PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - The St. Lucie Mets return to First Data Field for a brief three-game home stand against the Daytona Tortugas starting on Wednesday.
First pitch for the three games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is set for 6:30 p.m. Gates open for fans at 5:30 p.m.
Highlighting the home stand is Christmas in July on Friday. The Mets will wear custom Buddy the Elf jerseys which will be auctioned off online from July 12-16. All proceeds will go to a local children's charity. Fans are invited to dress in their best Christmas outfits. Santa will be at the stadium to take pictures and throw out the first pitch!
Fans are also encouraged to bring a toy to be donated to the WPSL Christmas Kids Foundation.
Below is a list of happenings for the three days at the ballpark:
Wednesday - 6:30 p.m.
-All You Can Eat and a Seat: For $18 fans get a ticket to the game and access to the smorgasbord of hamburgers, hot dogs, salad, popcorn, $2 soda, $2 water and $2 beer.
Thursday - 6:30 p.m.
-Dollar Night: $1 Bud and Bud Light (8 oz. cans), $1 hot dogs, $1 soda and $1 popcorn.
-Solo Cup Special: Buy a Mets solo cup for $12 and receive $1 draft beer refills every Dollar Night the remainder of the season.
Friday - 6:30 p.m.
-Christmas in July: Dress up for Christmas, take pictures with Santa and watch the Mets wear their Buddy the Elf jerseys.
-Family Fun Night: All Klutch's Kids Crew members receive free admission. It is free to sign up for the Kids Club this year. Contact Kasey Blair at firstname.lastname@example.org to register today.
-Fun Run Around the Bases for kids 12-and-under after the game.
Tickets are available in person at the First Data Field box office (opens at 10 a.m. on weekdays), over the phone by calling 772-871-2115 and on www.stluciemets.com.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.