The Big List of Pirates’ home opener parties

All the food and drinks you could want before Friday’s first pitch.

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On Friday, baseball returns to Pittsburgh with the Pirates’ home opener at PNC Park. The game against the Atlanta Braves starts at 1:05 p.m., and you can get tickets here. 

Until then, as you daydream about ditching work to day drink and see the first pitch, we’ve got your guide to all the home opener parties.

As always, if we missed one, drop us a line.

If you’re going to the North Side…

Drink Bucco-themed beer

What Beerhead Bar opens at 9 a.m, and in addition to Sweetwater Goin Coastal, Founders All Day, Brooklyn Summer and Victory Summer Love, they'll be serving North Country Bucco Blonde.
Where Beerhead Bar at 110 Federal Street (North Shore)
When April 7, 2017 at 9:00 am

Opening Day Tailgate at Stage AE

What Tailgate before first pitch with a party hosted by JD Green from Big 104.7 and live '90s music from The Clintones from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coors Light specials and concessions will be available.
Where Stage AE at 400 N Shore Drive (North Shore)
When April 7, 2017 at 10:00 am
How much Free

If you’re staying far from PNC Park…

Eat stadium food while watching the game … in Rankin

What Don't want to trek to the North Shore? Watch the game in Rankin with stadium-inspired food including hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and nachos. Plus, there are $2 Coors Light and $3 Sam Adams bottles.
Where Steel Towne Inn at 1251 Wilkins Ave (Rankin)
When April 7, 2017 at 11:00 am