COLUMBIA, S.C. — Single-game tickets for the 2017 Columbia Fireflies season go on sale Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. Opening Day is just 56 days away and all individual game tickets – including tickets for the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, Opening Night and Total Eclipse of the Park – will be available for purchase.
Fans can come to the Box Office at Spirit Communications Park, call the Fireflies Ticket Office at (803) 726-HITS or visit FirefliesTickets.com.
The Fireflies home schedule includes 70 dates from April to September, beginning with Opening Night on Thursday, April 6 at 7:05 p.m. against the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants). The South Atlantic League All-Star Game will be held at Spirit Communications Park on Tuesday, June 20. Tickets for the home run derby on June 19 will be on sale as well. Total Eclipse of the Park takes place August 21 with a special 1:05 p.m. start time; the game will feature a stoppage of play during totality of the eclipse.
The Fireflies are proud to extend their military discount for every home game this season. All Active Duty, Reserve and Veteran military will receive $2 off a Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union All-Star seat with a valid military ID.
The Midlands will be dazzled by 27 fireworks displays following all Friday and Saturday games, select Thursday games and the Fireflies game on July 3, a night before Independence Day. Theme nights will once again be featured on Saturdays in 2017:
April 8 – Let’s Glow Mets July 1 – Bike Night / Motorcycle Show
April 22 – Pirates at the Parrrk July 15 – Mason’s Birthday Bash
May 6 – Star Wars Night July 29 – Disco Dance Party (70’s Night)
May 20 – Fort Jackson Centennial Celebration August 12 – Cartoon Night
June 10 – Celebrate South Carolina Night August 19 – NASA Night
June 24 – Celebrate Shark Week
There are dozens of other special events, entertainment acts and giveaways scattered throughout the year as well:
April 6-9 – Opening weekend Fireflies magnet schedule giveaway presented by Northpoint Heating & Air
April 7 – Stadium replica giveaway presented by Spirit Communications
April 21 – ZOOperstars!
May 5 – Faith and Family Night and Cinco de Mayo celebration
May 18 – Salute to Armed Forces featuring Sgt. Slaughter
June 9 – Girl Scout Night
June 20 – ZOOperstars!
June 23 – Birdzerk! and Boy Scout Night
July 3 – Independence Day celebration
July 12 – First Responders Night
July 28 – ZOOperstars!
August 21 – Total Eclipse of the Park
The Fireflies have added seven signature Tasting Events to the schedule for 2017. Fans are invited to sample a variety of savory and unique food and beverage options throughout the year (separate tickets are required and all in attendance must be 21 and up with a proper ID):
April 12 – Beer and Bratwurst
May 19 – Tequila and Tacos
May 31 – Bourbon and BBQ
June 9 – Wine and Cheese
July 12 – Hops and Hot Wings
August 9 – Design with Wine (paint your own wine glass)
August 30 – Brews and Burgers
In addition, daily specials will be featured all season long:
$2 Tuesdays – $2 hot dogs, popcorn and fountain sodas
Wag-Along Wednesdays – Bring your dog with you; Wed. night games only (signed waiver required)
Budweiser Thirsty Thursdays – Half-priced draft beer and fountain sodas
Fridays – Blue Cross Blue Shield fun, fireworks and more
Saturdays – Theme nights and fireworks
Sundays – Future Scholar 529 Splash Day and postgame player autographs
All giveaways, promotions, and event dates are subject to change