Coors Field ranked 4th cheapest MLB game

Posted at 5:50 PM, Apr 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-05 09:45:45-04

The Colorado Rockies offer the fourth cheapest ballpark experience in Major League Baseball, according to the latest study conducted by leading personal finance website

The site compared the costs of 

  • Two tickets
  • Two hot dogs
  • Two beers
  • Parking

While the Rockies cost $59.30, a Boston Red Sox home game at Fenway Park will cost an average of $157.

The three cheapest stadiums to catch a game are Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Dodger Stadium and Chase Field, where the Arizona Diamondbacks play.

The Rockies offer several ticket specials on its website, including "Blake Street Steals," $14 Lower level tickets for certain games:

They also offer a promotional family package of Lower Level tickets for $79 or Upper Level tickets for $59, package that includes

  • Four (4) Tickets to the Game
  • Four (4) Hot Dogs
  • Four (4) Coke Products
  • One (1) Parking Ticket
  • One (1) Rockies Magazine     

Here is the link to that value pack and which games are included:

Finally, the Rockies offer a "Business Person's Special," allowing people to watch Rockies baseball and work wirelessly on The Rooftop on select weekday afternoon games.

Package includes a ticket to The Rooftop and a voucher good for a CHUBurger, Fry Cup and beer or soft drink all for  $20: said the average resale price for a ticket to a Rockies game at Coors Field last year, during the 2015 season, was $32.

That's one of the best values in baseball, behind only the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers across the MLB, according to SeatGeek, a ticket search engine.

Home-opener tickets were the hottest and most expensive ticket of 2015.

"We're seeing a similar trend this 2016 season," wrote Nate Rattner with SeatGeek. "Tickets to the first home game against the Padres on Friday April 8 are reselling for an average of $119, while tickets to the second home game of the season are reselling for an average of $34."

Rattner said the opposing teams that were the most in-demand matchups for Rockies games at Coors Field last season were:

  • Chicago Cubs ($67 average resale) Note: this includes 2015 opening day, which driving up this average
  • St. Louis Cardinals ($33 average resale)
  • Atlanta Braves ($33 average resale)
  • New York Mets ($30 average resale)