SOUTH BEND, IN – The South Bend Cubs will once again host their annual Holiday Extravaganza at Four Winds Field on Saturday, December 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Entry to the event will be through the Cubs Den Team Store just off Western Avenue. Admission and parking are
SOUTH BEND, IN – The South Bend Cubs will once again host their annual Holiday Extravaganza at Four Winds Field on Saturday, December 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Entry to the event will be through the Cubs Den Team Store just off Western Avenue. Admission and parking are free.
Returning to headline the event are Santa and Mrs. Claus, meeting with children from 10am to 12pm. There will be a special photo area in the home plate suite for children and families to get their picture taken. Stu and Swoop will also be in attendance, participating in various activities.
Additional activities include a "12 Days of Christmas" Scavenger Hunt, free hot chocolate and cookies, and a Letters to Santa station where children can drop their letters directly to Santa’s mailbox before he takes them back to the North Pole. There will also be holiday music played throughout the concourse as well as select holiday movies on the video board. Plus, a few special surprises and games!
The Cubs Den will also be running a special ornament decorating contest. Parents can stop by the Cubs Den to pick up the template or download it by clicking here. Kids are asked to decorate the ornaments at home and bring them back to hang on the Christmas tree inside the Team Store. Ornaments will be accepted from December 4 - December 18. After the new year, all participants’ names will be thrown into a bucket and five names will be drawn to win a South Bend Cubs prize pack including the grand prize, four tickets to a South Bend Cubs game and the chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ORNAMENT TEMPLATE
Holiday shopping hours for the Cubs Den Team Store are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with special holiday sales to help you find the perfect gifts for the Cubs fan on your list. The Holiday Extravaganza is an all-weather event, but some events are subject to change.
About the South Bend Cubs
The South Bend Cubs are the Class A-Advanced minor league affiliate of the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs. Over the past 33 years, the team has won four Midwest League titles, most recently in 2019, and has captured eight division titles. In 2019, the South Bend Cubs hosted the Midwest League All-Star Game. In June 2017, Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs, was voted Best Class A ballpark in the country by Ballpark Digest. In 2015 the team was named Ballpark Digest's Team of the Year and received the John H. Johnson President's Award, the highest award in minor league baseball. The team is owned and operated by Swing-Batter-Swing, LLC whose principal shareholder is Andrew T. Berlin of Chicago, Ill.