ASHEVILLE - Today the Asheville Tourists announced all of their promotions scheduled for the 2018 baseball season. In addition to daily promotions, the Tourists feature unique giveaways and theme nights throughout the 2018 campaign.
➢ 10 Thirsty Thursdays, presented by Catawba Brewing and 105.9 the Mountain.
➢ 11 Dollar Dog Fridays, presented by Blossman Gas and Mix 96.5.
➢ 11 Saturday giveaway games, including eight that feature Tourists replica jerseys.
➢ Kids Eat Free Mondays, presented by Acropolis Pizza.
➢ Tuesdays that feature BOGO general admission tickets with your Ingles Advantage Card and Seniors Eat Free, presented by Haywood Regional Medical Center.
➢ Goodwill Wednesdays where donations of three new or gently used clothing items are good for one general admission ticket.
➢ Ingles Sunday Fun Days that feature Post-Game Autographs and Kids Run the Bases.
➢ Two Doggies at the Diamond Nights; May 22 and August 20, presented by Patton Avenue Pet Company
➢ 11 Fireworks Nights including three special shows on Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend, and July 4th.
The first weekend series in May begins with a Tourists T-shirt giveaway, presented by Blossman Gas, on Friday, May 11. The following day, May 12, the ZOOperstars! will perform in-game entertainment that connects with fans of all ages delivering memorable performances between innings.
On May 24, the Asheville Tourists will once again transform into the Beer City Tourists. That night the Beer City Tourists will wear customized Beer City uniforms and caps. The Asheville Hippies also make a return to McCormick Field on July 19. Asheville players will wear customized Hippies uniforms as they take on the professional baseball team from Greenville.
June 16, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the award-winning baseball film Bull Durham. In the movie, Crash Davis breaks the Minor League Home Run record at McCormick Field as a member of the Asheville Tourists. In celebration of this anniversary, the Tourists will wear the uniforms featured in the movie on June 16. Also, the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a Crash Davis bobblehead, presented by Harry's on the Hill.
Individual game tickets go on sale this Saturday, March 17 at 10am. Tickets start at $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for kids 6-12, seniors, and military. Tickets for July 4 go on sale at a later date. To purchase tickets, visit the McCormick Field ServPro Box Office, call the front office at 828-258-0428, or visit theashevilletourists.com.