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Syracuse Mets to sell game tickets month-to-month this season amid COVID

By Eric Reinhardt (ereinhardt@cnybj.com)

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The Syracuse Mets plan to sell game tickets on a month-to-month basis during the 2021 season “due to possible changes in COVID-19 regulations throughout the season.” Tickets for May will go on sale at 10 a.m. on April 20, the team announced Thursday. (Eric Reinhardt / CNYBJ)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse Mets plans to sell tickets for the 2021 season on a monthly basis “due to possible changes in COVID-19 regulations throughout the season.”

Tickets for May will go on sale beginning April 20 at 10 a.m., the team announced Thursday. Opening day is scheduled for May 4.

Tickets will be available at the Onondaga Coach Ticket Office at NBT Bank Stadium during regular office hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), over the phone at (315) 474-7833, or online at syracusemets.com.

Tickets will go on sale for each month on the following days:

  • May tickets – go on sale April 20th at 10 a.m.
  • June tickets – go on sale May 27th at 10 a.m.
  • July tickets – go on sale June 17th at 10 a.m.
  • August tickets – go on sale July 22nd at 10 a.m.
  • September tickets – go on sale August 30th at 10 a.m.

COVID-19 guidelines

The Syracuse Mets will follow the guidelines set forth by New York State and limit tickets sales to 20 percent capacity with socially distanced pod seating, which will allow 2,163 fans to attend each game. Pods are predetermined and will range from 1 seat to 6 seats.

Under New York State guidelines, fans will also be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test prior to entry. Proof of vaccination is only valid if the individual has received their second Moderna or Pfizer shot, or first Johnson & Johnson shot at least two weeks prior to the event date. Negative COVID-19 tests must be dated within 72 hours of the event if it is a PCR test, or within 6 hours of the event if it is an Antigen test.

The Syracuse Mets will also be screening fans upon entry to the stadium, including temperature testing.

Fans will be required to wear a face mask covering both their nose and mouth for the duration of the game — unless they are actively eating or drinking. Fans will also be asked to remain in their seats and not linger throughout the stadium, unless using the restroom, purchasing food or drinks at the concession stands, or shopping in the team store.