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Accessible Access
The Reds are committed to providing every Guest with a comfortable and enjoyable experience at the ballpark. Great American Ball Park is a fully accessible ballpark for all Guests.

Accessible parking is available in the East section of the Central Riverfront Garage (formerly called the Great American Ball Park Parking Garage) for $20 and in the East Garage for $10. While the number of accessible parking spaces is more than adequate, Guests are still encouraged to arrive at the time gates open to improve their chances of obtaining an accessible parking space.

The accessible pickup/drop-off zone is located on the east side of Joe Nuxhall Way, from Freedom Way to Mehring Way, on the west side of Great American Ball Park. Cars, vans and small buses displaying a valid accessible placard or valid accessible license plate will be permitted to enter the pickup/drop-off zone beginning one half (1/2) hour before gates open to approximately one (1) hour after the conclusion of the game. Large school buses and large charter/tour buses are prohibited from entering this zone. Guests traveling to the ballpark in a large school bus or large charter/tour bus should contact the Group Sales department at (513) 765-7600 for information on bus pickup and drop-off locations.

Great American Ball Park has accessible seating available in the seating areas. Accessible seating areas are equipped with electrical outlets for recharging purposes at no cost to the Guest.

Acts, Dates and Times
All acts, dates, times, and prices are subject to change without notice.

Address/Telephone for General Office
Cincinnati Reds
Great American Ball Park
100 Joe Nuxhall Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202-4109
Phone Number: (513) 765-7000

Alcohol
Guests must be 21 years of age to purchase and/or consume any alcohol products anywhere within the footprint of Great American Ball Park. Delaware North (Sportservice), the licensed concessionaire and liquor permit holder, will ID everyone 30 years and younger.

Concession Stand sales are limited to 2 alcoholic beverages per customer.

In-Seat Vending sales are limited to 1 alcoholic beverage per customer.

In order to provide a safe environment, all alcohol sales will end during the final act.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited from being brought into or out of Great American Ball Park, intoxicated individuals will be refused entry into the ballpark, and Ballpark Management and Delaware North (Sportservice) reserves the right to discontinue alcohol service and/or refuse service to anyone.

The sale and consumption of all alcoholic beverages is subject to Ohio law. The Reds reserve the right to limit consumption and/or sale of alcoholic beverages at events.

Assisted Listening Devices (ALD)
Guests can request the use of Assisted Listening Devices (ALD) at any TriHealth Fan Accommodation Station in Great American Ball Park.

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Ballpark Seats
Standing or stepping on ballpark seats may lead to serious bodily injury. The Cincinnati Reds request, for your safety and other ballpark Guests, that you do not step, stand or use seats in a manner other than intended at Great American Ball Park.

Bags, Backpacks, and Purses
Guests are welcome to bring purses into Great American Ball Park provided their dimensions do not exceed 16"x16"x8". Other bags and backpacks are not permitted. All purses will be inspected at all entry points and anytime while inside of GABP. Refusal to cooperate with an inspection request will result in the Guest and their purse being refused entry or asked to leave the ballpark. Purses left unattended anywhere on the property will be immediately inspected by security and subject to disposal.

Binoculars
Binoculars are permitted provided their dimensions and that of their bag or protective case do not exceed 16"x16"x8". All items are subject to inspection while entering and at anytime while inside of GABP. 

Bottles and Cans
Sealed plastic bottles of water are permitted to bring in upon entry. No other glass bottles, plastic bottles, cans, or alcoholic beverages may be brought into Great American Ball Park. Insulated foam or metal cups/containers from restaurants, convenience stores, gas stations, etc. are not permitted in Great American Ball Park.

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Cameras & Video Equipment
No video recording devices, professional cameras, cameras with detachable lenses, or audio recording equipment are permitted.

Carry-In Items
No Carry-In Items are permitted.

Children
All Ages require a ticket for entry.

Concealed Weapons Law
It is illegal under Ohio Law to possess a firearm, deadly weapon, or dangerous ordinance on the property of Great American Ball Park. Unless otherwise authorized by law, "no person shall knowingly possess, have under the person's control, convey, or attempt to convey a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance" into the ballpark.

This prohibition includes those that possess valid CCW licenses from Ohio or any other government authority and retired law enforcement officers. Those that violate this policy will be denied entry, removed from the ballpark and/or criminally prosecuted.

Concessions
Delaware North (Sportservice) operates the food and beverage stands throughout Great American Ball Park. For information on concessions and other services that Delaware North (Sportservice) provides, please call (513) 765-7626. Guests can find a wide assortment of food and beverages at Great American Ball Park.

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Directions to Great American Ball Park
Please visit reds.com/parking for directions to parking around Great American Ball Park.

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Fan Accommodation Stations
There are two TriHealth Fan Accommodation Stations in
Great American Ball Park

  • Terrace Level near Section 119
  • View Level near Section 420

Guest-relations personnel will be on hand to assist Guests with any questions, comments or concerns. You can also pick up any certificate and Lost Child wristbands at Fan Accommodations. 

First Aid Stations (Affiliated with TriHealth Bethesda North and Good Samaritan Hospitals)
First Aid Stations are staffed with trained medical personnel affiliated with TriHealth's Bethesda North and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Guests will find the Great American Ball Park First Aid Stations in the following locations:

  • On the Terrace Level near Sections 125-126.
  • On the Terrace Level near Sections 109-110.
  • On the View Level near Section 411.

The medical personnel are on duty for all games and events. Should emergency medical services or medical assistance be needed, please refer to the nearest directional signage or ask any member of the Great American Ball Park staff.

Food
No food products may be brought into Great American Ball Park. A wide variety of food is available throughout the ball park.

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Gates Open
Gates open 2 hours prior to the event start time

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Inclement Weather
All performances go on rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges will be issued in the event of rain.

Inspection Procedures
Metal detection as a pre-entry screening condition is in effect for all entry points. All fans and staff will be asked to remove large metal objects from their pockets, including cell phones, and walk through a metal detector. Security staff will provide assistance for the screening process if the need arises. All carry-in items will be inspected at all entry points and are subject to anytime while inside of GABP. Refusal to cooperate with an inspection request will result in the Guest and their carry-in item being refused entry or asked to leave the ballpark. Items left unattended anywhere on the property will be immediately inspected by security and subject to disposal.

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Lost and Found
Guest may inquire about lost and found articles by calling (513)765-7095 or asking at the TriHealth Fan Accommodation Stations from gate opening to the conclusion of the game. On non-game days, Guests can call Security at (513) 765-7095. The Cincinnati Reds are not responsible for any items left on premises.

Lost Children/Missing Persons
Guests should report a missing person to any ballpark staff member, law enforcement officer or at the Fan Accommodation Station immediately. Subsequently, efforts will be taken, working closely with the Cincinnati Police, to locate and reunite the missing person. To assist with missing children, parents can stop at either Fan Accommodation location or the Kids Club Clubhouse in the Fan Zone to pick up a wristband for their child to wear during their visit. Parents can fill in their name, their child's name, and their phone number to assist Cincinnati Police and Security in the reunification process.

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Other Prohibited Items

Aerosol Spray Cans

Banners and Signs

Coolers

Fireworks

Glass or Metal Containers

Glow Sticks

Laser Pointers

Pets (except service animals)

Umbrellas

ANY OTHER ITEM DEEMED UNACCEPTABLE BY BALLPARK MANAGEMENT

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Parking
SP+Central Parking System manages the parking and onsite traffic operations at Great American Ball Park. SP+Central Parking is a transportation management company engaged in the leasing, management and ownership of commercial parking facilities. SP+Central Parking's mission is to operate a global parking and transportation management company dedicated to integrity, growth, professionalism, value and leadership and providing quality service to customers and clients. SP+Central Parking Systems can be contacted at the following:

SP+Central Parking Systems
99 E. Second St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 946-8100

Great American Ball Park Parking Tips
Parking for Great American Ball Park is located on both the east and west sides of the ballpark.

For information on Accessible Parking, please see "Accessible Access" information, located under "A."

Single game accessible parking is available to accessible guests in the eastern section of Central Riverfront Garage for $20 or in the East Garage for $10.  These spaces are pay-upon-entry and are sold on a first come, first served basis, based on availability.

Handicap parking passes valid for Central Riverfront Garage can be purchased in advance by contacting the Reds at 513-765-7400, option 3.

On-Site Parking
Day of game parking is offered in the eastern side of Central Riverfront Garage for $20, the western side of Central Riverfront Garage for $15, East Garage for $20, Broadway Ave Lot for $20 or the Western Lots B or D for $10.  These areas are pay-upon-entry and are sold on a first come, first served basis, based on availability.

The Great American Ball Park parking lots open 3 hours before gate time.

Main Parking Options
Visit Banksparking.com or reds.com/parking for more information

Accessible parking / Drop off
The accessible pickup/drop-off zone is located on Joe Nuxhall Way, from Second Street to Mehring Way, along the west side of Great American Ball Park. Cars, vans and small buses displaying a valid accessible placard or valid accessible license plate will be permitted to enter the pickup/drop-off zone beginning one half (1/2) hour before gates open to approximately one (1) hour after the conclusion of the game. Large school buses and large charter/tour buses are prohibited from entering this zone. Guests traveling to the ballpark in a large school bus or large charter/tour bus should contact the Group Sales department at (513) 765-7600 for information on bus pickup and drop-off locations.

Bus Parking
The Cincinnati Reds, in conjunction with the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County and Metro, are happy to accommodate buses in the Riverfront Transit Center. The Transit Center is a parking tunnel located under Second Street and accessible from either end. It is the responsibility of the group leader to make arrangements for bus parking.

Due to the increased capacity in the Riverfront Transit Center, advance bus parking reservations are no longer necessary. Directions to the Transit Center will be sent to the group leader. Please share these directions with your bus driver.

All special-needs groups should make arrangements directly with the Reds prior to the game date by calling (513) 765-7600.

Prohibited Items

Below is a short list of items that are prohibited to be brought into Great American Ball Park. If you are found with one of these items, you will be asked to take them back to your car. You will not be able to enter with a prohibited item.

  • Aerosols (spray sunscreen and bug spray permitted)
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Animals (with the exception of Service Animals)
  • Bags larger than 16"x16"x8"
  • Beach balls or other inflatable devices
  • Bodysuits
  • Drones
  • Frisbees
  • Explosive Materials or Devices
  • Glass bottles, cans, and plastic bottles.
  • Hard-sided Coolers
  • Hoverboards
  • Illegal Substances or Paraphernalia
  • Items not able to be inspected
  • Laser pens or pointers    
  • Masks
  • Noisemakers
  • Obscene or indecent clothing
  • Pocket knives with blades longer than 3"
  • Professional recording equipment
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Signs or banners that are derogatory, vulgar, or political in nature. These also must fold and fit in the 16"x16"x8" box
  • Sticks, bats, poles, or clubs
  • Tripods or Monopods

*This list is not all-inclusive and the Reds reserve the right to edit this at any time.

If you have a question as to whether or not you can bring something to Great American Ball Park, please call 513-765-7000.

Public Transportation

Queen City Metro can be reached at (513) 621-4455 for schedules and information regarding bus transportation throughout Hamilton County. ACCESS provides transportation throughout Hamilton County for the disabled. Please call (513) 632-7590 for more information. Guests seeking bus service to and from Northern Kentucky can contact the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) at (859) 331-8265.

The Cincinnati Bell Connector is an electric mode of transportation operating in its first phase on a 3.6 mile loop connecting key communities in the city's urban core. 

Running up to 18 hours a day and 365 days a year, the streetcar is a vital complement to the city's existing metro and other transportation systems. 

Below is the service schedule for the Cincinnati Bell Connector:

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Thursday  6:30 a.m. - midnight
  • Friday 6:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Sunday and holidays 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

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Re-Entry Policy
Limited re-entry is permitted at Great American Ball Park.

Guests can use the re-entry system by reporting to one of the two designated gates at GATE B - Gapper's Alley, behind Section 119. Guests will need to have their ticket with them. Guests are subject to metal detection screening upon re-entry and there will be no carry in items permitted through the re-entry gate. If a Guest uses any other gate, other than the two designated for re-entry to exit they will not be able to partake in the re-entry service.

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Smoking Policy
Great American Ball Park has been designated as a completely non-smoking facility under Ohio Law. Therefore, it is the obligation of ballpark staff to insure that smoking, which includes the use of tobacco and vapor devices, does not occur inside Great American Ball Park. Violators may be subject to ejection and potential fines. There is a designated smoking area, outside of GATE B - Gapper's Alley behind Section 119, that is available for those that wish to smoke. Guests inside of the ballpark can use the re-entry gate at the Gapper's Alley gates to gain access to the smoking area. Guests are subject to metal detection screening upon re-entry and there will be no carry-in items permitted through the re-entry gate. If a guest uses any other gate, other than the 2 designated for Re-Entry, to exit they will not be able to partake in the re-entry service.

The smoking area may permanently or temporarily be closed and/or individuals refused at the sole discretion of ballpark management.

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Taxi Cabs

The following taxicab companies can be contacted to arrange for pickup or drop-off in the Greater Cincinnati area:

Community Yellow Cab OH: (513) 721-2100
Community Yellow Cab KY: (859) 261-4400
Ron's Cab Service: (513) 921-4222
Towne Taxi: (513) 761-7700
United Cab Co.: (513) 251-1155

Taxicabs generally perform their pickups on Joe Nuxhall Way on the west side of Great American Ball Park at the conclusion of the game.

Texting for Safety and SecurityIn the event that you have an issue while at Great American Ball Park and need to reach our Security Staff, you can text "REDS" and your issue to 69050. Security Staff will reply and staff will be dispatched to your area, if needed.

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Will Call
No drop offs will be accepted at Great American Ball Park ticket windows.