The inaugural Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season presented by Community First Credit Union continues Sunday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 12. The Jumbo Shrimp host the Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, for a four-game series with a promotional lineup including the following highlights:
Sunday, July 9, 6:35 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
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. Free face painting, balloon animals, and kids crafts activities will be available in the Wolfson Children's Hospital Kids Zone. Christmas in July: The Jumbo Shrimp will wear Christmas Sweater Jerseys that will be auctioned during the game to benefit the Baptist Health Foundation, for both Baptist Health and Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Auction winners will go on the field after the game to receive the jerseys from the players. Plus, Santa Mickey Mouse and an elf will be at the ballpark. Media Sponsor: Channel 4 The Local Station
Monday, July 10, 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. Habitat for Humanity Jacksonville (habijax.org) will raise funds through ticket sales and the Launch-A-Ball promotion. 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.
Media Sponsor: First Coast News
Tuesday, July 11, 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.
Coors Light $2 Tuesday: Fans can purchase $1.00 12-oz. and $2.00 24-oz. Coors Light in the Craft Cave and on the firstbase-side concourse.
Bike Night: Motorcyclists can park their bikes under covering in the parking garage (subject to garage parking rates) off Adams St. across A. Philip Randolph Blvd. from the ballpark. A special-rate $20 picnic in the Sea Best Shrimp Deck and reserved seats with Bike Night are available at tinyurl.com/jaxshrimpportal (password “biker”). Deadline to purchase the Bike Night picnic is noon on Friday, July 7. There will also be a pregame bike parade on the field.
JAX Moms Blog Park Hop: Join the Jacksonville Moms Blog for fun at the ballpark, with seating together, plus a chance to get free Wolfson Children’s Hospital Kids Zone wristbands. For details, visit jaxmomsblog.com.
Wednesday, July 12, 12:05 p.m. (Gates open at 11 a.m.)
Big Splash Day: The Jumbo Shrimp are transforming the Baseball Grounds into a water park. Bring your water guns, water balloons, wear your bathing suit and prepare to get wet! Designated dry zones will be Sections 105-110. Special group packages for youth summer camps are available by calling (904) 358-2846.
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.