JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The inaugural Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season presented by Community First Credit Union continues Monday, May 8, through Friday, May 12. The Jumbo Shrimp host the Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, for a five-game series with a promotional lineup including the following highlights:
Monday, May 8, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
VyStar Credit Union Charity Begins at Home: The Jumbo Shrimp feature up to two different local nonprofits at each Jumbo Shrimp Monday home game. The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation (malwashington.com) will hold a pregame celebrity tennis home run derby. The Foundation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (lls.org) will each raise awareness and funds throughout the night through ticket sales and the Launch-A-Ball promotion. VyStar Credit Union members can get a buy-3-get-1 free ticket special by showing their VyStar credit or debit card at the box office.
Canines and Crustaceans (Bark in the Park): The Jumbo Shrimp are happy to host all willing and able dogs at the Baseball Grounds, free of charge with a paying human companion, for a fun night of Canines and Crustaceans! Dog-free seating will be available in Sections 110 and 111.
Jumpin' Jax Flyball Club: A team of dogs from the local flyball club will perform high-energy relay and jumping tricks before the game. More information at jumpinjaxflyball.webs.com.
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Tuesday, May 9, 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. Fans who are not Community First Credit Union members can sign up at the CFCU tent outside the stadium to receive the ticket offer that night.
Miller Lite $2 Tuesday: Fans can purchase $1.00 12-oz. and $2.00 24-oz. Miller Lite at select locations.
Wednesday, May 10, 12:05 p.m. (Gates open at 11 a.m.)
Business Person Special: Join the Jumbo Shrimp for a midday matinee and get one 16-oz. beer or soda, a hot dog, chips and a reserved seat ticket for only $15! Purchase at the box office or call the box office at (904) 358-2846 to order.
National Shrimp Day: It only comes once a year, so the Jumbo Shrimp are offering a special package. For one day only, get a package that includes Boom Boom Shrimp, a 16-oz. beer or soda, and a reserved seat ticket for only $15! Purchase at the box office or call the box office at (904) 358-2846 to order.
Thursday, May 11, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
Mavericks Live and Budweiser Thirsty Thursday: Fans can purchase $1 12-oz. and $2 24-oz. beers adjacent to the new Budweiser Tiki Terrace, on the left-field berm, at two locations on the right-field bleachers, and at the Oasis concession stand behind section 115.
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Friday, May 12, 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. At every Friday home game, the Jumbo Shrimp have postgame 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 are wearing red "Bold City" jerseys for every Friday home game this season.
Miller Lite Happy Hour, presented in part by Wild Wing Café: Miller Lite beer specials are available in the new Craft Cave near the third-base gate from gates opening until 7:30 p.m. at every Friday home game. JAX Play Day will also have Jumbo-sized yard games, from Connect Four to life-sized Jenga in the Craft Cave.
Wheel House Chef's Table: In the suite-level lounge open to all fans, the new Chef's Table serves premium items at a buffet for Friday and Saturday night games. Fans may purchase individual visits to the buffet line for $15 per plate.
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Season-long promotions include:
$5 general admission tickets: fans can get into any game this season for just $5!
$5 tickets for military: 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!
$2 hot dogs: a ballpark tradition will be just $2 at every game!
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 Sunday and 9 a.m. daily during the week.
ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.