Jumbo Shrimp Homestand Highlights June 14-18

Father’s Day Weekend has NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks, Shrimp Neck Pillow Giveaway, Inflatamaniacs

The inaugural Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp season presented by Community First Credit Union continues Wednesday, June 14, through Sunday, June 18. The Jumbo Shrimp host the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds for a five-game series with a promotional lineup including the following highlights:

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 14, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

Date Night Special: Bring a date and get a pair of tickets, two hot dogs, two sodas and popcorn for just $20 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office windows on game day. Watch for the Kiss Cam!

Cancer Survivors Night: The Jumbo Shrimp are recognizing cancer survivors at the game. Donna Deegan, founder of The Donna Foundation, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

MiLB Sun Safety Initiative with American Cancer Society: Free sun screen samples will be given away at the gates. Fans can also learn about skin safety while enjoying summertime at the ballpark.

 

Thursday, June 15, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

Mavericks Live and Budweiser Thirsty ThursdayFans can purchase $1 12-oz. and $2 24-oz. beers adjacent to the new Budweiser Tiki Terrace, on the left-field berm, at two locations on the right-field bleachers, and at the Oasis concession stand behind section 115.

You Might Be The Father’s Day: Pick up a free pregnancy test at the ballpark, so you can find out if you will be celebrating at Sunday’s Father’s Day Game. The free tests will be discreetly available at a concourse table for adults who choose to obtain one. It will be an evening filled with suspense, intrigue and manila envelopes.

Media Sponsors: 95.1 WAPE and X102.9

 

Friday, June 16, 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks: Fans may visit any participating NAPA AutoCare Center to get a FREE general admission ticket (reserved seat upgrade available at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office) for the Friday night game. At every Fridayhome game, the Jumbo Shrimp have postgame NAPA AutoCare Family Fireworks!

Red Shirt FridayFans are encouraged to wear red to support the military and save $1 per ticket at the box office, or donate the $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The Jumbo Shrimp are wearing red “Bold City” jerseys for every Friday home game this season.

Miller Lite Happy Hour, presented in part by Wild Wing Café: Miller Lite $1 beers and $1 off craft beer specials are available in the new Craft Cave near the third-base gate from gates opening until 7:30 p.m. at every Friday home game. JAX Play Day will also have Jumbo-sized yard games, from Connect Four to life-sized Jenga in the Craft Cave.

Wheel House Chef’s Table: In the suite-level lounge open to all fans, the new Chef’s Table serves premium items at a buffet for Friday and Saturday night games. Fans may purchase individual visits to the buffet line for $12 per plate.

Media Sponsor: WEJZ Lite 96.1

 

Saturday, June 17, 6:05 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m.)

Prawn Prize: JAXSPORTS Council Jumbo Shrimp Neck Pillow Giveaway: The first 1,000 fans receive a Jumbo Shrimp neck pillow courtesy of the JAX Sports Council.

Florida Department of Health Duval County IChooseFamily Fun Day: For more information, call 904-253-1802.

Girl Scout Night with the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council: Girl Scouts of Gateway Council will have a pregame parade and postgame sleepover in the outfield (weather permitting). Call the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council at 904-388-4653 for information.

Inflatamaniacs: The Inflatamaniacs entertainment act, including characters Hollywood, Ice, G Money and Munchie will provide in-game entertainment.

Wheel House Chef’s Table: In the suite-level lounge open to all fans, the new Chef’s Table serves premium items at a buffet for Friday and Saturday night games. Fans may purchase individual visits to the buffet line for $12 per plate.

 

Sunday, June 18, 3:05 p.m. (Gates open at 2 p.m.)

Father’s Day Cookout: Individuals and families may log onto a special link at www.jaxshrimp.com (bit.ly/2sHEpQE enter password “shrimpdeck”) to purchase Father’s Day Cookout packages that include reserved seats and the all-you-can-eat buffet in the third-base side Shrimp Deck from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. With the purchase of a Father’s Day Cookout package, each father at the picnic will receive a free Jumbo Shrimp cap. Deadline for picnic package orders is Thursday, June 15.

Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday: Kids can feel like the pros before each Sunday home game, as families can play catch on the field at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Following the game, kids 12 and under can run the bases. Free face painting, balloon animals, and kids crafts activities will be available in the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Kids Zone.

Inflatamaniacs: The Inflatamaniacs entertainment act, including characters Hollywood, Ice, G Money and Munchie will provide in-game entertainment.

Boat Day: Boaters may dock their boats at Metropolitan Park Marina and purchase a discounted reserved seat ticket at bit.ly/2sHEpQE (enter password “boatjax”).

Father’s Day with Derrick Hall’s Pro-State Foundation: The Jumbo Shrimp will partner with the Pro-State Foundation to raise awareness for the importance of prostate cancer screening and early detection. Mini-bat keychains will be the giveaway to fans.

Media Sponsor: Channel 4 The Local Station

 

Season-long promotions include:

$5 general admission tickets: fans can get into any game this season for just $5!

$5 tickets for military: Any active military member or veteran may show an ID at the box office to purchase a reserved seat or general admission for just $5 – any game of the season!

$2 hot dogs: a ballpark tradition will be just $2 at every game!

 

Tickets are available at www.jaxshrimp.com, by calling (904) 358-2846, or by visiting the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville box office, which will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon Sunday and 9 a.m. daily during the week.

 

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visiting www.jaxshrimp.com.

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