Dunedin Blue Jays Announce 2020 Promotional Schedule
DUNEDIN, FL - The Dunedin Blue Jays return to TD Ballpark for the 2020 season after playing offsite last season due to stadium renovations. The Blue Jays return with a full promotional schedule highlighted by Wing Night and the Dunedin Blue Jays Beer and Bacon Night along with many new promotions during the season.
The promotional schedule kicks off with Opening Night on Saturday, April 11 featuring a magnet schedule and a surprise t-shirt giveaway. The festivities will include fireworks, face painters, balloon artists, and a postgame concert. On Friday, April 24, The Blue Jays begin a 3-game homestand with North Pinellas Pride Night with the team wearing specialty Dunedin Pride jerseys. The following night will be the Blue Jays first Bark in the Park with proceeds benefitting Dunedin Doggie Rescue, welcoming all fans to bring their four-legged friends to the ballpark. The final promotion in April is Fishing Night on the 30th where fans will take home a DJay fishing bobblehead sponsored by Pisces Sushi and Global Bistro.
The first big promotion of May takes place on the 7th with the fan-favorite Wing Night. Local restaurants will compete to see who can make the best wings in the area with fans sampling to pick a winner. May 19 will be Education Day for the local Pinellas County schools and May 23 is the second Bark in the Park which will benefit the Suncoast Animal League. Both events give the chance for the Dunedin Blue Jays to help give back to the local community in Dunedin.
June will be a jam-packed month for entertainment at TD Ballpark starting off with a Family Sleepover after the game on June 6. Local summer camps are going to be filling up the park on June 16 as a part of the first Camp Day of the season with the second coming on July 29. The weekend from June 19- June 20 is going to be filled with promotions. The Friday June 19 game brings back the Dunedin Blue Jays Beer and Bacon night featuring local breweries in Pinellas County along with an opportunity for fans to sample bacon themed food items from local restaurants. Saturday, June 20 is the much-anticipated Hurricane Preparedness Night featuring ABC Action News weatherman, Denis Phillips. Fans will have the chance to take home a Denis Phillips bobblehead, and the night will include many tips to get fans ready for hurricane season. Denis Phillips will also be in attendance to throw out the first pitch and take part in the promotion.
The July promotional schedule kicks off with Hometown USA night on July 3 celebrating the Fourth of July presented by Budweiser. Tickets will be free to fans, and the night will finish with a spectacular fireworks show. July 18 marks the Blue Jays seventh annual Charity Bowling Tournament raising money for the Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay. Last year the event raised over $10,000 to help RMHC Tampa Bay. The beginning of August brings Ladies Night on the 8th. The night will be highlighted by a wine tasting along with a postgame Diamond Dash. A week later on, the 15th families are encouraged to come to the ballpark to celebrate Back to School Night and party with DJay. Kids in attendance will receive a custom Dunedin Blue Jays backpack sponsored by BayCare to help get students ready for the new school year. The regular season ends on September 4 with Fan Appreciation Night where the Blue Jays thank all fans for another great year at TD Ballpark.
Some new ticket options are also being added to the calendar this season. Fans can purchase a $25 season ticket for their dog to all Wednesday home games as well as the two Saturday Bark in the Park dates. The Season Ticket Pups will also be given a Blue Jays dog tag to show off their fandom and receive a free "pup cup" at the concession stand. Kids 12 and under can take part in the Jr. Jays program for $10 where they will get entry into every Sunday home game along with many benefits like playing catch on the field prior to the game or being a Jr. announcer in the PA Booth.
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