is located in Washington DC and is the home of the Washington Nationals. The stadium’s name is a tribute to the early 1900’s park used by the Washington Senators/Nationals, which was called National Park until it was rebuilt and renamed Griffith Stadium. The name was originally a temporary name, as the Nationals owners – the Lerner Family had planned to sell its naming rights. When a strong offer never surfaced, the team chose to stick with Nationals Park.
The ballpark has approximately 41,000 seats and features 79 suites on three levels surrounding the infield. The levels of the luxury suites currently bear the names of presidents Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln. The stadium has an out-of-town scoreboard installed in the right field wall and the main scoreboard is more than five times the size of the one at RFK Stadium, measuring 101 feet long and 47 feet high. The Washington Monument and the Capitol building are visible from the upper decks on the first base side of the field.
Nationals Stadium is the first LEED-certified green major professional sports stadium in the United States.
Location: 1500 South Capitol Street SE Washington, D.C. 20003 Opened: 2008 Capacity: 41,888 Field Surface: Natural Grass
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Nationals Park General Venue Information
Nationals Park is located in Southeast Washington along the Anacostia River bounded by South Capitol Street to the west, N Street to the north, First Street to the east and Potomac Avenue to the south.
Metrorail is the quickest and easiest way to Nationals Park, take the Green Line to the Navy Yard station.
Get to Nationals Park via six Metrobus routes or by taking the Navy Yard route of the DC Circulator Bus.
Nationals Park is bicycle friendly, with over 250 bike racks all around the ballpark.
The Nationals Park Main Box Office is located at Center Field Gate. Guests can also purchase tickets on gamedays at three ticket windows in the following locations:
- Adjacent to the Home Plate Gate
- First Base Gate (open only on game dates when longer lines are anticipated)
- Tickets for future games are available for sale at the Advance Ticket Sales Windows located inside Nationals Park, behind Section 103. The Advance Ticket Sales Windows close at the beginning of the seventh-inning stretch.
Hours of Operation – Main Box Office (March – September)
- Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 30 minutes after the end of the game
- Sunday, 9 a.m. (10 a.m. for evening games) until 30 minutes after the end of the game
- For all games with a start time of 2 p.m. or earlier, the box office opens at 9 a.m. and closes 30 minutes after the end of the game.
- Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., closed non-game Sundays and Holidays
Nationals Park offers a variety of methods for guests looking to pick up or leave tickets at Will Call.
- On gamedays, beginning two hours prior to first pitch, the Northeast Corner Box Office on the corner of First St. & N St. is specifically set up for online and phone orders purchased through Tickets.com or nationals.com, front office and third-party Will Call. Fans looking to drop off tickets for late arriving guests should fill out a Will Call envelope and leave the tickets at the Northeast Corner Box Office. The Northeast Corner Box Office will remain open until after the third inning.
- Nationals player, visiting player, coaches and umpire tickets can be found at the Club, Suites & Media Entrance Box Office located behind homeplate at the corner of Potomac Avenue and South Capitol Street.
- After the third inning, all will call tickets will be moved to the Main Box Office at Centerfield Gate. The Main Box Office will remain open until 30 minutes after the game for will call and advance ticket sales.
- Guests looking to pick up will call tickets that were purchased online through nationals.com or Tickets.com can also use any of the ticket kiosks located around Nationals Park.
- Patrons picking up will call tickets need to provide a valid photo ID and, if purchased online, the credit card used to purchase the tickets.
Nationals Park is a completely non-smoking facility. Guests wishing to smoke must exit at either the Right Field Gate or the Third Base Gate. Guests wishing to exit Nationals Park to smoke must present a valid ticket and receive a wristband before exiting Nationals Park. Guests wishing to re-enter Nationals Park must return with a valid ticket and assigned wristband. Guests may not exit and re-enter Nationals Park using only an admission ticket for any reason.
Nationals Park contains three Guest Services locations behind Sections 103, 131 and 320. Guest Services locations open at the same time as the Nationals Park gates and remain open until 30 minutes following the game to assist guests with lost and found items, lost or missing guests, transportation information, emergencies, accommodations for guests with disabilities and any other questions or concerns guests might have.
Elevators and Escalators
There are three sets of elevators and three sets of escalators at Nationals Park. Elevators are located behind section 113 and 134 for access to all levels, and behind Section 120 for Lexus Presidents Club, Stars & Stripes Club and Press Box access.
Seating is available on all levels. For accessible seating accommodations, please contact the Nationals Park Box Office at 202.675.NATS(6287) or nationals.com for more information.
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