Chicago White Sox at Colorado Rockies Game and Pregame Picnic

Cubs at Padres Baseball Game

Tuesday, July 26


Grab some peanuts and Cracker Jack, and join your fellow Huskies at Coors Field on Tuesday, July 26, to watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Colorado Rockies.

Festivities will begin at the Platte River Picnic Area at Coors Field, which is located in center field under the cover of the Rockpile seating area. It is covered to provide shade and also offers an unobstructed view of the field. 

The cost of this event is $60 per person; $50 for children. The price includes a game ticket, a full picnic buffet and soft drinks. The buffet will include hot dogs, bratwurst, rotisserie drumsticks, kettle chips, potato salad and cookies.

The gates to the picnic area will open at 5 p.m. MT, and the first pitch will be thrown at 6:40 p.m. Food and beverage service will conclude at the start of the game and the picnic area will close. Game seats are located in section 117.

Questions? Contact Dana King, '05, at or 815-753-5421.


Event Information

Adults: $60
Kids: $50 
All sales are final, no refunds.

Tuesday, July 26
5 p.m. – Platte River Picnic Area Opens
6:40 p.m. – First pitch




5:00PM Tue 26 Jul 2022, Mountain timezone


Coors Field
2001 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80205

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