Yard Goats Announce FanFest at Dunkin' Donuts Park

March 8, 2018 - Eastern League (EL) - Hartford Yard Goats News Release

Hartford, Conn - The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, announced that it will host its first ever FanFest on Saturday, March 17th from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Dunkin' Donuts Park in Hartford. This free event is open to the public and will include behind the scenes tours of Dunkin' Donuts Park, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Yard Goats mascots Chompers and Chew Chew, and Fancy Pants, the goat from Circle K Farm of East Hampton. Fans will also have the opportunity to test out the indoor climate controlled professional batting cages that the Yard Goats use. The Yard Goats will also be collecting new and gently used baseball equipment (bats, gloves, cleats, etc.) for donation to Capital Preparatory Magnet School. Fans that donate will receive 10% off merchandise in the Retro Brand Team Store the day of FanFest.

Most of the festivities will be held outside on the main concourse level of Dunkin' Donuts Park. Fans may enter FanFest at the main gate on the corner of Main Street and Trumbull Street and no tickets are required for this free event.  The Yard Goats Retro Brand Team Store will also be open for those that want to purchase the latest Yard Goats gear. The Click It or Ticket Box Office will also be open for fans that want to purchase tickets.

Yard Goats FanFest Saturday, March 17th (11:00AM-2:00PM)

*Behind the scenes tours of Dunkin' Donuts Park *Opportunity to use the indoor climate controlled batting cages

*Arts & Crafts     *Face Painting

*Meet the Yard Goats mascots Chompers and Chew Chew

*Meet Fancy Pants the goat from Circle K Farm of East Hampton

*Collecting gently used baseball equipment (bats, gloves, cleats, etc.) for donation to Capital Preparatory Magnet School

The Hartford Yard Goats will open the 2018 season on Thursday, April 5 (7:05 PM) at Dunkin' Donuts Park against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays affiliate). All seats are sold out for Opening Night but a limited number of standing room tickets are now available. Individual Game Tickets, Season Tickets, 18-game plans, group and hospitality tickets and luxury suites are now on sale by calling 860-246-GOAT (4628), by visiting online at www.yardgoatsbaseball.com, or in person at the Click It or Ticket Box Office at Dunkin' Donuts Park.

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