You won’t want to miss it when the Bats take on the Indianapolis Indians. Not only are the Indians and Bats divisional rivals their parent clubs are also divisional rivals. A Bats-Indians game showcases many of the future stars of the Reds-Pirates rivalry, so don’t miss it when the Indians comes to town.
The Bats and Clippers have an intense rivalry as the two teams often square off in important games that determine the winner of the West Division. There are few games as pivotal as when Louisville takes on Columbus, so make sure to get tickets to Bats-Clippers games.
Louisville Bats Tailgate Guide
Louisville has a rich baseball history and is the home of Louisville Slugger, so you’ll find lots to see and do before attending a Louisville Bats game. One of the must do things when attending a game in Louisville is taking a tour of the Louisville Slugger Factory. The tour lets you see how the bats the majority of major leaguers used are made and is a must-see for any baseball fan. The tour even comes with a free bat giving you a nice keepsake.
After a day at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory head over to Louisville Slugger Field for a Bats game. Outside Louisville Slugger Field is a statue of Hall of Famer Pee Wee Reese, so stop by and snap a picture of the Hall of Fame shortstop before entering the park.
The area around the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Louisville Slugger Field is home to a variety of bars and restaurants providing you plenty of places to grab a bite to eat or something to drink. Stop by one of the bars or restaurants on our list if you’re in need of some inspiration.
The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is a must-see for any baseball fan and alone is worth making the trip to Louisville, although you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take in a Bats game at Louisville Slugger Field.
No trip to Louisville is complete for any baseball fan without visiting the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. The museum and factory tour offer tons for baseball fans to see, and the tour even comes with a free mini bat.
Get a picture with the Pee Wee Reese statue before entering Louisville Slugger Field. The Hall of Famer is the most famous baseball player from the city, so don’t miss your opportunity to check out the statue before the game.
Where to tailgate
Preston Street and Main Street Parking LotsIf you don’t have season tickets, then make sure to get a spot in the Preston Street or Main Street Parking Lots. The lots are open to the general public for a small fee making them an excellent place to park before the game.
Nearby Bars and RestaurantsCheck out our bars and restaurants list for some great places to stop before the game. Those of you who enjoy the bar scene will have fun grabbing drinks at nearby establishments such as Against the Grain Brewery and Smokehouse and Haymarket Whiskey Bar among others.
Louisville Bats Stadium Guide
There is no better way to spend a summer evening in Louisville than by taking in a Bats game at Louisville Slugger Field. Bats games offer something for everyone and are a fun time no matter what your age or how big of a baseball fan you.
If you’re a huge baseball fan, then there is a lot to love about attending a Bats game. Louisville Bats games give you the opportunity to see future Cincinnati Reds take the field against top minor league competition from all over baseball. Louisville Slugger Field is also home to a Hall of Fame that features artifacts and memorabilia from Louisville’s extensive baseball history, and you can even get autographs from your favorite players before the game.
More casual fans and those of you bringing young kids to the game will enjoy the carousel in right field which is unique to Louisville Slugger Field. You also won’t want to miss the in-game entertainment, which features the ever popular Buddy Bat.
No matter how big of a baseball fan you are, you’ll have a fantastic time taking in a game at Louisville Slugger Field.
Learn more about the history of baseball in Louisville by taking some time to view the Hall of Fame at Louisville Slugger Field. The museum features all kinds of memorabilia including photos, championship banners, and more.
Located next to the right field bleachers the carousel is a great place to take the kids or yourself during the game. Rides cost $1 and are fun for the whole family making a carousel ride a must for anyone attending a Bats game.
If you want to get an autograph from your favorite Bats player, then stop by the railing near the field. Autographs are available up to 20 minutes before the game giving you plenty of time to snag a signature.
The Overlook Deck is located in right-center field and is the perfect place to grab a snack during the game. Not only is the Overlook Deck home to concession stands it also features a picnic area as well making it a great spot for groups to gather.
The All-You-Can-Eat Seats provide you with an all you can eat two-hour buffet that is located on either the Right Field Patio Deck or in the Hall of Fame Pavilion. Those of you looking for a group outing will without a doubt want to consider reserving All-You-Can-Eat Seats at a Bats game.
The Bats mascot Buddy Bat gets into all kinds of antics during the game making him a can’t miss part of any Louisville Bats game. Fans young and old love Buddy Bat, so make sure to give him a high-five if you see him on the concourse.