1. Statues Outside Entrance
There are five entrances into PNC Park, and four of them feature massive statues in front of them, honoring Pirates legends such as Roberto Clemente and Willie “Pops” Stargell. Walk around the stadium and see all of them before entering the park.
2. Federal Street
Federal Street presents a pre-game block party full of food, drinks, and family entertainment near PNC Park. If you’re looking for something to do before a Pirates game, then stop by Federal Street for a good time.
3. Budweiser Bowtie Bar
The Budweiser Bowtie Bar is located in the right field corner, and if you get there early enough, you can grab a bar stool with a view of the game. If you want to have a beer with the game, there is no better place to do so than the Budweiser Bowtie Bar.
4. Highmark Legacy Square
Inside the left field entrance is the Highmark Legacy Square, an interactive exhibit that honors the Negro Leagues. There are videos for fans to watch, statues to see, and it is free to anyone to visit!
5. Roberto Clemente Museum
The Roberto Clemente Museum is a must-see for any baseball fan. Clemente’s legacy is one that has and will continue to go down in history as both a great humanitarian and one of the greatest right fielders to play the game.
6. The Great Pittsburgh Pierogi Race
Started in 1999, this tradition takes place during the sixth inning and features Jalapeno Hannah, Sauerkraut Saul, Cheese Chester, and the Incredible Oliver Onion racing around a track dressed as pierogies. Don’t miss the Great Pittsburgh Pierogi Race as its one of the most unforgettable parts of any Pirates game.
7. Jolly Roger Flag
After Pirates victories, announcer Greg Brown’s signature battle cry “Raise the Jolly Roger!” can be heard throughout the stadium as the flag raises in center field.
8. Kids Play Area
If you’re bringing the kids to the game, make sure to stop by the kids play area before the game. Located in center field, the play area is the perfect place for kids to work out all of their extra energy before the game.
9. Retired Numbers and Pennants
Located along the upper deck, are the Pirates retired numbers and pennants. Take a minute to remember the greatest players and teams in Pirates history by taking in the retired numbers and pennants during your trip to PNC Park.
10. View of Downtown
PNC Park offers a breathtaking view of downtown Pittsburgh. Pretty much no matter where you’re sitting in the park, you’ll have an excellent view of Pittsburgh during your trip to PNC Park.