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New York Mets Celebrate Fifth Pride Night on June 25

Citi Field. Photo by: Stacy Podelski

The New York Mets will host their fifth Pride Night at Citi Field on June 25 when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies in a doubleheader starting at 4:10pm. Gates will open to all fans at 3:10pm.

Pride Night will be a celebration of the many New Yorkers and others who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. The Coca-Cola sign above right field will be illuminated in the Pride Rainbow and in-game programming will be focused on celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. In addition, the first 12,000 fans in attendance will receive an exclusive Mets Pride T-Shirt, provided by Citi.

A special pregame ceremony will take place during the National Anthem as members of the LGBT Network participate in an on-field flag presentation. The Anthem will be performed by Donna Vivino, an American musical theatre actress who was most recently seen as Grizabella in Cats on the 2020 national tour.

In between games, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center will be honored as the Mets community hero of the day. Callen-Lorde provides sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to New York LGBTQ communities, in all their diversity, regardless of ability to pay.

Tickets in the Big Apple Reserved section are being sold exclusively for Pride Night. These tickets are $40 with $5 from each ticket sold going to the LGBT Network, a non-profit that funds community centers and programming with resources for the LGBT Community throughout Long Island and Queens. The Mets and LGBT Network have partnered to bring New Yorkers Pride Night since 2016. Tickets can be purchased at mets.com/pride.

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