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The Great American Blast Headlines Naturals' Fireworks Schedule
Sixteen Fireworks shows scheduled in 2014 including a trio over the Fourth of July Holiday
02/06/2014 12:21 PM ET

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to release the details about our Fireworks schedule for Season 7 of Naturals Baseball at Arvest Ballpark. The 2014 season is highlighted by The Great American Blast, which will be a trio of spectacular shows over the Fourth of July Holiday from July 3rd until July 5th with the largest taking place on July 4th.

"Although looking out the window today it may not seem like it, the Naturals will be back in Northwest Arkansas" said Justin Cole, Naturals General Manager. "The release of our fireworks show dates, always a favorite amongst our fans, signals the start of what we hope will be another fantastic season at Arvest Ballpark."

Fireworks remain an Arvest Ballpark staple and the slate of displays this year includes Opening Day on Thursday, April 10th and all ten (10) Friday home games during the upcoming season including the aforementioned Friday, July 4th. This year will also include a special Fireworks Spectacular following Saturday home games on May 3rd and July 5th as well as our Sunday home games on May 25th and August 31st before the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays. The Naturals will have five (5) Fireworks shows during the month of May alone, including four (4) consecutive weekends, a first in Arvest Ballpark history.

Season 7 will mark the first time the Naturals have been home on the Fourth of July since the 2011 season. The Naturals' Great American Blast will begin on Thursday, July 3rd and will last until Saturday, July 5th. The three (3) consecutive nights of Fireworks will headline the summer schedule with the largest Fireworks display in all of Northwest Arkansas occurring on Fourth of July at Arvest Ballpark.

The Naturals will once again host two (2) Faith and Family Nights presented by Sam's Furniture during the upcoming season. These events will fall on Friday, May 9th and Friday, August 22nd where the Naturals will host a pre-game Christian concert before a 7:35pm ballgame with a post-game Fireworks Spectacular to follow.

Additional highlights from the 2014 lineup of Fireworks shows are listed below. All dates and times are subject to change. Please visit www.nwanaturals.com for more information on the Naturals promotional schedule.

Opening Night on Thursday, April 10th

The Naturals host the Frisco RoughRiders at 6:05pm and the night will include a post-game Fireworks Spectacular & Magnet Schedule Giveaway to the first 2000 fans in attendance. The event is co-sponsored by Strike Out Stroke.

Super Hero Night Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, April 11th

The Naturals host the Frisco RoughRiders at 7:05pm with a special Super Hero theme at the ballpark and the event is presented by Farm Rich.

Star Wars Night featuring a Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, May 3rd

The Naturals host the Arkansas Travelers at 7:05pm with a slate of to be named Star Wars characters scheduled to appear to meet fans. The event is sponsored by the Arkansas Army National Guard. It is also Teal in the Park Night presented by Ozark Guidance where the Naturals will wear a special teal jersey that will be auctioned off during the game with proceeds going to Ozark Guidance. 

Faith & Family Night, Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, May 9th

The Naturals host the Springfield Cardinals at 7:35pm and the event will feature a pre-game Christian concert featuring Sidewalk Prophets and a post-game Fireworks Spectacular. The event is presented by Sam's Furniture and media partner KLRC.

Hall of Fame Night featuring Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular & Beerfest on Friday, May 16th

The Naturals host the Tulsa Drillers at 7:05pm and we will honor the 2nd inductee into the Naturals Hall of Fame. This game will also feature our annual Beerfest event where fans can sample a variety of beers all for one price in our Bullpen BBQ Right Field Concession Area. The night will conclude with a post-game Fireworks Spectacular presented by SeaPak.

Break a World Record Night, Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, May 23rd

The Naturals host the San Antonio Missions at 7:05pm and the event is presented by Farm Rich. The Naturals will attempt to break a world record for the quietest ballpark in the world for a TBD half inning while the visiting Missions are at the plate.

Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular & KIDS EAT FREE Family Sunday on Sunday, May 25th

The Naturals host the Corpus Christi Hooks at 6:05pm. ALL kids 12 and under eat for FREE and ALL kids get to run the bases post-game on Family Sunday. The event is presented by the NWA Tobacco & Drug Free Coalition.

Thunder Chickens Night Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, June 6th

The Thunder Chickens host the Tulsa Drillers at 7:05pm and the event is presented by Cobb-Vantress. The Naturals will become the Thunder Chickens once again and will wear special jerseys for the occasion. #fearthecluck

Strike's Birthday Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, June 20

The Naturals host the Tulsa Drillers at 7:05pm and we'll celebrate Strike's Birthday with a number of his mascot friends from throughout Northwest Arkansas. The night will conclude with a post-game Fireworks Spectacular.

The Great American Blast (July 3rd - July 5th)

Thursday, July 3rd - The Naturals host the Midland RockHounds at 7:05pm and the post-game Fireworks Spectacular and Buck Night on Thirsty Thursday is presented by Adventure Subaru. The Naturals will also wear special patriotic jerseys sponsored by Grand Lake Casino that will be auctioned off with the proceeds going to a charity of their choosing.

Friday, July 4th - The Naturals host the Midland RockHounds at 7:05pm and the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, the largest in all of Northwest Arkansas, is presented by The Walmart Museum

Saturday, July 5th - The Naturals host the Frisco RoughRiders at 7:05pm and the post-game Fireworks Spectacular is presented by Castrol.

TMNT Turtle Power Night Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, July 25th

The Naturals host the Springfield Cardinals at 7:05pm and there will be a special appearance by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The night will conclude with a post-game Fireworks Spectacular and the event is presented by Cape Cod Chips.

Pink in the Park featuring a Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, August 8th

The Naturals host the San Antonio Missions at 7:05pm and the event is presented by Farm Rich. The Naturals will wear special pink jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game with all of the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. It is also a post-game Scout Night campout by Camping World of Northwest Arkansas. Boy scout, girl scout, and cub scout groups can purchase discounted group tickets for only $8 per person, receive a limited edition scout patch, watch a kid-friendly movie, and enjoy a post-game campout on the outfield grass at Arvest Ballpark.

Faith & Family Night, Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, August 22nd

The Naturals host the Springfield Cardinals at 7:35pm and the event that features a pre-game Christian concert featuring Chris August and a post-game Fireworks Spectacular. The event is presented by Sam's Furniture and media partner KLRC.

Post-Game Fireworks Spectacular, KIDS EAT FREE Family Sunday on Sunday, August 31st

The Naturals host the Arkansas Travelers at 6:05pm in our 2nd to last home game of the 2014 season. ALL kids 12 and under eat for FREE and ALL kids get to run the bases post-game on Family Sunday. The event is presented by Presidential Transportation.

Season 7 of Naturals Baseball begins Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Frisco, TX. The team opens at Arvest Ballpark on Thursday April 10, 2014 against the same Frisco RoughRiders.

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are the Double-A Texas League Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Naturals play at state-of-the-art Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, AR. For more information including statistics, ticket options, and more, please visit NWANaturals.com, and follow us on Twitter @NWANaturals and Facebook.com/Naturals.

-Naturals-

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