PRESS RELEASE – The first-place Grand Prairie AirHogs return to QuikTrip Park for a six-game homestand starting Tuesday, May 25th vs. Shreveport-Bossier Captains (5/25-5/27) and the Fort Worth Cats (5/28-5/29). On the mound for the ‘Hogs on Tuesday, May 25th is the highly rated LHP James Paxton, who was named the #1 college senior in the country by Baseball America, and is projected to receive a Top-10 MLB Draft Selection this June.
An array of festivities await AirHogs fans this week including the first DOG DAY (5/25), $1 Beer Thirsty Thursday (5/27) and Freestuff Friday (5/28) of the year—plus Education Day #2 (5/26) for local schools and Firewoks on Saturday night (5/29)!
TUES MAY 25 GAME TIME: 7:05 PM GATES OPEN: 6PM SHB
“POOCHES & PURSES” – Sex & The City 2 Movie Promotion + Dog Day
Fashionistas and fancy pooches welcome! Not only are we celebrating the upcoming movie release of Sex & The City 2, but it’s also our first DOG DAY of the year! So don that fancy outfit and dress up Sparky as well, because we’ll feature between-inning contests including a doggie costume contest, Sex & The City trivia (win free tickets to see the movie!), and much more! PLUS: The DFW Humane Society will be on-hand offering mobile adoptions of rescued dogs…So if you’re thinking about getting a new pet, consider bringing one home from the ballpark! Chick Fil-A Lil’ Hogs Club Members Get In FREE with I.D.
WED MAY 26 GAME TIME: 10:30AM GATES OPEN: 9:30 AM SHB
EDUCATION DAY #2
FIELD TRIP! The AirHogs are inviting all local schools to enjoy a day-game at the ballpark! With a special early start-time of 10:30 a.m., the ballpark will be bouncing off the walls with school kids (and their awesome teachers!). Email email@example.com for more information and/or to reserve tickets for your school.
THURS MAY 27 GAME TIME: 7:05 PM GATES OPEN: 6 PM SHB
THIRSTY THURSDAY $1 BEER NIGHT + TX MOTOR SPEEDWAY NIGHT + GP EMPLOYEES NIGHT #1
“DOLLAR BEER ME, PLEASE!” It’s a Boost Mobile/105.3 The Fan AirHogs Thirsty Thursday $1 BEER Night! Bring your friends and co-workers—or a cheap date!—and start the weekend early! PLUS: Our friends at Texas Motor Speedway will be dropping by to give away tickets and prize packs! Race on one of the two Indy Car Series race simulators and see an actual Indy Car up close. The first 300 people to visit the Texas Motor Speedway display will receive Firestone 550k race vouchers. And…we’ll be hosting all of the great employees of the City of Grand Prairie! Special appearance by the 105.3 The Fan FANtasy Girls. Live music starts at 6 p.m.
FRI MAY 28 GAME TIME: 7:05 PM GATES OPEN: 6PM FTW
T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY* Sponsored by Parkland Community Health Plan
“IF IT’S FREE, IT’S FOR ME!” It’s an AirHogs Souvenir T-Shirt Giveaway* (*First 1,500 Fans) courtesy of Parkland Community Health Plan. PLUS: We’re raising fund$ and awareness for United Cerebral Palsy! Live music starts at 6 p.m.
SAT MAY 29 GAME TIME: 7:05 PM GATES OPEN: 6PM FTW
KSCS FIREWORKS SATURDAY NIGHT SPONSORED BY CLEAR
WOW! It sure is a CLEAR night for post-game FIREWORKS! Come early for live music at the front gates and stay late for post-game FIREWORKS—sponsored by CLEAR! Ceremonial First Pitch will be thrown by FSN DFW Sports Beat host Brady Tinker!
Live Music Starts at 6 p.m. featuring ‘Back In Tha Day!’