Our family loves a trip to the ballpark! It is a summer time must, and stirs up nostalgia and excitement each time we go. I love that my kids can enjoy seeing ball games and look forward to coming back. The Washington Nationals have a great selection of family fun events, giveaways, themed nights and more in store for their 2019 season!
Single game tickets for the 2019 regular season are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased online
at nationals.com, on the MLB Ballpark App, by calling 888.632.NATS(6287), or by visiting the Nationals
Park Main Box Office at Half and N Streets SE.
Harris Teeter Kids Giveaways
One Sunday each month, except July, there will be a special giveaway for kids (first 10,000 fans ages 12 &
under) sponsored by Harris Teeter, featuring all new items.
Giveaway items will include a Kids Watch, Kids Max Scherzer Jersey, Screech Hooded Towel,
Teddy Squeezable Toy, and Kids Lumberjack Cap.
Fans will be able to get their hands on a Nationals-record eight bobblehead giveaways during the 2019
Several Nationals players will have bobbleheads for the first time in 2019, including Juan Soto, Adam
Eaton, and Patrick Corbin.
Other can’t-miss collectibles include the Captain Zimmerman Bobblehead giveaway on MARVEL Super
HeroTM Day and the Obi “Sean” Kenobi Bobblehead giveaway on STAR WARSTM Day.
General park giveaways that might interest families include the Nationals Expandable Beach Bag,
Nationals Racing Presidents Tote Bag, and Nationals Water Bottle.
For more information and to view the full 2019 promotional calendar, please visit
2019 Theme Nights will include the brand-new MARVEL Super Hero Day, as well as the return of
STAR WARS Day.
Each Theme Night will involve in-park activations, special scoreboard elements, and on-field pregame
A special ticket is NOT required for Theme Nights.
For more information, please visit nationals.com/ThemeGames.
Budweiser Fireworks Nights
Bang! Zoom! Fireworks nights are coming to Nationals Park! Nationals fans will have five opportunities to
watch fireworks light up the sky above Nationals Park.
Fireworks Nights sponsored by Budweiser will include four “Fireworks Friday” games, including Memorial
Day Weekend, Flag Day, and Labor Day Weekend, as well as a special “Freedom Fireworks” show on July 3.
For more information, please visit nationals.com/Fireworks.
Kids Run the Bases
After every Sunday day game, all fans 12 & under are invited to run the bases following the game, weather
permitting. The line for Kids Run the Bases forms outside the ballpark on the First Street sidewalk – participants should exit the ballpark through the right field gate and proceed to the line. The run will begin approximately 20 minutes after the conclusion of the game and the event usually lasts
about an hour.
Jr. Nationals Kids Club MVP members age 12 and under receive access to an exclusive line that goes onto
the field first.
Racing Presidents Photos
The Racing Presidents and the GEICO Gecko greet fans and pose for photos outside of section 131 during
the fifth inning of every home game. Bring your camera or mobile device!
SPECIAL TICKET EVENTS
Youth Baseball & Softball Days
The Nationals will host three Youth Baseball & Softball Days at Nationals Park, presented by Inova
Youth Baseball & Softball players, coaches, and parents with a ticket to Youth Baseball & Softball Day
can participate in an on-field parade prior to the April 28 and May 19 games.
For more information, please visit nationals.com/YouthBaseball.
The Nationals welcome Scout troops, families, and friends to join us for Scout Days!
Fans who purchase a special ticket will receive a limited-edition Nationals Scout Patch and a discounted
For more information, please visit nationals.com/Scouts.
Girl Scout Days
The Nationals also welcome Girl Scout associations, service units, troops, and families to join us for Girl
Fans who purchase a special ticket will receive a limited-edition Nationals Girl Scout Patch and a
discounted game ticket. For every special ticket sold, $5 will be donated to the GSCNC.
For more information, please visit nationals.com/GirlScouts.
The Washington Nationals recognize attending a baseball game can be a challenge for individuals and
families with peanut allergies.
The Nationals have created a peanut-free and nut-free environment at select games to allow individuals
with allergies the opportunity to enjoy the national pastime in our nation’s capital.
The Nationals are offering a Peanut-Free Area at the following home games: April 13, May 25, June
16, July 6, August 18, and September 28.
The Peanut-Free Area will be cleaned thoroughly before each game and reserved specifically for those
fans with a peanut or nut allergy and their guests.
If you have any questions or would like to purchase tickets, please contact Caleb Bohan at
NATIONALS PARK CONCESSIONS & BEVERAGES
Conveniently located near the PenFed Kids Fun Zone in Section 143, Rookies is a concession stand
specifically designed for kids.
The menu at Rookies features Jr. Nats Dogs, popcorn, and kids meals.
In addition to ballpark staples like hot dogs and pretzels, the Nationals offer a variety of delicious, healthy
Nationals Park is one of the few sports venues across the country to have an exclusively vegetarian vendor,
Melissa’s Field of Greens, in Section 136. Fans can purchase vegetarian tacos, fresh fruit, and other healthy
In addition, the Nationals offer gluten-free options at the Gluten Free Grill (located in Center Field Plaza),
such as gluten-free hot dogs, sausages, pulled pork sandwiches, and nachos and cheese.
Kosher options are available at the Kosher Grill in Section 145. The menu includes a chicken schnitzel
sandwich, shawarma, falafel, hamburgers, and kosher hot dogs and sausages.
FUN NATIONALS PARK FOOD FACTS
On average, approximately 720,000 hot dogs, 60,000 sausages, 29,000 cheesesteaks, and 75,000 slices of
house-made pizza are sold at Nationals Park each season.
45,000 pounds of BBQ meat are smoked each year at Nationals Park.
5,700 gallons of ketchup were used by Nationals fans during the 2018 season.
16.09 miles is the longest distance Sr. Executive Chef Vince Navarrete walked in ONE DAY on the job at
Nationals Park in 2018.
PenFed Kids Fun Zone
In order to better serve families with younger children, the Nationals have created a new play structure for
the 2019 season, located off of Center Field Plaza near the Right Field Gate.
Sponsored by PenFed Credit Union, the new structure includes:
A more open concept that features a triple slide and wave climb
Enhanced interactive installations, including a hover ring and the skywheel
A brand-new surface with a mini baseball diamond for kids to run and play
Nursing Mothers’ Lounge
The Nursing Mothers’ Lounge is a fully dedicated space for nursing mothers at Nationals Park.
Located adjacent to Section 223, the air-conditioned lounge includes TVs, comfortable chairs for mothers,
diaper changing stations, a play area for toddlers, and electrical outlets.
Last season, the Nationals partnered with KultureCity to make Nationals Park sensory inclusive.
Sensory sensitivities or challenges with sensory regulation are often experienced by individuals with
autism, dementia, PTSD and other similar conditions, and Nationals Park is now better prepared to help
guests have the most comfortable and accommodating experience possible when attending any event at the
Sensory bags, equipped with noise canceling headphones, fidget tools, verbal cue cards, and weighted lap
pads are available at all Nationals Park Guest Services locations to guests who may feel overwhelmed by
Jr. Nats Kids Club
The Jr. Nationals Kids Club is the best way for kids ages 4 through 12 to show their Nationals pride!
With two different membership levels, families can choose which level works best for their young Nats fan:
A free Rookie Jr. Nats membership includes special meet-and-greet opportunities, exclusive email
offers, and a membership card and lanyard for each Rookie Jr. Nats member.
A $20 Jr. Nats MVP yearly membership includes all Rookie member benefits, as well as an exclusive
Jr. Nats Duffel Bag, Juan Soto Superhero Socks, Nationals Sunglasses, Jr. Nats Bucket Hat, access to a
special line for Kids Run the Bases, a free message featured on NatsHD, a passport to collect stamps
and earn free tickets, and access to lots of special opportunities throughout the season.
Fans looking to learn more about the Jr. Nats program or pick up their membership kit are invited
to visit the Jr. Nats Kiosk, located on the Main Concourse by Right Field Gate.
The Jr. Nats Kiosk is open during every Saturday and Sunday home game from two hours prior to
first pitch through the end of the third inning.
Jr. Nationals MVP members attending Saturday and Sunday home games can also stop by the kiosk
to get their Jr. Nats passport stamped. Fans who collect three or more stamps are eligible to redeem
their stamps for free tickets to a Nationals home game.
More information about the Jr. Nats Kids Club is available at nationals.com/JrNats.
First Game, Foul Ball, and Home Run Certificates
Fans who want to celebrate attending their first game at Nationals Park or catching a foul or home run ball
are welcome to commemorate the experience with a certificate!
Fans can stop by one of three Guest Services locations at Sections 103, 131, or 320 to pick up a certificate.
Certificates are available for free for fans of all ages.
Two Nationals players will sign autographs for fans at every Sunday home game all season long.
Autographs will take place at the top of the Nationals dugout starting one hour and ten minutes prior to
first pitch, weather permitting and subject to player schedules.
Fans must obtain a free voucher in order to participate in the autograph sessions – vouchers will be
distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at Section 103, starting when the gates open two hours before
Fans are limited to one autograph voucher per person.
Birthday Parties at Nats Park
The Nationals offer an all-inclusive birthday party package to give your child and their friends an
The pregame birthday party experience begins one hour before first pitch and includes private tables in a
climate-controlled indoor space, party games, a mascot visit and photo, pizza and cupcakes for guests, and a
special gift for the birthday boy or girl from the Nationals.
Once the game begins, your group will have reserved seats together on the Mezzanine Level, and get to see
an in-game video clip of the party on the Nationals Park scoreboard.
Birthday parties are available for children age 12 and under, and must be booked at least two weeks in
For more information, please visit nationals.com/Birthdays.
NATIONALS PARK DEALS
HARRIS TEETER FAMILY FUN PACK
Bring the whole family to Nationals Park and enjoy tasty hot dogs, soda, and a great day of baseball. Buy the
Harris Teeter Family Fun Pack and get a FREE meal with your tickets!
Tickets start at just $20.
FREE meal with each ticket purchased (full-sized hot dog, 1 oz. bag of chips, and Coca-Cola or
Available for all Friday, Saturday, and Sunday games
Choose between Outfield Reserved and Upper Gallery seats
For tickets and more information, please visit nationals.com/HarrisTeeter
Grandstand seating is available in sections 401 and 402 for $5 per ticket for most games ($15 for select
games like Opening Day).
Grandstand seats go on sale at Nationals Park each game day, two hours prior to first pitch.
Grandstand seating is available exclusively at the Main Box Office, and upon purchasing Grandstand
seating, fans must immediately enter Nationals Park.
The Nationals are proud to offer ticket discounts, as well as a credit of up to $10 for food, beverage, and
merchandise, to service members (active duty, reservist, veteran, and retiree), government employees, first
responders, and public school teachers.
This offer is available for all Nationals home games and includes savings of up to 30% off the face value of
Tickets are available through this offer at nationals.com/GovX.
The Nationals have partnered with DCPS and their Cornerstones program to create a unique baseball-
themed English Language Arts curriculum taught to every first grader throughout the city.
Cornerstones provides all DCPS students with a shared learning experience. For this program, students will
take what they learned about American Symbols out of the classroom for a field trip to Nationals Park.
During the field trip, the students will learn about the history of baseball in their backyard, interact with
the Nationals mascots, enjoy a hotdog, and even get to run the bases on the field.
Summer Reading Programs
For the sixth consecutive year, the Nationals are the sponsor for D.C. Public Library’s Summer Reading
program. Sean Doolittle will kick things off at a special event early in the summer as this year’s player
D.C. Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is the largest District-wide initiative addressing the
“summer slide,” the loss of learning that occurs when students do not read during summer vacation.
The Summer Reading Program activity booklet will feature Nationals-related games, and children ages 6-
18 who register and complete the program will receive a voucher for two free tickets to a Nationals game!
Building on the success of the partnership with DC Public Library, the Nationals are proud to announce that
they will be sponsoring the Arlington Public Library Summer Reading program in 2019.
Juan Soto will be the Nationals player ambassador for the Arlington Public Library Summer Reading
program and he will make a visit to Arlington Central Library to kick off the program.
More information is available at nationals.com/Community.
By providing the uniforms at no cost to these leagues, the Nationals aim to break down financial barriers
that can prevent kids from playing baseball and softball.
To date, the Nationals have saved member leagues nearly $1 million in costs.
Players from these leagues will be given the opportunity to experience a game at Nationals Park through a
complimentary ticket offer and connect with Nationals players when they visit the leagues throughout the
To date, Nationals players have made 33 visits to member leagues through the Team UP program.
Want an exclusive look at Nationals Park?
Like in years past, the Nationals will offer ballpark tours on both game days and non-game days. All
proceeds from Nationals Park tours are donated to the Nationals Dream Foundation.
There are a variety of tour options that fans can choose from, such as:
Senator’s Tour (60-70 minutes)
Includes stops in the Shirley Povich Media Area, Delta Sky360 Club, Washington Suites, and
a team store discount
Governor’s Tour (90-120 minutes)
Includes the same stops as the Senator’s Tour, as well as stops in the Visiting Team
Clubhouse, Dugout, Bullpen, and Warning Track
This tour gives fans a chance to get up close and personal to all the pregame action! Visit the
clubs, suites, concourse, and more before the park opens and learn fun facts from seasoned
tour guides about the history of the Washington Nationals, as well as the venue.
For those hoping to see the ballpark from a different perspective, the Nationals also offer Green Tours,
which provide more information about the ballpark’s LEED certification and green initiatives.
As you can see there is so much family fun to be had this year with the Washington Nationals! Be sure to add a game or two to your summer bucket list!