CRACK. The crowd roars. The smell of popcorn, hot dogs and nachos fill the air. Take baseball to the next level at Globe Life Field, the brand-new home of the Texas Rangers. Baseball is a way of life in Arlington, rain or shine – that’s right, thanks to our new favorite member of the team, a retractable roof. So long, back sweat! (With heating too, it’s perfect for concerts and events during chilly weather!)
Whether you’re stopping by for a game (we’re looking at you 2020 NLDS, NLCS and World Series) or a tour from one of our Rangers experts, we’ve got everything you need to know before you go right here. Globe Life Field is making your health a priority. For their health and wellness protocols, go to their website here. Don’t forget to bring your mask and wait 6 feet (two baseball bats) between your family and others!
Check with Globe Life Field directly for openings and operations as things change.
Here are our 9 tips you absolutely must know before you visit Globe Life Field:
1. The roof is the largest of its kind…
The 5.5 acre retractable roof is the largest single-panel operable roof in the world! And weighs a whopping… 24 million pounds. It can retract in 12 minutes – bringing the great outdoors to the ballpark experience. Brush up on some more fun facts, and get ready for trivia night.
2. There’s an app for that!
Make your trip even easier with the MLB Ballpark app. You can manage your digital tickets, do mobile check-in and get parking information. PLUS, interactive maps and directories with food and drink menus.
3. Speaking of parking –
You’re in a World of Wonderful! Don’t waste time stressed about parking. Plan ahead and take a look at their parking options. You can download their map. Also, if you plan on doing your pre or post-gaming at Texas Live! (there’s always a good view with their 100 foot HD LED screen), you can take a look their parking here.
4. Bag it up!
The dreaded bag policy! Globe Life Field keeps it pretty simple. For postseason, no bags are allowed (outside of those necessary for medical supplies and diaper bags for infants and young children). No outside food and drinks are allowed, except for one sealed plastic bottle of water per person. Check out all of their postseason details here.
5. Kick back in style…
Globe Life Field has 6 clubs if you like your baseball fancy. The Balcones Speakeasy will take you back in time with their roaring twenties inspired club. This exclusive experience is behind home plate.Get some of the closest seats in Major League Baseball at the StubHub Club on top of all-inclusive food and beverage. Find out more under “clubs” on their A-Z guide.
5. Spice up your playlist.
Did you know the ballpark has its very own playlist on Spotify? Switch up your workout tunes or listen to it on your drive over here. It’s the perfect mix of rock and country classics with pop favorites to get you pumped. Plus, you can hear player walk-up songs and ballpark more classics.
6. Globe Life Field – at home!
Pre-game at home and bring the ballpark to your backyard – and kitchen. Check out their Stay Creative page for story times, recipes, coloring books and more! Learn how to make a concession stand staple, the Dilly Dog. This treat is made up of a Best Maid dill pickle cored and stuffed with a jumbo hot dog that is battered and deep fried. Calories don’t count during baseball season, right?
8. Still looking for more?
Check out this A-Z guide for everything and all things Globe Life Field. You can find everything from accessibility services to tailgating to box office hours. You can always call their main number for general questions: (817) 533-1972. Be sure to take a look at their contact page if you have specific questions.
9. Health and Wellness protocols.
Globe Life Field and all of Arlington are putting visitors’ health and wellness first. Increased sanitation and mask requirements are just a few of the cleanliness precautions. Go to their website for details on the health and wellness protocols at Globe Life Field.
While you enjoy our World of Wonderful, remember to:
- Wear a mask
- Wait, allow 6 feet between your family and others
- Wash and sanitize your hands often