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Fenway Park & JetBlue Park Health & Safety Measures

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Fenway Park

The Red Sox are excited to welcome you back to Fenway Park for the 2021 season! Please know that we are committed to providing you with a safe and comfortable experience. The enhanced health and safety guidelines for this season were developed based on best practice research from sports and entertainment venues throughout the country and in consultation with industry leading experts in crowd management, public health, facility maintenance, and concessions and merchandise operations. We are also working closely with officials from Major League Baseball and the State of Massachusetts to develop these new measures and adhere to any and all requirements issued by those authorities. Below are some of the major areas of focus:

Fan Experience at Fenway Park

If you are asking yourself what Red Sox games will look like in 2021, below is a guide to everything you need to know before you attend a baseball game in person.

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Fenway Park Health & Safety Guidelines

The Club is committed to providing a first class experience for the best fans in baseball and will continue to prioritize the health and safety of all players, fans and staff at Fenway Park in 2021 and beyond. These enhanced health and safety guidelines may change as public health situation changes.

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The enhanced health and safety guidelines for the 2021 season were developed based on COVID-19 best practice research from sports and entertainment venues throughout the country and in consultation with industry leading experts in crowd management, public health, facility maintenance, and concessions and merchandise operations. We are also working closely with officials from Major League Baseball the State of Massachusetts and the City of Boston to develop these new measures and adhere to any and all requirements issued by those authorities. Our health and safety guidelines include:

  • Limited-capacity ballpark and communal spaces
  • Physically distanced seating and updated gate entry
  • Required health survey
  • Digital tickets
  • Required masks
  • No bags
  • Thorough cleaning and disinfection procedures
  • Safety enhancements to concessions, restrooms, and merchandise

In addition to Fenway Park staff, all guests two years or older will be required to wear a face covering at all times, unless you're actively eating or drinking while seated in your ticketed seat. Face coverings should fully cover your mouth and nose and fit snugly against the sides of your face so there are no gaps. Gaiters, bandanas and masks with exhalation valves are prohibited. If your mask is not compliant, Fenway Park staff will provide you with a disposable, surgical mask.

All guests two years or older will be required to wear a face covering at all times, unless actively eating or drinking while seated in your ticketed seat.

To ensure physical distancing at Fenway Park, we're implementing limited-capacity, pod-style seating for the 2021 season. Tickets will be available in pods of two and four.

Visual markers, signage and queue lines will be in place throughout Fenway Park to ensure physical distancing compliance, facilitate traffic flow and prevent congestion in high-traffic areas, including restrooms, concession stands and the Red Sox Team Store.

Red Sox Batting Practice is closed to the public. Autographs also are prohibited for the 2021 season.

Aramark, The Club's contract cleaning services provider, is an industry leader in several large and high profile sectors including sports and entertainment, higher education, commercial office space, and healthcare. Our cleaning procedures and schedule have and will continue to adhere to current recommendations from the CDC and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Using EPA-approved cleaning agents and disinfectants, Fenway Park staff will complete a deep cleaning of utilized spaces and seating areas before and after each game. Additionally, staff will perform cleaning throughout the day with special attention to high-traffic spaces and high-touch surfaces.

You'll have easy access to several sanitization supply stations located throughout the ballpark with hand sanitizer available for staff and guests.

Bag restrictions will be in place for the 2021 season. Only clutch-style handbags and wallets smaller than 9 x 5 inches will be permitted into Fenway Park as well as medical bags and manufactured diaper bags that accompany guests with young children.

Tickets for April games go on sale at 10 AM EST Thursday, March 25th. You can purchase tickets on redsox.com/tickets.

Tickets will be available exclusively as mobile tickets and delivered via the MLB Ballpark app.

Any ticket transfer or resale must be completed in advance of the game. To help maintain physical distancing, you will be required to sell all tickets in your pod to one party.

In order to reduce traffic both before and after games, we recommend that you park in a lot or garage that corresponds to the route you take to Fenway. See Map of Garages Near Fenway Park.

All Fenway Park gates will open to guests 90 minutes prior to first pitch. Distance markers, signage and Fenway Park staff will promote physical distancing and help prevent congestion in high-traffic areas during the entry and exit process.

The Ballpark is divided into 5 Neighborhood Zones each consisting of up to 1500 ticketed fans. Fans are directed to use designated gate for entry/exit nearest their seat location as labeled on their ticket. Dedicated Red Sox staff will be outside each gate to assist with health survey, digital ticketing and new bag restriction. Entry lanes for security screening clearly marked with appropriate distancing. See the "5 Neighborhoods Zones".

  • All food and beverage MUST be consumed at ticketed seat location
  • Plexi-glass in use at checkout areas
  • Cashless payment options encouraged to reduce touchpoints
  • Staff will wipe down high touch point areas like countertops and payment devices
  • Points of sale separated by 6 feet to maintain social distancing
  • Closed vessels in use for delivery of individual items along with single serving condiments
  • Increase in bottle and can offerings for all beverages

Cashless payment options encouraged to reduce touchpoints

Yes. Health and Safety updates to the Red Sox team store include:

  • Points of sale separated to maintain social distancing
  • Strict capacity limited based on MA retail regulations
  • Frequent cleaning of high touch points and disinfectant spraying after each game
  • Checkout process modified to allow for proper distancing and reduce interaction
  • All merchandise locations will encourage cashless transactions
  • Sanitizer stations and disinfectant wipes located at each merchandise location