Meet Charlie Manuel At Live! Casino Philadelphia During Phillies Home Opener

Written By Corey Sharp on April 3, 2023
Charlie Manuel will be at Live! Casino Philadelphia for the Phillies home opener on Thursday.

Pennsylvania casinos in the Philadelphia area are gearing up for the Phillies home opener. Phillies fans have a chance to meet former World Series champion manager Charlie Manuel at Live! Casino Philadelphia.

The Phillies host the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, April 6, at 3 p.m. after spending the first six games of the season on the road.

Live! Casino Philadelphia has big plans for the Phillies home opener.

Meet Charlie Manuel at Live! Casino Philadelphia

Live! Casino Philadelphia is hosting The Ultimate Opening Day Tailgate just outside of the casino’s doors. Former World Series-winning manager Charlie Manuel will be on-hand making a special appearance.

Tickets for the tailgate cost $125, but you’re getting quality bang for your buck. Other surprise guests are attending the tailgate and the ticket includes all inclusive food and drink. Food items include:

  • Philly cheesesteaks
  • Crispy chicken sandwiches with spicy aioli sauce
  • Live! hot dogs
  • BBQ pulled pork sandwiches
  • Crinkle cut ranch fries
  • Philly pretzel board
  • Vegetable pasta salad
  • Cracker Jacks

Drinks included:

  • Liquor
  • Beer
  • Red and white wine
  • Soft drinks and juices

Kids 12 and under can participate in the tailgate for free, but cannot enter the casino.

The tailgate is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and fans who buy the Ticket + Tailgate Package for $199 can head into the game after the tailgate. Seats are located in the 400 level on the first base side.

Fans are also treated to live music courtesy of DJ Erock.

Party at Live! Casino Philadelphia for the Phillies home opener

Fans without children who don’t have tickets to the game are welcome to watch the home opener at Sports & Social Philly, featuring the FanDuel PA Sportsbook and Lounge inside Live! Casino Philadelphia.

The casino is celebrating the home opener with $5 Budweisers and $8 specialty cocktails inspired by everyone’s favorite Phillies players:

  • The Wheeler
  • The Bohm
  • The Schwarber
  • The Turner
  • The Harper (mocktail)

“Live! Philadelphia is located literally next door to Citizen’s Bank Park, so unless you are attending the game, the next best place to be is at one of our amazing venues for the ultimate gameday experience,” said Brian Uran, Vice President of Marketing at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. “We are excited to swing back into baseball season, supporting our Phillies and entertaining our guests.”

Parking at Live! Casino Philadelphia for Phillies games

Phillies fans who attend home games this season can also take advantage of convenient parking at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

Gold Card Live! Rewards members and above will receive free parking at all home games and Classic Card Live! Rewards members will get reimbursed for parking with free slot play.

Photo by Kathy Willens / AP
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Corey Sharp is the Lead Writer at PlayPennsylvania bringing you comprehensive coverage of sports betting and gambling in Pennsylvania. Corey is a 4-for-4 Philly sports fan and previously worked as a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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