The inaugural Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season presented by Community First Credit Union continues Sunday, June 4, through Thursday, June 8. The Jumbo Shrimp host the Montgomery Biscuits, Double-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays for a five-game series with a promotional lineup including the following highlights:
Sunday, June 4, 6:35 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
‘PLAY BALL WEEKEND’: Each fan who donates baseball equipment at the box office receives a free reserved seat ticket (one free ticket per item). Two Jumbo Shrimp players will sign autographs from 5:55 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. A select group of children will be giving High Fives to the Jumbo Shrimp team taking the field before the game (winners will be selected from among those who email Ashley@jaxshrimp.com). One lucky child will deliver the Jumbo Shrimp lineup card to home plate, another lucky child will announce batters for an inning on the stadium public address.
Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday: Kids can feel like the pros before each Sunday home game, as families can play catch on the field at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Following the game, kids 12 and under can run the bases. Each Sunday features FREE face painting, balloon animals and kids crafts in the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Kids Zone. Star Wars Night: Meet Star Wars characters at the ballpark!
Media Sponsor: Channel 4 The Local Station
Monday, June 5, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
VyStar Credit Union Charity Begins at Home: The Jumbo Shrimp feature up to two different local nonprofits at each Jumbo Shrimp Monday home game. Dreams Come True (dreamscometrue.org) will have a pregame on-field parade and will raise funds through ticket sales and the Launch-A-Ball promotion. The Quitdoc Foundation and Civic
Communication (quitdoc.com) will also raise awareness and funds through ticket sales. VyStar Credit Union members can get a buy-3-get-1 free ticket special by showing their VyStar credit or debit card at the box office.
Canines and Crustaceans (Bark in the Park): The Jumbo Shrimp are happy to host all willing and able dogs at the Baseball Grounds, free of charge with a paying human companion, for a fun night of Canines and Crustaceans! Dog-free seating will be available in Sections 110 and 111.
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Tuesday, June 6, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Community First Credit Union Two-For-Tuesday: Tickets are 2-for-1 at the box office for Community First Credit Union members using their CFCU credit or debit card. Fans who are not Community First Credit Union members can sign up at the CFCU tent outside the stadium to receive the ticket offer that night.
Miller Lite $2 Tuesday: Fans can purchase $1.00 12-oz. and $2.00 24-oz. Miller Lite at select locations.
Wednesday, June 7, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Date Night Special: Bring a date and get a pair of tickets, two hot dogs, two sodas and popcorn for just $20 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office windows on game day. Watch for the Kiss Cam!
Thursday, June 8, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Mavericks Live and Budweiser Thirsty 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.
Teacher Appreciation Night: Each teacher who shows a school ID at the box office can purchase a $5 reserved seat ticket.
Media Sponsors: 95.1 WAPE and X102.9
Season-long promotions include:
$5 general admission tickets: fans can get into any game this season for just $5!
$5 tickets for military: Any active military member or veteran may show an ID at the box office to purchase a reserved seat or general admission for just $5 - any game of the season! $2 hot dogs: a ballpark tradition will be just $2 at every game!
Tickets are available at www.jaxshrimp.com, by calling (904) 358-2846, or by visiting the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office, which will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon Sunday and 9 a.m. daily during the week.
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.