LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – April 4, 2022 – The promotional line-up for the Aviators second season in beautiful Loeb Stadium is going to feature both the expected – such as Sunday Family Fun Days and Thirsty Thursdays – but also the unexpected such as an appearance by Spider-Man, a Wands & Wizardry Night and the Aviators first ever Hispanic Heritage Night.
The fun kicks off on Wednesday, June 1 with Opening Night followed by the first Thirsty Thursday of the summer (presented by People’s Brewing) and a baseball giveaway for kids on Friday, June 3 compliments of News 18.
Other highlights in June include, Friday, June 17 when the Aviators giveaway one flat screen television an inning and Saturday, June 18 when the first 250 kids receive an Aviators white replica jersey courtesy of IU Health Arnett and News 18. The 18th is also Turn Back the Clock Night where we celebrate the history of the former Loeb Stadium including the Aviators Prospect League Championship Team from 2017.
On Friday, June 24, Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act makes his first ever appearance in Lafayette and he’s followed on the 25th by the Aviators salute to all things Harry Potter on Wands and Wizardry Night presented by Ruoff Mortgage. The Aviators will take the field in wands and wizard themed jerseys which will be auctioned off post-game to benefit the KLD Foundation.
The Aviators have a second specialty jersey night slated for Friday, July 15 on Hispanic Heritage Night presented by the Latino Center for Wellness and Education. On the 15th, the Aviators will be wearing specialty designed Hispanic heritage jerseys which will be auctioned post-game with proceeds donated to the Community Cancer Center.
The second annual Aviators Street Fest takes place on Saturday, July 16 from 2:00 – 6:00 on Wallace Street adjacent to Loeb Stadium. The gates open at 6:00 that evening for Aviators Replica Jersey Night presented by News 18. The first 250 kids on the 16th receive an Aviators navy replica jersey.
The aforementioned Spider-Man makes an appearance on Super Hero Night, Saturday, July 23 presented by FFB&T. Exclusive pre-game Spider-Man meet and greet opportunities will be available, plus all kids receive a super hero cape!
Three Franciscan Health Family Sunday’s are scheduled for this summer – June 26, July 10 & July 24. With advance purchase fans receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 drinks for only $44. As an added bonus, on July 10, the first 250 kids will receive a free Aviators cap. Each Sunday home game fans are invited to play catch on the field pre-game and post-game kids can run the bases.
Also scheduled for this summer are Bark in the Park (June 22), Day Camp Day (June 27) and National Night Out (August 2).
For the complete list of Aviators promotions visit https://lafayettebaseball.com/schedule/promotions/