Royals announce 2010 promotions and special events
“It All Happens Here” at Kauffman Stadium in 2010 as the Royals announce an exciting promotions and special events lineup. The schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites, and the introduction of special offers which allow fans to experience all the offerings of Kauffman Stadium at exceptional values.
Highlights from the 2010 lineup of events, as well as details on some of the club’s new ticket opportunities, are listed below. In addition, the complete special events schedule is attached and can also be found at royals.com. Please note all dates and times are subject to change.
Royals Blue Replica Jersey: Fans can gear up for the 2010 season in style by getting a Royals Blue Replica Jersey on Saturday, April 10. The jerseys, presented by Fox Sports Kansas City, will be given away to the first 20,000 fans.
25th Anniversary of the 1985 World Series: The Royals will commemorate the 25th Anniversary of its historic World Series victory in 2010 with a month-long series of special events and promotions.
The celebration begins with the second annual Willie Wilson Classic presented by Willie Wilson Baseball and Farmland Foods on Saturday, May 22. The Classic will feature the 1985 World Series Royals Alumni in a softball game against members of the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals prior to the Royals-Rockies 3:10 p.m. matchup. Proceeds benefit TeamSmile, which provides dental care to underprivileged children in the Kansas City community. Fans are encouraged to visit royals.com to see an updated list of players scheduled to participate.
Promotions will also include a 1985 25th Anniversary t-shirt presented by AT&T, a Bret Saberhagen bobblehead presented by Fox Sports Kansas City, a Build-A-(Polar) Bear presented by the Kansas City Zoo and a Salute to the 1985 World Series poster presented by James Printing.
Greinke Bobblehead: The Royals salute the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner by honoring him in bobblehead form. A Zack Greinke Bobblehead presented by Sprint will be given to the first 20,000 on Saturday, April 24 as the Royals take on the Minnesota Twins.
T-Shirt Tuesdays Return: T-Shirt Tuesdays return to Kauffman Stadium in 2010! This season’s series will include unique designs featuring Zack Greinke and Joakim Soria. For details, visit royals.com/tshirttuesdays.
SPECIAL EVENTS LINEUP
Girls’ Night Out – Double the Royal Treatment: Due to popular demand, ladies receive the Royal treatment twice in 2010. The first Girls’ Night Out event, which benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure and is presented by Celsius Tannery, is set for Friday, May 14. The second installment, supporting the American Heart Association, is slated for Saturday, September 18. The first 10,000 females through the gates on Friday, May 14 will receive a Royals t-shirt and on September 18, a Royals cap.
Kansas City Sky Show: The Royals are excited to bring the Third Annual Kansas City Sky Show presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi back to Kauffman Stadium on Friday, June 4. The Sky Show is the largest fireworks spectacular in Kansas City.
610 Saturdays are Back: The Royals will once again team up with Entercom Radio to bring great food and live music to Saturday pregame festivities. Events will take place in the Outfield Experience.
Buck Nights: Buck Nights are back and better than ever! The fan-favorite now has a dessert offering as Twinkies have been added to the Buck Night menu. For seven select dates throughout the season, fans can purchase hot dogs, small Pepsi products, peanuts and Twinkies for just $1 each. Buck Nights are scheduled for April 27, May 12, July 16, July 29, August 18 and September 15. In addition, the Royals will offer a special holiday version of Buck “Day” to help celebrate Memorial Day when the Royals host the Los Angeles Angels in a 1:10 p.m. game on May 31.
Hy-Vee/Pepsi Fireworks Fridays: Stay in your seats for a spectacular fireworks show following all Friday night home games presented by Hy-Vee and Pepsi.
DRI DUCK Fountain Seats: For just $7 on game days, fans can purchase DRI DUCK Fountain Seats located on the lower level in left field. Plus, the first 100 fans arriving at the section each game receive a special edition Royals DRI DUCK cap..
Bases Loaded 4-Packs: Get four Hy-Vee Infield tickets and $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise for just $60! Bases Loaded packages are available for all Friday and Sunday home games, excluding June 25. For details, visit royals.com/basesloaded.
Hy-Vee Royal Nites: Get $5 Hy-Vee Level tickets (excluding Hy-Vee Reserved Box) for all Monday home games, excluding Opening Day.
College Nights: Select Field Plaza, Outfield Box or Hy-Vee Infield tickets are available on fourteen Wednesday or Thursday home games for high school and college students with valid ID at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office for just $7. All College Nights include food and beverage specials in the Outfield Experience concession areas. For details, visit royals.com/college.
Sprint Fun Run: All fans can run the bases after every Sunday home game (conditions permitting).
NEW FOR 2010
All You Can Eat Seats: For nine select Wednesday home games, fans can purchase All You Can Eat Seats located in the Loge Level which include unlimited ballpark fare. All the hot dogs, nachos, peanuts, pretzels and Pepsi products you can handle for one low price! Individual and group discount tickets available. For details, visit royals.com/allyoucaneat.
Sonic Slam Seats: New in 2010! If a Royals player hits a home run that lands in the Sonic Slam Seats located in left field, ALL fans win a free medium Sonic Slush by redeeming their ticket stub at participating Sonic locations by midnight the following day! Fans sitting in the Sonic Slam Seats will also win a $5 My Sonic Card. For details, visit royals.com.
Spring Play Pack: Purchase a Spring Play Pack for any Sunday-Thursday game (excluding April 11) from April 7 to May 26 and receive two Field Plaza tickets (sections 206-210) with $5 in loaded value per ticket for concessions and merchandise. The package also includes two Play Passes for access to free unlimited games in the Outfield Experience to use day of game – over an $80 value – all for just $25!
ADDITIONAL WAYS TO SAVE
Uniformed Heroes: Active-duty and retired military, law enforcement officers and firefighters may purchase up to four half-price tickets for all regular season Sunday through Friday home games, excluding premium dates in select seating categories. Present valid military, law enforcement or firefighter identification at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office. For details, visit royals.com/heroes.
Senior Discount (65+): Senior citizens can enjoy half-price tickets in the Loge Box, Dugout Plaza, Field Box, Field Plaza, Outfield Box, Hy-Vee Reserved Box, Hy-Vee Infield and Hy-Vee Box seating sections. The half-price ticket offer is available for all Sunday-Thursday home games, excluding premium dates, and may be purchased at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.
Youth Nights Each Thursday home game (excluding August 12): Hy-Vee Infield seats are just $3 for youth 14 and under at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office. Please note there is a limit to three discounted tickets for every one regularly-priced ticket for the same game.
Jackson County Days: All residents of Jackson County will be able to receive 50% off Field Plaza, Hy-Vee Reserved Box or Outfield Box tickets to 15 select home games. For details, visit royals.com/jackson.
Royals eSavers: Subscribers to the Royals Report – the club’s free email newsletter – will receive exclusive ticket offers throughout the season. In addition, subscribers will receive the latest information regarding breaking news, promotions and more. Fans can register for the newsletter at royals.com/register.
Hy-Vee Blue Crew Youth Fan Club: Membership includes a Royals replica batting practice jersey, kid-sized Royals cap, VIP access to the Sprint Fun Run, two Royals game ticket vouchers, three complimentary vouchers to any of the Outfield Experience games, one free child’s admission to a stadium tour, a youth admission to the Kansas City Zoo, Blue Crew Nights at The K and special offers from Royals partners all for just $20. Available for youth 14 and under. For details, visit royals.com/bluecrew.
SEASON TICKET PACKAGES AND SINGLE-GAME TICKETS
Fans can take advantage of all the great promotions and special events planned for 2010 by becoming a Royals Season Ticket Holder. Starting at just $168 per seat, Royals Season Ticket plans are available to fit every budget. Plus, fans can guarantee Opening Day tickets with any Full Season, Half Season or 21-game season ticket plan and enjoy all the benefits of becoming a Season Ticket Holder including reserved parking, first priority to purchase additional tickets for all 2010 home games, exclusive events and more! All season ticket packages are available online at royals.com or by calling (816) 504-4040.
Single-game tickets for all 2010 regular season home games, including a limited number of Opening Day tickets, go on sale Saturday, March 6 at 9 a.m. Tickets will be available online at royals.com, by phone at 1-800-6ROYALS, at metro area Hy-Vee stores and at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office. Opening Day tickets will not be available for purchase at Hy-Vee locations.
SEE THE FULL PROMOTIONS SCHEDULE AT: http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/promotions.jsp?c_id=kc