Rafters Thirsty Thursdays Continue Postseason

Half-priced beer and live music at Witter Field


Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Following the conclusion of the 2020 season, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will host a series of Thirsty Thursdays at Historic Witter Field every Thursday from September 10th to October 1st.

On Thursdays from 5:00pm to 8:00pm the Rafters will serve half priced beer with a limited food menu. There will be live music from local artists/bands on September 10th and 17th, as well as October 1st. September 24th will be Trivia Night where individuals or teams can compete to win prizes. Select yard games will also be available for use at the stadium each Thursday.

Entrance to Thirsty Thursdays will be off Apple street, through the Rafters picnic entrance. Parking is available in the Apple street parking lot.

Thirsty Thursdays contribute to the Rafters effort to host outdoor events that allow the community to safely gather. Masks are recommended, but not required to attend.


The Rafters front office will be open Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids. For more information you can visit or call 715-424-5400.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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 Rafters as your favorite team.