The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are planning a Memorial Day Weekend of Affordable Family Fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, with an all-you-can-eat picnic in the VyStar Shrimp Net for the 6:05 p.m. Saturday game and special pricing on tickets for the 6:35 p.m. Sunday game.
Limited availability remains for individuals and families to log onto a special link at www.jaxshrimp.com (bit.ly/memorialdayAUCE enter password "shrimpdeck") to purchase picnic packages that include reserved seats and the all-you-can-eat buffet in the first-base side VyStar Shrimp Net from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
on Saturday, May 27. The Memorial Day Weekend celebration at the ballpark will also include a 121 Financial Jumbo Shrimp Golf Hat Giveaway for the first 1,000 fans through the gates.
Normally only served to groups of 24 or more people, the cookout menu of all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, cole slaw, beans, cookies, tea and lemonade is available for individuals and families to purchase. Reservation space is limited. Packages are $20 per person and include access to the all-you-can-eat cookout buffet and a reserved seat for the Jumbo Shrimp’s 6:05 p.m. game. Children ages 3 and under who do not require a seat do not need a ticket.
For the 6:35 p.m. game on Memorial Day Eve, Sunday, May 28, the Jumbo Shrimp will offer individual $5 reserved seat tickets via a special link at www.jaxshrimp.com (bit.ly/memorialdayAUCE enter password "funday"). The specially priced reserved tickets for Sunday are also available by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846.
Sunday is also Navy Mutral Military Appreciation Night. Presented by Navy Mutual Life Insurance, veterans, active, retired and former military and their dependents receive free general admission or reserved tickets. All attendees with the military member must be present, and the member show an active military or veteran ID, at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office to receive free tickets. The Jumbo Shrimp will wear their camo jerseys in honor of the military.
UP NEXT: The Jumbo Shrimp open a series with the Jackson Generals at 7:05 p.m. Thursday. Gates open at 6 p.m. for Mavericks Live and Budweiser Thirst Thursday. Fans can purchase $1 12-oz. and $2 24-oz. beers adjacent to the new Budweiser Tiki Terrace, on the left-field berm, at two locations on the right-field bleachers, and at the Oasis concession stand behind section 115. The concession stands will sell $1 sodas. The Micro Wrestling Federation will present Shrimp Wrestling, a full-scale, WWE-type event featuring an entire cast under five feet tall. The group will have in-game contests and a postgame grand finale match. For Apartment Night, apartment residents can order reserved seats at
http://tinyurl.com/shrimpapartmentnight (password: jumbofun). Apartment complexes with at least 24 attendees will be announced on the video board during the game. The game is also presented by 95.1 WAPE and X102.9.
ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 3582846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.