Airbnb is giving away $ 250 sleepover at Citi Field for Bobby Bonilla Day
This Airbnb stay leaves the park.
Fans will have the option to book an overnight stay at the New York Mets’ Citi Field Stadium for $ 250 – and it includes two-game VIP views, the ability to pitch an opening pitch, Mets loot. and unlimited snacks.
The lucky Mets fan, who can bring three friends to their sleepover in Queens, NY, will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the July 28 game. Reservations open on July 8, first come – first served, according to the Airbnb list.
However, the promotion is actually in honor of “Bobby Bonilla Day,” a viral “vacation” that tendencies every year on July 1st. Bonilla, 58, is the retired Mets player who elected to receive $ 1.19 million every July 1 until 2035 as part of a deal that saw the Mets pay out $ 5.9 million. dollars to the beloved player in 1999.
“This year I’m joining in the fun, trying on a new glove as an Airbnb host and hoping to give a few people the night of their lives at Citi Field,” Bonilla said in a statement to the Post.
Guests can watch a Mets night game and a daytime Mets game from their VIP suite with unlimited hot dogs and drinks. They also have access to the Mets gym and shower and will meet Mr. and Mrs. Met, according to the Airbnb list.
On top of that, they will receive a personalized Mets jersey and a used baseball signed by the team members.
Photos show the MLB VIP Suite peek inside the iconic Citi Field foyer called the Jackie Robinson Rotunda and offer views of the original Homerun Apple and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
It is staged with a bed, exposed baseball caps, a Mets-orange coffee table, and a beige cutaway photo exhibit. Guests also have access to a hall with seating and bars that overlooks the stadium.
After disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the stadium has reopened to its full capacity of 42,000 fans, with social distancing guidelines and relaxed masks, according to the MLB.
“As a born and raised New Yorker and longtime player in the city, there is a special place in my heart for Mets fans and it’s wonderful to see the faithful return to green seats in Queens. “Bonilla said.