If you are interested in the history but not seeing a game, a trip down Yawkee Way is still great fun. There are reasonably priced tours available inside the ballpark as well. If you go when there is no game then you can walk around the outside of the park, and parking is available in local garages.
There are two ways to experience Fenway Park, one of Boston's most recognizable landmarks. The 1st is that you can take a guided tour of the park for $12. This was a lot of fun. While learning the history and traditions of the park you are taken onto the green monster, and even into the press boxes. To take a tour, buy a ticket at the box office. Tours are run by the hour. The next great way to experience Fenway Park is to go to a Red Sox game. Tickets are usually sold out, but if you're willing to pay a considerable extra amount, you wont be disappointed. The vibe of the place is amazing. Tickets can be found online or you can scalp them (i walked by close to 20 different scalpers). Spending part of your day at Fenway Park is a unique Boston experience.
The seats closest to the on-field action at Fenway Park are the Infield Dugout Field Boxes and Extended Dugout Field Boxes. From best I can tell (using my pictues and the Seating Chart on Redsox.com) the Dugout Boxes are the first 9 rows of seats in the park. Infield Dugout seats cover the sections between the dugouts and run $325. The Left Field Extended Dugout runs from the Visitor's dugout to the Left Field Foul line. The Right Field Extended Dugout runs from the Red Sox dugout to the Right Field Box seats. Extended Dugout seats are $270.
The section of the Pavilion located behind home plate is called the State Street Home Plate Pavilion. Perhaps second only to the Green Monster, this part of the Park is most iconic. Located below the press box (the upper section behind home plate that is still behind glass, below the Fenway Park sign) and above the EMC Club seats, these tickets go for $215 a piece and are only sold via season tickets (2009 has long since sold out). This section has all the comforts and perks of the State Street Pavilion, but with a better view and higher price tag.
I've been to many games at Fenway Park since my first in 1986, and more often than not I've sat in the bleachers. You're far from the action on the field, but the atmosphere where the "Bleacher Creatures" dwell is something very special. To never have sat in the Bleachers in Fenway is to never have truly experienced the Park and it's full glory. Seats cost $26 (although after fees and surcharges it will cost you almost double that). The Upper Bleacher section seats are just $12. Sections 35-38 of the Bleachers are in center field with a good view of the first-base line. Here is where the "Wave" tends to begin it's course around the Park. Sections 39-43 are located behind the bullpens in right-field, which is where many of the left-handed hitters send their home runs.
All of my Fenway Park pages were created after I attended the Red Sox vs. Blue Jays game on May 21, 2009. I took most of the pictures of the interior of Fenway Park from my seat in the bleachers with my Olympus SP-565UZ camera. I had not been to a Red Sox game at Fenway in many years and wanted to capture as much of the experience as possible. The Sox beat the Blue Jays 5-1. All prices and ticket information that I have included are based on the 2009 rates.
Another new seating area for 2009. This section replaced the Right Field Roof Box Seats and the waste-of-space referred to as "Conigliaro's Corner" Seats in the Terrace are $50 with Standing Room Only going for $30. The Right Field Terrace section has private concessions and rest rooms.
Watch the game from above the retired numbers of the Red Sox greats! The Budweiser Right Field Roof Deck features approximately 55 tables in three rows and offers a spectacular view of the game. Tickets in this section run $115, $30 for standing room only. The face value for a table of four seats is $460 and comes with a $100 food and beverage voucher. Like other premium seats in Fenway, the only way to get these tickets are through a random lottery. The section features a full bar, wait service and private rest rooms.
Quite possibly the most highly coveted tickets in Sportsdom, Fenway Park's 200 Green Monster Seats became the stuff of legends as soon as they were constructed during the 2002-3 off season. Seats go on sale via an on-line lottery system before each season and sell out immediately. Tickets, if you can get them, run $160 a piece. Entry for the Monster Seats is via Gate E on Landsdowne Street. There is a concession stand on the Monster for patrons' convenience.
The Coca Cola Corner, the 412 seats in the upper level of Fenway Park, where the left field foul pole meets the Green Monster, were unveiled in March of 2008. Seats for this "family friendly" section run $75, standing room in this section are $25. Seats can be purchased for single games and 20-game packages. This section replaced the luxury boxes (seating capacity:120) that were built for the 1999 All-Star Game that was held at Fenway. A 42 foot long, 12 foot high Coca Cola sign with over 1,000 lights sits proudly above this section. The Coca Cola bottles that formerly adorned the lights at Fenway have since been removed, restoring Fenway's appearance to what it once was. The new sign is reportedly reminiscent of a Coca Cola sign that once could been seen on Boston's Storrow Drive. Coca Cola has been a sponsor of the Boston Red Sox since 1912.
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