Bullfrogs Release Full 2017 Promotional Schedule
Green Bay, Wis.- Over the past week the Bullfrogs have made public a small taste of the 2017 promotions, featuring WWE Hall of Fame wrestlers and a first of its kind bobblehead. Today the full promotional schedule is announced.
Opening day is Tuesday, May 30th at 6:35 against the Wisconsin Woodchucks. The Bullfrogs are excited to welcome WWE Wrestler, Booker T. to Joannes Stadium. The team has partnered with Culvers to provide a 2017 magnet schedule giveaway on opening day. Gates will open at 5:35 for fans to enjoy pre-game festivities. Booker T. will be available for pictures and autographs.
This season will feature a bobblehead that you will not want to miss. Sponsored by Aurora BayCare Medical Center, the Bullfrogs are excited to have an iRobot Jeremiah smart watch bobblehead on Thursday, June 29th. This bobblehead will bring the ballpark into the 21st century. This unique giveaway features a smart watch that connects with any smartphone to give you the ability to receive texts, calls, play music, track steps and much more. Friday, July 14th will feature the Festival Foods Big Cart Jeremiah bobblehead giveaway. The final bobblehead will be given away on Friday, July 28th. WFRV Local 5 will sponsor Christmas in July night featuring Elf Jeremiah bobblehead.
The Bullfrogs will light up the night seven times during the 2017 season. BayCare Clinic Audiology presents the kick off the firework series on Friday, June 9th. Hearing Center BayCare Clinic will feature three more post-game firework displays following Bullfrogs home games on July 1st, July 3rd and August 11th. All four of Hearing Center BayCare Clinic firework shows will feature ear plug giveaways. Pepsi will present firework shows following three home games this season as well. Fans will see spectacular post-game shows on June 17th, July 2nd and July 8th all thanks to our proud sponsor, Pepsi.
On Tuesday, May 30th the Bullfrogs will welcome a special guest appearance by the six-time world champion wrestler Booker T. He is the first of three WWE Hall of Fame wrestlers that will appear at Joannes this summer. Second in our lineup of celebrities is another WWE Hall of Famer, “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart. Fans can find Jimmy Hart at the ballpark on Friday, July 7th. Closing out the celebrity trio this season is Jake “The Snake” Roberts. Roberts will be signing autographs and take pictures on Friday, July 21st for Wrestler Appreciation Night.
The ZOOperstars! are set to take the field, on Sunday, June 25th courtesy of Meijer, for the 15th Annual City of Green Bay Mayor’s Kids’ Day Eve with Cellcom. The ZOOperstars! act is year after year a fan favorite sports promotion. Featuring hilarious inflatable characters with creative names like Shark McGwire, Clammy Sosa, Tommy Laswordfish and many more. A performance that combines dance routines, acrobatics and comedy skits that fans of all ages will enjoy. Presented by Pepsi on Thursday, August 10th are The Sweet Right Brothers. The Brothers are two big blue mascot characters that will have fans attention focused on a variety of between-inning tricks and games. The Sweet Right Brothers will keep you on your toes, waiting to see what shenanigans they have planned next.
Theme Nights and Giveaways
Sunday, June 4th the Bullfrogs will honor stroke survivors with a special pre-game ceremony that includes a parade on the field for all survivors and family members. Throughout the game, the Aurora BayCare Medical stroke team will be handing out education materials to help inform people of the warning signs of strokes. On Sunday, June 11th Meyer Jewelers presents Princess Day with one lucky winner to be given a Beauty and the Beast Pandora bracelet. We welcome princesses from all over the Green Bay area to wear your princess dress and join the Bullfrogs after the game for a tea party on field. Kids 12 and under in costume will receive free admission to the game. Bring your dad out for the Brew Pub Pizza Father’s Day game on Sunday, June 18th with a pizza baseball giveaway. After the game, we welcome everyone to play catch with dad on the field. Tuesday, June 20th is Summerween and Sunbelt Rentals Night. Kids 12 and under who arrive in costume will receive free admission to the game. Also enjoy post-game trick-or-treating on the field. Sunbelt Rentals will have equipment displayed on site. Bring man’s best friend out to Joannes on Wednesday, June 21st for a Bark in the Park night.
May the force be with you Wednesday, June 28th on Star Wars Night. Kids 12 & under in costume will receive free admission to the game. Who doesn’t love Bacon? Thursday, June 6th will feature bacon themed specials such as BLT’s, pigsicles, bacon chocolate sundaes and bacon wrapped shrimp for Bacon Appreciation Night. Fans 21 and older will also receive a Miller Lite hat on this night. Wonder Signs presents Superhero Night with a cape giveaway on Monday, July 10th. Kids 12 and under will receive free admission to the game if they come dressed in costume. Learn about the great history of beer courtesy of Stillmank Brewing Company on Tuesday, July 11th. KerberRose will guarantee a win on Wednesday, July 12th. If the Bullfrogs lose, fans will receive a ticket to a future game. Bring your bikes to the ballpark to get a water bottle courtesy of Gallagher’s Pizza. Every fan that bikes to the ballpark on July 16th will receive a free ticket to the game. Thursday, July 20th fans 21 and older will get a pint glass courtesy of Budweiser. Thursday, July 27th will be sponsored by Fox Communities Credit Union and will feature a cash giveaway at the gate. On July 31st make sure to join the Bullfrogs for Mullet Monday. Get $1 off a hot dog for every inch of your authentic mullet. August 1st fans will receive trading cards of Bullfrogs players.
Jersey Auction Night
The Bullfrogs will hold two jersey auctions this season. The first auction will take place on Monday, July 3rd as fans will bid on patriotic jerseys presented by Tundraland. Although fans will see the following uniforms throughout the season they will have to wait until August to bid on the alternate jerseys the Bullfrogs will wear this summer. On Sunday, August 13th fans will bid on an alternate jersey presented by Cellcom. This uniform was designed by a member of an after school program and proceeds from the auction will benefit the Boys and Girls Club.
Join Scouts in the area for a post-game fireworks show and a night honoring Scouts on Saturday, June 17th. Proceeds from Scout Night tickets sold will be donated back to the Boys Scouts of America. We did not forget about the girls. Girl scouts in the area will run the show on Saturday, July 8th as they help Bullfrogs staff with game day operations. Wednesday, July 26th is the annual Childcare and Senior Citizen Day.
The Bullfrogs will open their season at home Tuesday, May 30 at 6:35 p.m. against the Wisconsin Woodchucks. Group tickets are on sale now and single game tickets go on sale April 29 at 9:00 a.m. For information call the Bullfrogs Ticket Office at 920.497.7225, or email email@example.com or stop by the ticket office at 315 S. Baird Street, Green Bay, Wis.
All promotions are subject to change pending approval from the Green Bay Parks.