PHOTOS: 2024 Opening Day in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – There’s nothing like Opening Day in St. Louis, and thousands are enjoying the full experience as the Cardinals open the 2024 season at Busch Stadium.

Celebrations began early, some fans arriving to downtown St. Louis as early as sunrise. Crowds packed downtown pep rallies at Ballpark Village and Kiener Plaza.

Fans had the chance to enter Busch Stadium three hours ahead of game time, catching both the Cardinals and Miami Marlins in batting practice.

More celebrations are set to come. The on-field Opening Day ceremonies will begin around 2:30 p.m. Fans can expect Clydesdales and Cardinals of the past and present to be escorted in Ford motorcade cars.

First pitch for the home opener is set for 3:10 p.m. Follow FOX 2 online and on social media for more coverage throughout the day.

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