Inaugural FUNNER-Ween to Spook Bowling Green Ballpark on October 26

Free Halloween Event Includes Candy, Contests, Games, and More

By Andrew Kappes / Bowling Green Hot Rods | October 7, 2014 9:59 AM

Bowling Green, Ky. - With temperatures taking a dip and leaves changing color, Halloween is officially approaching us. The Bowling Green Hot Rods will celebrate the spookiest of holidays by holding FUNNER-Ween at Bowling Green Ballpark on Sunday, October 26. The free event will run from 2-4 p.m., and it will include candy, games, costume contests, and more.

"Halloween is a great way for us to stay involved with the community," said Hot Rods Assistant General Manager Ben Hemmen. "Our staff has done a great job staying active through numerous off-season appearances, but we're excited to be bringing this free event to the ballpark. It will be a fantastic get-together for all of South-Central Kentucky."

FUNNER-Ween will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, and the free event will run through 4 p.m. Families are encouraged to dress in their Halloween attire, as there will be costume contests for all people of all ages. Don't forget your furry friend either, dogs are welcome and there will be a separate contest for pooches. Candy will be handed out to kids in a "trick by seat" format. Season ticket holders are encouraged to enjoy the event from there seat and hand out candy to the youngsters.

Pumpkin stencils will be handed out to guests upon entry, and merchandise specials will be available all afternoon. Kids will be able participate in a zombie walk on the field, a candy security checkpoint will be available for safe eating, and Axle's candy bag dash will give kids the opportunity to win even more candy. The Bowling Green Ballpark concourse will also be filled with more games, a prize wheel, and face painters/balloon artists. Things may get a bit messy when the Halloween cupcake eating contest takes place.

The Hot Rods welcome any community organizations and businesses who would like to hand out candy at the event. To get involved, those interested are encouraged to contact Ben Hemmen directly at 270-495-6017, or by email via ben@bghotrods.com.

Hot Rods baseball will return to Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday, April 18 against the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians). Season tickets for the 2015 season are available now, and they can be purchased for as little as $90. Plans offer numerous exclusive benefits, while also providing the greatest flexibility. For more information on the club and to secure your seats for the 2015 season, fans can logon to BGHotRods.com, call 270-901-2121, or visit the Bowling Green Ballpark box office.

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