NEW YORK METS TAKE OVER NEW YORK CITY WITH AMAZIN’ DAY ON MARCH 25
The Mets’ first-ever Amazin’ Day will include unique celebrations both across New York City and online as fans and the community gear up for an exciting season.
FLUSHING, N.Y. – March 10, 2023 – The New York Mets are taking over New York City with the club’s first-ever Amazin’ Day, an all-day, citywide extravaganza for Mets fans taking place on Saturday, March 25. Fans who wear a Mets hat or any Mets gear will be granted access to several events at iconic NYC institutions, community-focused events, and giveaways throughout the day.
With the Mets focused on creating the best fan experience in sports, fans can sign up for the chance to win exclusive ticketed events on Amazin’ Day and enter the Amazin’ Day Sweepstakes to win the ultimate grand prize starting today.
“The Mets are entering a new era; with great baseball and so much more,” said Andy Goldberg, Mets EVP & Chief Marketing Officer. “Amazin’ Day is a demonstration of that philosophy, giving people across the city a chance to experience different aspects of New York and be ‘amazed’ on behalf of the Mets. We look forward to bringing the Mets’ infectious energy to the streets of New York City and surprising and delighting fans with pop-ups and giveaways, free access to some of the city’s most iconic venues, and opportunities to give back.”
Immersive Ticketed Events
To celebrate the beginning of the season and a new era of Mets baseball, fans will have the opportunity to attend limited-ticket events at iconic locations, including:
On a first-come, first-served basis, those wearing Mets apparel can gain free access to immersive experiences at locations, including:
- Brooklyn Museum
- Hudson Yards
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- The Bowery Presents (Webster Hall, Terminal 5, Brooklyn Steel, and Racket NYC)
Come Together for Community Events
Since its inception, the Amazin’ Mets Foundation has provided more than $5 million in grants to local nonprofits that provide needed services and opportunities to children, families, and underserved groups in the neighborhoods and communities near Citi Field. As an extension of this work, the New York Mets and the Amazin’ Mets Foundation are inviting New Yorkers to support the community on Amazin’ Day.
There will be appearances from several Mets alumni and Mr. and Mrs. Met at community events throughout the day. Participating organizations and events include:
- A pop-up animal adoption event with North Shore Animal League America at Wollman Rink.
- A Diamond Takeover youth baseball game at NYC Parks’ Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the Mets will donate gear to the local teams and announce a grant to renovate the field.
- A distribution of Mets co-branded, limited-edition library cards with Queens Public Library.
Be Sure to Wear Your Mets Hat
In addition to a line-up of planned events and multiple activation points across the city, the Mets will have fun surprises for fans wearing their Mets gear. Official Mets Reps will pass out swag, participating Coca-Cola restaurants will give away free Coke products, and the Dunkin’ Jeep will drive around sharing gift cards.
There will also be Amazin’ Day Merch Pop-Ups throughout Manhattan and Queens, with Reps handing out free Amazin’ Day Mets hats and gear during the day.
For out-of-town fans, there will be an opportunity to participate virtually via the Mets’ social channels. Fans across the New York area and the country are encouraged to share their Mets fandom and gear on social media with the hashtag #AmazinDay.
The Amazin’ Day Sweepstakes
As a part of Amazin’ Day, fans will be encouraged to enter the Amazin’ Day Sweepstakes for a chance to win the Amazin’ Day Grand Prize, which brings a new meaning to a fan-first experience.
The lucky winner of the Amazin’ Day Sweepstakes will be given unprecedented access to Citi Field, including throwing out the first pitch, meeting the players during batting practice, receiving premium tickets, and sitting in on a pregame press conference. Fans in and out of the city can enter the Amazin’ Day Sweepstakes for this once-in-a-lifetime experience here.
Amazin’ Day was created by the Mets’ agency of record FCB New York, and brought to life in partnership with the Mets, Giant Spoon, and Team Epiphany.
For information and updates on Amazin’ Day, please visit Mets.com/AmazinDay or follow the Mets on social media.