Details Announced for Brewers Home Opener, Tuesday, April 2 at American Family Field

Brewers Open at Home Against the Minnesota Twins at 3:10 p.m.

March 29th, 2024

MILWAUKEE – After three games in New York, the Milwaukee Brewers return to American Family Field for the Home Opener against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, April 2 at 3:10 p.m. The Crew hosts Minnesota for two games (April 2 - 3) and then a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners (April 5 - 7).

The staff, coaches, reserves and starters will line up on the chalk line in advance of the Home Opener for formal introduction, with the Minnesota Twins introduced at approximately 2:46 p.m. and the Milwaukee Brewers at approximately 2:50 p.m.

- Ticket Availability: A final, limited allotment of tickets previously on hold were released today for the Home Opener, with tickets remaining for Wednesday’s game against the Minnesota Twins (April 3) and Seattle Mariners weekend home series (April 5-7). Tickets are available at, 1-800-933-7890 or the American Family Field Box Office. Fans should download the MLB Ballpark app to access game tickets, parking passes and numerous other American Family Field information and entertainment features.

- Parking Lots and Gates: Starting this season and on the Home Opener, fans will see a new and improved parking process at American Family Field. The new parking system will allow for faster entry into the parking lots and for fans to get into the game more quickly. Fans are strongly encouraged to pre-pay for parking to secure a parking spot at a lower cost than day-of parking rates. Regardless of whether fans purchase parking in advance or purchase the day of the game, fans will need to scan the QR code upon arrival. That is the most important step to activate parking. On Opening Day, parking lots will open at 12:10 p.m. (3 hours prior to game time) and ballpark gates will open at 1:10 p.m. (2 hours prior to game time). There will be parking ambassadors onsite to help direct traffic but they will not accept payment for parking.

- Giveaway: All fans will receive a 2024 Milwaukee Brewers Magnet Schedule, presented by Palermo’s Pizza.

- National Anthem (takes place approx. 2:57 p.m.): The Milwaukee Symphony string quartet will perform the National Anthem for the 2024 Home Opener.

- Ceremonial First Pitch (takes place approx. 3:03 p.m.): The 2024 Opening Day Ceremonial First Pitches will be thrown by three special Brewers superfans, Brandon Krueger, Evan Rennicke and Malakai Kaisermann who join following a surprise trip to Phoenix, Ariz. for a VIP weekend at Brewers Spring Training as Aurora All-Stars. The three boys have bravely battled a cancerous brain tumor, a congenital heart defect and Crohn’s disease, receiving treatment through Brewers partner, Aurora Health Care©.

- Festival Foods Play Ball Kid: Leighton Milner, age 3, daughter of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Hoby Milner.

- J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard: Enjoy a variety of new offerings for the 2024 Brewers season, including BBQ Ribs and the new Johnsonville® Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Bratwurst. Exclusive pilot brews, including the Big Eddy Imperial IPA, will be available throughout the season.

  • J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard opens 90 minutes before the opening pitch with first-come, first serve service for ticketed guests. The Tap Room is open for a Leinenkugel’s beer that can be taken into the ballpark.

- Brew City Lime Beer Release at J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard: Stop by J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard at American Family Field to try the Brew City Lime Mexican Lager, brewed in celebration of the 2024 Home Opener. The Mexican Lager was brewed using maize and pilsner malts and crafted with a hint of lime flavor, contributing a slightly tart citrus character, making the beer even more refreshing after each sip.

- Catch the Game: The Milwaukee Brewers 162 regular season game broadcast schedule includes every broadcast on both television and radio.

  • Bally Sports Wisconsin will broadcast 155 contests, featuring Brian Anderson (18th season) and Jeff Levering (10th season overall and 4th on television) as play-by-play announcers, joining color analysts Bill Schroeder (30th season), Tim Dillard (4th season) and Vinny Rottino (4th season) in the booth. Sophia Minnaert enters her 12th season as sideline reporter. Craig Coshun (24th season) and Stephen Watson (3rd season) will host Brewers Live, which airs before and after each Brewers telecast on Bally Sports Wisconsin. They will be joined by Dillard and Rottino.
  • Brewers fans can listen to each game broadcast on the Brewers Radio Network, led by flagship 620 WTMJ. Hall of Fame announcer Bob Uecker (54th season) expects to be on the mic to call the first pitch of 2024, joined this season by Jeff Levering, Lane Grindle (9th season) and Josh Maurer (3rd season).

- 50/50 Raffle: 50/50 Raffle tickets are sold throughout American Family Field and the parking lots through the 4th inning of every Brewers home game. One lucky fan will have the opportunity to take home half of the net proceeds from the game’s raffle ticket sales. The remainder will support Brewers Community Foundation to benefit its charitable work in Greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The winning ticket will be announced in the middle of the 6th inning, just before the Johnsonville® Famous Racing Sausages® Sausage Race.

- In-Game Entertainment: Nicole Sedivy, a Muskego native, serves as the in-game host of the Milwaukee Brewers. She will be around the ballpark engaging with fans, conducting live interviews, and highlighting in-game contests and promotions. She also serves as in-arena host for the Milwaukee Admirals and University of Wisconsin-Madison Men’s Hockey and Basketball Team.

- Free Chicken Sandwich to Celebrate the Home Opener: To celebrate the Brewers Home Opener, fans wearing Brewers gear on Tuesday, April 2, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at select Chick-fil-A® locations in Southeast Wisconsin will receive a free chicken sandwich. One per person. Participating locations include: Pleasant Prairie, Racine, Drexel Town Square, Greendale, Glendale, West Allis, 124th and Capitol, Brookfield Square, Pewaukee, Delafield and Menomonee Falls.

- Social Media: Follow the Brewers on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, X, and YouTube for game highlights, behind-the-scenes content and team news. Fans can interact with the Crew on social media using #ThisIsMyCrew.

- Brewers Unfiltered: Back for its third season, Brewers Unfiltered is a weekly podcast hosted by journalist Adam McCalvy, Brewers broadcaster and alum Tim Dillard and Brewers broadcaster Sophia Minnaert. Every Tuesday, the trio serves up the latest Brewers news and storylines with a side of laughs and entertainment.

- Yearbook: The Brewers annual yearbook is available at all retail locations at American Family Field for $10.

- American Family Field Roof: For game day roof status and weather report**,** visit or call the American Family Field Roof Hotline at 414-902-4636.