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Slammers 2019 tickets on sale

4/8/2019, 10:07 p.m.
Joliet - The Champion Slammers are BACK! An action-packed schedule has everything - from a championship ceremony, to The Sarge, ...

Joliet - The Champion Slammers are BACK! An action-packed schedule has everything - from a championship ceremony, to The Sarge, Weiner Wednesdays to Edzo, a Domer named Zorich, a brand-new Kid Zone, and MUCH MUCH MORE! Opening Day is just 31 days away! Fans can now purchase tickets for their favorite theme nights over the phone at (815) 722-2287 or at jolietslammers.com/tickets

Opening day at Joliet Route 66 Stadium is set for Thursday, May 9. It will be a celebration of the 2018 Frontier League Championship and will include a championship ring ceremony for the team before the game. The first 1000 fans will receive a championship photo provided by Brian Mejdrich your local health insurance professional with United Insurance Services representing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of IL.

Returning weekday promotions include $2 Tuesdays ($2 Reserved tickets), presented by Illinicare Health, Thirsty Thursdays, ($2 Bud, Bud Light, $2 beverages from the Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group, and $4 Jim Beam and Ole Smoky drinks) presented by Bud Light, and Fireworks Fridays. The Slammers will introduce Weiner Wednesday, Signature Saturday, and a revamped Family Sunday. Weiner Wednesday will feature $1 hot dogs on May 29, June 5, June 12, and August 14. Signature Saturdays will include an appearance by celebrities on select nights. Celebrities include Chris Zorich on May 18 for Notre Dame Night, Gary Matthews on June 15, and Eddie Olczyk on August 17 for Cancer Awareness Night.

Pricing and VIP packages will be announced at a later date. Family Sunday returns in 2019 with more activities for the kids including a FREE bounce house provided by Channahon General Rental, FREE face painting provided by Lollipop Face Painting, AND a BRAND-NEW playground system from Rainbow Play Systems! For a membership of just $25, Kid Club Elite members get a Slammers hat, free entry to select games, and 30-minute early entrance before EVERY game to use the playground. Post game, full team autographs will also return to Sundays..

The month of May will celebrate Accountants and CPAs on May 14 and Bus Drivers on May 28 in conjunction with $2 Tuesday. The month also features two educational days beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16. Friday, May 17 will be the first fireworks show of the year for Wild Wild West Night. Notre Dame Night on May 18 will feature special ticket options for Notre Dame alumni.

Rolling into June, the Slammers will hold appreciation nights for teachers (June 4), government employees (June 11), and medical professionals (June 25). June also brings back fan favorites such as Princess Night on Friday, June 14 and Star Wars Night on Saturday, June 15. Princess Night includes princess characters provided by Magic, Music and More and Star Wars Night will feature costume characters throughout the game. Both games will be followed by a themed fireworks show. The Slammers will play a 1:05 p.m. game on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16. Fans will have the chance to play catch on field following the game. New in 2019 is Animation Night with a Pixar themed fireworks show. Fans are encouraged to dress up as their favorite animated cowboy, spaceman, or other friends from Radiator Springs, Monstropolis, and more! The Slammers first pet day, where fans can bring in their pets on a leash or in a carrier, is June 23.