Chinooks Release 2018 Schedule


Grafton, WI – The Lakeshore Chinooks have released their schedule for the 2018 season. The Chinooks will play 36 games at Kapco Park starting in early June until the middle of August.

Lakeshore will start the season with a three game road trip in Kalamazoo and Kenosha. The Chinooks home opener will be on Friday, June 1st at 6:35pm against division rival, the Kenosha Kingfish.

On June 6th, the Chinooks will host their annual Education Day with a special start time of 11:35am. The team will also have two other weekday day games: Monday, July 2nd at 1:35pm and Wednesday, August 1st at 11:35am which is our annual Kids Day.

The team will once again play two Sunday daytime games: the first on Father’s Day June 17th and the second on July 22nd. Both games will have a 1:35pm start time.

Monday through Saturday games will have a start time of 6:35pm (excluding June 6th, July 2nd, August 1st). Sunday games will start at 5:05pm (excluding June 17th and July 22nd). Gates for all home games will open one hour prior to first pitch.

The first half of the season will conclude on July 3rd with the second half beginning the following day. The 2018 Northwoods League All-Star Game will be held on July 24th. The location for the All-Star Game has yet to be announced. Madison will once again be hosting the Major League Dreams Showcase on August 7th. Northwoods League playoffs will run from August 13th – August 17th.

Season ticket and group tickets will go on sale to the public January 3rd. Current season ticket holders and group leaders will be contacted by the Chinooks staff in November and December regarding renewals. The 2018 promotional schedule will be released mid-April while single game tickets will go on sale around May 1st.


Chinooks Holiday Packages and Gift Certificates go on sale next week and can be purchased at the team’s office in Grafton (983 Badger Circle) or by calling 262-618-4659. Our annual Gill-idays Rummage Sale will take place on December 8th and 9th at the office in Grafton.

The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. 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, more than 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (LAD) and Lucas Duda (TBR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Chinooks as your favorite team.