Families on the First Coast can celebrate Father’s Day with Affordable Family Fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville June 18, when the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp host an all-you-can-eat picnic and pregame catch on the field for the 3:05 p.m. Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday game with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
Individuals and families may now log onto a special link at www.jaxshrimp.com (bit.ly/2sHEpQE enter password “shrimpdeck”) to purchase Father’s Day Cookout packages that include reserved seats and the all-you-can-eat buffet in the third-base side Shrimp Deck from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 18. With the purchase of a Father’s Day Cookout package, each father at the picnic will receive a free Jumbo Shrimp cap.
The Father’s Day celebration at the ballpark will also include a Father’s Day Grill Giveaway presented by Channel 4 The Local Station to one lucky fan, and the Inflatamaniacs inflatable entertainers will be performing at the game. For Boat Day, boaters may dock their boats at Metropolitan Park Marina and purchase a discounted reserved seat ticket at bit.ly/2sHEpQE (enter password “boatjax”).
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 3:05 p.m. game. Children ages 3 and under who do not require a seat do not need a ticket.
As part of another Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday, kids and their families can play catch on the field when gates open at 2 p.m. Free face painting, balloon animals, and kids crafts activities will be available in the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Kids Zone. Following the game, kids 12 and under can run the bases.
The Jumbo Shrimp open a series in Biloxi at 7:35 p.m. Friday. The Jumbo Shrimp return to the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville for a five-game series with Pensacola Wednesday, June 14. Gates open at 6 p.m. for a Date Night Special, when a pair of tickets, two hot dogs, two sodas and popcorn is just $20 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office windows. Watch for the Kiss Cam!
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) 358-2846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.