FRESNO, Calif. - The second Fresno Grizzlies homestand of the 2016 season is scheduled for April 28 through May 5, with eight games against the El Paso Chihuahuas (San Diego Padres) and Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks) for the defending Triple-A National Champions. Here is a preview of the week's promotional schedule:
4/28 - Classic Vinyl Night: The Grizzlies' homestand begins with Classic Vinyl Night on the main concourse, where fans will be able to buy, sell and trade all kinds of classic and vintage records and LPs. Don't forget to stay after the game for the Beatles tribute concert, where Fab Four cover band "Beatleville" will be reenacting the famous 1965 Shea Stadium concert here at Chukchansi Park. In addition, $2 Tecate and Tecate Light will be available through the end of the fifth inning as a part of the weekly Tecate Thursday promotion. Sodas on Thursdays are also $1 all game.
4/29 - Mascot Wrestling: Mascots from all across the San Joaquin Valley will take to the field post-game to compete for the heavyweight title, including local favorites such as the Grizzlies' own Parker and Scorcher (Fresno Fuego Soccer). Pre-game, wrestlers from the hit television show Lucha Xtreme will perform. Prior to the Mascot Title Bout post-game, we'll have Friday Night Fireworks presented by Fresno Madera Farm Credit. It's also another Farm Grown Friday, with an in-ballpark farmer's market presented by Whole Foods.
4/30 - National Championship Replica Ring Giveaway, Presented by Fresno Acura: The first 10,000 fans through the gates will receive a replica 2015 Grizzlies' Triple-A National Championship ring! In addition, the Grizzlies will place 15 authentic rings inside 15 random giveaway boxes- meaning a few lucky fans will receive an authentic championship ring just like the ones the players and coaches received!
5/1 - Grrrrassic Park II: Chukchansi Park transforms into "Grrrrassic Park" for the second time as huge animatronic dinosaurs roam the stadium! Featuring all sorts of dino-related activities and fun educational experiences throughout the game. Save Mart Sunday also continues this week with pre-game autograph sessions with future Houston Astros players, and kids 12 and under get to run the bases after the game, presented by Sun-Maid. Finally, stop by the Sunrun booth on the concourse and enter to win Grizzlies Bucks for use anywhere in the stadium. On this night, you can also show your Save Mart receipt at the ticket office for a $5 discount off your ticket purchase!
5/2 - Must Catch Monday: Get two Field Level Reserve tickets, two Fresno Chaffee Zoo vouchers, two Blackbeard's Mini Golf vouchers and two John's Incredible Pizza Kids' Buffets... all for just $22! Presented by The Fresno Bee.
5/3 - Taco Tuesday: It's Tuesday at the ballpark, which can only mean one thing: the Fresno Tacos are back in town! Enjoy food from local taco trucks (including this week's featured truck, Tacos Mazatlan) throughout the game as we celebrate Fresno's taco legacy. The Grizzlies, as their alter-ego the Fresno Tacos, are 1-0 this season. Get $2 Tacos, $2 Churros & $2 Sodas through the 5th inning and 2-for-1 Field Box and Phoenix Club tickets.
5/4 - Everybody Wins-day: If the Grizzlies win, everybody in attendance will receive six FREE garlic parmesan breadsticks from Round Table Pizza! Wear the Bear Wednesday: Wear Grizzlies gear to win free tickets to the following Wednesday home game! Those wearing Grizzlies gear to the game will also get a 25% discount on apparel in the Team Store.
5/5 - Cinco de Mayo, Presented by Tecate: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with $2 Tecate and Tecate Light through the fifth inning on another Tecate Thursday! Featuring live music! $1 sodas all game as well.
ABOUT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES
The 2015 National Champion Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, are a member of the 16-team Pacific Coast League and are one of 30 teams in the world playing the highest level of Minor League Baseball. The 2015 season was one of historic proportions for the team and City of Fresno, as the Grizzlies secured their first-ever Pacific Coast League and Triple-A National Championships. Learn about 2016 ticket plans by calling the front office at 559.320.TIXS between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
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