BOSTON (CBS) – Fenway Park has been approved as an early voting location. Boston residents can cast their ballots at the historic ballpark on Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18.
Voters can enter Fenway from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. by using the Gate A entrance, located on Jersey Street.READ MORE: Gov. Baker Proposes Waiving Massachusetts Sales Tax For All Of August And September
Covid-19 safety measures will be in place. All voters are asked to wear a mask and keep their social distance.
“Working together to make voting safe, accessible, and reliable for the people of Boston, is paramount to ensuring voter turnout,” Mayor Marty Walsh said.READ MORE: Treasured Photo Album Returned To Gloucester Bar Made Famous By 'The Perfect Storm'
A spokesperson for the secretary of state said there is some concern that people might come from other communities just for the experience. Voters who live outside of the city will not be permitted to vote at the ballpark.
Fenway Park is one of 21 early voting locations throughout the City of Boston.MORE NEWS: Chelsea Giving Free Air Conditioning Units To Eligible Residents