Flying Tigers Have Returned Home To Take On Cubs & Blue Jays
Posted on August 15th, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson
The Lakeland Flying Tigers have returned home for a six-game homestand that began Tuesday, August 14 at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland hosts the Daytona Cubs August 14-16 and the Dunedin Blue Jays August 17-19.
Tuesday’s scheduled Florida State League game against the Daytona Cubs at Joker Marchant Stadium has been postponed due to heavy rain and unplayable field conditions. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, August 15 at 5:00 p.m. Gates to Marchant Stadium will open at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 15 vs. Daytona Cubs @ 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Wednesday is All-You-Can-Eat Night. Tickets are just $10 and includes admission to the game and all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, Little Caesars pizza, peanuts, popcorn, pretzels and chips from 5:30-8:30 p.m. or while supplies last.
Thursday, August 16 vs. Daytona Cubs @ 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.
Friday, August 17 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays @ 7:11 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
7-11 Friday’s Presented by 7-11 Socrum Loop
Tigers Paws Coloring Set Giveaway
The first 750 kids ages 14 and under will receive a free Tigers Paws Coloring Set.
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 $24! Vouchers are available at Lakeland Metro PCS locations.
Saturday, August 18 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays @ 6:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.)
Arts in the Park
Celebrate the arts with the Flying Tigers. Enjoy art exhibits and live music. The Flying Tigers will be playing in specially designed jerseys during the game that will be raffled off.
Tigertown Classic Car Show
Join the Flying Tigers and the Lakeland Corvette Club for the inaugural Tigertown Classic Car Show. Enjoy classic cars, live music and more. Registration is only $15 and includes car entry into show, car entered into judging (30 trophies), ticket to Flying Tigers game that night and t-shirt (first 100 guaranteed). Early registration/parking begins at 10:00 a.m., car show begins at 12:00 p.m., judging begins at 2:00 p.m., and the trophy presentation begins at 4:00 p.m. Please contact the Flying Tigers at (863) 413-4115 for more information.
Tattoo and balloon artists from Twisted Artz will be in the main concourse beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Star Wars Night
The 501st Legion (Vader’s Fist) along with the Rebel Legion will be bringing out Star Wars characters to sign autographs, take photos and interact with the crowd.
Sunday, August 19 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays @ 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.
Box seats are $6, reserved seats are $5 and seniors 55 and over and children 14 and under receive a $1 discount. Saturday tickets are an additional $1. Wednesday All-You-Can-Eat tickets are $10. Parking is FREE.