’80s Week Is Invading City Stadium!
The Hillcats will return to Lynchburg for a seven-game week-long homestand on Monday, July 24th and we’re celebrating the decade of neon colors and the birth of music videos! Join us for a different theme each night and be on the lookout for a giveaway and fireworks this weekend.
The Frederick Keys are coming to the Hill City for a three-game series starting on Monday, July 24that 6:30 p.m. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and we’re kicking off ’80s Week with I Love the ’80s Night! Brush off your best duds and wear ’80s apparel to the game for $5 admission! We’ll also have an MTV logo coloring station and will celebrate all of our favorite things about the decade. It’s also a Meow Monday presented by 101.7 STEVE FM so bring a donation of pet food for $3 off admission. Also, the first 300 fans in attendance will receive a free Team Photo presented by Charley’s Restaurant and we’ll have pregame autographs on the concourse from 5:30-6:00 p.m. That evening is also a ‘Cats with a Cause Night where the Miller Home will be raising awareness for their organization. And members of Southpaw’s Kids Club presented by Lynchburg Dental Center can run the bases after the game!
The series with the Keys and ’80s Week will continue on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 p.m. You voted on social media fans, so that night will be Back to the Future Night! We’ll be mixing the old and the new throughout the night as well as celebrate the iconic movie. That evening is also a Two Fur Tuesday presented by ABC 13 so all tickets are Buy One, Get One Free and we’ll have $2 concession deals!
Wednesday, July 26th’s game against the Keys will begin at 6:30 p.m. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for Karate Kid Night! Blue Ridge Martial Arts will give a demonstration before the game and we’ll pay homage to the movie throughout the evening. It’s also a Winning Wednesday presented by 89.9 WNRN. Receive a free ticket to the next Wednesday home game on August 16th when you enter the gates! This evening is also Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Night.
The Winston-Salem Dash will roll into Lynchburg on Thursday, July 27th for a four-game series. The gate will open at 5:30 p.m. and the game will start at 6:30 p.m. ’80s Week will continue with Hair Metal Night! The playlist will be full of the best ’80s songs to get you headbanging and playing the air guitar. Plus, that evening will be a Thirsty Thursday with game-long happy hour specials presented by Miller Lite, Yuengling & 97.9 FM The Planet! It’s also a GLTC and RIDE Solutions Bike to the Ballpark Night. If you ride your bicycle to the game, you’ll receive $1 off admission.
The series with the Dash will continue on Friday, July 28th at 6:30 p.m. Make sure you arrive early, because the first 1,000 fans through the gates at 5:30 p.m. will receive a free Hillcats Fanny Pack presented by WIQO! Every Friday home game is a FANtastic Friday Giveaway. Plus, a few special Fanny Packs will be stuffed with something extra, so open yours to see if you are a winner!
We’re turning back the clock on Saturday, July 29th with Lynchburg Mets Night! The Hillcats will wear special Lynchburg Mets themed jerseys when they play the Dash at 6:30 p.m. which will be auctioned off during the game! The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for a Sparkling Saturday so stick around after the game for Fireworks presented by 93.7 KHF.
The homestand and series with the Dash will wrap up on Sunday, July 30th at 5:00 p.m. with the gates opening at 4:00 p.m. ’80s Week will wrap up with Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Night! Prepare to get a new perspective as we go big in the stadium while we celebrate the famous movie! It’s also a Virginia529 Smart Savers Sunday with free admission if you show your Smart Savers Card at the Box Office. Virginia529 is the official college savings plan of the Lynchburg Hillcats, to find out more information go to www.virginia529.com/smartsavers. This afternoon is also a Family Funday presented by ABC 13 where families can purchase 4 for $40 Family 4-Packs that include 4 GA tickets and 4 hot dog combos. Plus, we’ll have postgame Family Run the Bases & Catch on the Field! And be sure to follow our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat at @lynhillcats to find a Social Sunday coupon good for the game.
Come out and cheer on your First-Half Northern Division Champions! Fans can purchase tickets for any of these games by calling the box office at (434) 528-1144 or by going online. Ticket purchases can also be made in person at the Lynchburg City Stadium Ticket Office (Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm). Playoff tickets are also on sale now for $6 any seat, so purchase your tickets today!
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