The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the public on-sale date for individual game tickets for the 2013 season will be on "Black Friday" -- Friday, November 23, 2012 -- at 10 a.m. At that time, all fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to all regular season games scheduled at PNC Park, including some limited inventory for the Pirates Home Opener on Monday, April 1 vs. the Chicago Cubs.
Tickets can be purchased beginning on the 23rd at 10 a.m. via the following methods:
At the PNC Park Main Box Office
NEW - At the Pirates ticket kiosks located in the Ross Park and South Hills Village Malls throughout the holiday season.
There will be special pre-sale dates leading up to the Friday, November 23 public on-sale date.
Those are as follows:
Monday, November 19: Full-Season and Half-Season Ticket Holders
Tuesday, November 20: 20-game & 10-game plan holders, sponsors, and group leaders
Wednesday, November 21: pirates.com Registered Users & Pirates social media followers
Friday, November 23: Public on-sale at 10 a.m.
Fans have the opportunity to become eligible for these special pre-sales by simply becoming a Pirates Season Ticket Holder by visiting pirates.com/tickets, signing up for e-mail alerts and discounts at pirates.com as a Registered User, or following the Pirates' social media via Twitter (@Pirates) and Facebook (facebook.com/PittsburghPirates).
Fans will also be able to purchase Pirates tickets at the 23rd Annual PirateFest presented by T-Mobile taking place on Friday, December 14 thru Sunday, December 16 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
In addition to Opening Day, games in demand for 2013 will feature weekend tilts with the Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, and the 2012 World Champion San Francisco Giants. Interleague matchups at PNC Park with the Detroit Tigers, Oakland A's, Seattle Mariners, and the newest addition to the American League- the Houston Astros will also be available. See the complete 2013 schedule at pirates.com.
Pirates individual game tickets remain an incredible family value as a family of four can sit in the Upper Grandstand between the bases for one of 67 Regular Games for a total of only $38 ($12 for each adult ticket, $7 for each kid ticket), and $50 for one of 14 Premium Games ($15 per adult ticket, $10 per kids ticket).
For those fans who want to ensure that they get their seats for all games on their 2013 wish list, season ticket plans are also on sale now. Choose from a Full Season Plans starting as low as $449, 41-Game Plan featuring every weekend game, and 20-Game Plans and 10-Game Plans that are focused around the best games of the season. Fans can visit pirates.com/tickets for more information.