Mudcats Announce New Promotions Schedule for 2019 Season

Souvenir giveaways, new theme nights and fireworks shows await in exciting new 2019 schedule

By Carolina Mudcats | February 6, 2019 9:18 AM

ZEBULON, N.C. - Plenty of exciting family fun is on tap in 2019 as the Carolina Mudcats today unveil an all-new promotional schedule featuring new weekly theme nights, souvenir giveaways, exciting new jersey designs and 14 fireworks shows for the upcoming season at Five County Stadium.

Featuring nearly a dozen souvenir giveaways, the new promotional schedule is chock-full of fun, unique items for baseball fans of all ages. The souvenir giveaway schedule begins with free magnet schedules handed out from April 11 through April 13, Agricultural Night "Grown in Carolina" t-shirts on April 27, plastic beer steins on May 9, Copa de la Diversión souvenir bobbleheads presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts on May 24, Mudcats themed Hawaiian shirts on June 8, Jesus Aguilar souvenir bobbleheads on June 15, BBQ spatulas for Battle of the Sauce Night on June 29, 90s themed souvenir tank tops on July 20, bottle openers on August 1, ECU and Mudcats themed souvenir hats on August 15 and a Mudcats themed, replica F15 souvenir figurine for Military Appreciation Night on August 24.

The specialty jerseys will be made available fans to purchase through an online auction available at auctions.carolinamudcats.com. All proceeds from the respective online auctions will benefit local charities with the Star Wars jersey benefiting the JDRF Triangle/Eastern NC Chapter and the Brewers themed Mudcats jerseys benefiting the Children's Miracle Network.

As previously announced, the Mudcats will also participate in Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión series this year with four separate Copa de la Diversión Nights presented locally by Dental Center of Zebulon spread throughout multiple Friday nights throughout the season. The Mudcats will play in new culturally-relevant Copa de la Diversión inspired hats and jerseys on May 24, June 28, July 19 and August 9.

The Mudcats are also thrilled to present two celebrity appearances this season including actor Dennis Haskins, "Mr. Belding from Saved By the Bell." Haskins will be on hand to visit with fans and sign autographs on Family Campout Night on Friday, May 10. On July 20, Mudcats' fans will have an opportunity to take their chances in the soup line when actor Larry Thomas, "The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld" appears at Five County Stadium for 90s Night.

The special event schedule also includes two Dirty Dogs Spa Bark in the Park games on May 23 and June 27, Faith and Family Night (May 25), First Responders Night (June 14), two Super Splash Days (June 26, July 31), the 2nd Annual Battle of the Sauce Night (June 29), Negro League Appreciation Night (July 18) and Fan Appreciation Night featuring a player used batting practice jersey sweepstakes for fans (August 29). The Mudcats will additionally play on both Mother's Day (May 12) and Father's Day (June 16) this season. Both days will feature pregame catch on the field for children and their parents.

Tweet from @CarolinaMudcats: 🚨BIG NEWS🚨 14 fireworks shows, 11 giveaway items, 4 bobbleheads, and 2 celebrity appearances headline the Carolina Mudcats' 2019 promotional schedule.📅: https://t.co/FWUO7nEfdt#GoMudcats pic.twitter.com/nF06UNPOaR

On top of all of the fantastic new promotions this season, the Mudcats are also excited to introduce three all-new weekly themes to their 2019 home schedule. Carolina's trifecta of new weekly themes include Five County Sunday, B.O.G.O. Monday and All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday.

The Mudcats' new Five County Sunday promotion applies to all daytime Sunday games at Five County Stadium and features $5.00 box seat tickets for all fans residing in one of Five County Stadium's five counties including Wake, Franklin, Nash, Johnston and Wilson counties. All Five County Sunday $5.00 tickets will be available through the Five County Stadium Box Office. Five County Sunday games also include free admission for Muddy's Buddies Kids Club members and discounted $2.00 bottled waters available at the Five County Stadium concession stands.

The new Buy One, Get One Monday, or B.O.G.O. Monday, promotion features a buy one (1) box seat ticket and get one (1) free ticket promotion for each Monday night home game throughout the season. 

All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday includes all-you-can-eat Bright Leaf hot dogs and all-you-can-eat hush puppies from 6:00 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. for each Tuesday night home game. The all-you-can-eat menu will apply to every fan in attendance. Fans will be limited to three items per trip, beverages will not be included.

The weekly theme lineup also includes Thirsty Thursday every Thursday night and the ever-popular fireworks nights every Friday night for Family Friday Night Fireworks. The Mudcats will additionally host a Sunday Night Fireworks show on Sunday, May 26.

Season ticket packages, the latest mini plans, group ticket packages and individual game tickets are all available now by visiting the Five County Stadium front office in Zebulon, by calling (919) 269-CATS (2287) and by visiting carolinamudcats.com

Complete Promotional Schedule (subject to change):
April 11 vs. Wilmington, 7:00 PM: Opening Night 2019, Thirsty Thursday, Magnet Schedule Giveaway
April 12 vs. Wilmington, 7:00 PM: Family Friday Night Fireworks, Magnet Schedule Giveaway
April 13 vs. Wilmington, 5:00 PM: Magnet Schedule Giveaway, Replica Jersey Giveaway
April 14 vs. Wilmington, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
April 15 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
April 16 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
April 17 vs. Fayetteville, 11:00 AM: Education Day
April 26 vs. Potomac, 7:00 PM: Family Friday Night Fireworks
April 27 vs. Potomac, 5:00 PM: Agriculture Night, Grown in Carolina T-Shirt Giveaway, Tractor Display
April 28 vs. Potomac, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday

May 7 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
May 8 vs. Fayetteville, 11:00 AM: Education Day
May 9 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: Thirsty Thursday, Plastic Beer Stein Souvenir Giveaway
May 10 vs. Myrtle Beach, 7:00 PM: Family Campout Night, Family Friday Night Fireworks, Dennis Haskins, "Mr. Belding from Saved By the Bell" Appearance
May 11 vs. Myrtle Beach, 5:00 PM: Star Wars Night, Star Wars Jerseys, Star Wars Characters Appearance
May 12 vs. Myrtle Beach, 2:00 PM: Mother's Day with On-Field Pregame Catch, Five County Sunday
May 20 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
May 21 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
May 22 vs. Lynchburg, 11:00 AM: Education Day
May 23 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: Bark in the Park presented by Dirty Dogs Spa, Thirsty Thursday
May 24 vs. Down East, 7:00 PM: Copa de la Diversión Night presented locally by Dental Center of Zebulon, Family Friday Night Fireworks, Souvenir Bobblehead Giveaway presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts, Copa de la Diversión Jersey, Live Music and Dance
May 25 vs. Down East, 5:00 PM: Faith and Family Night
May 26 vs. Down East, 6:00 PM: Sunday Night Fireworks
May 27 vs. Down East, 12:00 PM: Memorial Day, B.O.G.O. Monday, Patriotic Jersey

June 2 vs. Frederick, 4:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
June 3 vs. Frederick, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
June 4 vs. Frederick, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
June 6 vs. Salem, 7:00 PM: Thirsty Thursday
June 7 vs. Salem, 7:00 PM: Family Friday Night Fireworks
June 8 vs. Salem, 5:00 PM: Beach Music Night, Hawaiian Shirt Souvenir Giveaway, Beach Music
June 9 vs. Salem, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
June 13 vs. Winston-Salem, 7:00 PM: Thirsty Thursday
June 14 vs. Winston-Salem, 7:00 PM: First Responders Night, Family Friday Night Fireworks
June 15 vs. Winston-Salem, 5:00 PM: Brewers Appreciation Night, Jesus Aguilar Brewers Souvenir Bobblehead, Brewers Appreciation Jersey, Bernie the Brewers Appearance
June 16 vs. Winston-Salem, 2:00 PM: Father's Day with On-Field Pregame Catch, Five County Sunday, Brewers Appreciation Jersey
June 24 vs. Down East, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
June 25 vs. Down East, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
June 26 vs. Down East, 11:00 AM: Super Splash Day
June 27 vs. Potomac, 7:00 PM: Bark in the Park presented by Dirty Dogs Spa, Thirsty Thursday
June 28 vs. Potomac, 7:00 PM: Copa de la Diversión presented locally by Dental Center of Zebulon, Family Friday Night Fireworks, Paper Product Drive, Copa de la Diversión Jersey, Live Music and Dance
June 29 vs. Potomac, 5:00 PM: 2nd Annual Battle of the Sauce Night, BBQ Spatula Souvenir Giveaway
June 30 vs. Potomac, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday

July 4 vs. Frederick, 7:00 PM: Mudcats for America Fireworks Extravaganza, Patriotic Jersey
July 5 vs. Frederick, 7:00 PM: Mudcats for America Fireworks Extravaganza, Patriotic Jersey
July 6 vs. Frederick, 6:00 PM: Mudcats for America Fireworks Extravaganza, Patriotic Jersey
July 7 vs. Lynchburg, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
July 8 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
July 9 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
July 18 vs. Myrtle Beach, 7:00 PM: Negro League Appreciation Night, Thirsty Thursday
July 19 vs. Myrtle Beach, 7:00 PM: Copa de la Diversión presented locally by Dental Center of Zebulon, Family Friday Night Fireworks, Copa de la Diversión Jersey, Live Music and Dance 
July 20 vs. Wilmington, 5:00 PM: 90s Night, Tank Top Souvenir Giveaway, Larry Thomas, "The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld" Appearance
July 21 vs. Wilmington, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
July 22 vs. Wilmington, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
July 30 vs. Down East, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
July 31 vs. Down East, 11:00 AM: Super Splash Day II

August 1 vs. Down East, 7:00 PM: Thirsty Thursday, Bottle Opener Souvenir Giveaway
August 9 vs. Salem, 7:00 PM: Copa de la Diversión presented locally by Dental Center of Zebulon, Family Friday Night Fireworks, Copa de la Diversión Jersey
August 11 vs. Salem, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
August 13 vs. Winston-Salem, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
August 14 vs. Winston-Salem, 11:00 AM: Education Day
August 15 vs. Winston-Salem, 7:00 PM: ECU Night, Thirsty Thursday, ECU Themed Souvenir Hat Giveaway
August 23 vs. Lynchburg, 7:00 PM: Family Friday Night Fireworks
August 24 vs. Lynchburg, 5:00 PM: Military Appreciation Night, Replica F15 Souvenir Giveaway, Patriotic Jersey
August 25 vs. Lynchburg, 2:00 PM: Five County Sunday, Kids Club Sunday
August 26 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: B.O.G.O. Monday
August 27 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: All-You-Can-Eat Tuesday
August 29 vs. Fayetteville, 7:00 PM: Fan Appreciation Night, Thirsty Thursday, BP Jersey Sweepstakes

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