Wilmington, DE - The Wilmington Blue Rocks will be hosting one of the biggest Easter Egg Hunts in the area as they welcome fans to partake in scrambling for candy filled eggs on the field at Frawley Stadium on Sunday, April 9 prior to the Blue Rocks game. The day will also feature an appearance from the Easter Bunny in celebration of the holiday.
The Blue Rocks have partnered with 93.7 WSTW who will present the 2017 Easter egg hunt. Gates will open to fans at 11:00 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt beginning at 11:30 a.m. for children ages 3-12. Any fan wishing to enter the stadium for the hunt must have a valid ticket for the Sunday, April 9 game between the Blue Rocks and Potomac Nationals. The Frawley Stadium Box Office will open at 10:00 a.m. In addition to candy, great musical prizes and Blue Rocks giveaways can be scooped up in the eggs during the hunt.
"The Wilmington Blue Rocks are excited to partner with 93.7 WSTW to present what has become an annual bonanza," said Blue Rocks Director of Community Affairs Kevin Linton.
The Easter Bunny will remain at Frawley Stadium and visit with fans and help celebrate Rocky Bluewinkle's 25th birthday during the game later that day.
If that was not enough, the Blue Rocks will be featuring a ticket special beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24 that will run through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 26. Fans can purchase $5 box seats and reserve box seats online for any game during the first weekend of the season - including the Sunday, April 9 game with the Easter egg hunt. Fans can take advantage of the March 24-26 sale online ONLY at www.bluerocks.com.
Additionally, in conjunction with Rocky's 25th birthday celebration, fans can take advantage of a "buy one, get one half off ticket" special with the donation of an unwrapped toy at the Frawley Stadium Box Office on Sunday, April 9. The Blue Rocks will donate all toys collected to children in need.
The Sunday, April 9 game begins at 1:35 p.m. as the Blue Rocks wrap up their first series of the year against Potomac. For more information about the Easter Egg Hunt or ticket specials, please visit www.bluerocks.com, follow the Blue Rocks on social media, or call (302) 888-BLUE.
Wilmington opens its 2017 campaign at Frawley Stadium on Thursday, April 6 against the Potomac Nationals. Season seats, mini plans and group packages for the Blue Rocks' 25th season are on sale now. To purchase tickets, visit the team's website at www.bluerocks.com. To learn more about what is on tap for the Rocks' 25th season celebration, check out BlueRocks.com/25thSeason.
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