Homestand Highlights

Fireworks and giveaways highlight the 10-game homestand.

April 13th, 2017

Homestand Highlights • April 13-23 • Reds vs. Brewers, Orioles & Cubs

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:10 p.m. (Thirsty Thursday)

• First Pitch: Former Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver/running back Curtis Samuel will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

• National Anthem: Adia Dobbins, a vocalist for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, will sing the National Anthem.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:10 p.m. (Fireworks Friday)

• Fireworks Friday: Postgame Rozzi's fireworks show with a soundtrack provided by DJ ETrayn, presented by Miracle-Gro.

• FC Cincinnati: Players and coaches of FC Cincinnati will be introduced during pregame ceremonies. FCC defender Matt Bahner will offer up a ceremonial first pitch to fellow defender Harrison Delbridge. (Bahner is a Cincinnati-native and attended Lakota West H.S. & Univ. of Cincinnati.) Fans can meet and get autographs from the team in the Kroger Fan Zone from 7-7:30 p.m. 

• Fish Fry: In honor of Good Friday, Frisch's will be selling fish sandwiches at their two ballpark concession stands.  

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:10 p.m. (Kids Opening Day, Jackie Robinson Day)

• Kids Opening Day: Fans should arrive early for the second annual Kids Opening Day presented by Frisch's Big Boy featuring a pregame red carpet parade with Reds players and mascots plus activities for kids and families. 

• Pregame Block Party: All fans are invited to a free pregame block party (beginning at 9 a.m.) at The Banks featuring Reds players walking the red carpet starting at approximately 10:30 a.m. and a mascot parade at Noon. Kids club members wearing their 2017 Reds Heads jersey will have access to a special VIP area in the ballpark for the parade. More information on Kids Opening Day activities can be found on the free MLB.com Ballpark App and at reds.com/KidsOpeningDay.

• Kids Reds Cap Giveaway: All fans 14 and younger will receive a free kids baseball cap, presented by Frisch's Big Boy.

• Magnetic Schedule Giveaway: The first 20,000 fans will receive a free 2017 Reds Magnetic Schedule/Car Magnet, presented by PNC Bank.

• Jackie Robinson Day Celebration: Pregame ceremonies will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Baseball's color barrier in 1947. All players, managers, coaches, umpires and on-field personnel will wear Number 42 to honor the anniversary of Robinson's historic debut. 

• First pitch: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholar Timothy Davis will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Timothy is from Reynoldsburg, OH and is a freshman at the University of Cincinnati.

• Diverse Business Partner Award: Eckert Welding & Erectors, a women-owned business, will be presented with the 2017 Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner Award. Bob Schubert, project superintendent, will accept the award on behalf of President & CEO Teresa J. Eckert. The award is presented annually by the Reds and Major League Baseball.

• Reds HOF discount for kids: The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be offering $2 admission for kids age 17 and younger.

• Kids-Only Run the Bases: Kids can line up after the game to run the bases, presented by Entenmann's Little Bites.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:10 p.m. (Family Sunday)

• Kids Adam Duvall Fathead® Wall Decal: As part of family day at the ballpark, free Adam Duvall Fathead® Wall Decal to kids 14 and younger, presented by ACE Hardware.

• Easter Bunny: The Easter Bunny will make appearances around the ballpark with the Reds mascots. 

• Brunch in The Handlebar with Tom Browning: Fans can enjoy a special brunch menu on Sundays in The Handlebar at the Riverfront Club for just a $50 upgrade, which includes food and drinks. "Mr. Perfect" Tom Browning will meet with fans from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - Reds vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:10 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - Reds vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:10 p.m. 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Reds vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:10 p.m. (Thirsty Thursday, Senior Citizen Special)



Friday, April 21, 2017 - Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:10 p.m. (Fireworks Friday)

• Fireworks Friday: Postgame Rozzi's fireworks show with a soundtrack from MARVEL's Guardians of the Galaxy, presented by PNC Bank.

• Bearcats at the Ballpark: Over 500 UC students, faculty, staff and alumni will be in attendance for the annual University of Cincinnati Night. Many of the pregame and in-game ceremonies will feature representatives from UC including President Neville G. Pinto throwing out a ceremonial first pitch. Tickets available at reds.com/Bearcats.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (Super Saturday)

• Reds Tote Bag Giveaway: As part of Super Saturdays, free Reds tote bag to the first 20,000 fans, presented by MLB Network.

• Autism Awareness Day: The Reds are teaming up with the local Autism Speaks chapter in an effort to support Autism Awareness. Representatives from Autism Speaks will be recognized and participate in pregame ceremonies. 

• Hubba Bubba Bubble Blowing Championship: Ten finalists will compete in the Hubba Bubba Bubble Blowing Championship at 11 a.m. on Crosley Terrace. The finalists advanced from preliminary contests held at local Kroger stores. The winner will receive a $500 gift card to the Reds Team Shop and a championship trophy.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (Family Sunday)

• Kids Joey Votto Fathead® Wall Decal: As part of family day at the ballpark, free Joey Votto Fathead® Wall Decal to kids 14 and younger, presented by Panera Bread.

• High School Baseball & Softball Showcase: Over 2,000 players and coaches from 84 high school baseball and softball teams who participated in the sixth annual Skyline Chili Reds Futures High School Showcase presented by Cincinnati Children's Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics will be featured in a "March at the Majors" pregame parade. MVPs from the Showcase games will be recognized on-field during pregame ceremonies.

• Brunch in The Handlebar with Tom Browning: Fans can enjoy a special brunch menu on Sundays in The Handlebar at the Riverfront Club for just a $50 upgrade, which includes food and drinks. "Mr. Perfect" Tom Browning will meet with fans from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Run the Bases: Fans of all ages can line up after the game to run the bases, presented by Entenmann's Little Bites. Reds Heads Kids Club members will have a priority line.

Ticket Offers For This Homestand

• Thirsty Thursdays: For all Thursday Reds home games, fans can purchase a $30 package that includes a Field Box ticket and a $10 concession credit valid for food and beverages. Available only at reds.com/Thursday.

• FC Cincinnati Ticket Package, April 14-16: Fans can purchase this special ticket package that includes an exclusive Reds & FC Cincinnati-themed soccer scarf plus a 2017 FCC game ticket voucher. Must purchase your game ticket through this offer to receive the scarf. Available at reds.com/FCC and at the GABP ticket windows on game day, while supplies last. 

• Family Sunday: For every Sunday home game, families can get up to three half-price tickets with purchase of a full-price ticket, presented by Klosterman Bakery: reds.com/Family (Some restrictions apply)

• Senior Citizen Specials: For select games this season (including April 20th) fans 50 and older may purchase select non-premium tickets at half-price in advance of game day only, presented by St. Elizabeth Healthcare Orthopaedics. Each ticket includes free same-day admission to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. Excludes Dugout Box, Upper View Level, Value View and Kroger Bleachers. 

• MARVEL Super Hero 1 Ticket Package, April 21-23: Fans can purchase a special ticket package that includes an exclusive Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket Raccoon bobblehead. Must purchase your game ticket through this offer to receive the bobblehead. Available at reds.com/Marvel and at the GABP ticket windows on game day, while supplies last.

Reds Hall of Fame & Museum

• Greg Vaughn Meet & Greet, April 18: Former Reds slugger Greg Vaughn will meet with fans on Tuesday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. A team leader of the 1999 Reds known for his personality and performance, Vaughn take questions from fans followed by an autograph signing. Admission to the Q&A is free with museum membership or admission. Autographs are $15 for museum members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call (513) 765-7929 to reserve your spot today.