Celebrate Father's Day with the Cougars, June 18

Festivities include pre-game catch on the field, team autographs and kids eat free

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | May 18, 2017 4:11 PM ET



GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars will be hosting a multitude of special activities for Father's Day on Sunday, June 18 against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. and tickets are available by visiting kccougars.com or by calling the box office at 630-232-8811.

A long-standing Father's Day tradition of playing catch in the outfield, presented by Advance Auto Parts, will begin at 12:10 p.m. Fans will be allowed to stay on the field playing catch until 12:25 p.m. Those participating must bring their own gloves and baseballs.

The Cougars will sign autographs on the field before the game while Father's Day is also Sunday Funday, presented by Dave and Buster's which means all children between the ages of 3-10 will receive a voucher at the gate for a free hot dog and small soda. Additional Sunday Funday perks include unlimited use KidZone area wristbands for just $5. KidZone activities also include a petting zoo and pony rides courtesy of Friendly Farms, LTD.

Back by popular demand, the Cougars will hold two special Father's Day picnic buffets. The Super Suite Buffet features Grilled Rosemary Garlic Chicken, Italian Sausage Tomato Pasta, Hand Carved Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin plus assorted Pepsi products, water as well as a cash bar with beer and wine. Pricing for the Super Suite Buffet is $52 for adults and $30 for children between the ages of 3-10. Children age 2 and under are free. The fee includes the Super Suite game tickets, which allows for both indoor and outdoor seating during the game, along with the buffet.

This year's Rooftop Picnic ticket option includes an appetizing buffet featuring Grilled Chicken, Jumbo All Beef Hot Dogs, Beer Soaked Bratwurst and Pulled Pork plus assorted summer salads, a sweets table along with assorted Pepsi products and water as well as a cash bar featuring beer and wine. Pricing for the Rooftop Picnic is $35 for adults and $20 for children ages 3-10. Children age 2 and under are free. The fee includes a ticket for the Rooftop Picnic with access to either the first base Miller Party Deck or third base Pepsi Rooftop and the buffet.

Food service for the Father's Day picnic buffets will take place from noon until the end of the third inning with beverage service from noon until the end of the sixth inning.

Space for the Father's Day picnics is extremely limited. Call 630-232-8811 or visit kccougars.com to make a reservation.

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About the Kane County Cougars

The Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been at the forefront of family-friendly entertainment since 1991. In 2015, the franchise became the first Class-A team in Minor League Baseball history to welcome 11 million fans through the gates. A total of 154 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.


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