SunTrust Park and The Battery, Atlanta Braves

An Insider's Guide to Atlanta Braves Games

Tips to know before you go to see the Atlanta Braves play home games at Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta.

The Braves baseball team was moved to Atlanta in 1966 from stints in Boston and Milwaukee. It's the longest continuously operating franchise in Major League Baseball. In their years as an organization, the team has won a World Series and earned two National League wild cards, 16 division championships, and five National League pennants. Legends like Hank Aaron helped make the team what it is today.

SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. Photo by Caroline Eubanks
Truist Park (formerly SunTrust Park), home of the Atlanta Braves. Photo by Caroline Eubanks

The Ballpark

In March 2017, the Atlanta Braves officially moved to their new home at Truist Park (formerly SunTrust Park). It's surrounded by The Battery, an entertainment complex with restaurants, stores, concert venues and even a hotel.

Getting to the Game

There is parking available at The Battery as well as in nearby lots that you can walk to or take a shuttle. Fans can take Uber or Lyft to the stadium. You also can take the bus: CobbLinc Bus 10 goes to The Battery from Arts Center station, while Marta Bus 12 departs from Midtown station.

Find more details about getting to Truist Park.

Seats and Tickets

Ticket prices vary based on the game and type of seat. For $5, visitors can get a standing room ticket and watch from one of the bars or restaurants. More than 30 percent of all the park's tickets are $20 or less. Special packages include free drinks and snacks. The tickets and parking can be downloaded using the MLB Ballpark app, which also provides additional information.

Food and Drink

Going to the ballpark allows you to enjoy some great food. Truist Park has emphasized local vendors as much as possible and has some affordable options.

Wings and beer at Terrapin Taproom at SunTrust Park in Atlanta
Wings and beer at Terrapin Taproom at SunTrust Park in Atlanta

The Terrapin Taproom is a crowd favorite with a rotating list of Terrapin's classic brews as well as experimental styles found only here. They also serve Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. You can bring your food and drink items inside the stadium if you’re not finished before the first pitch.

H+F Burger brings Holeman & Finch Public House's cult favorite burger to the park, available every day as well as on game days.

There's also Atlanta's own Waffle House, Chick-fil-A and King of Pops.

Antico Pizza at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves
Antico Pizza at Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves

The Battery also has Italian-style pizza at Antico Pizzeria Napoletano and Tex-Mex at Superica, among many others.

Alternatively, you can bring your own food into the stadium. Simply bring it in a clear, gallon-sized plastic bag. Sealed bottled water is also allowed. One of each is permitted per ticketholder.

Activities

There's always something going on at Truist Park.

Fireworks at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves
Fireworks at the home of the Atlanta Braves

Friday Night Fireworks

On Friday night home games, there are fireworks following the game. There are also frequent concerts of all genres.

Exhibits

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Don’t miss the exhibits found throughout the stadium, including sculptures and artifacts like Hank Aaron's jersey.

Hope and Will's Sandlot at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves
Hope and Will's Sandlot at Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves

Fun for Kids

In addition to the excitement of the game, there's plenty to keep visitors entertained in between innings. Kids can play at Hope & Will's Sandlot, a play area with a zip line, rock climbing wall and carnival games that are free on Sundays. You can borrow a glove from Mizuno for the game in case you catch a fly ball, and you can run the bases afterward.

Shopping

Pick up your team gear at the stores within the stadium. At The Battery, you’ll also find diverse retail options, including a cigar shop, record store, outdoors store and clothing boutiques.

Are you ready to enjoy America's favorite pastime?

Published: January 2020
Written by: Caroline Eubanks