BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Are you headed to the Billy Joel concert Friday at Camden Yards? If so, listen up.

Attendees should be aware that there are some different facility policies for this event as compared to O’s games. Also, due to the tendency of concert crowds arriving late, you are encouraged to arrive to the ballpark early to make your way through security.


Before the show:

  • You are encouraged to have your tickets readily available so that you do not slow down entry into the concert.
  • Gates open at 6 p.m. with the show set to start at 8 p.m.

Prohibited Items:

  • No backpacks will be allowed except for women’s clutch size purses and medical supplies.
  • No outside food or beverages allowed.
  • No umbrellas.
  • For a complete list of prohibited items, click here.

Additional Billy Joel Concert Policies:

  • Tailgaiting is not permitted in the Oriole Park parking lots.
  • Orioles Gift Certificates will not be honored or accepted.
  • No re-entry will be permitted at the gates.

A number of downtown streets that are closed due to a water main break will temporarily reopen over the weekend.

Starting at noon on Friday, July 26, 2019, two lanes of Pratt Street will reopen at Howard Street. Two lanes of northbound Howard Street will also be opened at this time. Howard Street will again be fully closed to traffic between Lombard and Conway Streets starting at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Motorists coming into Baltimore from northbound I-395 will be able to use both Conway Street and northbound Howard Street into the downtown area.

City officials are encouraging visitors to use public transportation to get into the city.

Light rail service from the south to Camden Yards will run as scheduled; service north is interrupted between Camden Yards and North Avenue. Shuttle bus service will be in place to accommodate light rail passengers.

For additional information on Baltimore City road closures, visit For information on Light Rail and mass transit options, visit


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