JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Your Jacksonville Suns will be home for ten games starting on Saturday, April 19th through Monday, April 28th with five games against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (CIN) from 4/19-4/23 and five games against the Montgomery Biscuits (TB) from 4/24-4/28!
The homestand kicks off on Saturday with a special 6:05 start time and it's Superheroes Night, Blood Alliance Blood Drive, Ronald McDonald Appearance & Saturday Night Shrimp Buffet Dinner! Join the Suns for a festive night featuring all of your favorite Superheroes and dress up as your favorite superhero for a chance to win one of our great prizes, including Movie Tickets and more courtesy of Regal Cinemas, CW17 & 106.9 Planet Radio! The Blood Alliance Bloodmobile will be on hand and the Suns encourage all fans to donate blood! The first 25 donors receive 2 Homeplate Box tickets to the game, a hot dog and soda voucher and a special Suns Souvenir! Plus don't miss your chance to meet Ronald McDonald who will be on hand! It's also the Saturday Night Unlimited Shrimp Buffet courtesy of Sea Best! Get unlimited Butterfly Breaded Shrimp, sides and a soda from 5-7 in the Sundowner Lounge for just $16.50!
Celebrate Easter Sunday with the Suns and join us for our Pre-Game Easter Egg Hunt on the Field, Christian Yelich Jersey Backpack Giveaway, Throwback Day and Kids Run the Bases! Kids be sure to arrive early and don't miss the biggest Easter Egg hunt in town on Bragan Field starting at 1:30, courtesy of Eggland's Best! The Easter Egg Hunt features over 2,000 real boiled & dyed eggs and over 1,000 plastic eggs, some filled with candy and some others filled with great prizes! Plus the first 1,000 kids get a special Christian Yelich Suns Jersey Backpack, courtesy of Sea Best, Winn-Dixie & Lite 96.1! It's also Throwback Day and all fans get $5 Box tickets while they last and 2 for 1 PBR's! Sunday also is the debut of the Suns all Yellow uniforms and be sure to stick around after the game for Kids Run the Bases, presented by VyStar Credit Union!
Monday Night is Service Industry Night and a Belly Buster Monday! The Suns will honor all Bar & Restaurant workers with a special ticket offer for Service Industry Night! It's also Belly Buster Monday! Get All you can eat Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Popcorn, Soda and Ice Cream from 6-8 plus a HomePlate Box seat for just $20! Sponsored by 100.7 The Bull!
It's the First Fifty Cent Family Feast of 2014 on Tuesday, Hi-Chew Kids Night and Gate Tuesday Night Tickets! Enjoy $.50 hot dogs, peanuts and ice cream treats, sponsored by Oscar Mayer, Hampton Farms, Blue Bell Ice Cream, Folio Weekly and 99.9 Gator Country! Present a receipt from any local GATE Convenience Store at the Suns Box Office for Buy One-Get-One Tickets! Plus it's Hi-Chew Kid's Night and all kids can play catch on the field from 6:00-6:30, courtesy of Hi-Chew Candy!
Wednesday afternoon is a Businessperson Special with Baseball in the SUNShine and Senior Day! $15.50 gets a Homeplate Box seat, large hot dog and large beverage of choice. Sponsored by 1010XL & 92.5 FM! It's also Senior Citizen's Day and all seniors (62+) get half priced box tickets!
Be sure to join us on Thursday for the first Thursday Night Throwdown of 2014, College Night and Strike Out Stroke Night as the Montgomery Biscuits return to Jacksonville for the first of five games with the Suns! Enjoy Buds for a Buck and 2 for 1 Cocktails at the hottest spot in Jacksonville! Plus it's College Night and all college students get in for $5 Dollars with ID! It's also Strike Out Stroke Night brought to you by UF Health Jacksonville! Come out and support the Suns as they promote stroke awareness and prevention and don't miss the pre-game helicopter hover from TraumaOne!. Sponsored by UF Health Jacksonville, Budweiser, Jim Beam, Absolut, Jagermeister, Malibu Rum, Go Pull-It, 95.1 WAPE & X102.9!!
The Baseball Grounds will be invaded by Pirates on Friday as it's Pirates Night, & Friday Family Fireworks! Pirates will be on the attack for Giant Shrimp all night long and be sure to come early and see real pirates shooting real cannons with the Fernandina Pirates Club before the game and they will have on-field skits in-between the first three innings, sponsored by 96.9 The Eagle! Stay after the game as we light up the sky with the NAPA Friday Family Fireworks, presented by your NAPA AutoCare center dealers!
On Saturday, April 26, we celebrate the greatest Jacksonville Tradition of all with our World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party Six Months Away Night and Suns Orange/Blue or Red/Black Cap Giveaway, Blood Alliance Blood Drive, Bark in the Park Night & Sea Best Shrimp Dinner! Come kick off the Florida/Georgia rivalry early and the first 3,000 fans get a Suns Cap in your Gator or Bulldog colors, courtesy of SwisherSports.com, CBS47 and 99.1 WQIK! The Blood Alliance Bloodmobile will be on hand and the Suns encourage all fans to donate blood! The first 25 donors receive 2 tickets to the game, a hot dog and soda voucher and a special Suns gift! Plus the Baseball Grounds will go to the Dogs as it's Bark in the Park! All dogs get in for just $2.50 and can run the bases after the game! Also enjoy the Sea Best Unlimited Shrimp Dinner in the Sundowner Lounge from 6-8! Get unlimited Butterfly Breaded Shrimp, sides and a soda for only $16.50!
Bring the whole family on Sunday, April 27 for our FREE Kids Clinic on the Field, Billy the Marlin Appearance, Autism Awareness Day and Kids Run the Bases! All kids can get FREE coaching and pointers from the pros from 1:30-2:30 with our Kids Clinic on the Field! All kids can get special instruction from Suns players and coaches and also all kids dressed in their youth baseball or softball league uniform get in free courtesy of The Florida Times-Union, CW17, 107.3 JACK-FM and 97.9 KISS-FM! Also the best mascot in baseball, Billy the Marlin will be on hand entertaining the crowd throughout the game! Join the Suns in raising awareness for Autism on Autism Awareness Day and be sure to stick around after the game for Kids Run the Bases, presented by VyStar Credit Union!
The homestand comes to a close on Monday, April 28, with first Celebration of Reading Day in 2014. This special 11:05am late morning game welcomes school kids from across the area for a day of baseball plus a special banner contest and no beer will be sold.
Tickets for all Suns home games are currently on sale through the Suns Box Office at (904) 358-2846, or online at www.jaxsuns.com. Tickets are $7.50 for general admission, $10.50 for reserved seating and $13.50 for Homeplate Box seating. Limited sponsorships, season tickets and group packages are still available. The 2014 season is presented by Everbank, official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns. The Suns are the Double-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins and a member of the Southern League of Professional Baseball.
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