Comerica Park became the new home of the Detroit Tigers when it replaced Tigers Stadium in 2000. Located in downtown Detroit (right next to Ford Field) Comerica Park is an open-air ball park that surrounds fans with reminders of the Tigers' rich history and the important role Detroit has played in both the auto and music industries.
Comerica Park is a great place to watch a ball game. Detroit is a great place to visit. Below is information about Comerica Park and the surrounding area.
Comerica Park Details:
Current Capacity: 42,297
Left field – 345 feet
Left-center – 370 feet
Center field – 420 feet
Right-center – 365 feet
Right field – 330 feet
Comerica Park is located at 2100 Woodward Ave, just south of I-75 (Fisher Freeway) and directly across the street from the Fox Theatre. From Southwest Detroit, Downriver suburbs, and Toledo: Follow northbound I-75 (Fisher Freeway) past the Old Tiger Stadium to the Grand River Avenue Exit (exit 50).
Park n Party® has a variety of parking partners located near Comerica Park and Ford Field that accept Park n Party reservations for Tigers and Lions games, concerts, and other downtown Detroit events. With Park n Party there's no need to worry about where to park for the big game or special event.
If you prefer fighting traffic and searching for a place to park, there are various parking lots around the city that accept cash on game day.
Inside the Ballpark:
In addition to all of the usual food court retail options, you'll find some unique areas within Comerica Park that make it worth arriving a little early:
- Comerica Carousel - This ornate carousel includes 30 hand-painted tigers and two chariots for riders of all ages. The ride is handicap accessible.
- Fly Ball Ferris Wheel - This 50 foot Ferris Wheel is located along the 3rd base side of the park within the Brushfire Grill. It features cars shaped like baseballs that fit up to 5 passengers. This ride is handicap accessible.
- Walk of Fame - Throughout the main concourse, fans can enjoy historical displays that celebrate Tigers history from the 1800's to the present day. Each area is punctuated by a large "decade bat" (six in total) that denotes each era of Tigers baseball.
- Sculptures - Six of the all time great Tiger players are celebrated with a series of unique statues located along the left center field wall. The statues are cast in stainless steel and sit atop granite pedestals reaching about 13 feet tall. They are a definite must see for Tigers fans and visiting fans alike.
- Sunday Kids Day - Every Sunday home game is Kids Day. Kids 14 and under receive:
- A Free promotional item
- Free rides on the Comerica Park carousel and Fly Ball Ferris Wheel
- Free face painting
- Post game base running (weather permitting). Beginning at the bottom of the 7th inning, kids and their parents can begin lining up for Kids Run. The line begins under the left field scoreboard near section 150.
- Fireworks - For select home games, a spectacular fireworks display begins immediately after the game. The fireworks are located in the outfield, there isn't a bad seat in the house!