Pride Night at the Ballpark will be part of the Pride Portland's! 10 Days of Pride Events which is highlighted by the Parade and Festival through downtown Portland on June 15th. As part of Pride Night at the Ballpark on June 8th, Pride Portland! will participate in a pregame parade around the field, throw out a ceremonial first pitch, and the National Anthem will be performed by the Maine Gay Men's Chorus.
Shipyard Hoppy Pride Pilsner will be served at the ballpark as part of the Pride Night.
"Pride Portland! is excited to team up with the Portland Sea Dogs for Pride Night at Hadlock Field as an official 10 Days of Pride event," stated Pride Portland's! 2019 Events Chair, Alix Towler. "The Sea Dogs are an enthusiastic and welcoming partner, and we can't wait to see our community and all the fans at the ballgame!"
Sea Dogs President & General Manager Geoff Iacuessa said, "The game of baseball is for everyone. We are proud to be partnering with Pride Portland! to engage in inclusivity, diversity, and unity at the ballpark."
Tickets for the game can be purchased online at www.seadogs.com or by calling the Sea Dogs Ticket Office at 207-879-9500.
A special ticket package has also been developed for the night that includes a reserved seat ticket to the game and a Sea Dogs pride hat that features the Sea Dogs logo in rainbow colors. The packages are available for $15.00 and can be purchased online at www.seadogs.com and by calling the Sea Dogs Ticket Office at 207-879-9500. Only 250 hats are available.
Pride Portland! brings people in the Greater Portland, Maine area together to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ movement, raise awareness of the community's ongoing struggles, and foster an environment of inclusivity, accessibility, and solidarity.