The Cubs announced that the Budweiser Bleachers in left and center field will open on Monday, May 11 against the New York Mets. The debut of the Budweiser Bleachers will coincide with Cubs Charities' Pink out sponsored by Advocate Health Care. Each fan with a ticket in the Budweiser Bleachers for Monday's game will receive a "Pink Out" t-shirt, promoting breast cancer prevention and awareness.
The enhanced Bleachers will include renovated concessions, new video boards featuring a mix of game and player stats, video replays, historical Cubs footage, behind-the-scenes interviews with the team and much more. In addition to general admission seating in the Bleachers, there will be enhanced spaces providing an atmosphere and extra space for groups of various sizes.
“There’s no experience quite like sitting in the Budweiser Bleachers for a Cubs game,” Cubs President of Business Operations Crane Kenney said. “With new group spaces, wider concourses and expanded concession service, we are excited to open the Budweiser Bleachers for our next homestand and celebrate the relaunch of one of the most popular seats in sports with our legacy partner, Anheuser-Busch.”
The Cubs and Budweiser have also partnered up to present Budweiser Bleacher Fridays on select days throughout the season, featuring pre and post-game entertainment, giveaways, special food, beverages and more.
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The target date for the right field bleachers to open remains as planned for June 11. Construction will continue throughout the next two months to add new spaces, concessions and additional amenities. The enhanced Budweiser Bleachers will be completed by early July and the Cubs will host a celebratory event for guests in the Budweiser Bleachers on Friday, July 3.
Check out some renderings of the enhanced bleachers via Cubs Media: