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Salute to Service
The Nationals offer premium seating in the DeltaSky360 Club for select military groups and their families during every home game. At the end of the third inning, honorees are recognized on NatsHD and receive a standing ovation from fans, players and umpires. Tickets are allocated through military hospitals and support organizations and are not available for individual distribution.

Home Away From Home Team: Children's Program
In partnership with the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, the Nationals provide tickets to military families. For every Sunday game of the season, families can use free tickets to enjoy a game together or let children connect with peers to help make new friends. The group is first in line for Kids Run the Bases after the game.

May

1: Branch Day Series - Navy Day
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.

13: The ziMS Foundation's A Night at the Park
A Night at the Park is a VIP-only experience at Nationals Park that allows guests to mix and mingle with Ryan, his Nationals teammates and other celebrity guests, enjoy cocktails and dinner, and bid on fantastic silent and live auction lots. The night will be capped off with a musical performance from one of country music's most exciting figures, RIAA gold-certified artist, Chase Rice. All net proceeds will benefit Ryan's ziMS Foundation, which to date has raised more than $3.5 million toward bringing home a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. For A Night at the Park tickets and more information on Ryan's ziMS Foundation, visit: anightatthepark.com.

15: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark. 

17: Anthony's Academy All-Stars
Anthony's Academy All-Stars is a season-long program that gives scholar-athletes from the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, where Anthony sits on the Board of Directors, the opportunity to enjoy a Nationals Baseball game. The group enjoys a behind-the-scenes look at team operations, a private meet and greet with Rendon as well as special batting practice viewing and tickets complete with NatsBucks.

24: DCPS Day
The Nationals celebrate D.C. public school students, teachers and administrators with DCPS Night. The team donates tickets and recognizes the school system in pregame ceremonies. During DCPS Night the Nationals will also host their annual STEM Showcase. Students from the Nationals' Grand Slam Schools program will display their baseball-themed STEM projects focusing on the science and math underlying the sport of baseball.

27: Patriotic Series - Memorial Day
Encouraging fans to celebrate the American spirit while enjoying the national pastime at Nationals Park, this series utilizes on-field programming and pregame assets, themed giveaways, and patriotic uniforms to honor service members, first responders and their families. The Patriotic Series is presented by SAIC.

Families of Valor
Sean Doolittle, Howie Kendrick, and their families strive to make the Salute to Service experience as special as possible on days when the Nationals host surviving family members. During Salute to Service games that honor TAPS families this season, Sean and Howie will invite the group to view batting practice from the field and meet with them privately before the game. All participants will have the chance to take photos with the players, receive autographs and a gift, and see pictures of their loved ones on NatsHD during the Salute.

June

14: Anthony's Academy All-Stars
Anthony's Academy All-Stars is a season-long program that gives scholar-athletes from the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, where Anthony sits on the Board of Directors, the opportunity to enjoy a Nationals Baseball game. The group enjoys a behind-the-scenes look at team operations, a private meet and greet with Rendon as well as special batting practice viewing and tickets complete with NatsBucks.

16: Equipment Drive
The Nationals collect new or gently used baseball and softball equipment as part of the annual Baseball Equipment Drive. Hosted in conjunction with the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, BTF also provides a local youth organization with a $5,000 grant to purchase additional new equipment. The 2019 beneficiary will be Ward 8 Little League.

17: High School Champions Day
The Champions Day series is a Washington Nationals program that recognizes area teams that have won championship titles. Visit http://www.nationals.com/championsday for additional information.

18: Branch Day Series - Army Day
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.

19: Families of Valor
Sean Doolittle, Howie Kendrick, and their families strive to make the Salute to Service experience as special as possible on days when the Nationals host surviving family members. During Salute to Service games that honor TAPS families this season, Sean and Howie will invite the group to view batting practice from the field and meet with them privately before the game. All participants will have the chance to take photos with the players, receive autographs and a gift, and see pictures of their loved ones on NatsHD during the Salute.

21: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark.

22: Nats on Base
Summer Reading Event at Nats Park

23: Pitch, Hit, and Run
MLB Pitch, Hit and Run (PHR) program provides children ages seven through 14 the opportunity to showcase their baseball talents in a free nationwide skills competition. The winners move on to the national finals at the MLB All-Star Game.

July

4: Patriotic Series - Independence Day
Encouraging fans to celebrate the American spirit while enjoying the national pastime at Nationals Park, this series utilizes on-field programming and pregame assets, themed giveaways, and patriotic uniforms to honor service members, first responders and their families. The Patriotic Series is presented by SAIC.

7: TeamUP Ticket Day
The Washington Nationals will provide two complimentary tickets to every boy and girl that finished the spring season in a league that participates in TeamUP. Leagues that are eligible include D.C. Little League, D.C. Parks and Recreation Rookie League, Virginia District 4 Little League, Virginia District 10 Little League and Virginia District 7 Cal Ripken Babe Ruth. Check with your league administrators to confirm eligibility.Information on how to pick-up tickets will be made available to coaches and league administrators closer to the game date.

21: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark.

23: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark.

23: Families of Valor
Sean Doolittle, Howie Kendrick, and their families strive to make the Salute to Service experience as special as possible on days when the Nationals host surviving family members. During Salute to Service games that honor TAPS families this season, Sean and Howie will invite the group to view batting practice from the field and meet with them privately before the game. All participants will have the chance to take photos with the players, receive autographs and a gift, and see pictures of their loved ones on NatsHD during the Salute.

26: Anthony's Academy All-Stars
Anthony's Academy All-Stars is a season-long program that gives scholar-athletes from the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, where Anthony sits on the Board of Directors, the opportunity to enjoy a Nationals Baseball game. The group enjoys a behind-the-scenes look at team operations, a private meet and greet with Rendon as well as special batting practice viewing and tickets complete with NatsBucks.

27: Rev Up The Park
Adam combines his passion for cars with his passion for making a difference with his Rev Up The Park charity car show. The event brings car enthusiasts and baseball fans together to showcase their vehicles in the parking garage at Nationals Park. The third annual event is July 27, and again benefits The Dragonfly Foundation supporting pediatric cancer patients and families. For more information visit www.revupthepark.com

27: Inova Clinic
In conjunction with Inova, the Nationals host a series of youth clinics as part of the team's efforts to increase participation and interest in baseball and softball. Children ages eight to 14 participate in the free clinics which include on-field instruction by the Nationals coaching staff, a meet and greet with a player and four tickets to a Nationals home game. Registration is not open to the public.

30: Branch Day Series - Marine Corps Day
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.

August

12: Branch Day Series - Coast Guard Day
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.

13: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark. 

17: Scherzer Showdown
In an effort to raise funds for the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, Max Scherzer and his wife, Erica, host the Scherzer Showdown, a fantasy football fundraiser. This event offers participants a unique opportunity to play fantasy football with their favorite Washington Nationals players and other local celebrities. For more information or to register for the August 17 event, visit www.scherzershowdown.com.

17: Inova Clinic
In conjunction with Inova, the Nationals host a series of youth clinics as part of the team's efforts to increase participation and interest in baseball and softball. Children ages eight to 14 participate in the free clinics which include on-field instruction by the Nationals coaching staff, a meet and greet with a player and four tickets to a Nationals home game. Registration is not open to the public.

28: Families of Valor
Sean Doolittle, Howie Kendrick, and their families strive to make the Salute to Service experience as special as possible on days when the Nationals host surviving family members. During Salute to Service games that honor TAPS families this season, Sean and Howie will invite the group to view batting practice from the field and meet with them privately before the game. All participants will have the chance to take photos with the players, receive autographs and a gift, and see pictures of their loved ones on NatsHD during the Salute.

30: Anthony's Academy All-Stars
Anthony's Academy All-Stars is a season-long program that gives scholar-athletes from the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, where Anthony sits on the Board of Directors, the opportunity to enjoy a Nationals Baseball game. The group enjoys a behind-the-scenes look at team operations, a private meet and greet with Rendon as well as special batting practice viewing and tickets complete with NatsBucks.

September

1: Patriotic Series - Heroes Day - September 11th Remembrance
Encouraging fans to celebrate the American spirit while enjoying the national pastime at Nationals Park, this series utilizes on-field programming and pregame assets, themed giveaways, and patriotic uniforms to honor service members, first responders and their families. The Patriotic Series is presented by SAIC.

3: Families of Valor
Sean Doolittle, Howie Kendrick, and their families strive to make the Salute to Service experience as special as possible on days when the Nationals host surviving family members. During Salute to Service games that honor TAPS families this season, Sean and Howie will invite the group to view batting practice from the field and meet with them privately before the game. All participants will have the chance to take photos with the players, receive autographs and a gift, and see pictures of their loved ones on NatsHD during the Salute.

13: Anthony's Academy All-Stars
Anthony's Academy All-Stars is a season-long program that gives scholar-athletes from the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, where Anthony sits on the Board of Directors, the opportunity to enjoy a Nationals Baseball game. The group enjoys a behind-the-scenes look at team operations, a private meet and greet with Rendon as well as special batting practice viewing and tickets complete with NatsBucks.

14: Base2Base
Brian's Base2Base program invites active duty military families from area bases to come visit the second baseman for a unique Nationals gameday experience. These families meet Brian, view batting practice from the field, enjoy complimentary tickets, and receive Nats Bucks to spend at the ballpark.

14: Nats on Base
Battle of the Bases Championship Game: The Nationals have collaborated with military leadership and sports directors at local military bases to develop Battle of the Bases, a tournament that will serve as an extension of the bases' intramural softball season. Early rounds will be held on-base to determine which base champions will play in a championship game that will take place on the field at Nationals Park, following the September 14 game against the Atlanta Braves.

15: Youth Champions Day
The Champions Day series is a Washington Nationals program that recognizes area teams that have won championship titles. Visit http://www.nationals.com/championsday for additional information.

24: Branch Day Series - Air Force Day
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.

NEW FOR 2019
Washington Nationals Bag Policy

Please note: Beginning in 2019, backpacks may not be brought into Nationals Park except as otherwise provided in the Nationals Bag Policy. For a complete list of permitted bags and details about the Binbox storage option please click the Read More button below.