Threshers Announce 2018 Promo Calendar

Fireworks, Bobbleheads, and Old School Concert w. Young MC & Rob Base Highlight Summer Slate

(Nathan Ray)

March 28, 2018 12:06 PM

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CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Clearwater Threshers have announced the summer slate of promotions for the 2018 season at Spectrum Field, featuring fireworks, concerts, giveaways, and special themed nights throughout the season. Tickets and the full promotional schedule are available now at the BayCare Box Office,, and 727-467-4457.


The season blasts off on Thursday, April 5 with Opening Night presented by Regions Bank, when the Threshers host the Dunedin Blue Jays with a 7 p.m. first pitch and a post-game fireworks show. Stay for fireworks after 14 games, including the Independence Day Celebrations by Budweiser on July 2 and 3.  


Fans will be welcome to bring their canine companions out to Spectrum Field for Sunday games throughout the season, starting with Bark at the Ballpark on April 15. The day will feature a dog bowl giveaway, vendors on the concourse, and proceeds from every dog ticket sold will benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas. The event will launch the Dog Days of Summer by Crooked Thumb, where fans can bring their dogs to the ballpark during every Sunday home game. Proceeds from dog tickets will benefit a different local pet charity each week.  


The Threshers Summer Concert series by Leinenkugel is highlighted by the Old School concert with Rob Base and Young MC on July 7. The music starts on Friday, April 6, with a post-game show by Smooth D and the Hunks. The series will continue throughout the season with Disco Inferno on 70s Night (May 11), The Laser Assassins on EDM Night (June 1), and local favorites The Black Honkeys (Aug. 24).


This season's promotions feature a pair of exciting bobblehead giveaways, the first featuring Phillies phenom and former Thresher Rhys Hoskins. On April 13, the first 1,000 fans will receive a collectible Rhys Hoskins bobblehead presented by Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clearwater/US 19 North.


On May 4th the first 1,000 fans will receive a Costume Phinley bobblehead, presented by the Tampa Bay Times, setting the stage for Star Wars Night on Saturday, May 5th. Fans can enjoy photo opportunities and mingle with their favorite Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion, while the night will be packed with Star Wars themed graphics and music plus a post-game fireworks show, presented by Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clearwater/US 19 North.


Other special events on the schedule include Motorcycle Night (May 12), Wingfest (May 14), Military & Veterans Appreciation Night by Bosley & Bratch (June 2), Elvis Night (June 22), Neon Night (July 6), Pitch for Pink by Banquet Masters (July 20), Super Hero Night by Banquet Masters (Aug. 11) and Big Storm Fan Appreciation Night (Aug. 25).


New concessions this summer include foot-long corn dogs and Cheesesteak Nachos. The first Friday home game of the month at Spectrum Field will have 25 cent hot dogs. 


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