Frisco Roughriders News and Notes

by Dan M | Posted on Saturday, June 30th, 2018

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By Frisco RoughRiders

Party @ The Yard, four fireworks shows highlight homestand
Homestand also includes Tribue to Forrest Gump, First Responders Nights

Another Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard, four fireworks
shows and two exciting theme nights take center stage as part of a
six-game homestand for the Frisco RoughRiders this Thursday through
next Tuesday at Dr Pepper Ballpark.
The action-packed week starts Thursday with the latest Deep Ellum
Brewing Party @ The Yard. For just $10, fans 21 and older get access
to $1 beers, an assortment of food trucks, tailgate games, non-stop
music and a whole lot more. Plus, fans can take the party to the
Choctaw Lazy River for just $39.
In addition to Thursday’s festivities, the homestand features
four fireworks shows during the six-game stretch: Friday, Saturday,
Sunday and Tuesday as part of the Riders Stars and Stripes
Celebration.
The six-game stretch at Dr Pepper Ballpark also features two
exciting theme nights with Tribute to Forrest Gump Night on Friday,
and First Responders and Community Night Saturday evening.
As part of the Forrest Gump festivities on Friday, the Riders
will have a Forrest look-a-like running laps around the park all
night, with funds raised from each lap going to support the
RoughRiders Foundation. Additionally, fans can take their own Forrest
Gump park bench photo, play ping pong in the state fairway and one
lucky fan will have a chance to race Forrest around the outfield LED
boards as part of the “Riders Run” series.
The next night, the Riders salute the first responders and other
superheroes throughout our community. They’ll be honored in a pregame
parade, throw out ceremonial first pitches and be spotlighted
throughout the evening. The team will also wear special jerseys with
names of first responders (submitted by fans earlier this season)
etched all over. Those will be auctioned to benefit Operation Blue
Shield.

Here’s a full breakdown of what to expect this homestand at
Dr Pepper Ballpark
Thursday, June 28 vs. Springfield (Cardinals), 7:05 p.m.
– Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard: Experience the BIGGEST party
in North Texas! For just $10, enjoy access to $1 beers, a wide
selection of food trucks, tailgate games, non-stop music and more
(fans 21 & older only).
– Thirsty Thursday: Sip away on $1 domestic draft beers, $2 craft
and import beers and $1 Dr Pepper products from 6-8
– Kids Run The Bases: Kids get a chance to run the same bases as the
Riders after the game.
– Riders on TV: Watch the game live on Fox Sports Southwest.
Friday, June 29 vs. Springfield, 7:05 p.m
– Tribute to Forrest Gump Night: The Riders pay homage to the
classic film with a bevy of special events and festivities throughout
the night (see above for more info).
– Fireworks Friday, presented by J Paul Roofing and Construction:
Fans can watch a sparkling fireworks show from the field after the
game.
Saturday, June 30 vs. Springfield, 7:05 p
– First Responders and Community Night, presented by Operation Blue
Shield: The Riders salute the first responders and superheroes from
our community with special tributes all night long. Special jerseys
with names of our local first responders will be worn during the game
and auctioned to benefit Operation Blue Shield.
– Saturday Post-Game Party: Enjoy live music, with half-price drinks
starting in the ninth inning at the Bull Moose Saloon.
– Postgame fireworks, presented by Operation Blue Shield: Take in a
dazzling fireworks show from the field.
– Riders on the radio: Listen to Saturday’s game on Sportsradio
1310/96.7 FM The Ticket if you can’t make it to the ballpark.
Sunday, July 1 vs. Tulsa (Dodgers), 7:05
– Kids Sunday Funday: Kids and their families can participate in a
free pregame catch on the field from 6:00-6:30 and enjoy $1 ice cream
sandwiches from all game long.
– Postgame fireworks, presented by Children’s Health: Head down to
the field after the game to watch a dazzling fireworks show.
– Riders on TV: Watch the game live on Fox Sports Southwest.
Monday, July 2 vs. Tulsa, 7:05 p.m.
– Kids Eat Free Monday: Kids 12 and under get a voucher for a FREE
hot dog, chips and a Dr Pepper product or water.
– 15th Anniversary Community Spotlight: The Riders welcome
Children’s Health to Dr Pepper Ballpark and will showcase all the
great work the foundation does throughout the evening.
– Kids Run The Bases: Young Riders fans get to circle the bags after the game.
Tuesday, July 3 vs. Tulsa, 7:05 p.m.
– Stars and Stripes Celebration: The Riders celebrate Fourth of July
a night early with all kinds of patriotic festivities. The Riders will
be wearing Stars and Stripes caps Sunday-Tuesday, which will be
auctioned to benefit the RoughRiders Foundation.
– Taco Tuesday: Take advantage of $2 tacos all game long, plus
select $3 beers and half-price margaritas from 6-8 p.m.
– 15th Anniversary Community Spotlight: The Riders will host the
Disabled American Veterans Department of Texas as part of the
franchise’s 15th Anniversary Community Partner program.
– Postgame fireworks, presented by Cinemark: Join us on the field
and watch the sky light up with an early Fourth of July fireworks
display.
For tickets to these games and other remaining home games during
the Riders 15th Anniversary Season, visit RidersBaseball.com, call
(972) 731-9200 or visit the Dr Pepper Ballpark box office.

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