Wrigley Field: New Budweiser Bleachers

Wrigley Field: New Budweiser Bleachers
Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Cubs

The new Wrigley Field Budweiser Bleachers are almost ready for game time. The bleachers in left and center field are on schedule to open May 11th.

The bleachers will open in phases, with the left and center field bleachers being phase one. Opening day for the right field bleachers is set for June 11th.

Left Field Porch. Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Cubs

Left Field Porch. Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Cubs

Early July is the target date for Platform 14, an outdoor concession area that promises shorter wait times for concessions.  It will be located behind the historic scoreboard.

Until then bleacher fans won't be going hungry. Starting May 11th, there will be a combination of portable and fixed concessions along with vendors to satisfy the food and drink cravings of fans.

Artist rendering of Raker Bar under Right Field Porch. Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Cubs

Artist rendering of Raker Bar under Right Field Porch. Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Cubs

Bleacher bums can look forward to Budweiser Bleacher Fridays that will be held on various dates throughout the 2015 season.  The special Fridays will offer pre-or post-game entertainment, giveaways, along with special menu items, beverages and more.

Budweiser Bleacher Fridays on tap, so far, for 2015:

  • May 29...A Beach Bash
  • June 12...Country Day
  • July 3...Red, White and Brew
  • July 10...Extra Innings Show for all game attendees featuring Fitz & The Tantrums (Bleacher guests will receive an Extra Innings Concert Koozie)
  • August 21...‘90s Day
  • September 18...Singles and Doubles Day

In addition to the general admission bleacher seating, the new bleacher area offers the following group options:

 Budweiser Patio: The Budweiser Patio offers standing room and reserved seating below the new video board in right field with all-inclusive food and beverage; perfect for large groups of 50-150 fans. Beginning this season, the Budweiser Patio will feature an expanded footprint and additional concessions options. The Budweiser Patio will open June 11.

Budweiser Bleacher Suite: The enclosed Budweiser Bleacher Suite offers a premier gameday experience for groups of 50-100 guests. Located in center field, guests in the Budweiser Bleacher Suite enjoy a food and beverage package and easy access to the Budweiser Bleachers; this is a great space for corporate gatherings or large group events. The Budweiser Bleacher Suite will open May 11.

Left Field Porch: This large group space offers a mix of standing room and bleacher seating options beneath the new left field video board for groups of up to 100 people. Featuring an all-inclusive beverage package, the Left Field Porch is a great space for corporate employee engagement events or large group gatherings. The Left Field Porch will open May 11.

Right Field Porch: Similar to the Left Field Porch, this large group space offers a mix of standing room and bleacher seating options for groups of up to 100 people. Featuring an all-inclusive beverage package, the Right Field Porch is a great space for corporate employee engagement events or large group gatherings. The Right Field Porch will be open to all Budweiser Bleacher guests on select dates this season. The Right Field Porch will open June 11.

Left Field Well: The new Left Field Well features space close to the action in the first two rows above the left field wall with designated standing room and limited seating for groups of 15 to 50 fans. The Left Field Well offers guests the best view in the bleachers to catch all the action on the field and is perfect for bachelor/bachelorette parties and special events. The Left Field Well will open May 11.

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