DAYTON, OH -Dayton Dragons single-game tickets for the upcoming season will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, March 27th at 10:00 a.m. at the Dragons Box Office, located next to the main entry gates at Fifth Third Field.
The Dragons open up their 14th season of baseball on the road on Thursday, April 4th at West Michigan. A week later, the Dragons return to open the home schedule at Fifth Third Field on Thursday, April 11th against the Great Lake Loons at 7:00 p.m. The Dragons are scheduled to play 70 home games during the regular season.
The box office will be open throughout the season from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. On weekend game dates, the box office will open at 12:00 noon and close following the game. It will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays when the team is on the road.
Single-game tickets can be purchased a variety of different ways:
- In person, at the Dragons box office, any Miami Valley Kroger store, or any Ticketmaster outlet.
- Online, at daytondragons.com.
- By phone by calling the Dragons Box office at (937) 228-2287; or Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at (937) 228-2323.
There is never a convenience charge for tickets purchased at the Dragons box office. There is also no convenience charge for tickets purchased from the Dragons by phone at (937) 228-2287 (a shipping charge is added for tickets that are mailed).
The Dragons welcome new manager Jose Nieves and the return of pitching coach Tony Fossas and hitting coach Alex Palaez to the club for the 2013 season. This season's roster is expected to be filled with many of the top prospects in the Cincinnati Reds Organization, including former first round draft pick Robert Stephenson.
The Dragons' mascots, Heater and Gem; and Fifth Third Field characters Roofman, Wink, and ATMO all return for the 2013 season. Once again, the Dragons have put together an exciting lineup of entertainment acts focusing on family fun.
The Dragons will host the Midwest League All-Star Game at Fifth Third Field on June 18. Other special entertain acts at Fifth Third Field this season include:
- The high-flying K-9 Crew, a collection of some of the world's most athletic canines, returns to Dayton on Wednesday, May 15th, sponsored by Dayton Media Technologies.
- The ZOOperstars! will visit Fifth Third Field twice in 2013, on Sunday, June 2nd, sponsored by Great Clips; and Thursday, August 8th, sponsored by Life Connection of Ohio.
- BirdZerk! will bring his wild and crazy antics to the ballpark on Sunday, July 21st, sponsored by Avis.
MCDONALDS FRIENDS AND FAMILY NIGHT OPTION RETURNS
The Dragons Friends & Family program is back for its 11th season. Fans have the option of purchasing stadium seat tickets or lawn tickets as part of the package. On select Friends & Family game nights, fans can get a Dragons game ticket, Dragons cap, and McDonald's extra value meal, all for just $15.00 for a stadium seat ticket or $11.00 for a lawn seat. The first Friends and Family game dates are Saturday, April 13th and Saturday, April 27th. Friends and Family tickets will also be available starting March 27th at the Dragons Box Office and online at www.daytondragons.com.
Group ticket opportunities are also available through the Dragons, including luxury suites, party decks, seating in the Dragons Lair, on the third base side, and on the Lawn at Fifth Third Field. Special benefits are available for groups of 10 to 1,000 fans.
More Information: The Dayton Dragons are the Midwest League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and play a 70-game home schedule at beautiful Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton, easily accessible from Interstate 75. Individuals and groups seeking information about Dayton Dragons group tickets, lawn tickets, the season ticket wait list, sponsorship opportunities or booking a Dragons speaker are encouraged to contact the Dragons by calling at (937) 228-2287, emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the web at daytondragons.com.