3 Ways To Score Cheap Pirates Tickets
Posted by Kurt Smith
Every baseball fan should make the trip to visit PNC Park, but it’s also a second home to thousands of Bucs fans…we’re all looking for cheap Pirates tickets, right?
Cheap Pirates Tickets, Tip #1) Subscribe to Ticket Alerts. The Pirates e-mail newsletter contains a lot of great ticket offers, and on occasion the Pirates will waive ticket fees, saving you a trip to the box office. You’ll also know about giveaways, concert nights and fireworks nights, and the fireworks nights are popular enough to get your tickets well in advance.
The Pirates also make pre-sales available to subscribers, giving you a chance to land tickets for face value when high value opponents like the Cubs or Phillies come to town.
Cheap Pirates Tickets, Tip #2) Check Out Local Institutions. There are quite a few chains and businesses in Pittsburgh that offer ticket deals for Pirates fans.
As this was written, PNC Bank cardholders get discounts on tickets and fan club memberships; Giant Eagle cardholders get discounts for weeknight games; and Slice offers a family pack with tickets and pizza (and it’s great pizza…take it from a South Jersey pizza snob) at a discounted price.
They may be different by the time you read this, but there are still offers in the area. These are all listed on the Pirates website.
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Cheap Pirates Tickets, Tip #3) Get The Ballpark Pass. This one’s for locals who can go to a bunch of games. The Pirates offer a ballpark pass that you download on your phone (using the MLB Ballpark app) that gives you access to every home game in a certain month, for a fantastic price. If you’d like to see all of the Cubs games in a certain month, for example, that alone will almost pay for this.
These passes sell out fast, so make sure that you’re subscribed to the Pirates newsletter to jump on it when it’s available.
There’s a few ways to save a few bucks on Pirates tickets; there are, of course, many other ways to enjoy a Pirates game at PNC Park without striking out your wallet buying tickets, parking or food. Stay tuned!
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