When In Baltimore…

Okay, so everyone has wanted to know what we have in store for all of our local and international Reds for the Baltimore leg of the Reds’ North American tour.

Well, here it is – worts… and then some (parking and hotel info is at the bottom)

FESTIVITIES

Friday afternoon, we’re off to the training session at M&T at 3:30pm. This is a ticketed event. All tickets have been allocated and we unfortunately cannot issue any more. We will be handing out tickets to those that have already requested them at No Idea Tavern from 1:45-2:15pm and then outside the stadium from 2:45-3pm.

From there (around 5:30pm) we’re heading over to Sláinte Irish Pub in Fells Point for a night out, some songs and getting to know Reds from around the globe.

After a quick nap, it’s onto Saturday morning’s pre-game at No Idea Tavern in Federal Hill. Doors open at 7am (that’s East Coast time) with the outdoor block party opening up At 10am. Festivities carry on until noon after which we’ll be marching to M&T Bank Stadium in full song (and probably in full sweat, too).

After the game, it’s back to No Idea for more of the same.

We’re finishing off the day’s festivities at The Rams Head Live with more song and ale listening to a Beatles reggae tribute band – Yellow Dubmarine – that kicks off at 9pm (doors open at 8pm; pre-order you tickets here) with $2 of every ticket sold going to the Craig Willinger Fund

Then we sleep until Tuesday.

SPECIALS

Oh we got your specials…

This is how No Idea Tavern stacks up

Tuesday, July 24 –  Liverpool night at the Yard with free baseball ticket to watch the Orioles play the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

  • $4 drafts
  • $5 cheesesteaks
  • $12 buckets of Bud Light (5)

Wednesday, July 25Roma game at Fenway will be televised

  • $4 for all bourbons and whiskeys
  • $7 bottles of wine
  • $5 burgers

Thursday, July 26

  • $6 any-beer-and-a-shot combo
  • $5 buffalo wings

Friday, July 27Liverpool FC pep rally

  • $7 all-you-can-drink til 8pm (well drinks, wine, and Yuengling draft)
  • $15 all-you-can-drink from 10pm-1am (all 12 drafts)

Saturday, July 28

  • Brunch served (til 3pm)
  • $8 any-beer-and-a-shot combo

Sunday, July 29

  • Brunch with $9 all-you-can-drink til 1pm!

Sláinte Irish Pub (Click here for their package deals if you are ticketless to this point)

Monday

  • $7.00 Mussels and $14.00 Pound of Shrimp
  • $4.50 Imperial Pint of Guinness, 20 Oz.

 Tuesday

  • $6.50 Irish Cheesesteak Day !
  • $4.00 Pints of Harp, Magners or Smithwicks

 Wednesday  – SIN (Service Industry Night) Half off your entire check from 9pm till close if you work in the service industry.

  • Build your own boxty – Starting at only $4.00
  • $3.00 Amstel light

ThursdaySteak Night

  • lunch – $9.00 Homemade pot pies
  • Dinner – $1.00 per ounce, served with seasonal vegetables au jus and horseradish sauce
  • $5.00 wine by the glass

Friday

  • Selection of fresh catch and housemade chips – Starting at $12
  • $3 Heineken, Heineken Light, Newcastle Brown Ale, Amstel Light (if you’re wearing your Reds gear)
  • $3.50 Heavy Seas Classic Lager
  • Live Music at 9:30pm

Saturday

  •  $3 Amstel Light, Carlsberg, Newcastle Brown Ale Pints, Heineken and Heineken Light Bottles.

Sunday

  • $3 Amstel Light, Carlsberg, Newcastle Brown Ale Pints, Heineken and Heineken Light Bottles.
  • $10 Paddy’s Corned Beef and Cabbage – with buttered potatoes
  • $5.00 Irish coffee

We are looking forward to welcoming our Red brothers and sisters to Baltimore!

See you on the 28th

C’MON YOU REDMEN!!

IMPORTANT UPDATES:

PARKING -

A question came in regarding parking on the day of the event. In a phrase – IT BLOWS!
OUR ADVICE: If you planning on driving to the match, find a parking garage. Here is a link to the parking garages in Baltimore where apparently you can pre-book your spot.
There are often informal outdoor lots that you can look for too, with a sign that has the fee d’ jour. Or, you can chance it and get a $105 “stadium event” ticket. They will get you. I know, I’ve gotten 2. Makes for an even more expensive weekend.
NOTE WELL: Ask about the length of time that you have before you are required to vacate the garage/spot. Some establishments/city residents reserve the right to tow you after that point.

HOTELS

Advice that is coming in for those of you that have yet to book a room, look into hotels around the Baltimore-Wahington International (BWI) airport. With the Otakon conference happening the same weekend, rooms are hard to find and the number of zeros on the end of the cost grow daily.
You can park for $15/day at some hotels and then take the hotel shuttle into town. Or look around and find someone with a jersey that has a Liverbird on its chest and see if you can share the cost of a cab.
You have the added benefit of not having to answer to a gentlemen is a blue uniform who might be inquiring about your alcohol in take for the evening.
It’s a big weekend. Baltimore’s finest ask that question a lot on big weekends.

5 thoughts on “When In Baltimore…

  1. IM SUPER EXCITED JUST PURCHASED THE TICKETS AND RECENTLY PURCHASED THE PLANE TICKETS YESTERDAY…. I COMING ALL THE WAY FROM SACRAMENTO, CA… YOUR LIL ITENERARY HAS BEEN VERY HELPFUL

    YNWA LETS GO REDS, IN ‘DON’ WE TRUST

  2. Im flying in from orlando fl!! Looking forward to cheering the Mighty Reds on and marching with you all!!! Thanks for the info! I hope all will sing YNWA together to welcome the team in!!

    Dustin

  3. I’m also coming in from California for the weekend (SF) and I know you guys said you were out of tickets for Fridays training session. Are there any available via other sources? Should I call the stadium directly, etc? I’ve been scouring the web and can’t find a good answer…

    • I am coming in from Atlanta. I am looking for tickets to the training session as well. Been all over the Internet as well. If you get any good info would you let me know and I will do the same for you? thanks YNWA

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