Homestand highlights: June 21 – 26

 The Royals will turn back the clock during the upcoming homestand, June 21-26, as they welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs to Kauffman Stadium for Interleague action.

The homestand begins on Tuesday, June 21 with Retro Night, featuring a 1980s ticket offer based on pricing from that era, concession specials, ‘80s-inspired entertainment and scoreboard graphics, and a retro T-shirt to the first 10,000 fans courtesy of Pepsi.  The Royals then celebrate the career of Kevin Appier, as the club’s all-time strikeout leader is inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 25. 

The Royals will also go “Hollywood” during the Cubs series when Kansas City natives Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis and Rob Riggle join others stars of television and film for a Celebrity Wiffle Ball Game at the U.S. Toy Little K on Friday, June 24.  Fans are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited.  Gates to the ballpark will open early at 5 p.m. with the wiffle ball game set to begin at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, the homestand features a number of great ticket deals and special events for the entire family.      

Tuesday, June 21 – Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

·         Retro Night – The Royals celebrate Retro Night with a 1980s ticket offer based on pricing from that era, featuring Hy-Vee Infield tickets for only $7.  Retro entertainment includes a pregame concert by ‘80s cover band The Shanks in the Outfield Experience and in-game features including retro scoreboard graphics.  The event also features Retro Night concession specials with hot dogs, peanuts and small Pepsi products for just $2.  www.royals.com/retro.

·         T-Shirt Tuesday – The first 10,000 fans receive an exclusive Royals retro T-shirt presented by Pepsi. (Photo attached.)  For details, visit www.royals.com/tshirttuesday.

·         $84 Summer Play Pack for $25 – www.royals.com/playpack.

Wednesday, June 22 – Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

INK Student “Night” – Rivals Outfield Box or Hy-Vee Infield tickets are available for all Wednesday home games for high school and college students with valid ID at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office for just $7.  Seating is subject to availability.  All Student Nights feature live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience and include a $7 hot dog and beverage special at the Crown Classic concession stand in the Outfield Experience prior to the game.  For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight.
INK Local Music Showcase – Catch a free pregame concert on us.  With support from 96.5 The Buzz, every Wednesday INK Student Night features live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience.  Hearts of Darkness will be performing prior to the Diamondbacks-Royals game.  For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight.   
·         $84 Summer Play Pack for $25 – www.royals.com/playpack.

Thursday, June 23 – Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

·         $84 Summer Play Pack for $25 – www.royals.com/playpack.

Friday, June 24 – Chicago Cubs vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 7:10 p.m.

·         Celebrity Wiffle Ball Game presented by Big Slick Poker Tournament & Party – The Royals host Kansas City native Paul Rudd and other celebrity guests for a Wiffle Ball Game at the U.S. Toy Little K.  Gates to the ballpark open early at 5 p.m. with the game set to begin at 5:30 p.m.  Limited seating will be available, so fans are encouraged to arrive early.

·         Hy-Vee/Pepsi Fireworks Fridays – A spectacular fireworks show after every Friday home game.

Saturday, June 25 – Chicago Cubs vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 6:10 p.m.

·         Royals Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – Kevin Appier, the club’s all-time strikeout leader, becomes the 24th member of the Royals Hall of Fame during a special on-field induction ceremony prior to the game.  Festivities are set to begin at approximately 5:30 p.m.

·         Joplin Jersey Hand-Off – The Royals host a unique fundraiser for Joplin relief efforts by giving fans the opportunity to win an autographed “Teams Unite for Joplin” jersey from a Royals player.  During the event, volunteers will sell $1 instant-win scratch tickets with proceeds benefiting the American Red Cross and Royals Charities disaster relief efforts.  Following the game, winners are escorted to the field where Royals players and coaches will award the jerseys they wore during the Royals-Cardinals series, June 17-19 at Busch Stadium, that is being dedicated to Joplin.  Fans can bid on the opportunity to secure a spot on the field at www.royals.com/joplin.  Please note that this auction item will close on Monday, June 20.

·         610 Saturday – Enjoy great activities, including a caricature artist and music from the John Joiner Band, prior to the game in the Outfield Experience.  For details, visit www.royals.com/610saturdays.

·         Organ Donor Awareness Day at The K presented by The University of Kansas Hospital – Fans will receive a Royals pen for signing up as an organ donor, and health professionals and special Royals guests will be on hand to provide valuable information on the importance of being an organ donor.

Sunday, June 26 – Chicago Cubs vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 1:10 p.m.

·         Family FunDay Sunday – The June 26 festivities feature face painters, a balloon artist and live family-friendly entertainment from Richard’s Vaudeville Slapstick Show.  Fans can also enjoy the All-Day Play Pass for unlimited activities in the Outfield Experience for just $10. www.royals.com/sunday.

·         Fun Run presented by Sprint – All fans can run the bases after the game (conditions permitting).

·         $84 Summer Play Pack for $25 – www.royals.com/playpack.

 

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