2017 Waterloo Bucks Promotions & Theme Nights

MAY/JUNE PROMOTIONS & THEME NIGHT:

  • Tuesday, May 30 – Opening Day 

    • Promotional Poster Giveaway – Presented by Flashing Thunder Fireworks, & JLL Extended Stay Inn
  • Thursday, June 1 – 1960's Decade Night

    • 60’s Music over the sound system and 60’s commercials, TV shows, and movie clips on the LED Video Board
  • Friday, June 2 – Cars Theme Night / Magnet Schedule Giveaway / Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Cars Night

      • Hundreds of Cars T-Shirts will be thrown into the crowd during the game
      • Come early to see a variety of classic cars parked inside Riverfront Stadium
    • Magnet Schedule Giveaway

      • First 1,000 fans get a Bucks 2017 Magnet Schedule, sponsored by Burger King, Hampton Inn of Waterloo
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Wednesday, June 7 – My Waterloo Days Kickoff / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Fans with a My Waterloo Days button get $1 off their ticket
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Thursday, June 8 – 1970's Decade Night

    • 70’s Music over the sound system and 70’s commercials, TV show, and movie clips on the Video Board
  • Tuesday, June 13 – Day/Night Doubleheader

    • Day game at 11:05 AM
    • Night game at 6:35 PM
  • Wednesday, June 14 – Tip-A-Buck Night at The Other Place

    • The Waterloo Bucks are inviting fans to The Other Place on Ridgeway Avenue on Wednesday, June 14 for Tip-A-Buck.  Starting at 6:00 pm, Bucks players and coaches will act as waiters, serving customers drinks and dinner throughout the evening.
    • Each table will have a "tip" envelope, where all tips for the Bucks wait staff will go to the Bucks Summer Reading Program.  Fans will also have chances to win autographed baseballs, an autographed bat, and other Bucks items through a raffle.
  • Saturday, June 17 – Family Movie Night featuring 'Cars'

    • Gates Open at 6:30 pm / Movie Starts at 7:00 pm
    • Free admission
    • Concessions and Beer Stands will be open / No outside food or drink allowed
    • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the movie on the field
    • This G rated adventure runs 1 hour, 57 minutes
  • Sunday, June 18 – Pirates & Princesses Day / Fathers Day

    • Pirates & Princesses Day: Photo opportunities with Belle and Ariel, courtesy Glass Slipper Entertainment, as well as piriates
    • Father’s Day: All fathers & their children can play catch in the outfield after the game
  • Thursday, June 22 – 1980's Decade Night

    • 80’s Music over the sound system and 80’s commercials, TV show, and movie clips on the Video Board
  • Wednesday, June 28 – Day Game

    • Gates open at 10:00 AM / First pitch at 11:05 AM
  • Friday, June 30 – Harry Potter Night / Time Turner Giveaway / Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • It's our Harry Potter Theme Night. Come dressed as your favorite character from the Harry Potter Movies
    • First 500 fans receive a FREE Harry Potter Time Turner
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza

JULY PROMOTIONS & THEME NIGHTS:

  • Saturday, July 1 – Iowa Hawkeye Night / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Iowa Hawkeye Night – come dressed in your favorite Hawkeye gear
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Sunday, July 2 – Hit for the Cycle Poker Bike Ride / Kids Quarter Dash

    • Kids Quarter Dash: At the end of the game, kids ages 10 and under will dash to pick up 1,000 quarters in the infield and put them in their bucket
    • Hit For The Cycle Poker Bike Ride: Begins at Riverfront Stadium (850 Park Rd.) with registration and start times TBA. The ride will go along the Cedar Valley Trails system approximately 20 miles with stops at five restaurant/bar locations.

      • Pricing: For $21, riders receive a t-shirt, general admission ticket to the game, sandwich item, bag of chips, & regular sized fountain soda. OR, for $31 riders receive a t-shirt, and admission to the Budweiser Party Deck, which includes an All-You-Eat & Drink package.
      • The Poker Game: You will receive a playing card at each stop in order to win prizes for the best 5 card poker hand.
      • Register at the Bucks Souvenir Stand or online. You must pre-register by June 25, 2017 to guarantee a t-shirt.
  • Monday, July 3 – Family Fun Night featuring the movie "The Sandlot"

    • Family Fun Night featuring “The Sandlot”
    • Gates Open at 4:00 pm / Movie Starts at 7:00 pm / Free admission
    • Concessions and Beer Stands will be open / No outside food or drink allowed
    • Family Fun Activities include:

      • Batting Cages
      • Inflatable Games for Kids
      • Balloon Artist
      • Run the Bases
      • Play Catch in the Outfield
      • Wiffleball Games
    • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the movie on the field
    • This PG rated adventure runs 1 hour, 41 minutes
  • Tuesday, July 4 – Independence Day Jersey / Military Heroes Night & Card Set / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Bucks’ third annual Independence Day Jersey Auction. Special Independence Day themed jerseys will be worn by Bucks players that will be auctioned off during the game with all proceeds going to Honor Flight. Jerseys are presented by The Screaming Eagle, The Wild Hare, & The Dirty Dog American Bars & Grills.
    • Military Heroes Night & Card Set: The first 500 fans will receive a Military Heroes Card set that recognizes Military members throughout the Cedar Valley. All Military Heroes in the card set will be honor on the field before the game.
    • Before the game, we will recognize our Military Heroes in our Card set.
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by Hick's Place
  • Friday, July 7 – Superhero Night

    • Come to the game dressed as your favorite superhero. There will be superheroes at the game and available for photos with fans
  • Saturday, July 8 – Youth Baseball Camp (Noon – 2 PM) / Star Wars Night / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Bucks Youth Baseball Camp

      • The camp is open to children ages 17 and under and runs from Noon until 2 PM at Riverfront Stadium. The cost to attend is $20 per person. Bucks players will run the camp. Individuals interested in attending the clinic may arrive at 11:45 am on the day of the camp with the entry fee and a baseball glove. Each participant must fill out a Player Information Sheet/Waiver, which will be available on the day of the camp.  For more information, contact the Bucks office at (319) 232-0500. Camp participants will receive a ticket to that night’s game.
    • Star Wars Night

      • The Bucks are wearing special jerseys as part of Star Wars Night that will be sold during the game via a silent auction with the proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley
      • Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character as players from the 501st Central Garrison will be on hand for photos.
      • Hundreds of Star Wars T-Shirts will be thrown into the crowd during the game
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Monday, July 10 – Summertime St. Paddy's Day, presented by Veridian Credit Union and Iowa Irish Fest​

    • Enjoy Green Beer at the game and hear the National Anthem played by bagpipers
    • Hundreds of St. Paddy’s Day T-Shirts will be thrown into the crowd during the game, thanks to Veridian Credit Union and Iowa Irish Fest. Prizes all game long courtesy of Veridian Credit Union
  • Friday, July 14 – Panther Pride Night / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Panther Pride Night: Hundreds of Purple Panther T-Shirts will be thrown into the crowd during the game
    • The Bucks will wear special jerseys as part of Panther Pride Night that will be sold during the game via a silent auction.
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza by Flashing Thunder Fireworks
  • Saturday, July 22 – Pink Out Night / VGM Post Game Fireworks

    • The Bucks will wear Pink Jerseys sponsored by Great Clips. Proceeds from the Jersey auction will go to the Beyond Pink TEAM. Enjoy Pink Beer during the game. Beyond Pink TEAM members will give out Pink Ribbon Tattoos and proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will benefit the Beyond Pink TEAM.
    • Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by VGM
  • Sunday, July 23 – Post Game Home Run Derby

    • All boys & girls ages 12-under can participate in a FREE post-game home run derby on the field.
    • Divisions will be determined by age
  • Saturday, July 29 – Bucks Youth Baseball Camp (Noon – 2 PM) / Minions Night / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Bucks Youth Baseball Camp

      • The camp is open to children ages 17 and under and runs from Noon until 2 PM at Riverfront Stadium. The cost to attend is $20 per person. Bucks players will run the camp. Individuals interested in attending the clinic may arrive at 11:45 am on the day of the camp with the entry fee and a baseball glove. Each participant must fill out a Player Information Sheet/Waiver, which will be available on the day of the camp.  For more information, contact the Bucks office at (319) 232-0500. Camp participants will receive a ticket to that night’s game.
    • Minions Night: Come out and get your picture taken with the minions!
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Sunday, July 30 – Post-Game On-Field Kids Candy Hunt

    • After the game, kids 12-under can come onto the field for a Candy Hunt as candy will be spread on the infield grass to pick up.

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER PROMOTIONS & THEME NIGHTS:

  • Thursday, August 3 – Team Photo Giveaway / 1990's Decade Night

    • First 500 fans receive a Bucks Team Photo, presented by Burger King, Great Clips and Maid-Rite of Cedar Falls
    • 90’s Music over the sound system and 90’s commercials, TV show, and movie clips on the Video Board
  • Friday, August 4 – Beach Party Night / Sunglasses Giveaway / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Beach Party Night: Wear your best beach gear to the game!
    • First 500 fans receive a FREE pair of sunglasses
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Thursday, August 10 – Bucks Baseball Card Set Giveaway / Kayak to the Ballpark / 2000's Decade Night

    • First 1,000 fans receive a FREE set of Bucks Baseball Cards, presented by Bill's Pizza & Smokehouse and Fox Ridge Golf Club
    • 2000’s Music over the sound system and 2000’s commercials, TV show, and movie clips on the Video Board
    • Kayak to the Ballpark Night
  • Friday, August 11 – Family Movie Night featuring “Despicable Me 2”

    • Gates open at 6:30 PM / Movie starts at 7:00 PM
    • Concession and Beer Stands will be open / No outside food or drink allowed
    • Bring a blanked or lawn chair and watch the movie from the field
    • This PG rated adventure runs 1 hour, 38 minutes
  • Saturday, August 12 – Bucks Youth Baseball Camp (Noon – 2 PM) 

    • The camp is open to children ages 17 and under and runs from Noon until 2 PM at Riverfront Stadium. The cost to attend is $20 per person. Bucks players will run the camp. Individuals interested in attending the clinic may arrive at 11:45 am on the day of the camp with the entry fee and a baseball glove. Each participant must fill out a Player Information Sheet/Waiver, which will be available on the day of the camp.  For more information, contact the Bucks office at (319) 232-0500. Camp participants will receive a ticket to that night’s game.
  • Saturday, August 12 – Power Rangers Night / Reader Recognition Night / Throwback Jersey Auction / Post Game Fireworks Extravaganza

    • Power Rangers Night: Come dressed as your favorite Power Ranger and get your picture taken with Power Rangers
    • Throwback Jersey Auction: The Throwback Jerseys that the Bucks wore at every Thursday home game this season will be sold via a silent auction during the game with the proceeds to benefit the Bucks Summer Reading Program.
    • Reader Recognition Night: Pre-game parade for all 1,000 minute readers as part of the Bucks Summer Reading Program.
    • Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by Dupaco Credit Union
  • Sunday, August 13 – Fan Appreciation Day

    • It's the final regular season home game and the Bucks want to thank our fans with prizes that will be given away all game long.
  • Saturday, September 2 – UNI vs. Iowa State Football Watch Party

    • Watch the game on the Bucks' LED Video Board (kickoff TBA)
    • FREE Admission / Concession and Beer Stands will be open
    • No outside food or drink permitted
    • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the game on the field
    • Enjoy tailgate games before and during the game.
  • Saturday, September 9 – Iowa vs. Iowa State Football Watch Party

    • Watch the game on the Bucks' LED Video Board (kickoff TBA)
    • FREE Admission / Concession and Beer Stands will be open
    • No outside food or drink permitted
    • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the game on the field
    • Enjoy tailgate games before and during the game