Which Baseball Stadiums Allow Electronic Cigarettes?

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Updated for 2019

A day at the ballpark is as American as apple pie or the 4th of July. With the MLB season just around the corner, the White Cloud team got to work compiling information from all 30 of the league’s stadiums on their electronic cigarette and tobacco policies. Years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to see cigars and cigarettes being smoked right in the grandstands, but with more and more major cities passing laws regarding indoor smoking, e-cigarette users are being pushed into designated smoking sections with cigarette smokers.

In 2016, the MLB began pushing to rid smokeless tobacco from the game, going so far as including a section in the Collective Bargaining Agreement that bans any rookies from using smokeless tobacco. Many MLB stadiums have implemented this rule as well, enforcing a strict no-tobacco policy stadium wide.

Check out the infographic below to see where stadiums still allow vapers to grab a few puffs between innings, and which stadiums do not.

Infographic of vaping restrictions at MLB stadiums

Vaping/Smoking Policies of Major League Baseball Stadiums

Use these quick links below to scroll down to your desired team’s stadium.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Chase Field

Website: https://azchasefield.com/
Phone: (480) 339-5000

Chase Field is a designated non-smoking facility. The stadium does allow fans to vape or smoke in marked areas located outside the stadium, at Gate A, Gate J, and Gate K. Electronic Cigarette use are not permitted in the seating areas, general concourse, suites, or restrooms. Be sure to bring your ticket stub and ask for a “reentry card” before heading outside to one of the designated areas.

Atlanta Braves

SunTrust Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/braves/ballpark
Phone: (404) 577-9100

SunTrust Park is a tobacco-free facility, which includes e-cigarettes. Tobacco use is permitted in a designated smoking section located outside of the 3rd Base gate. ALL tobacco use is prohibited in the seating areas, concourses, suites, and restrooms.

Baltimore Orioles

Camden Yards

Website: https://www.mlb.com/orioles/ballpark
Phone: (410) 685-9800

Camden Yards is a completely smoke-free facility, including the use of electronic cigarettes. The stadium policy includes “any device that mimics the act of smoking.” Guests may only vape/smoke outside of the stadium, and reentry is prohibited.

Boston Red Sox

Fenway Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/redsox/ballpark
Phone: (877) 733-7699

Smoking is not permitted inside of Fenway Park. Guests may smoke outside of the stadium, but reentry is prohibited.

Chicago Cubs

Wrigley Field

Website: http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/ballpark/
Phone: (773) 404-2827

Smoking, and tobacco use, is strictly prohibited at Wrigley Field. This includes traditional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. Smoking areas are located outside of each entrance. Guests must have their ticket signed or stamped to exit and reenter the park, and must do so within 10 minutes of exiting.

Chicago White Sox

Guaranteed Rate Field

Website: https://www.mlb.com/whitesox/ballpark
Phone: (312) 674-1000

Chicago City ordinance mandates that no smoking or tobacco-use is permitted inside of Guaranteed Rate Field. This includes the use of electronic cigarettes. Guests may use designated smoking areas located outside of Gate 2 and Gate 5, and will be permitted to reenter the stadium.

Cincinnati Reds

Great American Ball Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/reds/ballpark
Phone: (513) 765-7000

Under Ohio law, Great American Ball Park is a completely smoke-free facility. These restrictions also include smokeless tobacco and vapor devices. Guests at Great American Ball Park can use the designated smoking area outside of Gate B, and may reenter the stadium ONLY through that gate. Guests who exit the stadium from any other gate will be refused reentry.

Cleveland Indians

Progressive Field

Website: https://www.mlb.com/indians/ballpark
Phone: (216) 420-4487

In accordance with Ohio state law, Progressive Field is a completely tobacco-free facility. The stadium’s policy goes to great detail to include electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapor cigarettes, and any other devices that mimic the act of smoking. Guests at Progressive Field may use Gate A to exit and reenter the stadium to use their tobacco products outside of the facilities.

Colorado Rockies

Coors Field

Website: http://colorado.rockies.mlb.com/col/ballpark/
Phone: (303) 292-0200

Coors Field prohibits smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, unless in a designated smoking area within the stadium. Marijuana consumption in any form is also prohibited throughout the enter stadium. Coors Field offers it’s guests a variety of smoking sections:
Smoking is permitted in the following areas only:

Outside Coors Field – Guests may exit and reenter at any exit with a reentry stamp and ticket stub.

Wells Fargo Club – Outdoor terraces behind section 214 and section 247.

Suite Level – Wells Fargo Club terraces, outdoor area across from Suite 56.

Upper Concourse – Behind sections 316, 325 and 347, as well as behind the Clocktower.

Mezzanine – Behind sections 204 and 205.

Rockpile – On elevated platform near the scoreboard.

Detroit Tigers

Comerica Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/tigers/ballpark/
Phone: (313) 962-4000

Comerica Park is a smoke-free stadium, but does allow reentry to guests who use the designated smoking area located outside of section 140. Comerica Park also features a Cigar Bar, where customers can enjoy cigars inside, but no outside tobacco is permitted for use.

Houston Astros

Minute Maid Park

Website: http://houston.astros.mlb.com/hou/ballpark/
Phone: (713) 259-8000

Minute Maid Park offers a few designated smoking areas to it’s guests seated in the Club, Suite, and Upper Concourse levels. Fans seated in the main level may exit and reenter the stadium to smoke through the Right Field gate. Smoking, and electronic cigarette use, are strictly prohibited in the concourses, seating areas, and stairwells.

Kansas City Royals

Kauffman Stadium

Website: https://www.mlb.com/royals/ballpark
Phone: (816) 921-8000

Both analog smoking and electronic cigarettes are not permitted anywhere inside the structure of Kauffman Stadium. There are smoking areas along the perimeter fence at Gates B, D, A, and E, and on the View Level near section 420. E-cigs are not permitted in the seating bowl, concourse, bathrooms, or stairwells.

Los Angeles Angels

Angel Stadium

Website: http://losangeles.angels.mlb.com/ana/ballpark/
Phone: (714) 940-2000

Smoking and electronic cigarette use are not permitted in the seating areas or concourse at Angels Stadium. There are designated areas within the stadium where vaping and smoking are permitted, including the ramps and the Plaza Courtyard.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodger Stadium

Website: http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/ballpark/
Phone: (866) DOD-GERS

Electronic cigarette use is expressly prohibited while inside of Dodger Stadium. E-cigs fall under all of the same restrictions as cigarette smoking. Fans are asked to speak with a Dodger Stadium representative for directions to the nearest designated smoking area.

Miami Marlins

Marlins Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/marlins/ballpark
Phone: (305) 480-1300

Marlins Park prohibits smoking and vaping while inside of the stadium. There are no designated areas within Marlins Park for smoking/vaping, and re-entry is prohibited for this purpose.

Milwaukee Brewers

Miller Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/brewers/ballpark/
Phone: (414) 902-4400

Except in designated areas, use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, is not permitted for use inside of Miller Park. Designed smoking areas can be found at outdoor plazas on the Field Level, in the area behind section 106, and at the Friday’s Front Row outdoor patio.

Minnesota Twins

Target Field

Website: https://www.mlb.com/twins/ballpark
Phone: (612) 659-3400

The entirety of Target Field, including the public areas behind and adjacent to the stadium, is completely smoke-free. Electronic cigarettes are also prohibited, and there is no re-entry permitted.

New York Mets

Citi Field

Website: http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/nym/ballpark/
Phone: (718) 507-8499

Smoking and electronic cigarette use is prohibited in the seating areas, bathrooms, and concourses in Citi Field. The stadium has 3 designated smoking sections within the stadium:

Plaza Level – Left Field Gate

Field Level – Center field staircase landing across from the back of the CitiVision video board

Promenade Level – Top of the ramp across from section 527

New York Yankees

Yankee Stadium

Website: https://www.mlb.com/yankees/ballpark
Phone: (718) 293-4300

There are no designated smoking sections within Yankee Stadium, and all smoking, including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited. Violators may face ejection, citation, and possible revocation of future ticket privileges.

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Coliseum

Website: https://www.mlb.com/athletics/ballpark
Phone: (510) 569-2121

Due to City of Oakland ordinance, the Oakland Coliseum is a completely tobacco-free stadium, including e-cigarettes. There are no designated smoking sections anywhere in the stadium, and re-entry is prohibited.

Philadelphia Phillies

Citizens Bank Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/phillies/ballpark
Phone: (215) 463-1000

Smoking, along with electronic cigarette use, is not allowed anywhere inside of Citizens Bank Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates

PNC Park

Website: http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/pit/ballpark/
Phone: (412) 321-BUCS

PNC Park’s fan conduct policy includes prohibiting the use of any tobacco products, and specifically names e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. There are no smoking sections within the stadium, and PNC Park does not allow re-entry.

St. Louis Cardinals

Busch Stadium

Website: http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/stl/ballpark/
Phone: (314) 345-9600

While electronic cigarette use is prohibited within Busch Stadium, fans do not need to exit and reenter the stadium to reach a designated smoking area. At Gate 4, fans can freely pass back and forth to a fenced-in area of Clark Ave, where e-cigarette use is permitted.

San Diego Padres

Petco Park

Website: http://petcoparkevents.com/
Phone: (619) 795-5555

Petco Park is a completely smoke-free facility. Fans who would like to use their electronic cigarettes must exit the stadium and utilize designated areas outside of the ballpark. Re-entry is permitted by receiving a re-entry stamp from gate personnel before exiting.

San Francisco Giants

AT&T Park

Website: http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/sf/ballpark/
Phone: (415) 972-2000

Electronic cigarette use is not permitted in AT&T Park. There are no designated smoking/vaping areas, and there is no re-entry permitted for fans who exit the park to smoke or vape.

Seattle Mariners

Safeco Field

Website: https://www.mlb.com/mariners/ballpark/
Phone: (206) 346-4000

Safeco Field is a no-smoking facility as per Washington State’s Clean Air Act. This law extends to electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco as well. There are no smoking sections inside of Safeco Field, and guests who would like to vape or smoke must exit the stadium at the Home Plate, Right Field, Left Field, or Center Field Gates. Reentry is permitted by having a valid ticket scanned before leaving the stadium.

Tampa Bay Rays

Tropicana Field

Website: https://www.mlb.com/rays/ballpark/
Phone: (727) 825-3137

Tropicana Field is a smoke-free indoor facility, which includes prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes. Fans are able to vape/smoke in designated smoking sections found outside of Gates 2, 5, 6, and 7, or on the exterior ramps at Gates 2, 5, and 6.

Texas Rangers

Globe Life Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/rangers/ballpark/
Phone: (817) 273-5222

Smoking (including electronic cigarettes) is not permitted in the seating areas at Globe Life Park. Guests may utilize any of the 10 smoking sections found throughout Globe Life Park:

Main Concourse, along the outer wall behind the striping
Upper Concourse, along the outer wall behind the striping
Behind section 208
Behind section 243
Behind section 304-306
Behind section 210
Behind section 314-318
Behind section 330-334
Behind section 341-342
Behind section 343-345

Toronto Blue Jays

Rogers Center

Website: https://www.mlb.com/bluejays/ballpark
Phone: (416) 460-4234

Rogers Centre has been a smoke-free facility since 2006. Vaping and smoking are not permitted anywhere in the stadium, and re-entry is not permitted.

Washington Nationals

Nationals Park

Website: https://www.mlb.com/nationals/ballpark
Phone: (202) 675-6287

Nationals Park is a tobacco-free facility as per District of Columbia law. There are no exceptions for electronic cigarettes or smokeless tobacco. Guests may use the designated smoking section at the First Base Gate, but will be required to exit and re-enter the park.

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