2019 Storm Promotions

A new look is coming to The Diamond

By Matt Rodriguez / Lake Elsinore Storm | February 7, 2019 1:03 PM

Giveaway quantities limited. Promotions are subject to change.

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - With the Super Bowl officially marking the end to the NFL season, Storm fans can breathe a sigh of relief and turn the page to Spring Training, marking the beginning to another chapter of America's Favorite Pastime at The Diamond in Lake Elsinore.

Along with a new crop of players, a first-year manager taking over at the helm, and various stadium upgrades comes a new promotional schedule featuring some Storm classics mixed in with fresh ideas and topped with an entire new look for all Thursday home games. First, let's begin with April.

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APRIL

The Diamond will welcome the 26th season of Storm baseball on Thursday, April 11th with the traditional pregame Happy Hour kicking things off. Another reason you want to be at Opening Night: a mid-game surprise sure to leave a lasting impression.

Catch any of the first four Storm home games and get your 2019 Magnet Schedule presented by Lakeside Pest Control to stay in the loop.

April 25th marks the first Thursday of the year in which Lake Elsinore will fully rebrand as a participant in Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión. That rebrand will feature a new name, new look, new in-game entertainment and much more.

Join us again April 27th for the Team Photo giveaway, presented by Potamus Press, and get your team photo signed by all your favorite Storm coaches and players.

MAY

The first homestand of May is sure to be an entertaining one, with Halfway to Día de los Muertos highlighting the second Copa de la Diversión game Thursday on May 9th.

May 11th will rewind to the 1920s, when alcohol was banned by the government, but we won't abide! Join us for Anti-Prohibition Night and enjoy our stadium speakeasy, featuring classic cocktails and some traditional speakeasy entertainment.

Treat mom to Storm baseball on Mother's Day, but first start the day with a special brunch in the Diamond Club on May 12th.

May will conclude with the start of Hispanic Heritage Weekend. What's become a staple in the Storm promotional schedule will expand to four days, beginning Thursday, May 30th and concluding on Sunday, June 2nd. The weekend will include lots of traditional Hispanic entertainment, food and beverages, and more as the Storm will rebrand for the entire four-day theme.

JUNE

For the second straight season, the Storm will host a Pride Night, an inclusive night meant to make sure our community knows that everyone is always welcome at The Diamond. Exclusive Pride Night merchandise will be available at the team store. The second annual Pride Night will be held on June 8th.

Bring your family out on June 9th and help Thunder celebrate his 19th birthday! Meet Thunder and his many mascot friends as they gather at The Diamond and enjoy many of his antics he's sure to have in store.

GEEKend, arguably the most recognizable Storm promotion on the schedule every season, returns for its sixth edition. Nerd Out Night will start the weekend off on June 20th, with Super Power Night immediately following on June 21st.

Star Wars Night will be Saturday, June 22nd. Get your Bounty Hunter Storm Hat presented by the San Diego Blood Bank. Stick around for Star Wars Night and enjoy themed in-game entertainment to go along with the hat giveaway.

The San Diego Blood Bank will be at the stadium on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd for the annual Storm blood drive. Donate blood and receive a Bounty Hunter Storm Hat without having to wait in line.

Gamer Day will once again mark the end of GEEKend on June 23rd. Play some of your favorite video games on the concourse and enjoy themed in-game promotions while the Storm takes on the Inland Empire 66ers.

JULY

There is no better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than at The Diamond in Lake Elsinore, where for the second straight season the Storm are at home. Always one of the biggest games of the season, get your tickets early and enjoy the best postgame fireworks show in the Inland Empire.

Be sure to return early on July 6th for L.E.Bron Night, highlighted by a Lakers-themed LeBron James Storm Basketball Jersey.

If you choose to come to the game on July 8th, don't expect too much. That night features the traditional Nothing Night: no tickets, no concessions, no music, no in-game promotions…just baseball. FREE ADMISSION!

Another staple to the promotional schedule, Faith and Family Night, returns July 19th and will include player testimonials, pastor messages and more.

Come back July 20th for a Storm Car Sunshade giveaway presented by John Hine Temecula Subaru. The night also marks the first of two Boy Scout Nights of the season. We will also be auctioning off a signed Joe Torre baseball with all proceeds benefiting the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation.

A Veterans Beer Fest will highlight July 21st and will include veteran-owned breweries from Southern California, as well as veteran support organizations in attendance.

July 26th will be Menifee Community Night presented by Miles of Smiles Orthodontics, capped off by postgame fireworks.

Country Night returns to The Diamond, Saturday, July 27th, for the second straight season and this year promises to be even better. With new activities, more in-game entertainment and postgame fireworks, this is a night you don't want to miss.

AUGUST

Don't miss Thunder and Mini-Thunder: Part II on Friday, August 16th. Hawaiian Night will feature a Thunder & Mini-Thunder Double Bobble Belly preseted by HP Communications, Inc. Make sure you get to the game early to claim your Double Bobble Belly and add it to your mascot bobble collection!

Celebrate the importance of community on August 17th with MiLB Community Night and get to the ballpark early for your Storm Hat giveaway presented by SHARP Business Systems.

Join us on August 30th as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the baseball cinematic classic Major League and get your 2020 Storm schedule cup presented by 7UP, because it's never too early to plan ahead!

August 31st is Lake Elsinore Community Night, featuring a Lake Elsinore Grand Prix Takeover to close out the month.

SEPTEMBER

With only two home games in September, the Storm will hold Mental Health Awareness Night on September 1st, with one last chance for fans to get a 2020 Storm schedule cup.

As is tradition, the last home game of the season is always Everything Night, where we do a little bit of every giveaway and keep our fans entertained with our best in-game promotions of the season. 

OTHER DATES TO KNOW

Single Game Tickets go on sale March 9th from 8am-12pm at the Box Office, which will also be open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm for in-person purchases. To purchase tickets online, visit stormbaseball.com/tickets or call (951) 245 -HITS.

Join your Storm front office at the City Park in downtown Lake Elsinore on March 23rd from 11am-1pm for the Copa de la Diversion logo unveil and be one of the first to set eyes on the new logo. Spend March 24th at the ballpark for the annual Sip 'N Swing event. Take batting practice on the field, get a behind-the-scenes tour, win great raffle prizes and learn all the new options Storm has to offer for the 2019 season.

DAILY PROMOTIONS

Salute to Soldiers Sunday Fundays presented by Inland Wharf Brewing Co. - All military (active, retired, reserved, dependent and more) can receive up to four FREE tickets per valid I.D. presented at the Box Office on the day of the game. Stick around afterwards for Kids Run the Bases, for kids 12 and under. Indulge in some delicious craft beers by Inland Wharf Brewing Co. at a discounted price.   (April 14, April 28, May 12, June 2, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, July 28, August 18, September 1)

Bark 'N Brew Mondays presented by John Hine Temecula Subaru - Treat your dog to a ballgame for just an additional $1! We know it gets hot, but we have plenty of shade and water to keep your pet safe. Enjoy discounted craft beers by various local breweries each week. (April 15, April 22, June 10, June 24, July 22, August 5, September 2)

Fiesta Tuesdays - Enjoy $3 tacos, $3 tall can beers and $3 margaritas! Take advantage of 2-for-1 tickets on Tuesdays online or at the Box Office. (April 16, April 23, May 7, May 21, May 28, June 11, June 25, July 9, August 6, August 20)

Thirsty Thursdays presented by Don Panchos Taquiza - One of our most popular daily promotions returns! Enjoy $2 domestic draft beers & sodas while supplies last and check out the game from our Hangar 24 Flight Deck! (April 25, May 9, May 23, May 30, June 20, July 18, August 22)

Fireworks Fridays presented by Pyro Spectacular by Souza - Stick around after the game for one of the best fireworks displays in the Inland Empire, courtesy of Pyro Spectacular By Souza! View the show right from your seat as fireworks are now launched from centerfield(April 12, April 26, May 10, May 31, June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, July 26, August 16, August 30)

Signature Saturdays presented by Sunpower by Precis - Get to the ballpark early to grab a Storm giveaway item, some autographs, or both! Go home with a new piece of Storm memorabilia every Saturday home game!   (April 13, April 27, May 11, June 1, June 8, June 22, July 6, July 20, July 27, August 17, August 31)

 

Theme Nights

Halfway to Día de los Muertos (Thursday, May 9)

Anti-Prohibition Night (Saturday, May 11)

Hispanic Heritage Weekend (Thursday, May 30 - Sunday, June 2)

Pride Night (Saturday, June 8)

Thunder's Birthday (Sunday, June 9)

GEEKend6 Nerd Out Night (Thursday, June 20)

GEEKend6 Super Power Night (Friday, June 21)*

GEEKend6 Star Wars Night (Saturday, June 22)

GEEKend6 Gamer Day (Sunday, June 23)

Summer Camp Day (Wednesday, June 26)

Wildomar Community Night (Friday, July 5)*

L.E.Bron Night (Saturday, July 6)

Nothing Night (Monday, July 8)

Faith & Family Night (Friday, July 19)*

Veterans Beer Fest (Sunday, July 21)

Menifee Community Night presented by Miles of Smiles Orthodontics (Friday, July 26)*

Country Night (Saturday, July 27)

Hawaiian Night (Friday, August 16)*

MiLB Community Night (Saturday, August 17)

Temecula Community Night (Sunday, August 18)

Major League Night (Friday, August 30)*

Lake Elsinore Community Night (Saturday, August 31)

Mental Health Awareness Night (Sunday, September 1)

Everything Night (Monday, September 2)

*Postgame Fireworks

 

Giveaways

Magnet Schedule presented by Lakeside Pest Control (Thursday, April 11 - Sunday, April 14)

Team Photo presented by Potamus Press (Saturday, April 27)

Bounty Hunter Hat presented by San Diego Blood Bank (Saturday, June 22)

L.E.Bron Storm Basketball Jersey (Saturday, July 6)

Storm Car Sunshade presented by John Hine Temecula Subaru (Saturday, July 20)

Thunder & Mini-Thunder Double Bobble Belly (Friday, August 16)*

Storm Hat presented by SHARP Business Systems (Saturday, August 17)

2020 Schedule Cup presented by 7UP (Friday, August 30* & Sunday, September 1)

*Postgame Fireworks

 

Copa de la Diversion Dates

April 25, May 9, May 23, May 30, May 31*, June 1, June 2, June 20, July 18, August 22

*Postgame Fireworks

 

Reading For Rewards Dates

Sunday, April 28

Friday, May 10*

Friday, May 31 (Hispanic Heritage Weekend)*

Sunday, June 9 (Thunder's Birthday)

Friday, July 5 (Wildomar Community Night)*

*Postgame Fireworks

 

Scout Nights

Girl Scout Night (Friday, June 7)*

Boy Scout Night I (Saturday, July 20),

Boy Scout Night II (Friday, August 16)*

*Postgame Fireworks

 

Notable Dates

2019 Storm Opening Night (Thursday, April 11)

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 12)

Independence Day (Thursday, July 4)*

Labor Day (Monday, September 2)

*Postgame Fireworks

Giveaway quantities limited. Promotions are subject to change.

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

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