PRESS RELEASE – Although the Northwest Arkansas Naturals will be traveling down the dusty highway to Midland, TX on Saturday, May 29th, they won’t be packing up the spectacular fireworks shows and family fun at Arvest Ballpark!
Arvest Ballpark and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals are teaming up with KIX 104 for Memorial Fest! This ultimate family fun day will include giveaways, games, live music, family entertainment and fireworks.
“Based on the response we received last year to Fourth at the Field, we have decided to bring this event back for Memorial Day weekend,” Naturals’ General Manager Eric Edelstein said. “We are excited to put on another great show for Northwest Arkansas on a holiday weekend.”
Memorial Fest will be begin at 4 p.m. and will conclude with a fireworks extravaganza which can be watched on the field. Along with fireworks the evening will be filled with live music by Wes and Karl and Two High Strung and include additional inflatables in the Kid’s Zone, an underwater themed balloon photo garden, coloring contest and giveaways at no additional charge. The day will be honored with a patriotic videoboard montage, performance of the National Anthem and flag ceremony by the American Legion Post 100. The concession stands will be open serving traditional ballpark fare including such Arvest Ballpark staples as fresh squeezed lemonade, Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches, fried bologna sandwiches, and Funnel Dogs.
All seating is general admission and families are encouraged to bring blankets for watching the fireworks from the field and cameras for snapping memories of the event.
Tickets for Memorial Fest are $6 for adults and $5 for children and are ON SALE NOW. Seating is general admission for both dates and tickets may be procured by calling (479) 927-4900 or visiting nwanaturals.com.
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are the Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals and play at state-of-the-art Arvest Ballpark, located in Springdale. The Naturals have a toll-free ticket hotline (
1-877-444-2637) for fans to purchase Naturals tickets. Our website, nwanaturals.com offers fans the opportunity to purchase tickets online and avoid lines at the ticket windows by printing their tickets at home or at the office.