The Chicago Cubs have announced they will not be raising prices for season ticket holders next season after losing 96 games in 2013.
The Art Institute of Chicago would like to raise admission fees by as much as $5 and the Museum of Science and Industry would hike entry fees by as much as $3 in the coming weeks, under a proposal laid out in city documents.
A bleacher ticket for tonight’s game at Wrigley Field against the division-leading Reds still costs $52. Actually, make that $67.42 with the service charge and processing fee. Oh, and did I mention that Chris Volstad (0-8, 7.22 ERA) is on the mound, too?
Fans anticipating Lollapalooza 2012 in Grant Park could face sticker shock at the gate.
The Cubs reportedly plan to embrace a different way of selling bleacher tickets this season.
The same day the Chicago Bears announced that they signed head coach Lovie Smith to a contract extension, the team also announced that they were raising tickets prices for the 2011 season.
It has never been cheap to attend a Super Bowl, but one ticket website is reporting the average price for a ticket to Sunday’s game has nearly doubled from last year.
The Chicago-Green Bay rivalry, and post-season play, is driving up ticket prices for this weekend’s showdown at Soldier Field.