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Published On: March 16th, 2016

Fireworks Release 2014

Budweiser, Marshfield Clinic, Heartland Farms, Inc. and Advanced Disposal Set to Sponsor Fireworks

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis – Always among the most popular nights out at the ballpark during the summer, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced four post-game fireworks shows for the upcoming 2016 season.

On Friday, June 17th the Rafters will host the Kalamazoo Growlers at 7:05 p.m. Gates will open at 6:05 p.m. and be sure to stick around following the game as Advanced Disposal sponsors the first fireworks spectacular of the 2016 season. 

Help the Rafters and Marshfield Clinic start the holiday weekend early by attending the Friday, July 1st game between the Rafters and the Green Bay Bullfrogs. Gates will open at 6:05 p.m. for the 7:05 p.m. first pitch, and following the game fans will enjoy a fireworks extravaganza brought to you by Marshfield Clinic, to start the Fourth of July festivities. Lighted batons will also accompany the fireworks for all fans to enhance the glow of the evening.

On Friday, July 22, the Rafters take on the expansion Northwoods League franchise Rockford Rivets and there will be post-game fireworks presented by Budweiser to follow. Game time is 7:05 p.m. and gates will open at 6:05 p.m.

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will play their final home series of the regular season at Witter Field against the Kalamazoo Growlers. Friday, August 12th will feature the final post game fireworks show brought to you by Heartland Farms. Gates will open at 6:05 for the 7:05 pm first pitch.

Tickets for these special fireworks nights are split amongst two of the 9 Game Package options available for the 2016 season, which are currently on sale at the Rafters Office. Single game tickets for the 2016 season will go on sale beginning Friday, April 22nd at 9 a.m.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2016, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 140 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit