Rowdie Claus Is Comin' to Town December 15

Holiday tradition for Tribe fans brings back Rowdie as Santa Claus

(Whitney Alderson)

By Indianapolis Indians | November 15, 2018 3:53 PM

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Indians mascot Rowdie will once again don the red suit and fluffy white beard for Rowdie Claus on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 2 - 6 p.m. at Victory Field. All visitors are welcome to this free event.

"Rowdie Claus continues an annual tradition for Tribe fans," said Joel Zawacki, Indianapolis Indians assistant general manager for corporate sales and marketing. "Every year we try to offer something different, and this year fans will have a chance to see the holiday lights display on the Victory Field diamond for the first time."

Besides snapping pictures with Rowdie and catching a glimpse of the holiday lights, kids can create a holiday craft and enjoy snacks and hot chocolate. Guests can also purchase Indianapolis Indians merchandise and ticket packages for the 2019 season. The Tribe open next year at Columbus on Thursday, April 4 before their home opener on Thursday, April 11.

Parking for Rowdie Claus is free in the Victory Field lot, but guests are encouraged to bring canned food donations for Wheeler Mission Ministries. Guests should enter through the Guest Relations entrance on the west side of the stadium.

For more information, visit or call (317) 269-3545.

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

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