Chiefs to Host Cardinals/Cubs Opening Day Watch Party

By Nathan Baliva / Peoria Chiefs | March 13, 2017 3:25 PM ET

PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Chiefs have announced they will host an Opening Night watch party at Dozer Park as the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs open the 2017 regular season at Busch Stadium on Sunday, April 2 on ESPN at 7:30 pm. The event will also double as a "Meet the Chiefs" event with the 2017 Chiefs players on hand to sign autographs before the game begins. Fans of both teams can cheer on their team while watching the game on the largest outdoor HD screen in Central Illinois.

      Admission to Dozer Park is free and there is an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet available for $15. The buffet includes grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, potato chips, popcorn and cookies and must be purchased on the Chiefs website before Friday, March 31. There will also be a cash bar for soda, beer and cocktails. Groups of 10 or more can reserve a suite by calling Jason Mott at 309-680-4002 or via email at Concession stands will also be open for those fans wishing to watch the game from the seating bowl.

     Doors to Dozer Park will open at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 with the newly arrived 2017 Chiefs players signing autographs at 6:00 p.m. This will be the first event for the 2017 Chiefs players before the April 8 home opener against Burlington. The Firehouse Team Store will also be open with a sneak peek of new 2017 merchandise and fans can speak with Chiefs account executives about season, group or individual game tickets for the 2017 season.

     During the event, fans can sit outside on the party decks, or enjoy one of the luxury suites or the Converse Club with multiple TVs. The buffet will be served in the Suite Level Bradfield's Conference Room from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.mFans are encouraged to wear their team's colors and jerseys while enjoying the action on the 42' HD10 LED Video Board in right-field.


Tickets and Promotions:

      Season ticket packages, including full-season, a 35-game ticket package, an 18-game ticket package, a Flex Plan or Pick-Six Plan are currently on sale by calling 309-680-4000. Individual game tickets are also on sale with the Dozer Park Box Office open Monday - Friday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and online at which also lists all of the season's promotions. Game times and 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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