RailCats planning a summer of fun- Explosive fun, giveaways and fireworks all expected at ballpark

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Published on April 05, 2017 with No Comments

The Gary SouthShore RailCats promotional schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2017 season at U.S. Steel Yard. Single game tickets went on sale at 9am on March 13. RailCats fans can enjoy seven giveaways, fireworks shows, and numerous special events.

Starting with Opening Day on May 26, the RailCats will have twelve explosive fireworks shows, including every Fifth Third Bank Fireworks Friday game. Get in the patriotic spirit with fireworks on July 3 and the Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4. Two all-new Sunday Night Fireworks shows are Memorial Day weekend on May 28and Fan Appreciation Fireworks on Sept. 3.

The RailCats will have four special Festival Days presented by Berey Bros.:

• May 27 – Crawfish Fest – A New Orleans-style crawfish boil with all the fixings and craft beer.

• July 3 – Fourth of July Pig Roast – An All-American pig roast featuring Indiana Pork with a special performance by the Barefoot Hawaiian fire twirlers and hula dancers.

• Aug. 5 – Baseball, Brews & Blues – Back for a third season, this craft brew fest features hundreds of craft beers, wines, and hard sodas along with blues music.

• Sept. 2 – Oktoberfest – A real German hullaballoo at the ballpark with German biers and food.

The 2017 schedule will feature seven free giveaways for fans:

• May 26and 27 – Magnet Schedule presented by Great Lake Orthopedics (first 1,000 fans).

• June 8 – Lottery tickets presented by Hoosier Lottery (first 1,000 adults).

• June 10 – Replica jersey (first 1,000 adults).
• July 8th Surprise giveaway presented by Fifth Third Bank (First 1,000 adults).

• July 16 – 2017 team photo (first 1,000 fans).

• Aug. 25 – Hat giveaway presented by Methodist Hospitals (first 1,000 adults).

• Aug. 27 – 2017 team card set (first 1,000 fans).

RailCats fans will have the opportunity to be here for some special events including All You Can Eat Nights, Scout Night Sleepover, North Shore Health Fair, Youth and Senior Day, Police Appreciation Night, Bark in the Park, and Star Wars Night.

Single game tickets start at $6 and parking is always free. Purchase them, starting March 13th, at the U. S. Steel Yard Box Office, by calling 219-882-2255, or by visiting railcatsbaseball.com.

For an updated Gary SouthShore RailCats promotional schedule and group outing information call 219-882-2255 or visit www.railcatsbaseball.com.



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