Ballpark Nerd Rank: 9
Opened: 1995 Capacity: 50,398
- Infield Box sections 136-141
- Lower Reserve Infield sections 329-340
- Upper Reserve Infield sections 330-340
- Rockpile (CF) sections 401-403
Getting to the Park
Address: 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205
Ballpark Nerd recommends staying in downtown Denver and walking to Coors Field. Public Transit options include RockiesRide and light rail.
- Outside the Wynkoop Street entrance to Coors Field is a sculpture called The Evolution of the Ball. The sculpture’s support columns consist of 108 three-dimensional tiles depicting balls of every type.
- Outside Coors Field home plate gate stands a nine-foot statue titled “The Player”. It is dedicated to the memory of Branch Rickey who integrated baseball with the signing of Jackie Robinson.
- The centerfield fountain and rock garden depicts the local Colorado landscape.
- Wild West mural depicting red rock formation and Native American tepees can be found behind the batter’s eye on the first-level concourse in centerfield.
- The centerfield bleacher section name “The Rockpile” provides one of the most unique views in MLB.
- Most of the seats in Coors Field are green however the 20th row seats throughout the Upper Deck are purple to mark the elevation of one mile above sea level.
- Rocky Mountain Oysters, deep fried bull testicles, are a Coors Field novelty option.
- Helton Burger Shack located in Section 153.
- Beach Comber hot dog includes pineapple, BBQ sauce and jalapenos located in Sections 130 and 144.
For the Kids
- Mascot – Dinger
- Children two and under do not require a ticket for admission to Coors Field.
- Section 342 is designated at the Family Section; alcoholic beverages are not permitted in this section.
- The Rockies Rookies Kids Fan Club the Kids Club membership includes a Rockies bag, hat, jersey and activity/coupon book, two run the bases and one pregame parade opportunities as well as $10 worth of coupons to interactive games.
- Visit Coors Field’s Interactive areas located behind the bullpens on the Main Concourse at Gate A and test your baseball skills. The Interactive Area includes batting cages, speed pitch, tee-ball and fantasy broadcast booth.
While You’re in Town
Trip Advisors’ Top 5 Denver Attractions:
- Denver Botanic Gardens
- Mount Evans
- Denver Museum of Nature & Science
- Coors Field
- Denver Art Museum
For a full list of attractions visit Trip Advisors’ Denver page.
Ballpark Nerd Recommends – Pike’s Peak
Road Trip Directions
- 657 miles to Kauffman Stadium
- A tough road trip; I would recommend making Coors Field a one-Ballpark tour.