Flying Tigers Return Home To Battle Miracle
Posted on July 18th, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson
Christmas in July and Fireworks Extravaganza Highlight Series
The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for a four-game series beginning Thursday, July 19 at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakelandwill host the Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) July 19-22. 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.
Thursday, July 19 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) @ 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
2-1 Beer Night
Fans can enjoy 2 for 1 draft beer and $1 soda every Thursday home game. Beer sales will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at the conclusion of the 7th inning.
Bark in the Park Night Benefiting the SPCA
Bring your dog to the game. There will be dog vendors, adoptable dogs, door prizes and fun! Part of advanced sales benefits the SPCA. Purchase tickets online at or visit the SPCA at 5850 Brannen Road in Lakeland.
Friday, July 20 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle @ 7:11 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
7-11 Friday’s Presented by 7-11 Socrum Loop
Superhero Night and Baseball & Movie Night
Dress as your favorite superhero and receive free admission. Following the game the Flying Tigers will show The Dark Knight on the stadium videoboard.
MLB Network Drawstring Backpack Giveaway
The Flying Tigers will be giving away MLB Network Drawstring Backpacks to the first 500 fans.
Faith Equine – Horse Fundraiser
The Faith Equine Rescue will be hosting a fundraiser to raise awareness and funds to support their mission of rescuing equines that are starved, abandoned, neglected and abused. With rehabilitation and training they hope to find each rescued horse a forever loving home. More info is available by visiting their website.
Metro PCS 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 $24! Vouchers are available at Lakeland Metro PCS locations.
Saturday, July 21 vs. Ft. Myers Miracle @ 6:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.)
Fireworks Extravaganza following the game (weather permitting).
Christmas in July Sponsored by Lakeland Square Mall
There will be Christmas decorations, music and “presents” will be given away by Lakeland Square Mall and its merchants. Fans will have a chance to win gifts, gift cards and/or gift baskets from Lakeland Square Mall and its stores.
Boy Scout Night
Special group ticket packages for Boy Scouts and their families.
Founding Father Night
The Flying Tigers and Founding Fathers Beer will be honoring men and women from the Florida National Guard. The Flying Tigers will be featuring Founding Fathers lager and light during the game. Founding Fathers is the only beer in the State ofFloridathat donates half of its profits to supportFlorida’s military families.
The Flying Tigers are offering a special $3 ticket to all military personnel and their families.
Tattoo and balloon artists from Twisted Artz will be in the main concourse beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be holding a fundraising event for their “Team in Training.” The mission for the LLS is “To Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Our Key Priorities will ensure that: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society helps blood cancer patients live better, longer lives.
Sunday, July 22 vs. Ft. Myers @ 1:00 p.m. (Gates open at 12:00 p.m.)
- 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 or call (863) 686-8075.