7/24/2013 3:10 P.M. ET
Mets and Metropolitan Hospitality host first-ever "Citi Field Sleepover" presented by Tempur-Pedic Saturday night, August 10 at Citi Field
Fifteen-Hour Event Provides Opportunity for Fans to Watch Mets vs. Diamondbacks SNY Live Road Broadcast From Citi Field Outfield Grass
By / MLB.com
Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Tomorrow, Thursday, July 25 at 10:00 A.M.
FLUSHING, N.Y., July 24, 2013 - The New York Mets and Metropolitan Hospitality today announced the first-ever "Citi Field Sleepover" presented by Tempur-Pedic, Saturday, August 10 at Citi Field. The 15-hour event will provide fans the opportunity to watch - from the playing field - SNY's live broadcast of the Mets' road game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the Citi Vision board in center field.
Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com/sleepover. A presale to Mets Season Ticket Holders began yesterday. A limited number of 500 tickets will be available for purchase.
In addition to a dinner buffet in FanFest, late night snack in the Modell's Clubhouse, breakfast, and non-alcohol beverage offerings, attendees will have the opportunity to meet Mr. and Mrs. Met.
Gates for the "Citi Field Sleepover" will open at 5:00 p.m. Fans with sleeping bags can sleep on the grass; those with tents on the warning track.
All fans attending the "Citi Field Sleepover" will receive a ticket to the Mets' Saturday, September 28 game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Metropolitan Hospitality, the event's producer, is Citi Field's non-game day event company that has hosted more than 1,000 events since the ballpark opened in 2009. With more than 200,000 square feet of hospitality space, Citi Field can accommodate concerts, corporate meetings, holiday parties, weddings, trade shows, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and a variety of other events.
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