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Fireflies to Host Holiday Themed Virtual 5K; Mason’s Jingle Jog

A portion of Race proceeds will benefit the Salvation Army
November 24, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies are hosting a virtual holiday 5K Wednesday, December 9 through Wednesday, December 16 for fans looking to stay active this winter. The 3.1-mile race can be walked, jogged or run, and fans of all ages and athletic abilities are encouraged to participate. The race

"Elf" Screening to Play at Segra Park December 4

Family-Friendly movie hits the big screen in-time for the holidays
November 16, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies will host a special holiday movie night Friday, December 4 at Segra Park. Fans can watch the 2003 comedy “Elf” on the video board beyond the left field wall. The movie will begin at 7:15 p.m., but gates will open for the event at

Columbia Fireflies Statement on Affiliation Change

November 10, 2020

The Columbia Fireflies will have a new Major League affiliate from 2021 forward. The team’s new affiliate will be announced at a later date. The New York Mets today announced that three of their four affiliates, moving forward, will be in the state of New York (Syracuse, Binghamton and Brooklyn)

SNL Star, Actor Rob Schneider to Perform at Segra Park

Emmy award winner, movie star's stand-up routine comes to town Nov. 20
October 28, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies and Comedy Zone are teaming up to bring their biggest stand-up act yet to Segra Park. Rob Schneider will perform November 20 at 7:30pm. Gates for the event open at 6:30pm. Schneider is touring after his first Netflix special, “Asian Mama, Mexican Kids” premiered

YouTube Sensation Darren Knight Brings "Southern Momma" to Segra Park

“The Next Jeff Foxworthy” slated to come to Columbia November 4
October 21, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies and The Comedy Zone are partnering to bring Darren Knight and his Southern Momma act to the stage at Segra Park Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. While Knight is new in the comedy game, he has quickly risen to internet fame, garnering over

Disney Classic "Hocus Pocus" to Play at Segra Park October 29

Family-friendly movie hits the big screen before Halloween weekend
October 20, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies will host a special Halloween movie night Thursday, October 29 at Segra Park. Fans can watch the 1993 classic “Hocus Pocus” on the video board beyond the left field wall. The movie will begin at 6:30 p.m., but gates will open for the event

Eagles Tribute Band "On The Border" Performs at Segra Park

Classic rock concert brings live music back to the Midlands on October 30
October 19, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies and Ear for Music today announced a socially distant Safe Sounds concert featuring the Eagles tribute band “On the Border” at Segra Park on Friday, October 30. Gates will open at 5 pm for the concert; show time is set for 7 pm. “On

ColaJazz Little Big Band Concert, Gershwin Movie on October 18  

October 6, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they are partnering with the Koger Center to present “An American in Paris” at Segra Park on Sunday, October 18. Beginning at 5:30pm, the ColaJazz Little Big Band will perform a set of music, including some George Gershwin songs in front

Live Baseball & Movie Screening in Honor of 100th Anniversary Celebration of Negro Leagues

Community All-Star Baseball League Championship Series Game One, "42" Viewing at Segra Park Oct. 10
October 1, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Fireflies are hosting a Negro League Celebration to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues at Segra Park on October 10. At 3:00 pm, the Community All-Star Baseball League (CASBL) will host game one of their championship series. Following the game, the movie “42”, starring

Fortune Feimster to Perform Stand-Up at Segra Park

Netflix & Mindy Project star brings laughs to Segra Park October 16
September 25, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies and The Comedy Zone are partnering for a second Comedy Zone Night at Segra Park. This time, they are bringing Fortune Feimster to the diamond October 16 to bring some laughs to the Midlands. Feimster got her big break in stand-up in 2018, when

SC Philharmonic Dining Experience Comes to Segra Park

The Fireflies bring the arts to the ballpark on Thursday, October 1
September 24, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies and the South Carolina Philharmonic are partnering to bring the arts and a unique dining experience to Segra Park on Thursday, October 1. Fans will be able to order dinner and drinks (menu here) while listening to a five-piece band under the covered concourse

Oktober Fest Coming to Segra Park Saturday, October 3

September 22, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies yesterday announced via social media that OktoberFest is coming to Segra Park on Saturday, October 3 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. OktoberFest will feature more than 35 breweries and more than 75 beers, seltzers and ciders, including (but not limited to): **Palmetto Sweetwater Brewing Catawba

Fireflies Host Comedy Zone Night at Segra Park

Former Gamecock Marty Simpson and BET/NBC star Shaun Jones to Perform
September 3, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies and The Comedy Zone are teaming up to bring two incredible comedians to Segra Park on Friday, September 18. Former U of SC Kicker Marty Simpson and veteran funny man Shaun Jones will perform sets beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fans can buy tickets to

Nabil Crismatt Marks Fifth 2020 Fireflies MLB Debut

2016 RHP works scoreless inning for Cardinals in doubleheader split
August 18, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies right-handed pitcher Nabil Crismatt made his Major League debut for the Cardinals in the seventh inning of game two of a doubleheader against the Cubs Monday night. He worked around a lead-off double to get out of the frame without allowing a run. Crismatt is

Ali Sanchez Becomes 10th Fireflies Player in Majors

2017-18 backstop makes debut for Mets Monday against the Nationals
August 11, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies catcher Ali Sanchez made his Major League debut for the New York Mets Monday night, entering the game against the Nationals as a defensive replacement in the seventh inning. Sanchez is the 10th Fireflies player to make it to the show. The 23-year-old spent the

David Peterson Dazzles in Major League Debut

2018 hurler becomes ninth former player to get call to the show
July 29, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies pitcher David Peterson tossed his first big league start Tuesday, earning a win in 5.2 innings of work, while allowing just two runs and fanning a trio of Red Sox batters. He is the ninth former-Fireflies player to make his Major League debut. The lefty

Blake Taylor Debuts in Houston Astros Opener

2017 pitcher becomes eighth former Firefly to appear in MLB game
July 25, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies pitcher Blake Taylor made his Major League debut last night. The Houston Astro came on in relief in the eighth inning against the Mariners. The lefty retired the side in order, forcing a flyout and a pair of groundouts. He is the eighth former Fireflies

Andres Gimenez Called-Up To The Show

2017 shortstop becomes seventh former Firefly to make MLB debut
July 25, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Former Fireflies infielder Andrés Giménez made his Major League debut last night. The New York Met entered the game in the eighth inning as a defensive substitution at second base for Robinson Canó. He is the seventh former Fireflies player to play in the big leagues. The

Fireflies Launch "We Are Fireflies" Jersey Campaign

Fans can support the team and see their name on a Fireflies jersey in April 2021
July 17, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced the launch of the “We Are Fireflies” jersey campaign. Fans, season ticket and suite members, partners and Fireflies supporters across the Midlands and the country can have their names on a jersey that the Fireflies will wear on the first Saturday home

Columbia Fireflies Lose 2020 Baseball Season

Fireflies 5th season delayed until 2021 as MLB decides to not provide players for MiLB teams
June 30, 2020

Columbia, S.C. –Minor League Baseball (MiLB) today announced that there would not be a 2020 season. This announcement affects the Columbia Fireflies and 159 affiliated MiLB teams across the US and Canada. According to the statement issued by MiLB, “Major League Baseball (MLB) has informed Minor League Baseball that it

Five Former Fireflies Land in Mets Player Pool

Expanded rosters give young players chance to break into bigs
June 29, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Last night, the New York Mets announced their player pool, putting 45 players on the list. While the Mets opted to go for a veteran-laden roster, they added five former Fireflies players to the roster. There are players represented from each of the first three Fireflies seasons

Throwback Columbia Shirsey Pre-Sale to Benefit Columbia Urban League

Shirt Design Commemorates Centennial Anniversary of the Negro Leagues & Honors Larry Doby
June 12, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues, the Columbia Fireflies today announced the pre-sale of a throwback-style “shirsey.” The shirts say “Columbia” and are designed in the style of the Newark Eagles uniforms the Fireflies would have worn on-field during their Negro League Celebration weekend

Fireflies Now Selling Mystery Boxes

Boxes filled with surprise Fireflies merchandise, giveaways and the potential to receive an autographed baseball
June 10, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced the launch of a new Mystery Box program available exclusively online on the Mason Jar Team Store. Each box will contain a mixture of merchandise items and past giveaway items with a minimum retail value of over $60. Fans can choose a

Fireflies T-Shirts Result in Donation for "Peace of Mind"

Fireflies raise over $2,300 for local charity from "Wash Your Wings" campaign
May 5, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies raised over $2,300 to support “Peace of Mind,” a program that provides free hotel rooms to Columbia’s first responders, medical professionals and front-line city staff who work in challenging environments that might allow for overexposure to the Coronavirus. The Fireflies were able to raise

Columbia Fireflies Join Minor League Baseball's CommUNITY First Campaign

National initiative will raise funds for Feeding America in response to global pandemic
April 28, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies today announced they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) in conjunction with Feeding America®, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the COVID-19