Iconic Chicago Events: Chicago Cubs Home Opening Day on April 8
For a true Chicago experience with local fans and sports lovers, head to the city's legendary Wrigley Field on April 8 for the Chicago Cubs Opening Day. They'll be battling the Pittsburgh Penguins starting at 1:20 p.m. in the very first game of the season. It's a festive, energetic experience and an annual rite of spring for the city. Lefty Jon Lester will be pitching the Cubs' Opening Day for the fourth time in his five years with the MLB team - a team that's been looking very good in Spring Training down in Arizona's Cactus League!
Chicago Cubs Opening Day Tickets 2019
The Cubs begin their season on the road in Arlington against the Texas Rangers on March 28, but April 8 will be the first game played at iconic Wrigley Field - just 6.5 miles from our hotel in River North, downtown Chicago. Tickets to the Chicago Cubs Home Opener start at $59 (plus taxes and fees) and can be purchased in advance online via Ticketmaster.
Plan Your Chicago Baseball Getaway This Spring & Tour Wrigley Field
Built in 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field is one of the most venerated sports venues in the world. The ballpark is hosting its 105th season this year and is known for its famous red entrance marquee, a hand-turned scoreboard, and its ivy-covered brick outfield wall. Take an insider's tour on non-game days - and get there easy when you stay at our River North Hotel. Relax at our oasis in the city, a welcoming retreat with a rooftop bar, indoor pool, and easy access to public transportation.