Located in the 6th most densely populated major city, the Miami Marlins have a very large, and diverse fan base. The Marlins are accessible to anyone from any city. The Marlins have 344k followers on Twitter and 700k followers on Facebook. They also have an additional 472k followers on Instagram. The Miami Marlins have a grand total of 1.516 million followers across the 3 major social media platforms.
The Marlins are also very active among their community, supporting all their fans across the country. The Marlins have an event called “Marlins Kids” to interact with their young fans. They invite young fans from all over to come to the ballpark, interact with the players and coaches, collect gear, and play on the field. The Marlins also have a “Billy’s Kids Zone” at Marlins Park. This is playground at the stadium where during the games, kids can go to the playground, run around, and have fun with the new friends they make. There is a virtual home run derby simulator as well as a bobblehead museum. The Marlins also have a fan fest, where fans can run around the field and get autographs from their favorite players. They can also take batting practice with the players. The tickets and parking are free, so fans just have to go on the team website and get a complimentary ticket.
Beyond the events the team has, there are numerous fan clubs and websites online that are accessible for anyone. There is an Official Miami Marlins Fan Club page on Facebook that has news about the players and important messages from the team’s operators. There is also a page on MLB.com called “Miami Marlins Fan Central”. This page gives fans access to the social media pages of the Marlins, podcasts about the Marlins, and Marlins apparel. The Miami Marlins have many watch parties, viewing parties, and fan clubs. No matter where you are located, you can go to FanWide and find the location of all of these Miami Marlins events.