JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The 2018 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season presented by Community First Credit Union continues with a homestand Tuesday, May 29, through Saturday, June 2. The Jumbo Shrimp host the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, for a five-game series with a promotional lineup including the following highlights:
Tuesday, May 29, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Community First Credit Union Two-for-Tuesday: Tickets are 2-for-1 at the box office for Community First Credit Union members using their CFCU credit or debit card. At the Community First Credit Union table on the concourse, fans who are not members can learn more about membership and the Jumbo Shrimp VISA® Debit Card, which gives card holders a 10 percent discount on merchandise purchases, a free small fountain drink with any concession stand purchase and $2 off tickets purchased on game day at the box office.
Coors Light $2 Tuesday: Fans can purchase $1 (12-oz.) and $2 (24-oz.) Coors Light in select locations, and $1 small sodas are sold at the concession stands.
UF Health Trauma Awareness Night: Fans can learn more about trauma and how to prevent injuries.
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Wednesday, May 30, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Publix Corks & Forks Wednesday: Fans can purchase a $15 package that includes a game ticket, and the opportunity to sample food, beer, and wine from Publix in the Safe Harbor Seafood Palm Tree Pavilion. One lucky couple will win a dinner on the concourse that night, specially prepared by Chef Tony from Publix. That night's wine sample at the ballpark will be available at your neighborhood Publix. Anyone who donates a canned food item at the box office can save $1 off a gameday ticket price (limit $1 off per ticket).
#CoverYourBases Sun Safety Initiative: Minor League Baseball and the American Cancer Society promote awareness and prevention of skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. Fans can get samples of Blue Lizard Sunscreen. Use hashtag #CoverYourBases or visit cancer.org/sunsafety.
Thursday, May 31, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Budweiser Thirsty Thursday: Fans can purchase $1 12-oz. and $2 24-oz. beers adjacent to the Budweiser Tiki Terrace, along the right-field concourse, and at the Oasis concession stand behind section 115. $1 small sodas are sold at the concession stands. DJ Swagg and DJ MoneyGud will provide music at the Budweiser Tiki Terrace.
'90s Night: Throwing it back to the decade of Zack and Slater, the Jumbo Shrimp will wear special '90s fauxback jerseys and caps. The jerseys will also be auctioned off during the game.
Media Sponsors: Cox Media
Friday, June 1, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks: Fans may visit any participating NAPA AutoCare Center to get a FREE general admission ticket (reserved seat upgrade available at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office) for the Friday night game. Following the game, the Jumbo Shrimp have NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks!
Red Shirt Friday: Fans are encouraged to wear red to support the military and save $1 per ticket at the box office, or donate the $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The Jumbo Shrimp wear red "Bold City" jerseys every Friday.
Friday Night Lites Miller Lite Happy Hour: Miller Lite $1 12-oz. beers and $1 off craft beer specials are available in the Craft Cave near the third-base gate from gates opening until 7:30 p.m. every Friday.
Inflatamaniacs: The Inflatamaniacs - Hollywood, Ice, G Money and Munchie - will be at the ballpark. Each character has a unique story. Each one of them brings their own individuality, but when they groove together, magic is made.
Media Sponsor: 96.1 WEJZ
Saturday, June 2, 6:35 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Saturday Night Fireworks: New in 2018, the first six Saturdays (through June 16) feature postgame fireworks! Don't miss a single fireworks show by purchasing the Fireworks+Plus Package.
Prawn Prize: 121 Financial Baseball Bat Can Cooler Giveaway: The first 2,000 fans receive a baseball bat can cooler, courtesy of 121 Financial.
ERMAHGERD JMBSHRMP Meme Night: The original internet meme, Ermahgerd Girl, whose real name is Maggie Goldenberger, will throw a ceremonial first pitch and then take photos and meet and greet fans.
Lowe's Hurricane Preparedness Night: At the beginning of hurricane season, fans can learn how to be prepared. One lucky fan will win a generator from Lowe's.
Season-long promotions include:
Tickets as low as $5: by purchasing in advance of game day, fans can secure general admission tickets for just $5!
Military tickets for $5: Any active military member or veteran may show an ID at the box office to purchase a reserved seat or general admission for just $5 - any game of the season!
Hot dogs for $2: a ballpark tradition is just $2 at every game!
Jumbo Shrimp VISA® Debit Card rewards: Fans who use the Jumbo Shrimp VISA® Debit Card receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise purchases, a free small fountain drink with any concessions purchase and $2 off tickets purchased on game day at the box office. A full suite of fan discounts and other perks across the region are available through the Jumbo Shrimp's merchant program. More details here.
Tickets are available at www.jaxshrimp.com, by calling (904) 358-2846, or by visiting the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office, which will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon on Sunday game days and 9 a.m. daily during the week.
ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League's Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy, and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by General Manager Harold Craw. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit www.jaxshrimp.com.