The Boston Red Sox schedule for Fenway Park packs in 80+ exciting home games during the regular season between early April and early October, and goes even longer when they compete for the divisional championship and the World Series title.
If you're visiting Boston during baseball season, getting Red Sox tickets and watching a home game at Fenway Park is essential if you want to experience real Boston culture (which we call cul-chah).
As you approach the ballpark, you can smell Fenway Franks sizzling on the grills outside the stadium, see Red Sox banners spanning the streets, and feel the excitement of the massive crowd known as Red Sox Nation!
With four World Series victories since 2004 after an 86-year losing streak known as "The Curse of the Bambino," the Red Sox are on a roll - so don't miss the chance to see them play.
Top Photo: Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in Boston
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2023 Boston Red Sox Schedule - Home Games at Fenway
Red Sox Home Game Schedule for Fenway Park & Tickets - 2023
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Fenway Park Seating Chart
Find your favorites seats on this Fenway Park seating map:
Where are the Best Seats (and the Worst Seats) at Fenway Park?
Fenway Park is one of the smallest Major League Baseball ballparks, known for giving fans an intimate up-close experience with the action on the field.
Unless you're in the Upper Bleachers or Standing Room Only sections, you'll have decent-to-great views.
Want to splurge? Go for seats in Field Boxes 20 through 77, or just behind them, Loge Box seats in sections 107 through 155.
What are Green Monster Seats?
What a spectacular view from high above the left field? Choose a Green Monster seat atop Fenway Park's famous 37-foot high left field walk called the "Green Monster" because of its color.
But be warned: the seats are not cheap!
However, to score a relative bargain, get a Green Monster Standing Room Only ticket. Located just behind the Green Monster seats, the view is almost identical but tickets typically cost much, much less.
Where to Stay near Red Sox Games at Boston's Fenway Park
If you're coming to a Red Sox game, spend the night or the weekend at one of the nearby hotels:
How to Get to Red Sox Games at Fenway
Getting to centrally-located Fenway Park is a breeze if you're staying in Boston. Just walk or take the T (Boston's subway).
Here are your choices for getting to Fenway Park:
- By subway: Green Line B or C/Kenmore
- By train: Commuter Rail Worcester Line/Yawkey
- By foot: Fenway Park's central Boston location means you can get there easily by walking, especially from the Fenway and Back Bay neighborhoods
- By taxi or uber: The area around Fenway Park gets congested before and after games. Boston Insider Tip: Take a cab to a nearby location, such as Eastern Standard Restaurant on Commonwealth Ave, and walk the final few blocks to the ball park.
- By car: Parking near Fenway Park is a hassle, and also expensive. If you don't mind paying $45-$55+, check out garages and lots near Fenway
What is the "Curse of the Bambino"?
For 86 very long years - almost a century - between 1918 and 2004, the Red Sox won NO World Series championships.
This long dry spell began right after the Sox sold their star pitcher Babe Ruth, a.k.a. "The Bambino," to the New York Yankees in 1920.
Although the Yankees had never won a championship up to that time, they began a winning streak that racked up 26 World Series titles in the 84 years after the sale.
After the Boston Globe sports writer Dan Shaughnessy published The Curse of the Bambino in 1990 (still a fun read - you can get it from Amazon (#ad)), "Reverse the Curse" became the battle cry for Red Sox Nation - and a lasting part of Red Sox team lore.
When the Red Sox are Away: Concerts at Fenway Park
When the Red Sox are out of town, Fenway Park hosts some of the biggest concerts of the summer in an iconic outdoor setting.
Don't miss the chance to enjoy top acts when America's most famous ball park transforms into a concert stage.
Boston Red Sox, AL, & MLB: A Quick Guide
The Boston Red Sox team belongs to the American League (AL), which along with the National League makes up Major League Baseball (MLB).
The AL and NL each have 15 teams, which are distributed among three divisions: East, Central, West.
American League teams by division include:
- East: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
- Central: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins
- West: Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers
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