The Oakland A's and stadium management strive to abide by the "T.E.A.M." policy. There are a few rules to be followed:
No kegs in the parking lot, and no alcohol is permitted to enter or exit the building. Complimentary small sodas are available to those who pledge not to consume and are a designated driver for a group consuming alcohol. Guests under 30 will need to show ID to purchase alcohol. Guests cannot have more than 2 alcoholic drinks at a time, and guests that appear intoxicated won't be served. Alcohol service ends with the first pitch of the eighth inning.
Children under two years of age may come in without a ticket, as long as they can sit on a parent's lap.
The Oakland A's want to create a safe, comfortable environment for all, and the staff has been trained to positively intervene if deemed necessary. They'll be making every effort to keep the venue devoid of abusive language, obscene gestures, indecent or offensive clothing, and to maintain a family-friendly setting.
You can pick up will call tickets at the Plaza on the west side of the stadium. It opens 2.5 hours before the game. You'll need picture ID to pick up tickets. Guests may also leave tickets at these windows for others.
There are ATMs throughout the premises.
Bags must be smaller than 16"x16"x8", and no hard-sided coolers are allowed. Strollers must be small enough to be kept out of the way, or checked into the security office or first aid room.
Cameras and video recorders are allowed as long as they're not for professional or commercial use. They must be handheld, and you can't block the view of the ball game.
Please be considerate when using your cellular phone.
There are multiple concessions throughout the ball park.
The Oakland A's disabled services team provides free assistance during A's games, including wheelchair service, golf cart transportation, or assisting guests to their seats. To find out out about disabled access to seating, it's best to call 510.638.4900 ext. 2820, and ask what entrances will make it easiest for you to get to your seats.
There are two Oakland A's team stores, along with various other merchandise stores, on the premises.
There's a first aid office at Section 109, just inside the C gate. During high attendance games, a second office opens up on the main concourse, near Section 141.
For weekday games, gates open 1.5 hours before the scheduled start. Weekend games have a 2-hours-prior gate time.
Guest services is dedicated to making sure Oakland A's guests have an enjoyable time. Feel free to approach with any questions or concerns. Find guest services by Section 120 in the A's Fan Center.
Lost and found items are taken to the security office at Section 126 as soon as possible, where they are kept unti the crowd has exited the stadium. To reclaim items the next day, get in touch with Able Maintenance.
The following aren't allowed in the venue:
There are restrooms located throughout the building.
Maximum capacity is 63,026 fans.
There's a security office at Section 126 (D Gate) that opens about 30 minutes before the gates do, and stays open for about 30 minutes after the game ends.
Signs and banners are no problem, as long as a few rules are followed:
The Coliseum is a smoke-free facility.
Tailgating areas, which can accomodate 50 or more, are available for a fee. For more information, call 510.563.2339.
The box office, available for every home game, opens at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time. You can also buy individual game tickets by calling 877.493.2255.