The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a five-game homestand beginning Wednesday, August 17 at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland will host the Tampa Yankees August 17-18 and the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) August 19-21. Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075. Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5 and seniors 55 and over and children 14 and under receive a $1.00 discount. Saturday tickets are an additional $1. Wednesday All-You-Can-Eat tickets are $10. Parking is FREE.
Wednesday, August 17 vs. Tampa Yankees @ 7:00 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Wednesday is All-You-Can-Eat Night sponsored by Red Lobster. Tickets are just $10 and includes admission to the game and all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, cracker jacks, popcorn, pretzels and chips as well as food from Red Lobster from 6:00-9:00 p.m. or while supplies last.
Thursday, August 18 vs. Tampa Yankees @ 7:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Backyard BBQ Presented by MAX 98.3
Area Polk County restaurants will serve up delicious BBQ food samples from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. or while supplies last. There will be live music from Billy Floyd and free samples of Budweiser products. $1 beer and soda will be available beginning at 5:30 pm until the end of the 7th inning.
Advance tickets to the Backyard BBQ are only $10 and include free bbq samples, beer samples, live music and a ticket to the Flying Tigers game. Parking is free. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Achievement Academy. To purchase advance tickets, please call the Achievement Academy at (863) 683-6504.
Entrance to the Backyard BBQ is available the day of the game for $5 (ticket to the game required).
MAX 98.3 Live Remote
Eric Michaels and Mike Lee from the MAX Morning Show will be broadcasting live at Joker Marchant Stadium from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Each will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.
Fans can enjoy $1 beer and soda every Thursday home game. Beer sales begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at the conclusion of the 7th inning.
Friday, August 19 vs. Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) @ 7:00 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Back to School Night – Detroit Tigers Lunch Bag Giveaway
The Flying Tigers will be giving away Detroit Tigers lunch bags to the first 750 paid kids ages 14 and under.
Literacy at the Park
The Flying Tigers are teaming up with READ Polk, Polk County School Board, Polk Education Foundation and the United Way to help raise awareness for literacy in Polk County. Fans are encouraged to donate new and gently used books with an emphasis on children’s books.
Saturday, August 20 vs. Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) @ 6:00 p.m. (Gates open at 4:30 p.m.)
Fan Appreciation Night
Fans will have a chance to register to win gift certificates, gift cards and other giveaways from local businesses throughout the game. There will also be a special 30% off sale at the Flying Tigers merchandise store.
Subway Kids Club Autograph Session
Special pre-game team autograph session for Subway Kids Club members.
Sunday, August 21 vs. Clearwater Threshers (Phillies) @ 1:00 p.m. (Gates open at Noon)
Sunday is Kids Day. All kids 14 and under will receive free admission to the game. Kids can play catch on the field beginning at noon (weather permitting). Kids can also run the bases just
like the Flying Tigers following the game (weather permitting). All fans will receive a voucher for a free sundae, compliments of Dairy Queen – North Lakeland.
The Flying Tigers are a Class A Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. For more information please visit the Flying Tigers online at www.LakelandFlyingTigers.com or call (863) 686-8075.