Pre-game events for April 7, 2022


This just has the pep rallies but if you are looking for more information on Opening Day.. check out Rob Rains’ Opening Day Special Section— Everything you want to know about Opening Day: CLICK HERE

Opening Day in St. Louis is a national holiday– or at least the people who live here think it is. There will be many taking off work and getting out of school early to attend the festivities. Below is a list of the promotions we know of. If you know of any others feel free to contact us.

For the Early Birds– The parties start with breakfast!

Kegs and Eggs Thursday, April 7, 2022, 10a.m. to 2 p.m.CT–Kegs & Eggs VIP Event Tent, 7th Street (between Market & Walnut)





Breakfast at Cardinals Nation
Join the Wake Up with Bret and Julie show live from Cardinals Nation for Opening Day on April 7! Enjoy the special buffet menu featuring selections by the Y98 crew starting at 8am. Breakfast is just $22 and you can add bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys for $14. We’ll have giveaways, prizes and a chance to win two tickets to the Opening Day Game and the St. Louis Cardinals Official Pre-Game Party at Cardinals Nation!

For the full menu and to make a reservation visit Space is limited so make your reservations today!


Pep Rallies

FOX-2/ KPLR 11, Y98 and 102.5 KEZK PEP RALLY- Kiener Plaza 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

For 18 years, FOX 2 and KPLR 11 have teamed up with Y98 and 102.5 KEZK to host what they call the largest Opening Day Rally in St. Louis. They are celebrating Opening Day with a free party Thursday April 7ts from 10 a.m. to 2 in Kiener Plaza.

Personalities from FOX 2 and KPLR 11 will be on-site throughout the rally.  FOX 2 feature reporter, Tim Ezell will be live from Kiener Plaza early morning, and the station’s new lifestyle show, STUDIO STL hosted by Chelsea Haynes, will broadcast live from Noon-1pm.

There will be food, givewaway, refreshments, games and live entertainment. For more details:  FOX2NOW.COM

The Danger Zone Band will help Cardinals Nation groove at the Opening Day Pep Rally. The band has the soundtrack for the party brought to you by FOX 2 / KPLR 11, Y98 and 102.5 KEZK. It all starts Thursday, April 7 at 10 a.m. at Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis.


BALLPARK VILLAGE PEP RALLY- 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

⚾️ Join Todd Thomas and Team Fredbird from 10:30a-12:30p for entertainment, giveaways and more in the Together Credit Union Plaza followed by DJ Mike Justis until the Cardinals Pre-game starts.

This event is FREE and open to everyone! Plaza seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis food & beverage will be available at portable bars & game day grill locations inside Sports & Social and Cardinals Nation.

Hop around the plaza to enjoy access to vendors, local radio stations, & more.  Cheer on the Cardinals and watch the game on the outdoor big screen.

Join us after the game for more DJ entertainment with Todd Thomas until 9:30p!

⚾️ Bally Sports Live!:

Pre-game and Game Watch reservations are now available- CLICK HERE to book now!

Live music with The Red Jackets kicks off at 11a!

Catch the game on the biggest screen in town with the best in game feel & activations!

Doors open for bar seating and standing room at 10a

Keep the party going with live music from Trixie Delight after the game until 9:30p!

⚾️ Sports & Social

Sports & Social will be closed for the ticketed Opening Day brunch with The Courtney Show from 9a-11a, tickets on sale soon.

Sports & Social will open to the public for walk ins at 11a- all seating will be first come, first serve. To access to full food menu your group must have a table inside Sports & Social or located on the North or South connecting patio.  All plaza food orders must be ordered through the portable bars or game day grill locations.

⚾️Budweiser Brew House

Budweiser Brew House will be open for food & drink starting at 10a, all seating will be first come, first serve.

8Enjoy post game entertainment in the Beer Garden with the Dave & Them Duo!

⚾️PBR |Shark Bar | Crown Room

PBR & Shark Bar doors open for pre-game fun, dancing, drinks and more at 12p!

Crown Room will be closed for a private event until after the game.

Don’t miss out on the best after parties in town with DJ entertainment, bull riding, bottles, & more!


Based on CDC guidance and the City of St. Louis’ most recent mask mandate, all persons ages 5 and older, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask indoors, unless actively eating or drinking. We encourage guests to wear masks outdoors where social distancing is not able to be maintained. HERE.

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