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Cincinnati Reds Moves Game Time for Taylor Swift Eras Tour

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The Cincinnati Reds have announced their Friday, June 30, game against the San Diego Padres will now start at 5:10pm, and you can expect gates and parking to start just after 3pm. Reds announce change in start time same night as Taylor Swift’s first Paycor show

Originally, the game was set for a 7:10pm first pitch, which would have caused a massive traffic and parking problem downtown. More than a hundred thousand people would have been convening in downtown at the exact same time, which was a nightmare scenario for local officials. This new plan should alleviate some concerns, but you should still expect massive traffic delays and unavailable parking. Your best option will be to find a shuttle service as we have previously reported. 

Timeline of Activity

Friday, June 30

  • 12-7 p.m., Taygate at The Banks opens
  • 4:30 p.m., Gates to Paycor Stadium open
  • 5:10 p.m., Reds vs. Padres at Great American Ball Park
  • 6:30 p.m., Taylor Swift Concert begins with first act
  • 11:15 p.m., Taylor Swift Concert ends

 

Saturday, July 1

  • 12-7 p.m., Taygate at The Banks opens
  • 1:40 p.m., Reds vs. Padres at Great American Ball Park
  • 4:30 p.m., Gates to Paycor Stadium open
  • 6:30 p.m., Greensky Bluegrass Concert at the Brady Music Center
  • 6:30 p.m., Taylor Swift Concert begins with first act
  • 11:15 p.m., Taylor Swift Concert ends