Bridgewater, NJ- The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots will host their annual Fan Fest at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, April 6th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Somerset Patriots Fan Fest is a FREE admission event and includes a chance for fans to meet and get autographs from manager emeritus Sparky Lyle, manager Brett Jodie, hitting/third base coach Shane Spencer and many Patriots players.
Young Patriots fans will be able to sign up for several exciting programs. Kids 6-15 will be able to interview to become the Patriots Kid CEO for the season and learn different parts of the team’s business including promotions, public relations, ticketing, operations, and merchandising. Kids can also sign up to join the Somerset Sluggers Kids Club.
Fans will be able to participate in carnival games and activities, as well as be entertained by clowns, face painters, and Sparkee and Slider. Fans will have the opportunity to participate in photo shoots with Sparkee and Slider. All kids get to run the bases at the conclusion of the event.
Throughout Patriots Fan Fest, the team will provide exclusive one-day only ticket discounts for everyone in attendance. There will be a Buy One Get One Free offer for any Sunday through Thursday game. The Patriots will also have special discounted pricing for Mini Plan packages and Flex Tickets the day of the event.
Fans can take tours of the Diamond Club and Suites, which are available for group outings throughout the season.
The first 500 kids will receive a Patriots Baseball Cap. All fans will receive exclusive discounts on merchandise.
Fans will also be able to enjoy an 1880’s style baseball game between the Flemington Neshanock and the Elizabeth Resolutes. Players wear wool uniforms and do not use gloves to field.
"Fan Fest is a great way to officially kick off the season and get our fans geared up for baseball. We have a lot planned for our ballpark’s 15th Anniversary and Fan Fest is just the beginning of the celebration," said Patrick McVerry, President and General Manager of the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club.
2013 season presented by Ford will begin at home on Thursday, April 18th
at 7:05 pm that includes Post Game Fireworks presented by Somerset Medical
Center Foundation. For more information about the upcoming season, call (908)
252-0700 or visit http://www.somersetpatriots.com.