Marty’s Birthday, Education Day, Latin Heritage Night, and Two T-Shirt Giveaways Scheduled
Bradenton,Fla. – The Bradenton Marauders host the Daytona Cubs (Chicago Cubs) in a four-game series May 20-May 23 and play the Charlotte Stone Crabs (Tampa Bay Rays) on Sunday, May 25. The games on May 20, May 22, and May 23 start at 6:30 p.m.with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 is a 10:30 a.m. game with gates opening at 9:30 a.m. May 25 begins at 1:00 p.m. with gates opening at noon.
Marty the Marauder celebrates his birthday on Tuesday, May 20. Marty’s mascot friends from around the state of Florida will be at McKechnie Field to celebrate. Cake will be served.
The First Mates Kids Club takes over theballpark every Tuesday. Kids 12 and under can join the club for $15 to receivea game ticket and meal voucher at 11 Tuesday home games, along with special experiences reserved for club members only during the season. Club members also receive a free ticket to the game on Sunday, June 22 with an invitation to a postgame ice cream social with the Marauders. After Tuesday games there will be a Kids Fun Run presented by Mosaic for all kids 12 and younger to circle the bases.
Wednesday, May 21 is Education Day. Students from local schools will attend the game as a field trip. Educational exhibits will be displayed around the ballpark. Students will be served lunch at the ballpark.
Thursday, May 22 is Island Night presented by LaPensee Plumbing and Pools. The first 500 fans will receive an Island Night t-shirt. Island Night is also a Thirsty Thursday presented by Budweiser and Ticket Sarasota, your ticket to Thirsty Thursdays. Sodas andselect draft beers will cost just $1. The Marauders offer Thirsty Thursday Club memberships for only $60 to receive a ticket to the remaining 10 Thursday homegames, a club t-shirt, and the opportunity to earn great rewards all season. Each club member will also receive their first 12 ounce drink for free at each Thirsty Thursday game. Marauders season ticket holders can join the Thirsty Thursday Club for just $10.
Friday,May 23 is a Free Shirt Friday featuring an All-Star Game t-shirt giveaway for the first 500 fans presented by LECOM. Every Friday home game is also a Happy Hour Friday presented by Pier 22 Restaurant. Between 5:30 and 6:30, 500 freehot dogs will be given away and there will be great drink specials from Kayem and Cheney Brothers.
The Marauders play on theroad at Charlotte on Saturday, May 24. Sunday, May 25 is Latin Heritage Day at McKechnie Field. Free salsa dancing lessons will be held on the outfield boardwalk when gates open at noon. For $2,fans can purchase a wristband to sample food from great local Latin restaurants that will be onsite for the game.
Every Sunday home game is a Family Fun Sunday. Tickets and regular-sized Kayem hot dogs are just $1. Children 12 and younger can run the bases after the game in the Kids Fun Run presented by Mosaic.
The McKechnie Field ticket office is open on non-gamedays Tuesday-Friday from 11:00 a.m.-5:00p.m. On Monday-Friday gamedays the ticket office is open from noon until the conclusion of the game. The ticket office opens two hours before Saturday,Sunday, and morning games. Single game tickets can be purchased at the ticket office, online at www.BradentonMarauders.com ,or by phone be calling 877-893-2827.