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Mudcats Announce Promotions Schedule for 30th Anniversary Season

Three replica jersey giveaways, Pescados de Carolina and Micro Brews games, 919 Night hoodie giveaway, second annual ECU Night and much more highlight 30th anniversary season promotions schedule
January 21, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - Exciting family fun is once again on tap in 2020 as the Carolina Mudcats today unveil an all-new promotions schedule featuring spectacular souvenir giveaways, exciting new specialty game jersey events and over a dozen fireworks shows for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of baseball at Five County

ZEBULON, N.C. - Exciting family fun is once again on tap in 2020 as the Carolina Mudcats today unveil an all-new promotions schedule featuring spectacular souvenir giveaways, exciting new specialty game jersey events and over a dozen fireworks shows for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of baseball at Five County Stadium.

Highlighted by three souvenir replica jersey giveaways including a Pescados de Carolina replica jersey giveaway on May 22, a pinstriped throwback Mudcats replica jersey giveaway on July 25 and a military themed Mudcats replica jersey giveaway on August 15, the 2020 promotions schedule is sure to be one of the most intriguing in team history.
Season ticket packages, group ticket packages and the latest mini plans for the upcoming 2020 season 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. Individual game tickets, meanwhile, will go on sale online at carolinamudcats.com beginning on Monday, February 3.
The historic 30th anniversary season promotions schedule also includes 919 Night featuring a long sleeved hoodie giveaway (April 25), Star Wars Night with Star Wars game jerseys (May 9), Ag Night with souvenir t-shirt giveaway (June 6), Pride Night (June 25), Margaritaville Night with souvenir Hawaiian shirt (June 27) and the return of both the Carolina Micro Brews and Pescados de Carolina series of games.
As previously announced, tickets to each replica jersey giveaway game (May 22, July 25, August 15), as well as the 919 Night (April 25) and Margaritaville Night on June 27, are all included in Carolina's Grand Slam ticket plan. The Grand Slam plan starts at $55 and includes one box seat ticket as well as Carolina's "Giveaway Guarantee" with plan holders guaranteed to receive a souvenir giveaway item from each respective game included in the ticket plan.
The souvenir giveaway schedule additionally includes free souvenir 2020 season magnetic schedules presented by Bright Leaf Hot Dogs handed out during the first weekend of the season (while supplies last) beginning with Opening Night vs. Winston-Salem on April 9 and running through Easter Sunday on April 12. The souvenir giveaways this season will also include a co-branded Mudcats and East Carolina University souvenir hat for the second annual ECU Night on May 21.
For the second consecutive season the Mudcats will once again play as Pescados de Carolina while participating in Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión series this year with four separate Copa de la Diversión nights. The Mudcats will play as Pescados de Carolina, and in culturally-relevant Copa de la Diversión inspired hats and jerseys, on April 24, May 22 (features Pescados de Carolina replica jersey giveaway), June 5 and July 24.
The Mudcats will also suit up as the Carolina Micro Brews for eight Thirsty Thursday games this season as Tryon Family Dentistry presents Micro Brews games on April 23, April 30, May 14, May 28, June 4, July 9, July 16 and August 6. Additionally, this season, the Mudcats are offering fans a chance to own a limited edition (non-game) yellow Micro Brews jersey through a special Micro Brews themed ticket package. The Micro Brews ticket package, now on sale for $115, celebrates the second straight year of Micro Brews baseball and features a free special edition yellow Micro Brews jersey, a ticket to each of the eight scheduled Micro Brews games during the 2020 season, as well as a ticket to both Opening Night (April 9) and Fan Appreciation Night on Monday, August 31 at Five County Stadium. The Micro Brews ticket package offer expires on March 1, 2020.
Specialty jerseys once again fill the new promotions schedule with Star Wars game jerseys for Star Wars night on May 9, patriotic themed game jerseys for Memorial Day on May 25, Independence Day on July 4 and Military Appreciation Day on August 15. The 2020 schedule will also include Autism Awareness Day presented by Hardison and Cochran Attorneys at Law featuring Autism Awareness game jerseys on yet-to-be-determined date. All specialty jerseys will later be made available fans to purchase through an online auction. All proceeds from the respective online auctions will benefit local charities.
This season's special event schedule also includes Bark in the Park on April 30, Scout Night on May 8, a celebrity appearance by actor Leslie David Baker from The Office on May 23, two Super Splash Days presented by Marbles Kids Museum on June 17 and July 29, Paper Product and Cleaning Supply Drive on June 26, Negro League Appreciation Night on July 17, Christmas in July on July 25, First Responders Night on August 7 and Fan Appreciation Night featuring a player used batting practice jersey sweepstakes for fans on August 31.
On top of all of the fantastic promotions this season, the Mudcats are also excited to bring back several popular daily themes to the 2020 home schedule including WakeMed Five County Family Sundays, Thirsty Thursday and House Autry Family Friday Fireworks nights. The Mudcats will additionally host Saturday Night Fireworks on April 11, Sunday Night Fireworks on May 24 for Memorial Day Weekend and the Mudcats for America Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza show on July 4.
WakeMed Five County Family Sundays feature $6.00 box seat tickets for fans residing in one of Five County Stadium's five counties including Wake, Franklin, Nash, Johnston and Wilson counties. WakeMed Five County Family Sundays 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. Thirsty Thursday features half priced draft beers and half priced bottled Pepsi products at Five County Stadium and select $1.00 menu concession items.
Each Sunday game this season will also include the new 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Specials available at the Five County Stadium concession stands with specialized hot dogs relevant to Carolina's team history. The 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Specials include the Houston Texas Dog on April 12 (honoring the Houston Astros affiliation from 1989-1990), Columbus Scrambled Dog on April 26 (Columbus Mudcats 1989-1990), Carolina Slaw Dog on May 10 (Carolina Mudcats 1991-Present), Pittsburgh Smokehouse Dog on June 7 (Pittsburgh Pirates affiliation, 1991-1998), Colorado Rockie Dog on June 28 (Colorado Rockies affiliation, 1999-2002), Miami Cuban Dog on July 5 (then-Florida Marlins affiliation, 2003-2008), Cincinnati Chili Coney on July 26 (Cincinnati Reds affiliation, 2009-2011), Cleveland Polish Boy on August 9 (Cleveland Indians affiliation, 2012-2014), ATL Dog on August 16 (Atlanta Braves affiliation, 2015-2016) and the Milwaukee Brew Dog on August 30 (Milwaukee Brewers affiliation, 2017-Present).
Full details regarding any additional promotions will be announced at a later date. More information is available by calling (919) 269-CATS (2287) and by visiting carolinamudcats.com
2020 Carolina Mudcats Promotions Schedule:
April 9 vs. Winston-Salem:
Opening Night, Thirsty Thursday, Bright Leaf Hot Dogs Magnetic Schedule Giveaway
April 10 vs. Winston-Salem: House Autry Family Friday Fireworks, Bright Leaf Hot Dogs Magnetic Schedule Giveaway
April 11 vs. Winston-Salem: Saturday Night Fireworks, Bright Leaf Hot Dogs Magnetic Schedule Giveaway
April 12 vs. Winston-Salem: Easter Sunday featuring pre-game Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny, WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, Bright Leaf Hot Dogs Magnetic Schedule Giveaway, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Houston Texas Dog
April 15 vs. Wilmington: Education Day presented by Marbles Kids Museum
April 23 vs. Down East: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
April 24 vs. Down East: Pescados de Carolina, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
April 25 vs. Down East: 919 Night featuring Long Sleeved Hooded Shirt Giveaway
April 26 vs. Down East: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Columbus Scrambled Dog
April 29 vs. Myrtle Beach: Education Day presented by Marbles Kids Museum
April 30 vs. Myrtle Beach: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday, Bark in the Park
May 8 vs. Down East: Scout Night, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
May 9 vs. Down East: Star Wars Night featuring Star Wars Game Jerseys
May 10 vs. Down East: Mother's Day, WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Carolina Slaw Dog
May 14 vs. Wilmington: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
May 21 vs. Winston-Salem: ECU Night featuring ECU Souvenir Hat Giveaway, Thirsty Thursday
May 22 vs. Winston-Salem: Pescados de Carolina featuring Pescados de Carolina Replica Jersey Giveaway, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
May 23 vs. Winston-Salem: Actor Leslie David Baker from The Office
May 24 vs. Winston-Salem: Sunday Night Fireworks, WakeMed Five County Family Sunday
May 25 vs. Fredericksburg: 4:00 PM Memorial Day Game featuring Patriotic Game Jerseys
May 28 vs. Fredericksburg: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
June 4 vs. Myrtle Beach: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
June 5 vs. Fayetteville: Pescados de Carolina, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
June 6 vs. Fayetteville: Ag Night featuring Souvenir T-Shirt Giveaway
June 7 vs. Fayetteville: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Pittsburgh Smokehouse Dog
June 17 vs. Salem: Super Splash Day presented by Marbles Kids Museum
June 25 vs. Lynchburg: Pride Night, Thirsty Thursday
June 26 vs. Lynchburg: Paper Product and Cleaning Supply Drive, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
June 27 vs. Lynchburg: Margaritaville Night featuring Hawaiian Shirt Giveaway
June 28 vs. Lynchburg: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Colorado Rockie Dog
July 4 vs. Fayetteville: Mudcats for America Independence Day Fireworks featuring Patriotic Game Jerseys
July 5 vs. Fayetteville: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Miami Cuban Dog
July 9 vs. Wilmington: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
July 16 vs. Frederick: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
July 17 vs. Frederick: Negro League Night, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
July 24 vs. Myrtle Beach: Pescados de Carolina Game, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
July 25 vs. Myrtle Beach: Christmas in July featuring 30th Anniversary Pinstripe Replica Jersey Giveaway
July 26 vs. Myrtle Beach: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Cincinnati Chili Coney
July 29 vs. Lynchburg: Super Splash Day presented by Marbles Kids Museum
July 30 vs. Lynchburg: Thirsty Thursday
August 6 vs. Winston-Salem: Carolina Micro Brews Night presented Tyron Family Dentistry, Thirsty Thursday
August 7 vs. Winston-Salem: First Responders Night, House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
August 9 vs. Winston-Salem: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Cleveland Polish Boy (honoring past Cleveland Indians affiliation)
August 14 vs. Myrtle Beach: House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
August 15 vs. Myrtle Beach: Military Appreciation Night featuring Military Jersey Giveaway and Patriotic Game Jerseys
August 16 vs. Myrtle Beach: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - ATL Dog (honoring past Atlanta Braves affiliation)
August 28 vs. Frederick: House Autry Family Friday Fireworks
August 30 vs. Frederick: WakeMed Five County Family Sunday, 30th Anniversary Hot Dog Special - Milwaukee Brew Dog
August 31 vs. Frederick: Fan Appreciation Night featuring Game Worn Batting Practice Jersey Sweepstakes