Jerseys, light sabers, Cy Young Award winners, Disney princesses and Ninja Turtles. The 15th season of Saltdogs baseball is jam packed with giveaways, special appearances, contests, fireworks nights and $1 hot dogs!
“We are very excited to celebrate the 15th season of baseball at Haymarket Park,” Saltdogs President/GM Charlie Meyer said. “We’ve loaded the promotions schedule for a summer of fun at the ballpark.”
In addition to the nightly themes at Haymarket Park – highlighted by $1 hot dogs on Wednesdays, $1 beers and Pepsis on Thursdays, Fireworks Fridays and Souvenir Saturdays – there are many other exciting promotions throughout the summer:
Saltdogs Magnetic Schedule giveaway on Opening Night (May 25); “Bike to the Ballpark” featuring Aluminum Water Bottle and Bike Tire Gauge giveaways (June 7); Fan Feast benefitting Lincoln Food Bank (June 23); Two-time A.L. Cy Young Award winner Denny McLain (July 2).
Other dates to circle on your calendar: Glow Run 5K (July 17); 4th Annual Haymarket Park Beer Fest (July 18); Star Wars Night (August 15); Princess Night featuring Disney favorites (August 16); Baseball & BBQ presented by Sam’s Club (August 29); Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Night (August 30), and plenty more!
Some of the Souvenir Saturday premium giveaways include: Ameritas Red Saltdogs Jersey (July 11); Ameritas Navy Saltdogs Jersey (August 22); US Bank 15th Season Cap (August 1); Nelnet/UBT Light Saber (August 15); Bryan Health Hula Hoop at Lincoln’s largest hula hoop contest (June 20).
Nightly theme details:
Monday – Mondays are once again “Military Monday,” where we salute our military personnel and families with free admission to the game. Just show your Military identification at the Saltdogs box office to get your free GA/Berm Ticket for every Monday home game. New in 2015, Military personnel and families can also come out to any Tuesday – Sunday game all season long for $3 GA/Berm Tickets (upgrades are available for an additional fee).
Also, on Select Mondays (June 8, June 22, August 3), we have “Bark in the Park!” Your dog gets in free and can sit in the grass berm areas at the ballpark! We will also feature the Wachal Wiener Dog Nationals at these games. Come out and see which Dachshund will be crowned champion.
Tuesday – Tuesdays this year we celebrate our 15th Season with “Throwback Tuesdays presented by Casey’s,” and bring back $3 GA/Berm tickets with a voucher you can pick up at any Casey’s Lincoln Location. Redeem the Throwback Tuesday Voucher at the Saltdogs box office to get your $3 game ticket (only valid for Tuesday games). We also take a look back at the past 14 years to relive all the great moments in Saltdogs baseball.
Wednesday – Bring your appetites to Haymarket Park every Wednesday this season as “Wiener Wednesdays” are back! Every Wednesday you can enjoy $1 Fairbury Brand Hot Dogs.
Thursday – It’s “Thirsty Thursday” Triple Play Drink Specials! Enjoy $1 Pepsi products and Busch Light cans, $2 12-oz. Bottoms Up domestic draws and $3 12-oz. Bottoms Up craft draws.
Friday – Come out and enjoy “Fireworks Fridays,” where we will entertain you with music and movie themes from the 50’s to the 90’s; and you don’t want to miss our World Famous Fireworks Show after every Friday night game.
Saturday – New this season is “Souvenir Saturdays,” where every Saturday is a Special Premium Giveaway! Come out early as some giveaways are limited in quantity. It’s also Goodcents Grand Salami Saturday, register at any of the four Lincoln Goodcents locations for your chance to win $50,000! If a Saltdogs player hits a Grand Slam in a select inning, you could be going home with some serious cash.
Sunday – Be a part of our “Sunday Fun Day” at Haymarket Park – a good time for fans of all ages – as we play Baseball Bingo! Fill out your Baseball Bingo card during the game for a chance to win great prizes from Dean Foods, Gateway Mall Kansas City Royals and Nebraska Lottery.
Single-game tickets go on sale tomorrow (May 1) at the Haymarket Park box office, by phone at 402-474-2255 and online atwww.saltdogs.com.
The defending Central Division champions open up the regular season May 22 in Kansas City, with the home opener May 25 against Gary.