Does the ticket include food and drink?
No, Phans must purchase food and drink.
How much are tickets?
$5 in advance, $10 at the event.
How much is food?
Approximate prices in dollars:
Rib Sampler 8
Half Rack 12
Full Dinner 18
Beverage cash only. Not all food vendors accept credit cards. ATM is available.
Are children free?
No, children pay full price, infants 2 and under are free.
When and where is the event?
June 21-23, 2013. City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA
Friday and Sat Noon-9:45PM (Alcohol sales will end at 9:30PM)
Sunday Noon-6:45PM (Alcohol sales will end at 6:30PM)
How do I get there?
One City Hall Sq. Boston MA
Public Transportation: Take the MBTA Green or Blue line to Government Center station. Or take Orange or Blue line to State Street station. From the Red line, transfer at Park Street station to Green towards Lechmere. The 92 and 93 buses also stop outide City Hall on Congress Street.
Where can I park?
Where can I stay?
Holiday Inn, 5 Blossom St. Boston
How do I get tickets?
Click "get tickets" at top of page. Tickets on sale soon.
When should I arrive?
We recommend that you arrive at least three hours before the end of the event. Doors will close one hour prior to event end time
Do I need ID to drink alcohol?
If you wish to drink beer you must have proper ID and receive a wristband. ID must indicate you are 21 years of age or older. All other forms of ID may be acceptable, but does not guarantee service of Alcoholic Beverages. Everyone's ID will be checked regardless of age.
A valid driver's license
A valid State Liquor ID
A valid US passport
A valid active duty Military ID
What can/can't I bring?
No large bags, coolers, food or drinks are allowed into the event. Phans can bring beach chairs and towels. All bags and persons subject to search
Can I bring my pet?
No pets will be allowed, including small dogs.
Can the event be canceled due to weather?
No, the event won't be canceled.
Do you offer group discounts?
Yes. Click "group tickets".
The stage will be in a 21plus area but can be seen from other areas of the event.
Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest - All eating contestants have been pre-qualified for
competition and no contestant entries will be allowed before or onsite at the event.
If you have any questions about online tickets (that you purchased or wish to purchase) please call
Ace Ticket at 1-800-MY-SEATS