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Visiting Huntington Park for a Clippers game this year? What to know before you go

The Clippers are back.

After starting the 2023 season on the road, the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians is set to return home Tuesday for its first home game against the Charlotte Knights.

Changes are coming for Clippers: Here's what changes are coming for the Columbus Clippers, Triple-A baseball in 2023

Heading to Huntington Park this season? Here's what you need to know before you go.

When is the Columbus Clippers' 2023 home opener?

The Clippers open Huntington Park for the 2023 season Tuesday, April 4, against the Charlotte Knights. First pitch is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.

When are Dime-A-Dog Clippers games?

The Clippers will hold "Dime-A-Dog" nights where fans can buy hot dogs for 10 cents every Tuesday home game starting with opening day April 4 against the Charlotte Knights.

Will there be fireworks after Clippers home games in 2023?

The Clippers have planned six home games during the 2023 season where they will have postgame fireworks.

  • May 27 vs. Indianapolis Indians

  • June 10 vs. Louisville Bats

  • July 15 vs. Iowa Cubs

  • July 29 vs. Omaha Storm Chasers

  • August 5 vs. St. Paul Saints

  • September 9 vs. Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

How to get tickets for 2023 Clippers home games

Tickets for Columbus Clippers 2023 home games can be purchased on clippersbaseball.com or by calling 614-462-5250, with single-game tickets starting at $8 for adults and $6 for kids and seniors.

What kind of bag can I bring inside Huntington Park?

Mar 29, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA;  The Columbus Clippers take batting practice at Huntington Park. The team’s first game is Friday at Iowa, and they’ll open their home season April 4 against Charlotte. Mandatory Credit: Adam Cairns-The Columbus Dispatch
Mar 29, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; The Columbus Clippers take batting practice at Huntington Park. The team’s first game is Friday at Iowa, and they’ll open their home season April 4 against Charlotte. Mandatory Credit: Adam Cairns-The Columbus Dispatch

Small bags and backpacks of food items and beverages in plastic bottles is permitted, along with reusable water bottles that must be empty upon entry. Soft-sided coolers are permitted in the general seating area, but not hard-sided coolers.

How to park for a Clippers game

According to the Clippers website, fans have an ample amount of parking opportunities around Huntington Park, claiming over 14,000 parking spaces within a 10-minute walk. Lots controlled by Standard Parking Corps. will cost $3, $4 or $5 for Clippers home games, which could change based on events in the area.

All lots and garages are cashless.

Here's a map for parking locations around Huntington Park for 2023 home games.

Here is where Clippers fans can park for 2023 home games at Huntington Park.
Here is where Clippers fans can park for 2023 home games at Huntington Park.

How many conflicts do the Clippers have with the Columbus Crew and Columbus Blue Jackets in 2023?

With the Clippers, Crew and Blue Jackets all in the Arena District downtown, parking can get a bit busy if any teams overlap.

Here's a look at the Clippers home games that are scheduled when the Crew and/or Blue Jackets are in town.

  • April 8: Columbus Clippers vs. Charlotte Knights (4:15 p.m.) — Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Rangers (7 p.m.)

  • May 20: Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints (7:05 p.m.) — Columbus Crew vs. Cincinnati FC (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 1: Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens (5:05 p.m.) — Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls (7:30 p.m.)

  • August 26: Columbus Clippers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (5:05 p.m.) — Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC (7:30 p.m.)

  • Sept. 20: Columbus Clippers vs. Omaha Storm Chasers (6:15 p.m.) — Columbus Crew vs. Chicago Fire FC (7:30 p.m.)

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This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: What to know before a Columbus Clippers game at Huntington Park