PENSACOLA, Fla., - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will hold its inaugural Kazoo's New Year's Celebration at Blue Wahoos Stadium this year with the support of the City of Pensacola and the Parks and Recreation Department. The family-friendly night will feature the Pelican Drop, fireworks, inflatables, face painting and live music on the field.
The event, which is free to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. The festivities will culminate with fireworks and a Pelican drop in the outfield at 8 p.m. Local bands Rewired and The Unicorn Wranglers will provide live music on the field with a special performance by the Antioch Youth and Adult Choir.
"It's our mission to improve the quality of life of the community and after seeing the need for the community to have a safe and fun place to celebrate New Year's Eve, we knew this was the right move," said team president Jonathan Griffith. "After such a successful Wahooloween, we're excited to see the community come out for another great holiday."
Spectators will be able to take a seat in the stadium, enjoy live music from local bands and enjoy food and drinks from the concession stands. Main Gates will open to the public at 5:00 p.m.
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are the Double-A Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and a member of the Southern League. For information on 2018 Blue Wahoos Season Tickets, please call 850-934-8444. Follow the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at BlueWahoos.com, facebook.com/PensacolaBlueWahoos and twitter.com/BlueWahoosBBall.
About the Studer Family of Companies: The Studer Family of Companies is comprised of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the not-for-profit Studer Community Institute, Studer Properties, The Bodacious Family of Shops in both Pensacola and in Janesville, Wisc. and Bubba's Sweet Spot.
All profits from the Studer Family of Companies are re-invested into job creation and funding early childhood education initiatives conducted by the Studer Community Institute including its plan to make Pensacola America's First Early Learning City.
The vision of the Studer Family of Companies is to make the Pensacola metro area the greatest place to live in the world.
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