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White Sox Dog Days

No, we realize that a Major League Ballpark is not a dog park, but the White Sox do their best to turn Guaranteed Rate Field into one every season. No matter your baseball allegiances, taking your dog to a White Sox Dog Days promotional day is a blast.

Rocky and a White Sox fan check out the former home plate of Comiskey Park. Credit 4LEGGERS.com

Tickets are limited so if you want to go you should contact the White Sox as soon as possible to get information about obtaining tickets to the next Dog Days promotional day.

Limited to the outfield mezzanine, the dogs are allowed in any seats but must remain on leash. Sod is imported and allows the dogs a familiar surface upon which to go to the bathroom. The fake fire hydrants are a very nice touch.

Attending Dog Days is a two-tier event that has two tickets: all dogs must have a ticket to enter the game, but only those dogs with a second, more exclusive ticket are allowed to take part in the parade around the infield warning track. The parade occurs before the game and requires participants to arrive extra early so if you hope to take your dog onto the field plan for a long day and be sure to apply for your tickets early.

NOTABLE FEATURES:

  • 2018 Dog Days:
    The White Sox have only announced one Dog Day for the 2018 season – April 23 against Seattle. In past seasons the White Sox have had two dates with one in the latter part of the season so check the team’s promotional schedule page to see about new Dog Day announcements.
  • Difficult tickets:
    The White Sox do NOT make it easy to get tickets. They require you to fill out a form that proves your Chicago residency and submit it before they mail you the tickets. You cannot buy tickets in person, even if you show up with your rabies vaccination tag in hand. The White Sox insist on mailing the physical tickets to your Chicago address. Even worse, the White Sox have not made the form available online so the only way to get started with the process is to call them at 312-674-1000.

GETTING THERE:

  • From O’Hare Airport and Northwest suburbs: 
    Take Interstate I-90 or I-190 East ramp toward Chicago. Merge onto I-90/94 East and follow for about 17 miles to 94 (Dan Ryan Expressway), taking the local lanes.
    Exit/Parking: Cash customers and fans holding a green coupon, proceed to 35th Street exit and following signs to “Sox Parking”. Fans holding a red parking coupon, exit at 31st Street and follow signs for “Red Coupons”. If 35th Street exit is temporarily closed due to heavy traffic, proceed to 39th Street exit. Cash customers or fans holding green coupons, turn right and follow signs to “Sox Parking”. Fans holding red coupons turn left on 39th Street and follow signs for “Red Coupons”.
  • From Midway Airport and Southwest suburbs: 
    Take Interstate 55 North toward Chicago. Take the I-94 East/Ryan Expressway Exit 293B towards Indiana. Merge onto I-94 East, taking the local lanes. Follow Exit/Parking instructions above.
  • From Milwaukee and far North suburbs:
    Take Interstate 94 East to 90/94. Proceed to 94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) local lanes. Follow Exit/Parking instructions for Cash customers above.
  • From Western suburbs:
    Take 290 East to 94 South (Dan Ryan Expressway) using local lanes. Follow Exit/Parking instructions above.
  • From South: 
    Take 57 East to 94 West. Cash customers and fans holding a green coupon, proceed to 35th Street exit and follow signs to “Sox Parking”. Fans holding a red parking coupon, exit at 31st Street and follow signs for “Red Coupons”.
Eating hot dogs is fun for dogs and humans. Credit 4LEGGERS.com

 

Dogs in outfield seats. Credit 4LEGGERS.com

 

Concourse of outfield during game. Credit 4LEGGERS.com

 

 

OTHER CHICAGOLAND DOG PARKS:

  • Belmont Harbor
  • Daniel Webster
  • Fermi Labs
  • Fred Anderson
  • Grant Park Bark Park
  • No. 540
  • Prairie District
  • Roosevelt
  • White Sox Dog Days
  • Lake County Forest Preserve Dog Parks
    • Duck Farm Dog Park
    • Independence Grove Dog Park
    • Lakewood Dog Park
    • Prairie Wolf Dog Park

 

-4L-

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