San Jose, CA- The San Jose Giants announced today their Promotions and Special Events Calendar for the 2018 season.The schedule is filled with new and exciting giveaways, theme nights and promotions. This season also sees the debut of the Special Event Ticket Series and a franchise first one-night rebrand, when the San Jose Giants become the San Jose Churros on June 16. 2018 Single Game Tickets, excluding July 4, will go on sale March 5 at 10:00 AM. Fans can also guarantee their seats now for the most popular theme-nights and giveaways by purchasing any You Pick 'Em, Mini Plan, Flex Plan or Bonus Book. Visit sjgiants.com to buy your ticket package today.
The 2018 Promotional and Special Events calendar features the return of many fan-favorite theme nights and promotions including: Salute to the Military Night, First Responder's Night, STAR WARS™ Night, Harry Potter Night, an Independence Day Celebration, Christmas in July and a Giant Luau amongst several others. Highly anticipated, new installments in this year's promotional calendar include: Comicon Kickoff Weekend, Pups in the Park Sundays, Dia De Los Gigantes, 1998 San Jose Giants Championship Reunion Night, Bay Area Sports Nights, San Jose Churros Night, Nothing Night and Augtoberfest to name a few. Below is a more extensive list.
Highlight general gate giveaways include: a San Jose Giants Magnet Schedule, Super Gigante bobblehead, Light Sword, Replica 1998 Championship Ring, Paul the Churro Man bobblehead, San Jose Giants Matt Cain bobblehead, San Jose Giants Tim Lincecum Bobblehead, San Francisco Giants Willie McCovey bobblehead, San Francisco Giants Willie Mays Bobblehead, San Francisco Giants 60th Anniversary Blanket, San Jose Giants Expandable Backpack and San Jose Giants Augtoberfest bottle opener.
The San Jose Giants will also once again be lighting up the South Bay skies with an extensive fireworks series scheduled throughout the summer. Fans can get an even closer view of the beautiful displays this year as the shows launch from center field at Municipal Stadium. Fireworks are scheduled for most Fridays and select Saturdays. Standout firework shows include Opening Night Fireworks on April 12, June 2 presented by IBEW, a special Independence Day Fireworks Show on July 4 thanks to Comcast Hometown Network a July 27 show sponsored by Martinelli's and a July 28 performance courtesy of South Bay Piping. A complete list of fireworks nights can be found by clicking here.
Finally, the San Jose Giants are introducing an all-new Special Event Ticket program. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase their ticket in advance while simultaneously securing the exclusive promotional item, that comes with the ticket. The promotional item will directly tie in with the game's theme that day and can only be obtained via the Special Event Ticket. A complete list of the Special-Event Tickets will be announced at a later date.
2018 Promotions and Special Events
The 2018 Season flies out of the batter's box with an exciting Comicon Kickoff Weekend and Opening Night Celebration beginning April 12. Fans can anticipate the biggest and most exciting promotional calendar in the club's history and should mark their calendars for the highlighted events, promotions and giveaways listed below.
- Opening Night Celebration and 2018 Magnet Schedule Giveaway (April 12)
- Comicon Kickoff Weekend and Super Gigante Bobblehead Giveaway (April 13 & 14)
- Salute to the Military Night, Military Jersey Auction and Military Giveaway Item (April 21)
- Education Day (April 25 and May 17)
- San Jose Water Night and San Jose Water Giveaway (May 11)
- STAR WARS™ Night, Jersey Auction and Light Sword Giveaway (May 12)
- Pups in the Park Sundays (May 13, June 5, July 29, August 5)
- Mother's Day Brunch and Giveaway (May 13)
- Memorial Day Military Jersey Auction (May 28)
- 1998 Reunion Night, Jersey Auction and Replica Ring Giveaway presented by City National Bank (June 2)
- Pay It Forward Day (June 6)
- Harry Potter Night and Jersey Auction (June 15)
- San Jose Churros Night, Jersey Auction and Paul the Churro Man Bobblehead Giveaway (June 16)
- Father's Day Brunch (June 17)
- Independence Day Celebration and Jersey Auction (July 4)
- Nothing Night (July 5)
- San Jose Giants Matt Cain Bobblehead Giveaway (July 7)
- San Francisco Giants Willie McCovey Bobblehead Giveaway (July 14)
- San Francisco Giants Willie Mays Bobblehead Giveaway (July 15)
- Christmas in July and Dr. Seuss Night (July 27)
- Christmas in July, Jersey Auction, Candy Cane Giveaway and San Francisco Giants 60th Anniversary Blanket Giveaway (July 28)
- Scout Night (July 28)
- Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Night (August 3)
- Sheriff's Night and Sheriff's Hat Debut (August 3)
- Dia De Los Gigantes and Gigante's Jersey Auction (August 4)
- Fellowship Night (August 4)
- San Jose Giants Expandable Backpack Giveaway presented by Sheet Metal Workers Local 104 (August 4)
- A Giant Luau (August 17)
- Italian Night and Italian Night Giveaway (August 18)
- Japanese Heritage Night and Hello Kitty Cap Giveaway (August 19)
- Augtoberfest and Augtoberfest Bottle Opener (August 31)
- San Jose Giants Tim Lincecum Bobblehead (September 1)
- Gigante's Birthday Bash (September 1)
- Fan Appreciation Night and Martinelli's T-Shirt Giveaway (September 3)
"Our 2018 Promotional Calendar is loaded with an exciting mixture of returning fan-favorites and fresh, new concepts" said Jeff Black, San Jose Giants Director of Marketing. "This offseason, we polled our fans on what they most wanted to see in the 2018 season and they responded with some incredible ideas. This season offers more events, promotions, theme-nights and giveaways than ever before, all at an affordable cost. There is truly something for everyone during each of our 70 home games in 2018!"
Those looking to secure their seats for the most popular night and giveaways can buy ticket packages now on sjgiants.com. The San Jose Giants 2018 home schedule begins Thursday, April 12 at Municipal Stadium against the Stockton Ports. Ticket packages are on sale now. For more information, visit sjgiants.com or call 408.297.1435.
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