Kids Opening Day

Presented by Frisch’s Big Boy
Kids Opening Day


  • 11:15 a.m.: Mascot parade on the red carpet
  • Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Reds player parade on the red carpet*
  • 1:30 p.m.: Ballpark gates open for all fans
  • 4:10 p.m.: Reds vs. Cardinals first pitch

Kids 14 and younger attending the Reds vs. Cardinals game will receive a Kids Opening Day Reds Hat presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, while supplies last.

After ballpark gates open, fans can enjoy Kids Opening Day activities in the First Star Fan Zone. The party features circus performers, face painters, mascots, a performance by the Cincinnati School of Rock and more. After the game, kids can line up to run the bases, with line priority for Reds Heads kids club members.

Note: Times are approximate. Event schedule subject to change.

*Major League Baseball Health & Safety Protocols are in place during the 2022 season. Player interaction with fans will be limited during the parade due to these policies. Players will be distributing giveaway items to kids along the parade route.