Hey Fans, Here’s Your Texas Rangers Gameday Guide

Written By Phil West on April 10, 2023 - Last Updated on April 4, 2024
2024 Texas Rangers Game Day Guide For Fans

The Texas Rangers are ready to remind everyone, throughout the 2024 season, that they’re the reigning World Series champs. They’ve even adopted new gold-trimmed uniforms they’ll be breaking out at several points this season, starting with an April 10 home game in which they’ll also be doing a World Series Replica Trophy Giveaway to commemorate the team’s first title in over 50 years of existence. (Over 60 if you count their first 11 seasons at the Washington Senators before moving out west.

The Rangers, who play their home games at Globe Life Field, finished the 2023 season with a 90-72 record — identical to their Houston Astros rivals, who got the American League West pennant by virtue of beating the Rangers 9-4 in head-to-head play. The Rangers did eventually get to beat the Astros head-to-head when it really counted, winning the ALCS in a seven-game series notable for the road team winning all seven games.

They then dispatched the National League champion Arizona Diamondbacks in five games, celebrating the trophy on the road at Chase Field. The Rangers dropped the opener at home and then won four straight, including the three in Ar

Manager Bruce Bochy will look to repeat with a mostly-intact lineup from last year. While Jordan Montgomery has departed for Arizona, leaving question marks for a pitching staff grappling with injuries, Wyatt Langford’s stepping up to the big leagues after just half a season in the minors as a top prospect. According to Fox 4 in DFW, “Fans are excited for an outfield that could feature Langford and Evan Carter for years to come.”

Sports betting in Texas is still in the works, but there is plenty to enjoy while rooting on the Rangers. Fans can get some helpful gameday tips and fun things to do in and around the field.

Navigating your way to Globe Life Field

If you’re a fan flying in to watch a game in Arlington, there are two potential airports to choose from:

  • Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) Airport – 10.5 miles
  • Dallas (DAL) Airport – 15 miles

Driving in from the east or west means a simple route on the I-30. If you’re coming from Dallas/Ft. Worth airport, you can take Highway 360. Coming from Waco, you can hop on the I-35 North and find your way to the I-30.

Tailgating is welcome

Tailgating is allowed within most of the Rangers parking lots at the field. The lots that do not permit tailgating are lots A, B and T.

Texas Rangers parking map 2024


The timeframe for entry is from when the parking lots open until the end of the second inning. Open flames and deep fryers are not allowed.

Parking ranges from $15 up to $35 and bus/RV parking is $50 to $100. Fans can park a couple of hours before the game at the earliest

Accommodations and things to do

There are many hotels in the area, so here is a look at three that are close by:

  • Live! By Loews
  • Courtyard by Marriott Dallas/Arlington
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Arlington

The surrounding area has many attractions. These include

  • The Arlington Music Hall
  • Texas Live! 
  • Six Flags
  • The Dyno-Rock Indoor Climbing Center

Where to eat in and around the ballpark

One of the best ways to enjoy a baseball game is to pair it with some delicious grub. If you’re looking for something outside of the ballpark, here are some fan favorites nearby:

  • Lockhart Smokehouse
  • Sports and Social
  • Troy’s pub

If you’re already at Globe Life Field there are many options at nearby Texas Live! Entertainment Center. Some specialty items include a two-foot hot dog from Broomstick and a two-foot chicken tender from Fowl Pole.

Of course, this is Texas, so barbecue items such as brisket nachos and brisket egg rolls are popular choices.

Beer can also be purchased at many of the Barrel Up stands around the ballpark.

Texas Rangers remaining April home schedule and promotions

The Rangers are playing at home a lot during April, so here is a look at their home schedule as well as related promotions. For their full-season schedule click here.

April 11vs. Royals7:05 p.m.
April 12vs. Royals7:05 p.m.
April 21vs. Athletics7:05 p.m.Marcus Semien City Connect Bobblehead
April 22vs. Athletics6:05 p.m.Arlington Stadium Replica
April 23vs. Athletics1:35 p.m.Blue Bell Ice Cream Sunday
April 27vs. Yankees7:05 p.m.
April 28vs. Yankees7:05 p.m.
April 29vs. Yankees6:05 p.m.
April 30vs. Yankees1:35 p.m.Blue Bell Ice Cream Sunday
Photo by Jeffrey McWhorter / AP Photo
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Phil West is a longtime journalist based in Austin, Texas, whose bylines have appeared in The Daily Dot, Nautilus, Pro Soccer USA, Howler, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Antonio Express-News, Austin American-Statesman, and Austin Chronicle. He has also written two books about soccer.

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