The design of the new home of the Atlanta Braves includes a multitude of social gathering spaces, from a chop house to a treehouse to Waffle House.
One of the indelible signatures of SunTrust Park is its diversity of hospitality offerings. The ultra-exclusive SunTrust and Delta Sky360 Clubs string together with upscale suites, traditional party suites, four-seat terrace tables, a 200-person conference center, on down to smaller, more affordable destinations for all fan demographics.
“It’s going to be a ballpark that takes many different games that you will have to go to to experience the entire ballpark,” says Derek Schiller, President, Business, at the Atlanta Braves.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the top attractions.
Coors Light Chop House
A reincarnation of the staple centerfield restaurant at Turner Field, the Coors Light Chop House is now a 10,000-square-foot, three-level venue. The traditional chop house experience is now bookended by the “Top of Chop”, which connects to the Terrapin Taproom, and “Below the Chop”, which is a field-level viewing area.
Hank Aaron Terrace
This all-you-can-eat area accommodates up to 300 people in a group space that combines a casual experience with unique artifacts and branding paying homage to the Braves legendary Hall of Famer.
Home Depot Clubhouse
This branded rental suite for up to 40 guests will be activated with featured Home Depot products and appearances by the characters from the Home Depot Tool Race. Braves' Senior Manager of Groups and Premium Memberships, Dennette Thornton, describes the space as “a treehouse in left-centerfield.”
Hope and Will’s Sandlot
A kid-friendly area hosted by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Hope and Will’s Sandlot features the first-ever zip line and climbing tower inside a pro sports venue. Reservations for these attractions can be made via the new Braves app.
This two-story microbrewery combines one of Georgia’s favorite craft brewers with Atlanta icon Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. The destination will be open to the public living in, working in, or visiting The Battery Atlanta throughout the year.
As part of the Braves partnership with Comcast, the Xfinity Rooftop immerses guests in technology elements and social experiences geared towards Millennials. Its part lounge space with cabanas, part terrace space with ping pong tables and cornhole boards, and part bar highlighted by LED video boards and an Airstream trailer, all connected to the Waffle House concession stand.