Yep. Fifty percent. Brewers = this Saturday. Bucks = later this month for the playoffs. First, the Brewers…
CAPACITY FOR BREWERS HOME GAMES TO INCREASE TO 50% BEGINNING THIS SATURDAY
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers today announced exciting news as seating capacity at American Family Field will increase from the current 25% to 50%, allowing more fans to experience live games in person all summer long. The increase will be effective beginning with this Saturday’s game against the Atlanta Braves.
“Fans have returned with great enthusiasm to American Family Field this year, and today’s announcement allows us to meet the demand for tickets and elevate the entire ballpark experience,” said Brewers President – Business Operations Rick Schlesinger. “We have demonstrated to date that we can host fans safely at American Family Field, and we appreciate the support of City of Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Kirsten Johnson in increasing the capacity.”
Fans who hold full and partial season ticket packages will receive an email this week detailing their seating options moving forward.
Currently, single-game tickets are available for games scheduled through Thursday, May 27. This Friday, the Brewers will announce details about single-game ticket availability and the promotional schedule for games scheduled to be played from Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day) through Wednesday, June 16.
Later this month, the Brewers will release information on single-game tickets as well as the entire promotional schedule for games scheduled to be played from Friday, June 25 through the end of the season.
Tickets are available at brewers.com, by phone at 1-800-933-7890 or at the American Family Field Box Office. All online and phone purchases will be digitally delivered via the MLB Ballpark App.
For the time being, the Brewers will be designating two Loge Level seating sections as social distancing locations where seating pods will remain separated by six feet.
Now, the Bucks…
MILWAUKEE BUCKS TO INCREASE FAN CAPACITY AT FISERV FORUM TO 50 PERCENT FOR PLAYOFFS
Milwaukee Health Department’s updated health and safety guidelines permit Bucks to expand capacity to approximately 9,000 fans at games
MILWAUKEE (May 11, 2021) – In light of the Milwaukee Health Department’s updated health and safety guidelines announced today, the Milwaukee Bucks will increase fan capacity at Fiserv Forum for Bucks games to 50 percent, or approximately 9,000 fans, beginning for the NBA Playoffs, which start later this month. Previously, the Health Department had approved Fiserv Forum to host fans at 18 percent capacity, approximately 3,300 fans.
The Health Department’s new guidelines today grant higher capacities for businesses in Milwaukee County that have submitted an approved safety plan.
Limited single-game tickets for Bucks playoff games will go on sale to the public this Friday, May 14 at 12 p.m. CT on Bucks.com and in the Bucks mobile app. Bucks season ticket members will be contacted by their representative with playoff ticket information.
To ensure that the health and safety of everyone attending games at Fiserv Forum remains prioritized, the following protocols will continue to include:
• Fans will be required to wear face coverings at all times when inside Fiserv Forum, except when actively eating or drinking
• Tickets will continue to be sold in pods
• Fans are not permitted to bring in bags. Items larger than 4”x6”x1” will not be permitted
“We are excited that the Bucks will be able to increase capacity to 50 percent for the playoffs at Fiserv Forum thanks to the new health and safety guidelines by the Health Department,” said Bucks and Fiserv Forum President Peter Feigin. “It’s important to stress that health and safety continue to be our priority and wearing masks and following other safety protocols remain mandatory. Our lives are certainly not back to normal, but this is a positive step forward for the Bucks, the City and our fans. We thank Bucks fans for their unwavering support throughout this unusual season and look forward to welcoming back more of Bucks Nation to Fiserv Forum in a few weeks.”
The Bucks will announce updated protocols for attending games prior to the start of the 2021 NBA Playoffs.
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