The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to announce that single-game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale during Nutzy's Block Party on Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Diamond. Tickets for individual games will be available to purchase for the first time, beginning at 10 a.m. The first 100 fans to purchase tickets at the event will receive a free Nutzy "Rockin' the BLVD" T-shirt. Online ticket sales will begin soon thereafter at 11 a.m. The event is free to the public and will feature live music, food trucks, vendors, games and new ballpark food samples. Nutzy's Block Party will also be the first opportunity for fans to explore the Bistro at the Bullpen, the newest addition to The Diamond. The Flying Squirrels will begin their 8th season of affordable family funn on April 6, 2017. A full rundown of daily promotions can be found here.
"The first day of individual-game ticket sales means the season is upon us and that is a great cause for celebration with our fans," said Flying Squirrels VP & COO Todd "Parney" Parnell. "Nutzy's Block Party is a great way to spend a weekend morning with family and friends, making memories while sharing excitement for the upcoming baseball season. People can visit many booths with games and information on other community activities, enjoy food trucks, taste test some new Squirrels items, see the new Bistro at the Bullpen and don't forget to stay after for the VCU baseball game at 2 p.m."
The Flying Squirrels announced their fully loaded 2017 promotional schedule last Friday at the VMFA. The promotional schedule includes a record 36 giveaways along with 23 fireworks shows. Nutzy's Block Party will run from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and will end as gates open for VCU's baseball game against Fairfield University. First pitch for the VCU contest is scheduled for 2 p.m. and tickets for the VCU game can be purchased at the front gates of The Diamond.
Flying Squirrels tickets to the 2017 season begin at $8 for advanced purchase of general admission seating. Terrace Level tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of game. Field level seats are $12 in advance and $14 day of game. Tickets are available for purchase anytime online or at the Flying Squirrels box office Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The box office will also be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning March 7 until the end of season
The Squirrels begin their eighth season of affordable family funn on April 6 at The Diamond. Season tickets, mini plans and group ticket packages are still available by contacting the Flying Squirrels Box Office at 804-359-FUNN (3866).