(AKRON, OHIO) February 6, 2017 - Cupid's arrows will be dipped in baseball fever for the Akron RubberDucks' annual "Six-Hour SUITE Heart Special" on Friday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
With Cleveland Indians pitchers and catchers scheduled to report in six days and the RubberDucks coming off winning the 2016 Eastern League Championship, there's never been a better time for fans to warm the hearts of those special baseball lovers.
The "SUITE Heart Special" is chance for fans to qualify for one of four different value-added packages, including one with a complimentary suite! In addition, all accounts are entered in the grand prize drawing for the use of the exclusive Owner's Suite for a Monday through Thursday game in April or May.
This special runs ONLY on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is not available online. It can be purchased by calling the Akron RubberDucks' main number, 330-253-5151 or 1-855-97-QUACK (78225). Packages will be sold based on availability.
There are four different value-added packages available in the SUITE Heart Special based on amount spent:
Amount Value Added
$90 to $170 Tickets + Experience - Two tickets plus either a chance to watch Batting Practice from the field or receive a VIP Tour (available dates: April 11, April 12, April 26, May 8, June 13, August 21)
$171 to $270 Two (2) Homerville tickets - Choose from April 9, April 22, May 4, May 9 or May 15 (beverages not included)
$271 to $499 Four (4) Memorial Day Picnic Tickets - Four tickets to McDonald's Family Territory's Memorial Day Picnic, May 29
$500+ Complimentary Suite for a Monday through Thursday April or May date; (food & beverage available for purchase; season tickets must be new contracts for a minimum of one year)
The Homerville area consists of the two rows of 11 swivel-seats with drink rails located in front of the right field Tiki Bar in the Tiki Terrace. These seats provide some of the best views in the ballpark. Normally, tickets for Homerville cost $25 and include either two (2) 16-ounce beers or four (4) 24-ounce soft drinks, which are redeemable at the Tiki Bar. Tickets for Homerville are available for single-game purchase when single-game tickets go on sale in early March at the box office or by calling 330-253-5153.
"This is a great last-minute gift for Valentine's Day shoppers," said RubberDucks General Manager Jim Pfander. "Each offer gives fans a special opportunity at one of our games, in addition to our nightly affordable, family fun. Our new Homerville area became one of the best places to be in the ballpark last year and the Memorial Day Picnic will make for a great family outing!"
There is a limit of one value-added incentive per account. Food is available for optional purchase in suites, however, not required at the time of entry. Existing accounts with deposit money received are eligible if the additional payments are not toward an existing five-year season-ticket contract. Current five-year season ticket contract are not eligible for the value-added incentives.
The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and defending Eastern League champions. The 2017 season will be the franchise's 21st since moving to Akron. The 20th year of Canal Park kicks off with the Home Opener on Thursday, April 6, at 6:35 p.m. vs. Bowie Baysox. For more information about the team, please visit the RubberDucks' website, www.akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, Twitter feed @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram at @akronrubberducks.