PRESS RELEASE – The Mud Hens are known across the country for way more than our cool nickname. In recent years we’ve hosted some of the most notable promotional nights in all of minor league sports — like Star Wars Night and Ghostbusters Night.This summer we may have topped ourselves again. Read on for our top five promos of 2015.
#5.) Sunday, April 26 – Kids Opening Day
Opening Day is so big we’re celebrating it on two different days! The Opening Day doubleheader on April 16 is for the “big kids”, while Sunday, April 26 will be a special Opening Day for the little kids. Muddy’s Buddies Kids Club and McDonald’s present Kids Opening Day! Every child (12 and under) that signs up for the FREE Muddy’s Buddies Kids Club will receive a special prize. They’ll also be treated to food and beverage specials, fanwear specials, interactive and inflatable games, and more!
A promotion 65 million years in the making… Get ready to ROARRRRR during ‘Jurassic Park Night’ at Fifth Third Field. The Mud Hens will take on the Columbus Clippers while wearing specialty-themed Jurassic Park jerseys, which fans can bid on during a silent auction during the game. Fans can partake in Jurassic Park-themed foods and beverages. Specialty fanwear will also be available.
#3.) Saturday, July 11 – Back to the Future Day
Great Scott! The Mud Hens are heading Back to the Future during their July 11 doubleheader to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic movie. During the first game fans will be transported back in time as the home team will don classic 1980’s-themed Mud Hens jerseys. The second game will catapult fans and players into the future with the team wearing jerseys designed with a futuristic look.
#2.) Friday, May 8 – Taste of Fifth Third Field
Taste the many delicious food specialties that are offered at the ballpark during the inaugural “Taste of Fifth Third Field” event. Fans will be able sample featured dishes from our eight Fifth Third Field restaurants during the Mud Hens game versus the Charlotte Knights.
#1.) Thursday, August 6 – Bacon & Eggs Night
Fans will have a sizzlin’ good time at the first ever ‘Bacon and Eggs Night’ at Fifth Third Field. Things will heat up when the Hens take the field wearing egg-themed jerseys and hats against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, who will be wearing their popular bacon-themed jerseys.
Click HERE to view the entire 2015 Mud Hens promotional calendar. All promotions and dates are subject to change.