You can’t think of Cooperstown without thinking of America’s great pastime. As Major League teams vie for the pennant in October and November, there’s no better place to catch the action than America’s Most Perfect Village! If you’re not one of the lucky fans to score World Series tickets, here are some of the best places to watch the Fall Classic in Cooperstown!
National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum – World Series Gala
If this isn’t on the die-hard baseball fan’s bucket list, we don’t know what is! There’s no better place than to watch the World Series in the baseball Mecca. On Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m., The Hall has the ultimate baseball fan experience that will leave you with wonderful lifetime memories. This spectacular event lined up for adoring fans includes ballpark food and soft drinks, trivia, raffles, prizes and screening of FOX's live broadcast of the 113th World Series. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available on The Hall’s website. | INFO
Hawkeye Bar & Grill
Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and amazing drinks at the Hawkeye Bar & Grill at the Otesaga Resort Hotel while watching baseball’s biggest game! Watch the Fall Classic while enjoying stunning views of Otsego Lake in a beautifully expanded bar area, World Series-worthy comfort foods, including the best burgers in town, and an impressive selection of beer, wine and cocktails. | INFO
This little bistro, right in the heart of Cooperstown, is a great spot to enjoy the game on multiple TVs, while dining on a delicious meal of American cuisine. You can also sit at the bar, nosh on bar food favorites and enjoy your favorite local brew or spirit while cheering your team onto victory! | INFO
Upstate Bar & Grill
This new eatery recently opened in August and has been receiving stellar accolades. Take your pick of sitting at the spacious bar, a more intimate lounge area or in the main dining room. Nearly a dozen Ultra high-def TVs are visible throughout the space so there’s never a bad seat in the house. This new kid on the block hits a homerun with any baseball fan! | INFO
Cooley’s Stone House Tavern
This classic local pub is located right off of Main Street on Pioneer. Cooley’s offers a wide selection of local beer, national brews, full comfort food menu and hearty bar eats. Along with showing the games on multiple flat screen TV’s, they also plug in the audio play-by-play, so viewers can get the full effect! | INFO
Whether your favorite team is in the running for baseball’s top prize or they’ve ridden off into the postseason sunset, Cooperstown provides World Series excitement for any fan! For more ideas and to start planning your Cooperstown getaway, check out our blog, sample itineraries and events pages.