The Grand Prairie AirHogs will release their 2009 Stimulus Package to the public on Saturday, March 21, during an open house from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie.
The new incentive offers, $1 hotdogs and $1 sodas during all Family Sunday home games and free parking all-season long.
This is, of course, being offered along with Thirsty Thursday $1 Beer Nights, Free Stuff Fridays, and Saturday Fireworks promotions.
Saturday’s event will mark the first day of individual game ticket sales for the 2009 season and will feature fun activities for the whole family.
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Team manager Pete Incaviglia, AirHogs players, and mascot “Ace Bacon” will be on hand to greet fans and sign autographs.
Grand Prairie Parks & Recreation Department will host a “Pitch, Hit & Run” clinic starting at 8.a.m and the 17,000 sq. ft. Parkland Community Health Plan Kid Zone and right field Pool Deck will both be open.
The first five fans to take the “Polar-Bear Plunge” into the pool (current pool temperature: 67 degrees Fahrenheit) will receive a free AirHogs t-shirt.
Along the left-field concourse, Whiskey’s Charlie’s Sports Bar & Grille will be open for lunch and beverages.
"We want to show our community that affordable, family fun is still possible even in this economy," said AirHogs General Manager, David Burke. “Our goal is provide more fun and entertainment at a better value than anywhere else in the metroplex.”
The event is open to the public and admission is free.
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. and can be purchased in person at the QuikTrip Park Box Office or via the team's website: www.airhogsbaseball.com.
Individual ticket prices for the 2009 season start at $6 for general admission, $9 for box seats, and $13 for club seats. Tickets for the 2009 American Association All Star Game hosted at QuikTrip Park on July 21 will also be available at this time.
The AirHogs’ home opener at QuikTrip Park is May 22 against the Pensacola Pelicans. Cross-town rivals, the Fort Worth Cats, visit QuikTrip Park for three series in 2009 (June 1-3; June 26-28; July 11-13).
Finally, the AirHogs get their opportunity for revenge against their opponents in the 2008 American Association championship series over the Fourth of July weekend, when the Sioux Falls Canaries come to QuikTrip Park (July 3-5).
For more information, please call the Grand Prairie AirHogs main offices at 972-504-9383 or visit us online at www.airhogsbaseball.com.