Parking at CitiField Has Gone Up

This just caused a mini uproar on twitter- This is from the Mets homepage. The price last year was $20 to park.

Citi Field Parking Rates
Pre-season / Regular Season
Cars: $22.00
Buses/Oversized: $40.00
Post-season
Cars: $25.00
Buses/Oversized: $60.00
Special Events
Cars: $30.00
Buses/Oversized: $80.00
U.S. Open
Cars: $22.00
Buses/Oversized: $40.00

Any commuters entering Southfield parking lot after 9am on day games will be charged the event rate of $22.00. Any commuter entering Southfield parking lot after 12(noon) on night games will be charged event rate of $22.00.

I wonder if it will be cheaper when the parking lot is turned into a mall with mall parking. Speaking of that how do you differentiate between mall shoppers and Mets fans parking for a game? Is there dynamic parking pricing?

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12 Responses

  1. DickYoungsGhost says:

    There is dynamic (event price) parking at the garages surrounding Highlander Field, and at the nearby Bronx Terminal Mall (great parking there FYI). Historically it’s the norm at garages inside the MSG sphere of influence (Garden Event Rates) But for the ‘Pons? Ugh. Take the train.

  2. Dbbill says:

    Trains is 20 R/T for one person at least with a car you can get four people for the same price. Best bargain is the corner bar. You get take the twenty and buy at least 4 beers

    So
    1 beer at shiti field= 10
    1 nosebleed ticket=25
    1 train ticket from suffolk county 20
    55 dollars. 5 a beer at the local bar = 11 beers plus buy backs,. you can get a good buzz and also leave a good tip

  3. kranepool says:

    metspolice I’m not sure does the city own & operated the parking lots?

  4. MsMetNJ says:

    metspolice I think the city owns the lot.

  5. CoreyNYC says:

    kranepool metspolice A private parking company separate from the Mets runs the lots

  6. kranepool says:

    CoreyNYC metspolice thanks

  7. DrinkHomeBrews says:

    metspolice I’ve learned, only pay for parking when all the side streets are full

  8. CoreyNYC says:

    kranepool metspolice Dtandard Parking I think is the company

  9. 7up17togo says:

    I always park in the College Point section of Flushing, then walk thru Flushing Meadow Park.  Always find free parking, and my car was never messed with. Takes me about 12 minutes to walk from there to the stadium.  Have been doing this since the mid-19990’s,  Never had any problems, even at night.

  10. FelixZacharyDad says:

    bigmetsfan1 Trying to make up for the “no shows” this year? Sorry, I couldn’t resist…

  11. PitaDaBest says:

    bigmetsfan1 Go early and park at the underpass like always. Worth the walk

  12. Coronakeith says:

    bigmetsfan1 They should offer free parking to their loyal fans who have put up with inept ownership for years

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