ticket. Starting at just $15 for kids 12 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket, Kids Tickets are available in our Sportstime Ohio Family Deck or select Upper Box seats. Visit Indians.com/kidsticket for more details.
Fans with sensory sensitivities or challenges can utilize the sensory room in the Kids Clubhouse at Progressive Field. In addition, fans can use sensory bags equipped with noise cancelling headphones, fidget tools, verbal cue cards and weighted lap pads.
Left Field District
The Left Field District includes a variety of game viewing options including drink rails that any fan can stand at and bleacher seating. Plus, it is home to the very popular Home Run Porch (maybe you'll even catch a World Series Game 7-tying homer there).
Lost and Found
Fans needing to claim or report lost items during a game should go to the Fan Services Booth at Section 153 of the Main Concourse or Section 550 of the Upper Concourse. Items found by game day staff should be taken to one of these locations, along with information about where the item was found and the date and time it was found. Fans with an inquiry regarding lost items at previous games can call Fan Services at 216-420-HITS. Items are stored for 30 days and then donated to an appropriate charity.
Lost Children or Companions
In the event you become separated from your child or a member of your party, please contact a Cleveland Police Officer, game day staff member, or go to Fan Services for assistance. Our staff is in constant contact with ballpark security and will assist you in finding the lost child or companion.
Young children attending Indians games may obtain a free ID wristband personalized with their seat location, enabling Fan Services Representatives to return lost children. Wristbands are available at Fan Services Booths and the Concierge Desk.
Located at the east end of the Left Field Gate, the Media Gate is strictly for use of credentialed members of the media. The Media Gate opens five (5) hours before the start of each game.
The Cleveland Indians Media Relations Department assists the news media. Game day staff who are approached for comment on any issue by the media should direct the inquiry to a member of the Media Relations Department.
MLB Universal Code of Conduct
Major League Baseball has developed a Universal Code of Conduct for all Major League Ballparks. The Cleveland Indians are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable ballpark experience. Our game day staff will proactively intervene to support an environment where:
- Obscene or indecent clothing will not detract from the guest experience.
- Guests will enjoy the baseball experience free from foul/abusive language or obscene gestures.
- Guests will refrain from displays of affection not appropriate in a public, family setting.
- Intervention with an impaired or intoxicated guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
- Guests will show their ticket when requested and will only sit in their ticketed seat.
- The process of the game will not be disrupted by the guests' actions or unauthorized persons on the playing field.
- Ballpark: The MLB.com Ballpark app is your mobile companion when visiting Progressive Field. Check in for special offers only available through the app, manage your tickets right from your mobile device, and get all the information you need to make your visit to Progressive Field easy and memorable. Visit mlb.com/Ballpark for more information.
- At Bat: The MLB.com At Bat app offers direct access to live games, video, audio, scores highlights right on your mobile device. Visit mlb.com/atbat for more information.
Parking for Buses
Buses can load and unload on Ontario Street outside Progressive Field. Ontario Street northbound has an extended right lane directly in front of the Cleveland Indians Executive Offices and the Progressive Field Team Shop. That zone is a drop off and pick up zone only. Bus parking on Sumner Court is available through the Cleveland Indians Ticket Office.
The Gateway East Parking Garage is located between Progressive Field and Rocket Mortgage Field House. Enter off Huron Road, Eagle Avenue off Ontario Street, or Bolivar Road off East 9th Street. Standard Parking operates the garage. Questions concerning the policies of Gateway East Garage please contact the Garage office at 216-781-1672. Parking spaces for guests with disabilities are available on a first come, first served basis.
Courtesy phones are located throughout the ballpark in section 150 and 550. These phones only place calls to the 216, 330, and 440 area codes.
Fans interested in having an Indians player make an appearance at an event should send a request in writing, including which player they would like to secure, the date and time of the event, and the budget to:
Cleveland Indians Player Engagement
2401 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44115-4003
The Cleveland Indians are committed to the safety of fans, players, and the employees of Progressive Field. For more information click here.
The Cleveland Indians offer a variety of Premium Seating options. Call 216-420-HITS for more details.
The Press Box is located on the fourth (4th) level and is restricted to member of the working media. Identifications and credentials are required for admittance.
Are you thinking of proposing to the special Tribe Fan in your life? Make the big moment even more memorable with the Indians proposal tour available May-September! Call 216-420-HITS for details.
Progressive Field is only a convenient bus or Rapid Transit ride away. Just take a 5 minute walk through RTA's enclosed walkway (only open during Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena events). The walkway opens no later than 5:30pm for Monday-Friday 7:05pm games and no later than 5pm for Saturday 7:05pm games. For Sunday games at 1:05pm it opens at 11am and will remain open 90 minutes after the game. There are more than 8,000 parking spaces near the Rapid Transit Stations. For schedule information, call the RTAnswerline at 216.621.9500.
The Indians 2019 Yearbook, and Indians Information and Record Book are available at the Progressive Field Teams Shop and souvenir concession stands at all regular season home games.
Ballpark Mobile app
Progressive Field Box Office
Indians Team Shops
Kiosks at Right Field and Left Field gates
Regular season games and select Spring Training games are broadcast on WTAM 1100AM and WMMS 100.7FM and on stations throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania on the Cleveland Indians Radio Network. Refer to schedule for a complete listing.
Rainout Policy / Official Game
The right to start, delay, or terminate a game becomes the sole responsibility of Umpire-in-Chief after the managers have exchanged line-up cards at home plate. A game is considered regulation if 5 innings have been completed or 4 ½ innings have been completed and the Cleveland Indians are winning. If a game is postponed prior to being a regulation game, fans should hold on to their tickets. Fans will be instructed as to the details of the postponement (e.g. rescheduling, refunds, etc.). Details of the Cleveland Indians Rainout Policy can be obtained at the Fan Services Booth at Section 153 or Section 550 or at indians.com/schedulechanges.
The Cleveland Indians have a comprehensive recycling program in place at Progressive field. Our fans can participate by placing bottles and cans in one of the 185 bottle-shaped and helmet-topped recycling containers throughout the ballpark.
Fans needing to exit and re-enter Progressive Field must do so through a dedicated gate at the Left Field and Right Field Gates. Their game ticket or seat locator will be scanned upon exit. To re-enter the Ballpark, fans will enter through the security checkpoint and gate where their ticket or seat locator will be re-scanned. During the games in which a gate giveaway is taking place, fans leaving the exit gate will have their ticket scanned and marked so that they may not receive multiple promotional items.
Resale of Game Tickets / Scalping
The resale of game tickets at any price is prohibited in and around Progressive Field. Violators are subject to arrest and prosecution by the Cleveland Police Department. The City of Cleveland has designated two (2) areas in the Gateway neighborhood for the resale of tickets.
There are 41 restroom facilities located throughout the ballpark, 19 for women and 19 for men, and 3 unisex / family restroom facilities. Family restrooms are located on the Sportstime Ohio Family Deck as well as in each first aid room in Section 119 and Section 553, and in Section 546. All Restrooms are accessible to fans with disabilities, and all have diaper-changing tables.
Right Field District
The Right Field District connects the ballpark with the city of Cleveland, and will offer stunning views of the city! The concourse will feature food and beverage from some of your favorite local Cleveland restaurants including Melt Bar and Grilled, Barrio, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Dynomite Burger and Sweet Moses.
A unique way for fans to send a birthday or anniversary greeting is the Ballpark greeting Card. They will see their name on the scoreboard video screen. Additionally, the fans will be sent a digital copy via email after the homestand. For more information, contact the Indians Fan Services Department at 216.410.HITS or visit Indians.com/scoreboard.
Season Ticket packages are available for full season (81 games), half season (40 games) and quarter season (20 games). In addition to getting the best value on seats, Season Ticket Holders enjoy other great perks including access to Tribe Rewards, postseason priority and more. Visit Indians.com/tickets or call 216-420-HITS for more information.
Seat Numbering System
Looking at a particular section of seats from the top of the section, seats are numbered highest to lowest from left to right.
Slider is the Indians team mascot and very visible to fans as he roams the stands during home games. Fans may invite Slider and / or the Hot Dogs to perform at private or corporate special events. For more information or visit Indians.com/slider.
The Indians are active on various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Medium. Leaders in the in-game social media experience with the Social Suite, the Tribe now plays host to social media followers in The Corner with #TribeLive. Visit Indians.com/connect for more details.
The Cleveland Indians have a 42 panel, 8.4 kWh Solar Pavilion in section 541. The Solar Pavilion produces enough electricity in a year to power an average home.
In accordance with the laws of the state of Ohio, Fans are not permitted to smoke or use tobacco products anywhere on Progressive Field Property. Electronic Cigarettes, "E-Cigarettes," Vapor Cigarettes, or any device that mimics smoking are also prohibited. Progressive Field is a non-smoking facility. Fans may use the re-entry available at Gate A to smoke outside of the ballpark.
Organizations seeking speakers from the Indians should contact the Public Relations Department at 216.420.HITS six (6) weeks prior to the date requested. Our Speakers Bureau consists of sever front office staff.
Standing Room Only
- The District Ticket: For $15, you'll get a standing room ticket with loaded amount that can be applied toward your first beverage.
- Standing Room Only designated areas at Progressive Field are the Home Run Porch above the Left Field wall, behind Sections 303-317, Section 125-Corner Bar Drink Rails, above the bullpens, Sections 103-113, and Sections 170-179 (including the drink rails in LF). Fans must stand behind the yellow lines in these areas. Standing Room Only tickets are sold for high demand games.
For pricing and availability please contact our Ticket Sales team at 216-420-HITS.
Team Photographers (Progressive Field)
- Gregory Drezdzon 1993-2005
- Dan Mendlik 2006-Present
The Cleveland Indians Team Shops carry the latest apparel and souvenirs at the Progressive Field Team Shop in Section 162 and Souvenirs and Concession Stands.
- Main Team Shop Entrance Section 167
- Ballpark Novelty Stands
- Main Concourse: Sections 102,107, 134, 151, 167, 177
- Mezzanine: Section 317 Kids Shop
- Premium: Section 346 Club Lounge
- Upper Deck: Sections 537, 555, 561* / *not open for all games
- New Era Hat Stand Sections 102, 151
- Game Used/ Memorabilia Stand Section 167
FOX SportsTime Ohio is the television broadcast home of the Cleveland Indians. Indians games are also occasionally broadcast on MLB Network, various Fox stations and ESPN. Visit indians.com/schedule for complete broadcast listings.
The Terrace Club is open to the public and provides the ideal setting to entertain clients, family, or friends. The club is a two-level space, with a restaurant and a bar on the first floor blending the latest culinary trends with superb personal service. The restaurant provides a casual dining experience with both pregame and game time seating. The bar area offers first come, first-served seating and casual, upscale bar fare. For reservations, call 216-420-4700 or visit opentable.com/terrace-club for reservations.
Ticket Office Hours
- Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday-Sunday: Closed
- Monday-Friday: 9:00am - last out
- Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am - last out
To read more about our ticket policies, visit indians.com/ticketpolicies.
Tours of Progressive Field
Go behind the scenes at the ballpark and visit the batting cages, bullpen, press box, dugout, and Heritage Park. Tours are given from May through September. Tickets are available at the Indians Team Shop, by phone at 216-420-HITS and online at Indians.com. The Indians offer school tours in April, May and September. Ticket prices and tour times are available by calling Fan Services at 216-420-HITS. Tour program proceeds benefit Cleveland Indians Charities.
Tribe Town MVPs
TribeTown MVPs is our fan club for kids! Designed for dedicated Tribe Fans between the ages of 6 and 14, each TribeTown MVPs membership includes Tribe gear, $10 of loaded value for concessions or souvenirs, a members only waiver line at the Kids Clubhouse, exclusive experiences and more! Visit Indians.com/TribeTownMVPs for more information.
Only personal-sized umbrellas are allowed into Progressive Field; no golf-sized umbrellas are permitted. Umbrellas are not allowed to be used during game action, however, ponchos are available for sale at team shop locations around the ballpark.
Website - Indians.com
Indians.com provides fans with information in an easy-to-read, dynamic format. Home Page information includes Headline News, Featured Stories and Last Game-Next Game information. You'll also find Indians season schedule, stats, team news, souvenir shopping, baseball basics, information about Progressive Field, as well as minor league information, franchise history, community outreach, a fan forum, trivia, Fantasy Baseball and more.
Day of game will call is located at the Left Field Gate ticket windows and, on select dates, at will call kiosks located near the Terrace Club.
Game day hours:
- M-F: 9 AM - end of the game
- Saturday: 10 AM - end of the game
- Sunday: 9 AM - end of the game
Non-game day hours:
- M-F: 9 AM - 5 PM
- Saturday & Sunday: Closed