Can You Rent Fenway Park for Private Events?

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You already know that Fenway Park is one of the most iconic ballparks in America and the home of the Boston Red Sox. But did you know you can rent it for private events?


That’s right, Fenway Park is available to rent for all types of social gatherings including wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, and more. Its close proximity to public transportation and wide range of event spaces make it a very popular venue.


Plus the coolness factor just can’t be beat!


This comprehensive guide with help you sort through all your options when it comes to renting Fenway Park for a private event.

A Unique Historical Venue: Why Rent Fenway Park for a Private Event?

Why rent Fenway Park for an event versus a traditional venue such as a hotel ballroom or reception hall?


The answer is obvious: Fenway Park is a unique Boston landmark that seeped into history. What could be more fun than attending a wedding reception where the Boston Red Sox play? Many of the ballpark’s event spaces offer up spectacular bird’s eye views of the field.


Fenway Park is also fairly easy for guests to get to. It’s easily accessible from a few stops on the MBTA Green line and if you must park, the two “official” garages—the Prudential Center garage and 100 Clarendon Street Garage—are each about a 15-minute walk away. And there is no shortage of nearby hotels.


Your guests will forever remember how you hit a home run when they attend an event at Fenway Park versus inside a stuffy ballroom.

What Types of Private Events Are Suitable for Fenway Park?

Fenway Park can be rented for a variety of social events from private parties to business conferences. The ballpark’s many rentable suites offer flexible size options to accommodate gatherings up to 20,000 people. Some of the events Fenway can be rented for include:


  • Weddings

  • Birthday Parties

  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

  • Corporate Outings/Team Building

  • Holiday Parties

  • Trade Shows

  • Conferences

  • Fundraising/Nonprofit Events

Of course, renting Fenway Park for any kind of event depends upon availability. There’s also having to work around the game day schedule. It goes without saying you have the best chance of reserving a section of Fenway Park is when it’s not baseball season, which would be October through March.

What Event Spaces at Fenway Park Can Be Rented?

Fenway Park has multiple event venues suitable for all kinds of social gatherings. Here’s a brief description of each:

The 521 Overlook

This extremely spacious (7,000 square feet) venue gets its name from the number of home runs Ted Williams hit in his career and can accommodate many size events. You get a private deck overlooking the field, private restrooms, and an option to add the Truly Terrace for more space. Audio-visual packages are available from Heard Global.

Dell Technologies Club

Located on the third level and perched above the home plate, this area features built-in bars, leather lounge seating, private restrooms, and audio-visual capabilities such as built-in screens and TV monitors and wireless microphones.

Aura Club

This is Fenway Park’s largest venue space, clocking in at 7,149 square feet. The split-level venue features a private outdoor patio overlooking Jersey Street and a built-in bar. The space has a built-in screen, TV monitors, and audio controls as well as satellite radio.

Big Concourse

This is Fenway’s largest open-air space for rent, clocking in at nearly 39,000 square feet. It screams old-school Fenway with its red brick walls and green concession stands. You get access to Sam Deck and the Royal Rooters Club while enjoying a field view.

The map of Fenway Park

Green Monster

Yes, you can rent the infamous Green Monster for an outdoor social event. The space is ideal for networking or a cocktail hour, with a built-in bar and unbeatable views of the field.

Vineyard Vines Club

Vineyard Vines is a beautiful outdoor space (partially covered by a roof deck) adjacent to Fenway Farms, the urban garden that supplies fresh ingredients to Fenway’s menus. The open-air space encompasses 5,600 square feet and is the perfect picturesque backdrop for a wedding or corporate event.

National Car Rental Royal Rooters Club

Found on the second level, the National Car Rental Royal Rooters Club houses the Nation’s Archives and a collection of Boston Red Sox memorabilia and artifacts.

Sam Deck

Overlooking the ballpark from left field, this space works well for cocktail parties, luncheons, after-work socializing, and more. It features a built-in bar, soft seating lounge area, private restrooms, and A/V capabilities.

The Decks

The Decks are actually comprised of two separate event spaces: the Ketel One Vodka 3rd Base Deck and Kenyon Grill 1st Base Deck. The former is a split-level open-air deck with access to the Green Monster. The latter deck is a fully outdoor space with access to food and beverage concessions.

What About Renting the Legends Suite?

Some parts of Fenway Park, such as the Legends Suite, are not suitable to rent for private parties as they are designed for game-watching. The Fenway Park catering sales team can go through all of the available event spaces with you in greater detail.

Ballpark Buyout: Can You Rent All of Fenway Park?

Yes, all of Fenway Park can be yours for the day in what’s called a ballpark buyout. This is ideal for very large gatherings where you may want to host a private concert or other event.

Food and Add-Ons for Your Private Fenway Park Event

Fenway Park offers several catering packages for all types of social events. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner options are available as well as plated selections, desserts, beverages, and holiday-themed menus and cocktails. The food presentations can be as casual or formal as you need them to be for your event.


Of course, a shindig at Fenway Park would not be complete without enhancements to show your guests a great time. The following add-ons are available for events (for an additional cost, of course).


Audio-Visual Needs: Additional A/V equipment is available if the event space you’re renting doesn’t meet your needs.


Personalized Scoreboard Messages: greet your guests with a personalized scoreboard display.


Private Tour: treat your guests to a fascinating look at baseball, Boston Red Sox, and Fenway Park history with a private tour of the ballpark.


Wally and Tessie the Green Monsters: Wally and Tessie are available for meet and greets and selfies with kids of all ages at your event.


Visit from a Boston Red Sox Legend: the baseball fans at your gathering will be over the moon to meet a Red Sox legend and receive their autograph.


Red Sox Showcase: this interactive virtual reality experience for baseball fans of all ages gives your guests the chance to virtually play a baseball game and show off their swing.


World Series Trophy Display: You can rent and proudly display one of the Boston Red Sox World Series trophies at your function.


Warning Track/Dugouts: an event held on the warning track and inside the dugouts gives guests a unique view of the field through a Red Sox player’s eyes.

View to Fenway Park, Boston

How Much Is It To Rent Out Fenway Park?

No doubt the question on your mind by now is how much does it cost to rent Fenway Park for a private event?


There is no clear answer. It all depends upon how much space you need, catering selections, audio/visual equipment rental, and any add-ons such as a personalized scoreboard message or having a Red Sox legend sign autographs at your event.


Having said that, some Boston area wedding photographer websites cite that renting Fenway Park for a wedding can cost anywhere from $5,000—$10,000 for just the space rental alone.

How to Rent Fenway Park for Your Next Event

Fenway Park has its own dedicated sales teams for events and catering that can help you with all the details, making for a unique and memorable day or evening at the ballpark.


Availability and prices may vary depending on factors such as the date, type of event, and the requested event spaces. It’s best to contact the Red Sox events team directly for more information about booking Fenway Park for a private event and everything that’s included.


All you need to do is visit the Fenway Park website and fill out the online contact form to get started!