The Colorado Rockies’ home opener is April 6 at 2:10 p.m. against the Washington Nationals. The Rockies finished the 2022 season in the cellar of the National League West Division with just 68 wins. Expectations are high that the Rockies will come out swinging this season.
The young team comes into the 2023 season led again by manager Bud Black. The additions of Kris Bryant and Ezequiel Tovar, combined with veterans Ryan McMahon and Brendan Rodgers, hope to get this team off on the right foot.
Here’s a Rockies’ game day guide of everything you need to know to enjoy games at Coors Field this year.
Wagering on the Colorado Rockies this season
While there’s no sportsbook at Coors Field, Colorado online sports betting allows fans to make bets while taking in a game in Denver. Sports betting has been legal in Colorado since May 1, 2020, with many options to place bets both in person and online. There are currently 25 mobile sportsbooks, and most of the 18 casinos in Colorado have sportsbooks.
Some of the types of bets you can place on MLB teams and games include:
- Regular season totals
- Playoff and World Series bets
- Prop bets
- Live betting
According to PlayColorado.com, the top three sportsbooks in the state are Colorado DraftKings, Colorado Caesars Sportsbook and Colordo BetMGM.
If you prefer to place bets in person, there are plenty of casinos spread out among three major areas in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek. The more popular casinos include Ameristar Casino Black Hawk, Monarch Casino Resort Spa and The Famous Bonanza Casino.
According to Colorado DraftKings as of March 20, here is a look at some futures for the upcoming season:
- +50,000 to win the World Series
- +20,000 to win the National League
- +18,000 to win the National League West Division
- 65.5 line for win totals on the season
- +2,500 to make the playoffs
- -10,000 to not make the playoffs
Purchase your parking passes at Coors Field in advance
Getting to the field can be chaotic, so we’ve got some tips for parking options where there are over 4,300 spaces.
The parking lots at Coors Field are managed by Central Parking Systems. The lots open 2-1/2 hours prior to each game. Advanced parking passes for individual games can be purchased starting at $18.
Passes can be obtained the following ways:
- Coors Field Ticket Office
- Colorado Rockies Dugout Stores
- By phone at 303-ROCKIES (762-5437)
- Entrances of Lot A or B on game day
- Buy Now buttons at mlb.com
Game day eats for the foodies
What better way to enjoy a game than with some delicious ballpark food. Here is some insight into the general offerings at Coors Field and some of their specialty items.
The concession area has a wide variety of vendors offering classic fan fare like hot dogs, beer, nachos, chicken tenders and ice cream.
Some of these vendors include:
- Extreme Dog
- Buckaroos (for the kids)
There are healthier options as well, like chicken sandwiches, gluten-friendly items, salads and vegetarian offerings.
Vendors that offer healthy items include:
- Grille Works
- Infield Greens Salad
- Wazee Market
Specialty items are a big reason for fans to visit Coors Field for a game. Here are some of the delicious and unique snacks:
- Berrie kabobs
- Brisket melt
- Loop pretzel
- Monster chicken nacho
- Rocky Mountain oysters
Colorado Rockies 2023 promotions
|April 6||2:10 p.m.||Magnet schedule|
|April 9||1:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary commemorative pennant|
|April 12||1:10 p.m.||Math Day|
|April 19||1:10 p.m.||History Day|
|April 28||6:40 p.m.||Class of 2023 celebration|
|April 30||1:10 p.m.||Dinger Day|
|May 4||1:10 p.m.||STEM Day|
|May 12||6:40 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 13||6:10 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 14||1:10 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 15||6:40 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 16||6:40 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 17||1:10 p.m.||Healthcare and Teacher Appreciation Homestand|
|May 22||6:40 p.m.||Peanut allergy friendly game|
|May 25||1:10 p.m.||$1 dog coupon|
|May 28||1:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary baseball card set|
|June 8||1:10 p.m.||$1 dog coupon|
|June 9||6:40 p.m.||Coors Light Pride Night|
|June 10||1:10 p.m.||University of Nebraska Day|
|June 11||1:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary trucker hat|
|June 23||6:40 p.m.||MSU Denver Night|
|June 24||7:10 p.m.||City Connect beach towel; Denver Bears Night|
|June 25||1:10 p.m.||City Connect tote bag|
|June 30||6:10 p.m.||Postgame fireworks show|
|July 1||7:10 p.m.||Postgame fireworks show|
|July 2||1:10 p.m.||Military Appreciation Day|
|July 15||6:10 p.m.||University of Wyoming Night|
|July 16||1:10 p.m.||University of Northern Colorado Day|
|July 18||6:40 p.m.||LED bulb exit giveaway|
|July 28||6:40 p.m.||Colorado Mesa University Night|
|July 29||6:10 p.m.||Star Wars Night – Kris Bryan Jedi Bobblehead|
|July 30||1:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary cargo snapback, Colorado State University Day|
|Aug. 2||1:10 p.m.||$1 dog coupon; custom Rockies player baseball pack|
|Aug. 18||6:40 p.m.||University of Colorado Night|
|Aug. 19||6:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary Todd Helton jersey|
|Aug. 20||1:10 p.m.||Faith Day|
|Sept. 2||6:10 p.m.||Charlie Blackmon bobblehead; Brew Fest|
|Sept. 3||1:10 p.m.||Movie Night|
|Sept. 13||1:10 p.m.||$1 dog coupon; business of baseball|
|Sept. 15||6:40 p.m.||First responder appreciation|
|Sept. 16||6:10 p.m.||30th Anniversary celebration|
|Sept. 26||6:40 p.m.||Math Day|
|Sept. 29||6:10 p.m.||Fan appreciation postgame fireworks|
|Sept. 30||6:10 p.m.||Harry Potter Night|