Madison, WI – March 17, 2009. Mark your calendars Mallards fans; it’s time to roll out this year’s day-of-the-week specials on food, tickets, and entertainment! Whether you’re interested in bringing the entire family out or maybe just a few friends, there is a different promotion to fit your exact needs. This season for the first time ever, a 5-part bobblehead giveaway series will be featured for the first 1,000 fans entering the “Duck Pond”—from the three-piece “Evolution of Maynard” to an old-school “Bobble Boy” to a “Brat Bobblehead.” You will not want to miss a date in this collector’s edition series!
This year’s day-of-the-week promotions go as follows:
Sunday – The ever-popular Kids Eat Free promotion returns! All kids ages 14 and under will receive a coupon for a free hot dog, bag of chips, and fountain drink upon arrival.
Monday – Mmmm it’s Maynard Monday’s! Fans have the opportunity to purchase a special package that includes 4 large hamburgers, 4 frosty root beer floats, and 4 bleacher tickets for only $40 (day of game only). And best yet, the food is prepared at the delicious Maynard’s Slide In, your destination for everything hand-dipped and made-to-order right in front of you!
Tuesday – Look beneath your seat cushions, if you have $2 and you’re 21, this is your day! All domestic beer products are $2, and in order to satisfy your impending hunger, hot dogs are 2-for-$2!
Wednesday – The Family Four-Pack returns! Receive 4 bleacher tickets, 4 hot dogs, and 4 sodas for only $28. These packages can be purchased on the day of games as well as in advance.
Wednesday’s will also feature “College Night.” The first 250 students (with valid college ID) will receive a free t-shirt along with the opportunity to receive 2-for-1 bleacher tickets and $3 off Duck Blind tickets, courtesy of Old Style.
Thursday – The first 1,000 fans will receive a never-before-seen bobblehead the first four Thursday’s (June 4, 11, July 16, 23), including “Maynard Pitching,” “Zip-Line Maynard,” “Bobble-Brat Maynard,” “Vintage Bobble Boy,” and the “Evolution of Maynard,” featuring the team’s first-ever three-piece bobblehead. The fifth and last bobblehead giveaway will be handed out on Wednesday, July 29.
Also on Thursday’s, the Great Dane Brew Pub “Beer Sampling Series” returns, giving fans ages 21 and over the opportunity to sample great brews prior to the Mallards game.
“Working Man’s Special” returns as well! Fans can receive one bleacher ticket, 2 hot dogs, and 2 beers for only $10.70 (day of game only).
Friday – The Friday night “Celebrity Series” is set to make another appearance at the “Duck Pond” this summer with a different former star featured on the seven dates. This year’s cast is still being determined, but last season the series included Gary Coleman (Diff’rent Strokes), Jerry Mathers (the “Beav”), Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster), and Anson “Potsie” Williams (Happy Days).
Saturday – Saturday’s will feature 3 Fireworks Shows plus, get this, 1 new-for-2009 Laser Light Show! Dates for fireworks are June 6, Rhythm & Booms on June 27, July 11, and July 18. The laser light show will be held on June 13. Post-game concerts will also rock out the “Duck Pond” on select Saturday’s.
Stay tuned to Mallardsbaseball.com as complete band listings and exact dates for the bobblehead series are announced in the coming weeks. We’ll also unveil a special over-the-top event that is currently in the works for Saturday, August 8!