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Flying Tigers Return Home July 4 for 5-Game Homestand


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Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks and Sunday Brunch Highlight Homestand

Lakeland, FL – The Lakeland Flying Tigers return to Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium for a five-game homestand against the Jupiter Hammerheads (Marlins) July 4-5 and Tampa Tarpons (Yankees) July 6-8.

Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Tickets can be purchased at the BayCare Box Office at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Advance sale box seat tickets are $9 and reserved seats are $6. Seniors 60 and over, children 12 and under and active military personnel receive a $1.00 discount. Day of game tickets are an additional $3. Saturday tickets are an additional $1. Wednesday All-You-Can-Eat tickets are $12 for box seats and $10 for reserved seats (in advance). Parking is FREE.

Wednesday, July 4 vs. Jupiter Hammerheads (Marlins) @ 5:00 p.m. (Gates open at 4:00 p.m.)

Independence Day Celebration

  • Advance sale box seat tickets are $10 and reserved seats are $7. Seniors 60 and over, children 12 and under and active military personnel receive a $1.00 discount. Day of game tickets are an additional $3. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance for the best seat locations and to avoid lines. Tickets for July 4th are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or by visiting www.LakelandFlyingTigers.com. Parking is FREE.
  • This upcoming Independence Day holiday week, MiLB teams from all 14 leagues will don custom-made American flag-inspired caps featuring their team logo in a red, white, blue and gold color scheme. The specialty caps will be worn by both players and umpires as part of their on-field uniforms, and include a subtle stars and stripes design under the bill and on the sweatband. Deemed “America’s Rally Cap” due to the unique pattern displayed beneath the crown, the 2018 Stars & Stripes cap will do more than make a fashion statement. MiLB will donate its licensed royalties from the sales of this year’s caps to the newly-established MiLB Charities Stars & Stripes Fund. The MiLB Charities Stars & Stripes Fund will contribute the monies raised to local military and veterans’ organizations through the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award. Fans can purchase the limited-edition caps in team stores, and online through team websites and at MiLBStore.com.
  • The team will be wearing special patriotic red, white and blue jerseys.
  • During the game the Flying Tigers will have holiday picnic themed games, contests, music and fun.
  • • There will also be live music and entertainment following the game by The Sofa Kings.


  • Fan can enjoy the view, atmosphere and air conditioning in the brand new ’34 Club Presented by Miller Lite. The cost is only $35 and includes food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Patriotic Fireworks Extravaganza sponsored by the City of Lakeland, Corona and the Ledger Media Group

The fireworks spectacular will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. and is sponsored by The City of Lakeland, Corona and The Ledger Media Group and will be displayed by Fireworks Displays Unlimited.

Wine Wednesday and Drink Specials

Adults 21 and older can enjoy:

  • • $3 wine, spritzers and sangria including a special Star-Spangled Sangria
  • • Blue Betty Cocktail featuring Deep Eddy Vodka (Red, White and Blue Cocktail)
  • • Stars and Stripes Beer Bucket Special



Thursday, July 5 vs. Jupiter Hammerheads (Marlins) @ 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

Thirsty Thursday Sponsored by Miller Lite

Fans can enjoy 1/2 price select draft beer, wine & frozen cocktails during select Thursday home games. Alcohol sales will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at the conclusion of the 7th inning.

Friday, July 6 vs. Tampa Tarpons (Yankees) @ 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

7-11 Friday’s Presented by 7-11 Socrum Loop

3, 4, 5 Happy Hours

Adults 21 and older can enjoy $3 domestic drafts, $4 premium drafts and $5 specialty cocktails.

MetroPCS Family 4-Pack

Families can enjoy the MetroPCS Family 4-Pack on Friday nights. With a MetroPCS coupon you receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for only $32! Vouchers are available at the Lakeland Metro PCS corporate store located at 3137 US Highway 98 North, Lakeland, FL 33805.

Saturday, July 7 vs. Tampa Tarpons (Yankees) @ 6:00 p.m. (Gates open at 4:30 p.m.)

Shriners Night

The Bahia (Orlando) and Egypt (Tampa) Shriners will host a pre-game parade and raise awareness Shriners Hospital for Children and Shriners International.

Sunday, July 8 vs. Tampa Tarpons (Yankees) @ 1:00 p.m. (Gates open at 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday Brunch

Enjoy brunch in the ’34 Club Presented by Miller Lite from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $24 in advance and $27 on the day of game. Menu includes chicken & waffles, omelet station, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit salad, breakfast sausage, hashbrowns and create your own parfait. There will also be $3 mimosa and bloody mary specials.

Military Sunday

All active and retired military members receive complimentary admission to each Sunday home game. Flying Tigers players and coaches will be wearing special military themed jerseys each Sunday home game.

Kids Day

  • Kids 12 and under can play catch on the field beginning at 12:00 p.m. (weather permitting).
  • Kids 12 and under can also run the bases just like the Flying Tigers following the game (weather permitting).

Dairy Queen Sunday Sundae

All fans will receive a voucher for a free sundae, compliments of Dairy Queen – North Lakeland.

The Flying Tigers are the Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. For more information please visit the Flying Tigers online at www.LakelandFlyingTigers.com or call (863) 686-8075.


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Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium Seeks “Best of the Ballparks” Designation

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May Business After Hours

The May Business After Hours is going to be held Thursday May 28, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Joker Marchant Stadium. The event is hosted by:

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May Business After Hours

Joker Marchant Stadium

2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.

Thursday, May 28

5:30 ~ 7:30 PM

Cost to attend the Event: $10 – Chamber Members $30 Guests

Guest Instructions for the event:

  • Guest should enter the stadium at the “First Base” Gate.
  • There is no charge for guests to stay for the game.
  • The Flying Tigers are playing the Jupiter Hammerheads (Marlins)
  • Game Time is 7:00 pm
  • It’s $1 Beverage Night so beers and sodas are only a buck!

You may make reservations and pay online now!