BISMARCK, ND – Looking for a low-key summer? Stop reading. You’re not going to find that here. The Larks have just 36 home games to give you all we’ve got. And, we’re not wasting one minute on boredom. Along with the Boys of Summer and some killer baseball, we’re bringing all the FUN. We’re talking:
7 “Ooh and Ahh” Worthy Fireworks Shows
6 Outta-this-World Entertainment Acts
4 Wacky Jersey Nights
3 Celebrities ON SITE
The ONE and ONLY Clark the Lark!
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How about sports and a show? Our post game fireworks were so popular last year we’ve added a seventh one. Our fireworks are released from three different locations on the field promising an unforgettable and up-close experience. Don’t miss the spectacular post-game shows on May 29 (OPENING DAY), June 1, June 12, June 22, July 3 (RED, WHITE AND BOOM), July 6 and August 10.
CANINE STARS (JUNE 10) – The Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show is an exciting, extreme sports production guaranteed to entertain the entire family. The team highlights popular dog sports such as dock diving, freestyle Frisbee disc, flyball racing, high jumping and dog agility with multiple breeds of dogs that have been rescued or adopted from shelters.
INFLATAMANIACS (JUNE 30 & JULY 1) – The Inflatamaniacs are a bunch of cool kids and their fictitious friends. Each kid has his own unique story. They all met in dance class, a similar trait that binds them all together. They each come from different backgrounds and ethnicity. Each one of them brings their own individuality, but when they groove together magic is made.
THE AMAZING CHRISTOPHER (JULY 7 & 8) – No strings attached! The Amazing Christopher is the most sought after visual variety performer in the entertainment business today. Christopher has opened for a host of major stars such as Natalie Cole, George Carlin and he appears regularly with Jay Leno. His performance is one of a kind. This season he will be performing as Dancin’ Darth Vader and Bruno Mars.
REGGY THE PURPLE PARTY DUDE (JULY 28 & 29) – Reggy is a dude that loves to party. He’s known for his French fry hair, a boogie nose and bright purple fur. Comedy and dance routines have been a staple of his act since 2001. He is best known for his slapstick style and interactions with coaches and umpires on baseball fields throughout the US. Reggy also serves as the Mascot Hall of Fame’s official spokes character.
TYLERS AMAZING BALANCING ACT (AUGUST 4 & 5) – Tyler Scheuer’s high energy and unique performance has been wowing crowds for the past seven years. You’ll have to see it to believe it. Watch as he balances wheelbarrows, bikes, ladders and so much on his face all while dancing to music and engaging the crowd. Tyler first learned of his talent at just 11-year-old. He’s been featured on a number of national television shows including Ripley’s Believe it or Not.
XPOGO (AUGUST 11 & 12) – The Xpogo Stunt Team is the most talented and experienced extreme pogo performance team in the world. Jumping over nine feet in the air on next-generation pogo sticks while throwing down flips and incredible tricks, The Xpogo Stunt Team athletes create crowds in an instant and keep them engaged until the final bounce.
Larks players will wear four specialty jerseys this season to celebrate unique theme nights. The jerseys will be auctioned off during the game. Each jersey winner will be invited on field after the game, meet the player and have their jersey autographed. All proceeds will benefit a local non-profit.
NATIONAL DONUT DAY (JUNE 1)
Do-nut miss out on a fun-filled night as we celebrate National Donut Day on June 1! In honor of this tasty day, we have teamed up with Bearscat Bakehouse to create a mouth-watering donut jersey. Fans will have the opportunity to place their bid and take home this scrumptious piece of Larks memorabilia. All proceeds made will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Oh and let’s not forget to mention our team name for the evening — for one night only the Larks will be known as the Bismarcks!
SATCHEL PAGE JERSEY (JUNE 20)
One of major leagues best baseball players, Satchel Paige, got his start right here in the heart of Bismarck. The legendary Satchel Paige is considered one of the greatest pitchers in MLB history. The Major League Hall of Famer played for the Bismarck Churchills in the 1930’s before making to the big leagues.
This season, with the help of the Bismarck Cancer Center, we are celebrating Satchel Paige and Bismarck’s rich baseball history. On June 20, the Larks will sport a one-of-a-kind retro jersey similar to the iconic uniforms Satchel Paige and the Churchills wore. All proceeds from the jersey auction will benefit the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation.
STAR WARS (JULY 7)
July 7 will be a galactic experience at the ballpark! We have joined forces with Dakota Community Bank and Trust to create an exclusive Star Wars jersey. The out-of-this-world jersey showcases the heroic Han Solo. All proceeds made from the jersey auction will go to Brave the Shave.
DAY OF THE COWBOY (JULY 28)
Saddle up for a rootin’ tootin’ good time on July 28 for National Day of the Cowboy. We have partnered up with Dakota Community Bank and Trust to design a custom cowboy jersey for all the cowboys and cowgirls out there. All proceeds made will benefit proud partners of the Bismarck and Mandan Fire Departments.
On celebrity nights, the Larks will incorporate our special guest into the pre-game ceremonies and they will sign autographs, take pictures and meet and greet with fans until the 7th inning.
TERRY STEINBACH (JUNE 19)
A former pro with the Minnesota Twins, Steinbach is a professional baseball catcher and coach. He played Major League Baseball for 14 seasons, playing his last three with the Minnesota Twins. After his playing career, Terry served as the Bench Coach for the Twins for the 2013/2014 seasons. Steinbach was a three-time MLB All-Star with the Athletics’ teams that reached the World Series in three consecutive years, winning the 1989 World Series. He also played college baseball at the University of Minnesota.
MISS AMERICA (JULY 2)
North Dakota’s own, Cara Mund, will be rocking her crown for the crowd at the ballpark. The Bismarck native was the first in state history to be crowned Miss America in 2017. Her next goal is to be elected first female governor of North Dakota. For now, she’s excited to meet Lark’s fans, sign autographs and snap photos with fans.
DANIEL TIGER (JULY 30)
Everyone’s favorite cat is taking a vacation from Jungle Beach to pay a visit to Bismarck. Daniel will be in town to take in a Larks game and greet our littlest fans with a warm and friendly “Grrrrrrr!”
LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THESE GAMES
All firework shows, entertainment acts, specialty jerseys and celebrity appearances are on the Larks biggest games of the year.
Due to the limited seating Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, the Larks are encouraging fans to purchase the Scheels 7-Game Pack. The package is the only way to ensure tickets to 7 of our best games (promotional nights) and include free food thru the 3rd inning, a Larks jersey, hat, bobblehead, two other gifts, and tickets start at $16 each. The Larks are 85% sold out of these packages for the season. For more information click here.
Single game tickets go on sale Monday, May 7. Tickets can be purchased online at larksbaseball.com or by calling the office at 701-557-7600.
The Bismarck Larks are a proud affiliate of the Northwoods League, the proven leader in development of elite college baseball players. The Larks mission is to use FUN to make a difference in the lives of our families, businesses, players, and communities we serve. This is accomplished with a commitment to putting fans first and providing high quality family entertainment at affordable prices. In 2017, the Larks sold out 27 of their 36 home games in Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, and were named the Northwoods League’s Organization of the Year.
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 190 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.