If you’re planning on making it to Avista Stadium this season to watch the Spokane Indians up close, chances are there will be more to see than the baseball game.
The Indians will host several themed nights, fireworks celebrations and a variety of sponsored promotions in more than half of the team’s home games.
The Indians have reserved eight nights for post-game fireworks, including Opening Day on Thursday, the Fourth of July and the season finale on September 3.
This year, fans will have the opportunity to dress as their favorite characters from Star Wars in two consecutive home games. Star Wars night begins on Saturday in the middle of the Indians’ five-game series against the Boise Hawks. The team will host “Luke, I Am Your Father” Day on Sunday to celebrate Father’s Day.
For those who are looking for a more magical evening at the ballpark, the Indians will host a Harry Potter-themed night on June 28 against the Tri-City Dust Devils.
July 15 will mark the 12th straight year that the Indians have hosted the Pitch for the Cure Breast Cancer Walk. Fans can participate in a one-mile walk that circles the stadium. The Indians will wear pink jerseys, which will be auctioned off to support the cause. All donations will benefit Every Woman Can and will directly assist local survivors and those in need of care.
The Indians will also be helping to benefit the Rypien Foundation during Ride the Bases on July 9. The Rypien Foundation, founded by former Washington State football player and ex- NFL quarterback Mark Rypien, supports families fighting childhood cancer.
The ride will begin at 10 a.m. in front of Lone Wolf Harley-Davidson and will end at Avista Stadium at 1:30 p.m. Participants will ride onto the field for the National Anthem ahead of Spokane’s 3:30 p.m. game against the Hillsboro Hops.
Other promotions this year include Daddy Daughter Day on July 16, Halloween Night on September 1, Taco Night on June 27 and three Bark in the Park days – beginning July 5 – when fans can bring their dogs to the stadium.
Avista Stadium will also host three Yoke’s $1 Family Feast nights this season when fans can purchase Cloverdale hot dogs, ice cream sandwiches and Pepsi products for $1.
For the full schedule, list of promotions and to purchase tickets, go to spokaneindians.com. Single-game tickets are available for purchase online. Fans can also purchase season tickets or ticket packages of seven, 14 or 21 tickets for $10 apiece.
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