SAUGET — The Gateway Grizzlies release of the 2013 promotion schedule that is sure to please the fans.
Single game tickets are now on sale for all 51 regular season games and two preseason games at GCS Ballpark.
The promo schedule includes giveaways, six fireworks nights, the return of the ZOOperstars!, DEREOKE, Big Screen TV Hunt, Diamond Hunt, Jersey Off The Back and much more.
The Grizzlies front office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and fans can purchase tickets anytime online at www.gatewaygrizzlies.com. The box office phone number is 618-337-3000. Single Game, Season and Group Tickets are all on sale now.
The 2013 home season kicks off May 21 with Magnet Schedule Giveaway presented by GCS Credit Union. There will also be postgame fireworks, sponsored by Yellowbook.
The first weekend home game of the 2013 season begins May 24. It will include Scroll Pen Giveaway presented by Illinois Eye Surgeons. On May 25, the promotion is Reusable Tumbler Cup Giveaway from Columbia Lakes Apartments.
A busy three-game weekend home series begins May 31 in the friendly confines at GCS Ballpark. Bark in the Park presented by Mon-Clair Animal Hospital and Illinois Center for Autism Night will be held May 31. The following day (June 1) is Steamfitters Local 439 IFSA Burn Camp Night with fireworks postgame. The series wraps up June 2 with the always well-attended American Heart Association Day that includes a Visor Giveaway presented by Illinois Eye Surgeons.
June's promotions continue with Saint Louis Science Center FIRST Robotics Night on June 11, Splash bash for the 11:35 day game on June 12 and Ladies Night featuring the Player Bachelor Auction presented by the EDGE and the Bleu Monkey on June 13.
The always popular GCS Credit Union Jersey Off the Back Night is June 14, while June 15 is Big Screen TV Hunt (Males 18 years plus) and June16 is Play Catch with Dad on Father's Day.
June finishes up with the Bottle Coolie Giveaway presented by Grey Eagle Distributors on June 27, NAMI 5K Run/Walk on June 29 and Christian Family on June 30, featuring a postgame concert presented by WBGL.
The Fourth of July week starts off with Strike out ALS Night on July 2, Fireworks presented by Pepsi on July 3 and the Glow Game with Fireworks is on July 4th. The games on July 3 and 4 will start at 6:05 p.m.
The Grizzlies wrap up the first half of the season with a three-game weekend series July 12th-14th at GCS Ballpark. Reusable Cup Giveaway presented by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center kicks off the series on July 12, the ZOOperstars! make their return to GCS Ballpark on July 13 and Alzheimer's Night caps off the first half of the season on July 14.
Baseball Cap Giveaway presented by Edward Jones on Aug. 3, the Diamond Hunt for the ladies on Aug. 8, Kids Fun Cash Grab with fireworks on Aug. 9 and Can Coolie Giveaway on Aug. 24 highlight the second half of the season.
Furthermore, the Grizzlies finish off the regular season with a bang on Sept. 1 with the Greatest Night in Baseball/Fan Appreciation Night. It will include TP the Ballpark presented by Dutch Hollow Supplies, games, prizes, fireworks and much more.
The Grizzlies 2013 home opener is May 21 when they take on the Joliet Slammers. Single Game, Season and Group tickets are on sale now.