The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th Anniversary season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during Oakland A's Spirit Week, Friday, March 23 - Thursday, March 29. The week will culminate with Opening Day on Thursday, March 29 when the A's play host to the Los Angeles Angels at 1:05 p.m. at the Oakland Coliseum. Follow the Oakland A's Spirit Week on social media using #RootedinOakland.
Friday, March 23
A's #RootedInOakland Social Media Pop Ups
Fans can follow the A's on Twitter and Facebook for location announcements for secret events and prize giveaways.
Sunday, March 25
Cap Trade-In Program
BART Plaza, Oakland Coliseum
Trade in your Giants cap before the A's game on March 25! You can trade in your cap any time from 11:00 a.m. until first pitch out on the BART Ramp Plaza.
Monday, March 26
Special Announcement at AT&T Park - 3:30 p.m., AT&T Park
Along with the Giants and NBC Sports Bay Area/California, we will participate in a special announcement surrounding the Bay Bridge series during a press conference at AT&T Park.
Tuesday, March 27
Elementary School Visit
Khris Davis and Stomper will participate in a recess takeover at a local elementary school.
Wednesday, March 28
Flag Raising at Oakland City Hall
A's president Dave Kaval, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, A's mascot Stomper and A's fans will raise the Oakland A's flag above Oakland City Hall.
50th Anniversary Gala
6 - 9 p.m., Jack London Square
Tickets available at athletics.com/gala.