San Jose, CA- The San Jose Giants released today their expanded Heritage Nights schedule. The schedule features eight heritage nights all aimed at fostering inclusive environments that authentically celebrates different cultures. Planned Heritage Nights include Irish Heritage, Hawaiian Heritage, Greek Heritage, Sikh Heritage, Hispanic Heritage, Italian Heritage and Japanese Heritage. Throughout the series, fans can enjoy culturally relevant food, music, performances and more.
"San Jose's rich cultural diversity is something our organization is proud of and excited to celebrate," said Dan Orum, San Jose Giants President and CEO. "Each heritage night represents a special homage to the respective culture and a fun way to learn about and enjoy their customs, foods, music and traditions."
Fan favorites, Hawaiian Night, Italian Night, Hispanic Heritage Night and Japanese Heritage return from the Giants past promotional calendars and feature new and returning elements. Highlights include Hawaiian Night Margaritaville™ themed jerseys, a Lenn Sakata Shirsey giveaway, a special pig-roasting ceremony, Italian Night themed jerseys, Italian fare, authentic Japanese cuisine and performances, a San Jose Churros Plush Doll giveaway on Hispanic Heritage Night, San Jose Churros jerseys and much more. New installments to the heritage schedule include Irish Heritage Night, Greek Heritage Night and Sikh Heritage Night. More information about these new, exciting Heritage Nights will be made available throughout the season.
The Heritage Night schedule dates are as follows: Irish Heritage Day (June 16), Hawaiian Night (June 30), Greek Heritage Night (July 7), Sikh Heritage Night (July 21), Hispanic Heritage Night (August 10), Italian Heritage Night (August 17), Japanese Heritage Night (August 18) and a final Heritage Day (September 1).
To purchase Heritage Night tickets, visit sjgiants.com, the San Jose Giants Box Office or call 408.297.1435.
The San Jose Giants 2019 home-opener is Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Municipal Stadium versus the Visalia Rawhide. Single game tickets, ticket packages and season tickets are all on sale now! For more information, visit sjgiants.com or call 408.297.1435.
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The San Jose Giants are a professional baseball team in the Class A Advanced California League and have been an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants since 1988. San Jose has won six California League Championships as a Giants affiliate (2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2001 and 1998) and eleven overall. The San Jose Giants have graduated 206 Major League players, 149 of whom have played or currently play for the San Francisco Giants. Municipal Stadium, the home of the San Jose Giants, first opened in 1942 and has seen well over 7 million fans enter through its gates. The organization has been honored with the Larry MacPhail Award, presented to the club with the best creative marketing and promotions, and the President's Trophy, granted to the most complete franchise. For 2019 tickets or to reserve your group outing, please contact the San Jose Giants Box Office at 408.297.1435 or visit us online at sjgiants.com. San Jose Giants baseball in your backyard since 1942, Our Town, Our Team, Our Giants.