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Welcome Back to Summer Fun at Target Field

Baseball is back, Downtown Minneapolis is proudly open for business, and the Minnesota Twins are thrilled to safely welcome our fans into Target Field for the 2021 season!

Target Field is now open at up to 80% capacity; beginning on July 5, the ballpark will have full, 100 percent capacity for the Twins’ final 40 regular season home games of 2021.

All guests at Target Field are encouraged, but NOT required, to wear face coverings while in the ballpark, except when actively eating or drinking.

Outside food (except sunflower seeds, which remain prohibited) and single-compartment bags (maximum size of 16”x16”x8”) are now allowed into Target Field (these include purses, clutch purses, single-compartment tote bags, clear bags, drawstring bags, single-compartment, soft-sided coolers, fanny packs and medically-necessary items). Backpacks, multi-compartment laptop bags, duffel bags or any bags over the size requirement are not allowed into the ballpark. To expedite entry into Target Field, the Twins recommend that guests come without bags whenever possible.

The Twins, working closely with our public and private partners, are focused on welcoming our guests, players and staff to a safe game day experience at Target Field.

Please see below for more information regarding Downtown Minneapolis; getting to and from the ballpark; and enhanced health and safety policies and procedures that adhere to the current requirements and guidelines established by Major League Baseball (MLB), the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minneapolis Health Department (MHD).

DOWNTOWN MINNEAPOLIS: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Minneapolis is proudly open for business. The Minnesota Twins, together with our city, community and law enforcement partners, are working to deliver a safe, secure and welcoming environment in Downtown Minneapolis and at Target Field throughout the 2021 season.

  • The Twins are actively collaborating with the City of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Downtown Council, community leaders, and law enforcement agencies, including the Minneapolis Police Department, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, and Metro Transit Police, to continue providing a safe and enjoyable Target Field experience for our fans, players and staff in 2021.
  • The Twins are taking proactive, collaborative steps to provide a safe and fun atmosphere in and around Target Field that meets the standards our fans, players and staff expect and deserve. These measures include in-ballpark law enforcement coverage, supplemented by Event Security officers.

GETTING TO AND FROM TARGET FIELD

The Minnesota Twins know that game day means more than the action on the field; it is the entire driveway-to-driveway experience. The Twins and our partners are dedicated to giving our fans a safe, quality baseball experience.

Driving

  • The Twins are collaborating with the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Police Department to expedite game day vehicle ingress and egress. For real-time information on traffic conditions, please visit here.

Parking

  • The Twins, in collaboration with MPLS Parking and the City of Minneapolis, are happy to provide preferred game day parking options for Target Field event attendees in Ramps A and B (at the reduced rate of $12) and the Hawthorne Ramp (at a special price of $10) throughout the 2021 season. Twins fans can reserve their spot, and pay in advance. Reserve now »
  • Ramp A (located off Glenwood Ave. and N. 10th St.), Ramp B (off 2nd Ave N. and N. 5th St.) and the Hawthorne Ramp (off N. 10thSt. and Hawthorne Ave.) are all easily accessible from major freeways and are connected to both Target Field and many Downtown Minneapolis shops and restaurants via Skyway. Security personnel will be positioned throughout the ramps and in the Skyways to assist in directing fans from their parking spot to the ballpark.
  • Served by Metro Transit bus routes, light rail and the Northstar Commuter Rail line, Target Field is more accessible by public transit than any other ballpark in America. Please note masks are required; for more information, please visit here.

ENTERING THE BALLPARK

The Twins have implemented technology enhancements, gate modifications, and health and safety measures in accordance with CDC, MDH and MHD guidelines to provide for an expedited, contactless entry into Target Field.

  • Guests at Target Field are encouraged, but NOT required, to wear face coverings while in the ballpark, except when actively eating or drinking.
  • Guests are NOT required to provide proof of vaccination to enter Target Field.
  • For the safety of all guests and Event Staff, if within the 14 days preceding the game, you have tested positive or presumptively positive for COVID-19, experienced any COVID-19 related symptoms or been in direct contact with or in the immediate vicinity of any person who is confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19, please stay home and notify your health care provider.
  • Should a guest begin to feel unwell while at Target Field, they should notify an Event Staff member immediately; appropriate facilities and resources are available as needed and/or requested.

Queuing

  • Guests are encouraged to enter Target Field at the suggested gate listed on each ticket.

Bag Policy

  • Single-compartment bags (maximum size of 16”x16”x8”) are allowed into Target Field. Allowed bags include purses, clutch purses, single-compartment tote bags, clear bags, drawstring bags, diaper bags, single-compartment, soft-sided coolers, fanny packs and medically-necessary items. (Backpacks, multi-compartment laptop bags, duffel bags or any bags over the size requirement are not allowed into the ballpark.) To expedite entry into Target Field, the Twins recommend that guests come without bags whenever possible.

Outside Food and Beverage Policy

  • Outside food (except sunflower seeds, which remain prohibited) is again allowed into Target Field.
  • Sealed, bottled water 32. oz or less, and soft-sided single juice or milk containers for children are the only outside beverages permitted into Target Field. Flavored water, performance beverages (Gatorade, Powerade, etc.) are not permitted into Target Field. Guests may bring liquids required for legitimate medical purposes into Target Field.

Security Screening

  • Guests will keep all items on their person and do not need to empty their pockets prior to passing through the walk-through magnetometers, unless otherwise requested.
  • Guests will have the option to be screened by Event Staff via wand; those who cannot will have the option of a pat-down screening.
  • All Twins tickets will be delivered digitally via the MLB Ballpark app, and contactless ticket-scanning technology will be utilized at all gates.
  • Screenshots and printed tickets will not be accepted at any Target Field gate.
  • For quicker entry:
  • Access your tickets through the MLB Ballpark app.
  • Ensure your mobile device is charged and the brightness on the phone is turned up as much as possible.
  • Pull up your mobile ticket via the MLB Ballpark app prior to arriving at the security screening.
  • If you are having difficulty accessing your ticket(s) on your mobile device, please visit the Target Field Box Office prior to approaching the security screening.
  • All guests attending Twins games are expected to comply with the Minnesota Twins Guest Code of Conduct.
  • Those not in compliance with the Guest Code of Conduct will receive a verbal warning followed by potential removal from Target Field.
  • Additionally, all guests attending Twins games are agreeing to all terms and conditions referred to on their ticket.

AROUND THE BALLPARK

To make the Target Field experience as clean, safe and enjoyable as possible for every guest that comes through our gates.

  • The MLB Ballpark app provides guests the ability to order and purchase food, beverage and merchandise throughout Target Field directly from their mobile device, via partnership with Venuetize.
  • The app will automatically provide menus and items from the closest concessions and/or retail locations to the guest’s ticketed seat, while also allowing the guest to order from any food, beverage or retail location throughout Target Field.
  • Pre-packaged order pick up from separate, designated “grab-and-go” stations will complete the contactless dining and/or retail experience.
  • The mobile wallet function within the MLB Ballpark app supports all major credit/debit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. Twins Season Ticket Holders will automatically receive their 10% Sweet Spot discount on all mobile purchases.

Locations and Setup

  • Food and beverage will be sold at select locations throughout Target Field.
  • In-aisle food and beverage vending and service is discontinued.

Payment

  • Contactless mobile ordering and payment via the MLB Ballpark app is preferred. Those orders will be available for express pick up at designated “grab-and-go” stations.
  • If necessary, credit card purchases at point-of-sale will not require signatures and/or PINs to complete purchase (under a certain dollar amount).

Locations and Setup

  • Twins merchandise will be sold at the Twins Clubhouse Store located next to Gate 29, and at select locations throughout Target Field.
  • For more information on Twins Team Store locations, please visit here.

Payment

  • Contactless mobile ordering and payment via the MLB Ballpark app is preferred. Those merchandise orders will be available for express pick up at designated “grab-and-go” stations located at retail locations.
  • If necessary, credit card purchases at point-of-sale will not require signatures and/or PINs to complete purchase (under a certain dollar amount).
  • Twins employees and Event Staff (including Delaware North concession and retail staff) are required to submit to a health questionnaire and temperature check daily upon arrival and prior to entering Target Field.
  • Vaccinated Twins employees and Event Staff (including Delaware North concession and retail staff) are encouraged to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while in Target Field, while unvaccinated employees and Event Staff are required to do so.
  • Twins employees and Event Staff (including Delaware North concession and retail staff) are also required to wear gloves in all appropriate situations.
  • Any Twins employee and Event Staff (including Delaware North concession and retail staff) that, within the 14 days preceding the game, has tested positive or presumptively positive for COVID-19, experienced COVID-19 symptoms or been in direct contact with or in the immediate vicinity of any person who is confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19, will be asked to stay home and contact their health care provider.
  • The Twins, in accordance with the 3M™ Clean & Protect Certified Badge Program, have implemented a comprehensive system for cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing and monitoring all common-touch surfaces and high-use guest areas throughout Target Field.
  • As part of these protocols, the Twins are cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing all in-use seats, railings, food and drink surfaces, elevators and escalators, and restrooms using EPA-approved COVID-19 cleaners and disinfectants before, during and after each game.
  • The Twins have introduced enhanced HVAC filters to provide the cleanest air possible for all indoor locations at Target Field (including premium areas, bars and restaurants, retail spaces and all back-of-house locations). Additionally, all windows and doors of indoor locations will be opened whenever possible at those times when guests are present.
  • Hand sanitizer locations can be found throughout Target Field, including at entrances, concourses, premium areas and restrooms.
  • All Twins cleaning, disinfecting and sanitization measures adhere to guidelines and recommendations set forth by the CDC, MDH and MHD.