The first game of the homestand will be Thursday Cheers Night at Pfitzner Stadium, which offers discounted beverages throughout the game. College Night Pfitz Parties will take place as well, as fans with a valid student ID can purchase $5 grandstand tickets and take part in water pong, cornhole and themed trivia tournaments in the Pfitzner Stadium Party Zone.
Along with Thursday Cheers and College Night, April 19th will be D.A.R.E Night at Pfitzner Stadium. Anyone who wears a D.A.R.E t-shirt will be able to purchase a $5 grandstand ticket. Fans should be on the lookout for information about D.A.R.E on the videoboard all night long.
Additionally, Pfitzner Stadium will celebrate National Garlic Day on Thursday night! Any fan who comes to the ballpark wearing a garlic necklace will be able to purchase a discounted grandstand ticket for $5. Also, despite it being National Garlic Day, any vampires (or those dressed like one) who brave the potential perilous holiday will receive a free ticket to the night's game! The sun will go down around 7:50pm, so it will be perfect conditions for a vampire. Or is it a trap for the local vampires? Come to find out!
On Friday, April 20th, the Potomac Nationals host the Hillcats for game two of their four-game series, with first pitch set for 7:05pm.
Friday will be an exciting night at Pfitzner Stadium, as the Potomac Nationals are celebrating Salute to Jorts Night, where fans can make their jeans into jorts at the Leg Liberation Station, compete in a Jorts competition, and purchase a $5 General Admission ticket if they wear jorts to the game.
Friday also kicks off Public Safety Appreciation Weekend, where discounted tickets will be available all weekend for EMS workers, Police Department members, Fire & Rescue Department members, nurses, doctors, & surgeons, all with proof of ID. Additionally, both Fire Station 26 and DCVFR will have an engine and ambulance at the ballpark, while Fire Station 26's mascot Sparky will be in attendance. Plus, make your way through the home fire escape obstacle course set up in front of the Extreme Custom Collision Ticket Office.
Before the game, be sure to stop by the Extreme Custom Collision Café Area to hear the band Riptide for a pregame performance!
After the game, kids in attendance will be able to showcase their speed around the diamond and participate in Kids Run the Bases, presented by Glory Days Grill.
Saturday, April 21st will be one of the first major giveaways at Pfitzner Stadium, as the first 1,000 fans in attendance can take home a Carolina League Legends Card Set, presented by The Fantastic Store - Blowout Cards. This legendary card set features some of the top players who have ever played in the illustrious history of the Carolina League as well as cards of the celebrities who will visit the Pfitz this season as part of the Legends Autograph Series.
The third game of the series will include another temperature guarantee, where the Potomac Nationals guarantee that the temperature at first pitch will be at least 70 degrees. If the temperature at the start of the game is not at least 70 degrees, fans will be able to bring their ticket stub back and exchange it for a future grandstand ticket!
Prior to first pitch, fans can listen to the band Cadillac Romeos in the Extreme Custom Collision Café Area. After the final out on Saturday night, Pfitzner Stadium will debut the first fireworks show of the 2018 season, set to Prince music!
After the fireworks show, kids will have another chance to participate in Kids Run the Bases, presented by Glory Days Grill.
Sunday, April 22nd is the final game of the series against the Hillcats, with first pitch at 1:05pm.
Sunday starts off with the First-Half Team Photo Giveaway, presented by PRTC! The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive one. Going along with the team photo giveaway, Sunday brings a special opportunity for P-Nats fans: a chance to meet the 2018 team! There will be an on-field autograph session with the players pre-game, presented by PRTC, and fans won't want to miss it! The autograph session will run from when gates open to approximately 12:25pm.
On Sunday, fans can celebrate Earth Day at Pfitzner Stadium. Be sure to look out for fun Earth Day facts and videos on the video board! Also, lucky fans will find reusable tote bags at their seats, courtesy of Prince William County Recycling.
Sunday is the also first Reading Program day of the season, and it's themed as Harry Potter Day at The Pfitz. $5 general admission tickets are available for anyone dressed up like a character from Harry Potter. In-game promotions will include on-field kids broom race, The Pfitz will be decorated like places from the Harry Potter world, and in the ballpark will be split up into the four different Hogwarts houses, with the P-Nats players competing to bring home the House Cup for their house. Last but not least, keep your eyes peeled for the Golden Snitch hidden in the ballpark, in which the lucky fan who finds it will win a prize.
Sunday will be the final day of Public Safety Appreciation Weekend, where discounted tickets will be available all weekend for EMS workers, Police Department members, Fire & Rescue Department members, nurses, doctors, & surgeons, all with proof of ID.
During Sunday's matchup, P-Nats players will wear Military Appreciation Jerseys for the first time in 2018. The P-Nats will wear the Military Appreciation Jerseys throughout the season to recognize the local military members and their families and to thank them for all that they do for our country.
April 22nd is also another Kids Day Sunday. On Sunday home games throughout the season, the first 250 kids 12 and under can eat free, kids can have their face painted in the concourse by Facing Angels (charge applies), and post-game there will be Kids Run the Bases, presented by Glory Days Grill, player autograph signings and catch on the field. Sundays also always include the In-Game Kid Guest Public Address Announcer, presented by Virginia529 College Savings Plan.
For more information on 2018 Potomac Nationals single game tickets, please contact Director of Season Ticket and Group Ticket Sales, Alec Manriquez, by phone at 703-590-2311, ext. 221, or via e-mail at email@example.com. Fans with questions may also contact Potomac Nationals' Ticket Operations Manager, Matt LeBlanc, by phone at 703-590-2311, ext. 225, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
P-Nats' 2018 ticket plans and group outings are currently available for purchase. For more information, or to purchase any of these plans, contact Potomac Nationals Director of Season Ticket and Group Ticket Sales, Alec Manriquez, by phone at 703-590-2311, ext. 221, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League play at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia, and are the Carolina League affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The Potomac Nationals have claimed five Carolina League Championship titles (1982, 1989, 2008, 2010, and 2014) and nine CL Northern Division Championships. Sponsorship opportunities for the P-Nats' 2018 season and beyond are available, as well as all-inclusive corporate picnic outings to watch the future stars of the Washington Nationals at The Pfitz. 2018 Potomac Nationals season tickets and mini plans are now on sale. For more information on Potomac Nationals 2018 season tickets, mini plans, group outings, picnic packages, fundraisers, and all things Red, White, and Blue, visit the P-Nats online at www.potomacnationals.com, follow the P-Nats on Facebook (@PotomacNationals), Twitter (@PNats42), and Instagram (@pnats42), or call the Potomac Nationals' Extreme Custom Collision Ticket Office at 703-590-2311.
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