2014 MLB All Star Game: Get to know Target Field


With the 2014 Major League Baseball All Star Game festivities upon us, all eyes will turn to Minneapolis, MN as the Minnesota Twins and Target Field play host to the 85th Major League Baseball All Star Game. With fans traveling to Minneapolis from all over the globe, Puckett’s Pond wants to make sure you are covered over the next week while visiting Target Field.

Seating:

Target Field features a seating capacity of 39,504 fans.  Nestled in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the smaller atmosphere provides gorgeous sightlines from every seat in the house, as well as a manageable concourse and an ambiance that is unrivaled in baseball.  For your convenience, check out the seating chart below.

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Food and Drink:

With Minnesota having a handful of well respected breweries, Target Field can definitely be a craft beer lovers dream.  Whether frequenting standalone kiosks or brick and mortar concession stands, Target Field has plenty for the 2014 Major League Baseball All Star Game fan to indulge in.

Some highlights served around Target Field include pork chops on a stick, Murray’s Steak Sandwich, Tony Oliva‘s Cuban sandwich, and Valentini’s House Made Meatballs.  With local beer choices such a Fulton and Summit alongside the typical draft beer, there is something to eat and drink for everyone.  Head here for a full list of eat and drink options at Target Field.

Things to See:

Whether you’re trying to just get to your seat or explore the ballpark, Target Field has you covered.  Target Field is not only a testament to the Minnesota Twins franchise, but is a baseball lovers paradise.  Take in some batting practice with a drink or food from the Metropolitan club.  Learn about small town baseball in the Town Ball Tavern.  Visit Hrbek’s for a bloody mary, complete with a hamburger.

Make sure not to miss any of the special areas around Target Field the truly make it the cream of the crop when it comes to stadiums today.  No matter where you’re headed, this should help find your way.

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Parking:

Although Minneapolis is on the smaller side for being a large city, the crowds that the 2014 Major League Baseball All Star Game is sure to draw can make parking a bit more difficult.  Though the lightrail is an option (with a recently installed Target Field Station), parking is relatively accessible near Target Field.  The “A B C Ramps” within a block of Target Field may be the best bet, but regardless of your choice, make sure to check out all parking options.

Regardless of how you travel to Target Field or take in the 2014 Major League Baseball All Star week, know that the venue has you covered and there is more than a handful of things to do, with even more sights to see.

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