Everything You Need to Know About Citi Field to Enjoy a Mets Game

Whether you’re attending a Mets game or want to take a tour of Citi Field in NYC, this is everything you need to know to enjoy your day at the ballpark.

Whether you’re a die-hard Mets fan or you just want to visit the field where the Amazin’s play, visiting Citi Field when you’re in NYC should be one of the things to do in NYC on your to-see list. We’ve pulled together everything you need to know about visiting Citi Field, including information about the 2022 season schedule and tickets, info about the food at Citi Field, and more. And if you want a tour of Citi Field, you’ll find details about that too. 

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NY Mets 2022 Schedule

The Mets are playing regular season games through early October. Check out the 2022 season schedule to see if the Mets are playing when you’ll be in town.

NY Mets Tickets 2022

Tickets for 2022 Mets games range in price from $16-$365, depending on where you sit and which game you attend. 

Citi Field also offers specials, like Chill Thursdays, which includes a ticket and two drinks for $25, or Endless Eats Seats on Mondays for $60.

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Citi Field Food

Citi Field has a variety of food offerings for game attendees, so you’re sure to find something for everyone in your group! Whether you’re looking for game-day classics, elevated game-day classics, or vegan or gluten-free eats, you’ll find tasty treats to enjoy.

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Citi Field food highlights include:

  • Alonso’s Arctic Grill: Grab a classic burger here, or try the Polar Burger 2.0, created by Mets 1st baseman Pete Alonso and chef Jason Eksterowicz. It’s a Pat LaFrieda dry-aged burger topped with special sauce, american cheese, cherry pepper bacon jam, and duck fat on a toasted sesame brioche.
  • Amazin’ Chicken Co.: New to Citi Field, you’ll find hand-breaded chicken tenders here, with a variety of dipping sauces.
  • Arancini Bros.: If you haven’t had their signature risotto balls, what have you been eating? You can get classic Italian flavors, or try the Taco Ball or the Famous Nutella!
  • Big Mozz: Looking for sticks of fried, gooey, cheesy goodness? These Vendy Award-winning giant mozzarella sticks are hand-breaded with fresh garlic, parsley, and pecorino, served with house-made sauces.
  • Citysteak: Cheesesteaks. Need we say more?
  • Daruma of Tokyo: Hand-rolled sushi at a baseball game, yes please!
  • Dō: Get a cup of gourmet cookie dough you can safely eat raw. Customize your own flavor or choose one of their signature options.
  • Fuku: Fried chicken that draws on Asian and American influences
  • Gluten Free Stand: All the ballpark classics you love made gluten-free
  • Hot Pastrami on Rye: As the name says, you can get classic New York deli sandwiches here.
  • Jacob’s Pickles: Serving up Southern staples, try the fried pickles with spicy mayo, fried chicken biscuit sandwich, and more.
  • Lobster Shack: What says summer more than baseball, beer, and lobster rolls? Bonus: They’re made with fresh Maine lobster. And don’t forget to try the Loaded Bayside Chips, topped with fresh lobster, lobster fondue, cilantro dressing, and chives.
  • Pig Beach BBQ: Award-winning pitmasters serve up delicious barbecue dishes, like a beef brisket burger and loaded fries.
  • The Pizza Cupcake: This savory cupcake snack is a favorite among Smorgasburg attendees.
  • Tipsy Scoop: Hand-crafted ice cream blended with your favorite alcohol to make tasty frozen cocktails, like Strawberry White Sangria Sorbet or Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel Ice Cream.
  • Vegan City: Nachos, burgers, sausages—all of your ballpark favorites veganized! 

Citi Field Tours

Citi Field offers a variety of game day and non-game day tours for Amazin’ fans of all ages (and levels of fandom!). 

Game Day Public Tours

Citi Field offers four different Game Day Tours: Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour, Grand Slam Tour, 15 Minutes of Fame: Selfie Tour, and All Star Tour. Note: All Game-Day Tours, except Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour, require participants to have a ticket for that day’s game and reservations are required.

Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour: Get a behind-the-scenes look at Citi Field and explore Clover Home Plate Club, Jackie Robinson Rotunda, Mets Hall of Fame & Museum, Delta Sky360º Club, Piazza 31 Club, and more.

Grand Slam Tour: On this tour, you’ll have the chance to explore all the stops on the Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour, plus you’ll be able to watch the Mets’ batting practice before the game from a designated sitting area.

15 Minutes of Fame: Selfie Tour: Want to snap a pic of yourself on Citi Field for Instagram? This is the tour for you! You’ll have the chance to take a photo behind home plate, then watch the Mets’ batting practice from a designated sitting area. 

All Star Tour: Now this tour is for the ultimate Amazin’ fan! On this private tour, you’ll explore all the stops on the Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour, plus you’ll get to watch the Mets warm up with batting practice on the field and have priority access to promotional giveaways. 

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Non-Game Day Public Tours

This tour of Citi Field offers fans an insider’s look at the ballpark, including access to the most restricted, non-public areas. Explore the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, Piazza 31 Club, Delta Sky360º Club, the press conference room, warning track, bullpens, Mets Hall of Fame & Museum, and more. These tours are approximately 60 minutes, and walk-up tickets are available.

Tour Schedule

Game Day Public Tours are offered on game days: Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour is from 1-2pm; Grand Slam Tour is from 3:30-4:30pm; 15 Minutes of Fame: Selfie Tour is from 4:30-4:45pm; and All Star Tour starts at 4pm.

Non-Game Day Public Tours are offered Saturdays at 12pm and 1:30pm.

Tour Tickets

Game Day Public Tour: Tickets are $35 for Take Me Out to Citi Field Tour, $55 for Grand Slam Tour, $75 for 15 Minutes of Fame: Selfie Tour, and $199 for All Star Tour.

Non-Game Day Public Tour: Tickets are $20; $15 children ages 4-12; and free for children ages 3 and younger.

Where is Citi Field?

Citi Field is located at 41 Seaver Way, Flushing, Queens.

How do I get to the stadium?

You can drive or hail a cab to Citi Field, but your best bet is to hop on the subway. Take the 7 train to Mets/Willets Point Station.

Citi Field Parking

If you choose to drive to the stadium, you’ll find seven parking lots (for $30) within the fence line of Citi Field, including:

  • Lot A: Employee Parking (All Passes) and Limited General Parking
  • Lot B: Designated Season Ticket Holders with Lot B Access
  • Lot C: All Passes, General Parking
  • Lot D: All Passes, General Parking
  • Lot E: All Passes, General Parking
  • Lot F: All Passes, General Parking
  • Lot G: Front office staff and Front office visitors Official Parking Lot, VIP Guest and Premium Suite Pass Holders ONLY

There are five other lots near Citi Field that are available for use if the above lots are full. Visit for more information about the remote parking lots.

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About the Author

Katelin E. Walling has been writing about parenting, fun things to do in NYC and the surrounding area, health, finance, education, and more for nearly 10 years. She graduated from the University of Maine in 2011 and attended the NYU Summer Publishing Institute during the summer of 2011. To unplug in her free time, she can often be found reading, knitting (or general crafting), or whipping up a vegan treat—all with a cup of coffee nearby.

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