The Philadelphia Phillies are entering the 2023 MLB season as the reigning National League champions. Doesn’t it sound too good to be true?
As they look to make it back for another deep postseason run, please examine our guide for home games this season. It includes a promotional schedule, information for cheap parking and updates on what’s new.
Last year, the Phillies had to scratch and claw to claim the sixth and final seed in the National League. They finished with 87 wins, the fewest of any teams in the playoffs. That did not stop them from knocking off the Cardinals, Braves and Padres to get to the World Series.
The Phillies lost to the Astros, 4-2, in the Fall Classic.
Signing Trea Turner to an 11-year, $300 million deal highlighted a busy offseason for the team. They bolstered their bullpen by trading Matt Vierling and Nick Maton to the Tigers for two-time All-Star reliever Gregory Soto. The Phillies also signed former Mets starter Tijuan Walker in free agency.
Citizens Bank is going to be a fun place to be this summer. Bryce Harper, Trea Turner, Kyle Schwarber, Aaron Nola and Zack Wheeler sound like fireworks.
Here is our guide for Phillies home games, and when you can actually see real fireworks other than the ones leaving the yard.
How to bet on the Phillies at PA sportsbooks
You can bet on the Phils on any of the 14 PA sports betting apps. There are plenty of ways to bet on baseball, which include spreads, moneylines, props and futures, such as World Series winner, division winners and win totals. There’s also newer markets available like NRFI betting, when you wager that there won’t be any runs scored in the opening inning. Check out the current Phillies odds here:
Philadelphia Phillies 2023 promotions
The Phillies’ 2023 promotions are what everyone is waiting for. Last season, there was Dollar Dog drama. After the Phillies were called out, the team made everyone happy by adding another Dollar Dog Night to the schedule.
There are three Dollar Dog Nights this season, which has been the average over the last several full, non-pandemic seasons. Hopefully there is no more drama this year.
Phillies fans might want to circle July 1 on their calendars. Has anyone ever seen Shaq perform? Whether you have or haven’t, it looks like a great game to attend.
|April 6, 3:05 p.m.||2022 National League Champions Pennant|
|April 8, 4:05 p.m.||2022 National League Champions T-Shirt||Fans 15 and over|
|April 9, 1:05 p.m.||2022 National League Champions Ring Ceremony|
|April 11, 6:40 p.m.||Dollar Dog Night|
|April 22, 4:05 p.m.||Knit Hat||Children 14 and under|
|April 23, 12:05 p.m.||Phanatic T-Shirt||Children 14 and under|
|April 25, 6:40 p.m.||Dollar Dog Night|
|April 27, 1:05 p.m.||Senior Stroll the Bases||Fans 55 and over|
|May 7, 1:35 p.m.||Ladies Crossbody Bag||Women 15 and over|
|May 9, 6:40 p.m.||Dollar Dog Night|
|May 21, 1:35 p.m.||Phanatic Children's Book||Children 14 and under|
|June 9, 7:05 p.m.||Dick Allen Bobble Figurine||Fans 15 and over|
|June 10, 4:05 p.m.||AJR Postgame Concert|
|June 11, 1:35 p.m.||Men's Hat||Men 15 and over|
|June 22, 1:05 p.m.||Kids Run the Bases||Children 14 and under|
|June 23, 7:05 p.m.||Pride Night|
|June 30, 6:05 p.m.||Xfinity Fireworks Show|
|July 1, 4:05 p.m.||Diesel aka Shaquille O'Neal Postgame Concert|
|July 2, 1:35 p.m.||PJP Alec Bohm Cooling Headband||Children 14 and under|
|July 14, 6:05 p.m.||Xfinity Fireworks Show|
|July 20, 12:35 p.m.||Kids Run the Bases||Children 14 and under|
|July 26, 6:05 p.m.||MLB Network Cap||Children 14 and under|
|August 4, 7:05 p.m.||Sustainable Phillies Cap|
|August 12, 6:05 p.m.||Toyota Phillies Wall of Fame Night|
|August 13, 1:35 p.m.||Phillies Alumni Day|
|August 26, 7:15 p.m.||Trea Turner T-Shirt||Children 14 and under|
|August 27, 1:35 p.m.||Bryce Harper Funko Premium Vinyl Figure||Children 14 and under|
|Sept. 14, 4:05 p.m.||Senior Stroll the Bases|
What’s new at Phillies games in 2023?
Usually, the Phillies always add new vendors and amenities to the ballpark to keep the experience fresh.
Last season, the Phillies added Manco & Manco pizza, which is a South Jersey staple. They also added a PB&J burger and “The Big Piece,” which is Ryan Howard’s specialty chicken sandwich that comes with garlic aioli, pickles, American cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato.
The Phillies added around eight new food options to Citizens Bank Park in 2023:
- 1883 Burger Co.
- Federal Donuts Chicken Tenders
- Mexican Street Popcorn
- P.J. Whelihan’s Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
- South Philly Disco Fries
- Uncle Charlie’s Steaks
- Greens and Grains
- Miso Couscous
PlayPennsylvania graded each food item and provided some photos of the new eats at the ballpark.
The Phillies also implemented a nonstop walkthrough entry for all fans, with or without bags. This should speed up the entry process exponentially for fans entering the ballpark.
Parking tips for Citizens Bank Park
It costs $22 to park a car at the lots at Citizens Bank Park. At Live! Casino Philadelphia, which is also located in the Sports Complex, you can save on parking.
Live! Rewards Card members who are Gold Card level and above park for free during Phillies home games in the Darien Street self-park garage.
Classic card members can get reimbursed for parking fees in free slot play. Also, if you place a bet of $100 or more at the FanDuel Sportsbook at Live! during a Phillies home game, you’ll get reimbursed for parking.
If you are not a Gold Card (or above) member, you can pay $30 to park at Live!. Present your receipt at Live! rewards center and get $30 in free play.