Ballpark traditions continue at Coca-Coal Field this summer with the return of Star Wars Night, Independence Eve and fridaynightbash! celebrations.
The 22nd annual Key Bank Independence Eve Celebration that features a postgame performance by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus returns on July 3.
The popular Star Wars Night, including themed jerseys worn by the Bisons players, is scheduled for July 23.
This year’s schedule features 10 fridaynightbash! games each featuring the Flying Bison Happy Hour and postgame fireworks.
The major giveaways of the season begin May 21 with a Marcus Stroman Bobblehead to kick off Blue Jays Weekend while Aaron Sanchez Bobblehead day is Aug. 10. A Bisons Trucker Hat Giveway will be June 22 with Camo Jersey Giveaway June 30.
Major giveaways are distributed to the first 3,000 fans through the Swan Street entrance.
Returning themes include Markdown Monday (advance tickets $8 and $1 popcorn and ice cream), TWOsdays (two tickets for the price of one with a receipt from Ted’s Hot Dogs), fridaynightbash! (happy hour from 5-6:30 p.m. and postgame fireworks) and Buster’s Kid Club Sundays (children run the bases after the game).
This summer’s special events schedule:
April 14 – Opening Day. Magnetic Schedule Giveaway
May 7 – Dog Day
May 8 – Mother’s Day Pampering in the Park
May 20 – Top Gun Night
May 21 – Blue Jays Weekend/Marcus Stroman Bobble Head Giveaway
May 22 -- Blue Jays Weekend
May 30 – Memorial Day & Armed Forces Celebration
June 1 – School Kids Day
June 3 – Social Media Night/Boy Scout Night
June 8 – Jersey Night
June 12 – Youth Baseball Day
June 21 – Irish Festival Night
June 22 – Bisons Trucker Hat Giveaway
June 30 – Camo Jersey Giveaway
July 2 – Buster’s Birthday Bash
uly 3 – KeyBank Independence Eve Celebration
July 8 – Zombie Night/Girl Scout Night
July 9 – Summer Olympic Night
July 10 – Wristband Giveaway
July 19 – Baseball Giveaway/Play Catch Under the Lights
July 21 – Italian Festival Night
July 22 – Legends of the Aud Wrestling Night
July 23 – Star Wars Night
July 24 – Autograph Day/Team Photo Giveaway
July 28 – Out at the Ballpark
July 29 – Family Campout
July 30 – Turn the Park Pink
July 31 – Pirate and Princess Day
Aug. 9 – Polish Festival Night
Aug. 10 – Aaron Sanchez Bobble Head Giveaway
Aug. 14 – Family Carnival
Aug. 16 – Mystery Ball Night
Aug. 27 – Super Hero Night
Sept. 1 – Fan Appreciation Night