Join the Iowa Cubs for our Tailgate Party at Principal Park on Saturday, October 2 presented by Atlantic Bottling Coca-Cola. Gates are set to open at 4:00 p.m. to allow fans to take part in a wide variety of tailgate activities here at the ballpark before the Iowa Cubs take
Join the Iowa Cubs for our Tailgate Party at Principal Park on Saturday, October 2 presented by Atlantic Bottling Coca-Cola. Gates are set to open at 4:00 p.m. to allow fans to take part in a wide variety of tailgate activities here at the ballpark before the Iowa Cubs take on the Omaha Storm Chasers with a 6:08 p.m. first pitch.
Schedule of events:
4:00-4:30: Play Catch on the Field
Fans of all ages will have their first and only chance of the 2021 season to enjoy a game of pregame catch on the field at Principal Park. Fans must bring their own gloves and baseballs to participate. The Iowa Cubs will have a limited supply of logo baseballs available for purchase.
4:00-5:30: Tailgate Games Around the Ballpark
Yard Games: Classic games such as Giant Jenga, Ladder Golf, and Giant Connect 4 will be available for all ages to play on our Right Field Party Deck.
Speed Pitch: Come show us your arm strength and compete for the top speed in your age group! Age groups are 10 and under, ages 11-16, ages 17-39, and 40+. All participants will get a prize courtesy of Atlantic Bottling Coca-Cola and the top speed from each age group will have the opportunity to throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the Iowa Cubs game.
Penalty Flag Throwing Contest: You’ve seen the referees do it, now it’s your turn to show us what you’ve got! Located on our Hy-Vee Mezzanine.
Face Painting & Tattoos: Bring the family and enjoy the face painting and tattoo stylings of local artist, Lisa Mawdsley, from Face Painting by Lisa M. Located inside Gate B in the main concourse.
Live Music: We will feature local talent on the stage just outside of our Bottom of the 5th Bar for fans to enjoy throughout the event.
These events will be FREE to all fans with tickets to the Iowa Cubs game against the Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday, October 2.
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4:30-5:30: Bags Tournament
Fans can sign up to participate in our Bags Tournament on the Betfred Sports Patio! This 16-team, single elimination tournament will begin around 4:30 p.m. and will continue until we have our winner. Team registration is $26 and includes entry into the tournament, 2 reserved tickets to the Iowa Cubs game, and 2 drink tokens to be used at the full service bar in our Betfred Sports Lounge. The winning team will take home a prize pack courtesy of Doll Distributing and the Iowa Cubs.
FREE Team Registration will be located in on the Betfred Sports Patio in left field.
Fans in attendance will also enjoy exclusive deals at the concession stand. Our 6-4-$3 Happy Hour will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m which features six concession items for just $3 each. Items include: small popcorn, bag of peanuts, regular fountain soda, small domestic beer, malt cup and a box of candy.
For any additional questions, please contact the Iowa Cubs Front Office at 515-243-6111.