Brewers Opening Day: What you need to know ⚾

Brewers Opening Day: What you need to know ⚾

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Baseball is back and for the first-time, fans are now allowed in the newly named American Family Field.

The Milwaukee Brewers take on the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, April 1 at 1:10 p.m.


  • Tailgating is not allowed
  • Parking lots open at 11:10 a.m.
  • Gates Open at 11:45 a.m.
  • If attending, your ticket lists gate and time entry

COVID-19 measures

  • Stadium is cashless, fans must pay with a card
  • People can purchase a prepaid Mastercard to use at the ballpark
  • Contactless ordering: Fans can order food using an app, it will then be ready for pickup at designated areas
  • Masks must be worn except when actively eating or drinking
  • Fans must watch the game from their ticketed seats

Due to COVID-19 measures, the team will have around 900 part-time workers for Opening Day. The City of Milwaukee Health Department approved a plan to allow 25 percent capacity inside the ballpark. On Opening Day, around 12,000 fans will be allowed, typically, American Family Field can hold more than 40,000 fans per game.

The team hopes to expand capacity once it gets approval from the health department. Leaders say those conversations are constant and will continue as they go through the season.

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