Tickets on Sale! And Check Out the 2017 Promotional Schedule

By Kevin Fitzgerald | February 9, 2017 3:32 PM ET

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Single-game tickets for the 2017 Columbia Fireflies season went on sale Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. Opening Day is fast approaching (April 6) and all individual game tickets - including tickets for the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, Opening Night and Total Eclipse of the Park - are available for purchase.

Fans can come to the Box Office at Spirit Communications Park, call the Fireflies Ticket Office at (803) 726-HITS or visit

The Fireflies home schedule includes 70 dates from April to September, beginning with Opening Night on Thursday, April 6 at 7:05 p.m. against the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants). The South Atlantic League All-Star Game will be held at Spirit Communications Park on Tuesday, June 20. Tickets for the home run derby on June 19 will be on sale as well. Total Eclipse of the Park takes place August 21 with a special 1:05 p.m. start time; the game will feature a stoppage of play during totality of the eclipse.

The Fireflies are proud to extend their military discount for every home game this season. All Active Duty, Reserve and Veteran military will receive $2 off a Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union All-Star seat with a valid military ID.

The Midlands will be dazzled by 27 fireworks displays following all Friday and Saturday games, select Thursday games and the Fireflies game on July 3, a night before Independence Day. Theme nights will once again be featured on Saturdays in 2017:

April 8 - Let's Glow Mets                                                 

April 22 - Pirates at the Parrrk                                      

May 6 - Star Wars Night                                                  

May 20 - Fort Jackson Centennial Celebration          

June 10 - Celebrate South Carolina Night                  

June 24 - Celebrate Shark Week

July 1 - Bike Night / Motorcycle Show                         

July 15 - Mason's Birthday Bash

July 29 - Disco Dance Party (70's Night)

August 12 - Cartoon Night

August 19 - NASA Night


There are dozens of other special events, entertainment acts and giveaways scattered throughout the year as well:

April 6-9 - Opening weekend Fireflies magnet schedule giveaway presented by Northpoint Heating & Air

April 7 - Stadium replica giveaway presented by Spirit Communications

April 21 - ZOOperstars!

May 5 - Faith and Family Night and Cinco de Mayo celebration

May 18 - Salute to Armed Forces featuring Sgt. Slaughter

June 9 - Girl Scout Night

June 20 - ZOOperstars!  

June 23 - Birdzerk! and Boy Scout Night

July 3 - Independence Day celebration

July 12 - First Responders Night

July 28 - ZOOperstars!  

August 21 - Total Eclipse of the Park


The Fireflies have added seven signature Tasting Events to the schedule for 2017. Fans are invited to sample a variety of savory and unique food and beverage options throughout the year (separate tickets are required and all in attendance must be 21 and up with a proper ID):

April 12 - Beer and Bratwurst

May 19 - Tequila and Tacos

May 31 - Bourbon and BBQ

June 9 - Wine and Cheese

July 12 - Hops and Hot Wings

August 9 - Design with Wine (paint your own wine glass)

August 30 - Brews and Burgers


In addition, daily specials will be featured all season long:

$2 Tuesdays - $2 hot dogs, popcorn and fountain sodas

Wag-Along Wednesdays - Bring your dog with you; Wed. night games only (signed waiver required)

Budweiser Thirsty Thursdays - Half-priced draft beer and fountain sodas

Fridays - Blue Cross Blue Shield fun, fireworks and more

Saturdays - Theme nights and fireworks

Sundays - Future Scholar 529 Splash Day and postgame player autographs


All giveaways, promotions, and event dates are subject to change


About the Columbia Fireflies

The Columbia Fireflies are the South Atlantic League affiliate of the New York Mets. Winners of Ballpark Digest's Best New Branding and Logo Award in 2016, the Fireflies play games across the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions, including against in-state rivals in Charleston and Greenville. The team partnered with the city of Columbia and Hughes Development to construct Spirit Communications Park, a multi-use outdoor sports and entertainment venue at the center of the BullStreet development. The Columbia Fireflies are owned by Hardball Capital, owners of the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Midwest League and the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League. For more information, visit, or follow the Fireflies on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About Spirit Communications Park

Spirit Communications Park, the 2016 Ballpark Digest Ballpark of the Year, is a 365-day per year multi-use sports and entertainment venue located in the heart of downtown Columbia, SC. Spirit Communications Park is the home ballpark for the Columbia Fireflies, the South Atlantic League affiliate of the New York Mets. Designed for baseball, concerts, football, soccer and a host of other activities, the venue seats approximately 9,000 for sporting events and up to 15,000 for major outdoor concerts. With 16 luxury suites and a 7,000 square-foot Club Level Lounge, Spirit Communications Park can also host everything from business meetings to wedding receptions, and everything in between. The venue is open 365 days a year and serves as a public park with the wrap-around concourse representing 1/3 of a mile for walkers and joggers. For more information, visit

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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