FRESNO, Calif. - The second Fresno Grizzlies homestand of the 2018 season is scheduled for April 25 through April 29, with five games against the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners). Tickets may be purchased at the Chukchansi Park ticket office, or anytime at FresnoGrizzlies.com. Here is a preview of the week's promotional schedule:
Wednesday, April 25 (6:35 p.m.) - Wear The Bear Wednesday: Stock-up on fresh Fresno Grizzlies and Fresno Tacos gear for the season; new-for-2018 merchandise is available. Fans will enjoy an automatic 25% off their in-game purchase in the Fresno Grizzlies Team Store on Wednesdays in 2018. Keep an eye out for special in-stadium only deals on food, tickets and merchandise during every Wednesday this season, varying each week.
Thursday, April 26 (7:05 p.m.) - Throwback Thursday: Special Fresno Grizzlies throwback merchandise will be available in the team store during each Thursday home game: Limited runs of throwback merchandise available- can only be purchased at the ballpark! Thursday Happy Hour Special: The best food deal in Triple-A is back for 2018! At every Thursday home game from gates open (6:05 p.m.) to first pitch, fans can order a burger, fries and a 12-ounce beer or soda for just FIVE DOLLARS.
Friday, April 27 (7:05 p.m.) - Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Farm Credit West: Don't miss the second post-game Friday Fireworks Extravaganza of the season! It's also Junior Fire Marshal Day, presented by The Hartford. The Hartford created the Junior Fire Marshal program to teach children the basics of fire prevention and safety. Since the program began in 1947, The Hartford has deputized more than 110 million children as Junior Fire Marshals. The first 2,000 kids inside the ballpark on Friday will score a free toy fire helmet.
Saturday, April 28 (7:05 p.m.) - Houston Astros World Champion Replica Ring Giveaway, presented by PG&E: As you may have heard, four of the last eight World Series Champions have been "Farm Grown" in Fresno, dating back to 2010. Once again we get to give away replica championship rings, so be early, as the first 5,000 fans through the gates will take home this one-of-a-kind collectible replica of the Houston Astros' title bling.
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans: Please join us in honoring veterans who may not have received a proper welcome home considering their sacrifice. Veterans of the Vietnam War will be "welcomed home" by a general in a ceremony on the Tulare Plaza between 5 and 6 p.m., and presented with commemorative coins, before they are also honored on the field in a pre-game ceremony. A POW/MIA memorial stadium seat has also been added to the Chukchansi Park concourse that will remain closed until all that have served their country are accounted for.
Sunday, April 29 (12:05 p.m.) - Save Mart Sundays: Fans should bring their Save Mart receipt or show the Save Mart app at the ticket office to receive $5 off each ticket in their purchase (limit eight). A pre-game autograph session will feature two Grizzlies players, and kids run the bases post-game. Fresno Mini Maker Faire, presented by Fresno Ideaworks, PG&E and The Fresno Bee: Check out the interactive exhibits on the concourse and plaza, to appreciate the mechanical engineering skills of young people in the Central Valley!
ABOUT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES
The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, are a member of the 16-team Pacific Coast League and one of 30 clubs in the world playing the highest level of Minor League Baseball. The team plays at 12,500-seat Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno, which is also a year-round community gathering place, hosting myriad other special events beyond Grizzlies' games, such as concerts, professional soccer and high school sporting events. The Grizzlies will enter the 2018 season - their 21st in Fresno - on the momentum of three consecutive winning seasons, including a PCL and National Championship in 2015. For information on 2018 Fresno Grizzlies season ticket and mini-plans, fans should call the Grizzlies' ticket office at 559.320.TIXS between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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