Can I Bring Outside Drinks Into Busch Stadium?

Every stadium throughout Major League Baseball has different rules about outside food and beverages. Many fans looking to go to Busch Stadium ask: Can I bring outside drinks into Busch Stadium? The St. Louis Cardinals provides detailed policies regarding outside drinks:

Fans are allowed to take outside drinks into Busch Stadium for every game during the regular season. Since the policies for post-season games have to be approved by Major League Baseball, the Cardinals do not guarantee that the rule regarding outside drinks will remain the same after the end of the regular season.

Strict limits are placed on outside beverages. The following items are not allowed into Busch Stadium:

  • Alcoholic beverages of any type
  • Opaque bottles
  • Cans
  • Thermoses
  • Hard coolers
  • Large coolers
  • Hard cups
  • Hard mugs

The team allows fans to bring in water or other non-alcoholic beverages in open cups or clear plastic bottles of no more than two liters.

Outside drinks must be used only by the fans who bring them into Busch Stadium. The team never permits the sale or redistribution of beverages inside the ballpark.

See the detailed Cardinals policy regarding outside food: Can I Bring Outside Food Into Busch Stadium?

At no time do the rules about outside drinks override the policies about bringing items into Busch Stadium. Bags must fall within the size limits. Also see more detail at the page on: What Can I Bring Into Busch Stadium?

No outside beverages of any type are ever allowed into any of the Cardinals premium seating areas, the Cardinals Club, or Cardinals Suites. In addition, no outside drinks are allowed into any of the seating areas that make up the Cardinals All-inclusive seats.

by Caitlin Tom