Visiting Target Field for Twins playoff games: This is what you need to know
Target Field is one of the most underrated stadiums in Major League Baseball, offering fans some outstanding views, excellent food options and great baseball. Before traveling to watch the Minnesota Twins at their home ballpark for the 2023 playoffs, here’s everything you must know about Target Field.
Where is Target Field?
Target Field is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The address is 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403.
Who plays at Target Field?
The Minnesota Twins play at Target Field.
How do I get to Target Field?
There are a variety of ways to get to Target Field. If you drive, more information on parking is below. Your other options include by train. The Northstar commuter train runs from Big Lake and has a special schedule on days of home Minnesota Twins playoff games. The downtown light rail system has an adjusted schedule as well.
When was the Target Field built?
The Target Field was built on April 12, 2010.
Does Target Field have a roof?
Target Field was built without a roof. It is an open stadium.
What is the capacity of Target Field?
The capacity at Target Field is 38,544. This includes stadium seating and standing-room availability.
Is the Target Field cashless?
Target Field encourages cashless payments, so they advise having your debit or credit card handy.
How far is the Mall of America from Target Field?
The Mall of America is about 15 minutes away from Target Field, depending on traffic.
Can you tailgate at Target Field?
Unfortunately, you can’t tailgate at Target Field. There are plenty of bars near the field if you want to pre-game before heading to the stadium.
How much is parking at Target Field?
There are several options for parking in downtown Minneapolis including 7,000 spaces adjoining Target Field in the ABC and Hawthorne ramps and nearly 25,000 parking spaces in parking lots/ramps throughout downtown. Game day parking options for Target Field event attendees in Ramps A and B start at $14 and the Hawthorne Ramp costs $12.
What bars are close to Target Field?
There are a few bars that are within walking distance of Target Field. We have listed some bars you can pre-game at since tailgating isn’t an option.
- Number 12 Cider, 0.2 mile – 3-minute walk
- Fulton Brewing Taproom, 0.2 mile – 3-minute walk
- Modist Brewing Co., 0.2 mile – 4-minute walk
- The Freehouse, 0.2 mile – 4-minute walk
- Kieran’s Irish Pub, 0.3 mile – 4-minute walk
- Lyon’s Pub, 0.4 mile – 8-minute walk
- The Pourhouse, 0.8 mile – 6-minute walk
What time do the gates open at Target Field?
Target Field gates open one hour before the first game for all Monday-Thursday night games, 90 minutes before the first scheduled game for weekday afternoon matchups, and two hours before the first game for all Friday-Sunday matchups.
Can you watch batting practice before the game at Target Field?
Yes, you can watch batting practice at Target Field. It can vary, but most MLB teams typically start batting practice two and a half hours before game time. Batting practice lasts about 45 minutes per team.
What can you bring to Target Field?
If you want to bring something inside Target Field, it can only be soft-sided containers and bags 16”x16”x8” or smaller. Coolers and bags of any size with hard sides are not permitted inside the ballpark.
What to eat at Target Field
Target Field has spectacular options to grab a bite to eat during the game. Here are some concession locations where you can grab food at Target Field.
- Bub’s Gourmet Aussie Pies, Section 126
- Mac’s Fish, Section 126
- Roots for the Home Team, Section 101
- La Tapatia, Section 109
- We Are Nuts, Section 126
- Upcycle Foods, Section 126
- Blue Door Pub, Gate 34
- Soul Bowl, Section 112
- Turkey To Go, Section 114
- Hot Indian, Section 122
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What hotels are close to Target Field?
A few hotels are close to Target Field if you want to stay close to the stadium. These are the closest options to Target Field:
- Hampton Inn & Suites, 0.3 mile – 4-star hotel – $124
- Embassy Suites by Hilton, 0.3 mile – 4-star hotel – $129
- Fairfield Inn & Suites, 0.4 mile – 4-star hotel – $129
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 0.4 mile – 4-star hotel – $136