The Jackie Robinson Celebration Game is a nationally recognized minor league game held on April 15 at Holman Stadium to celebrate the achievements of Jackie Robinson. This regular season Florida State League Game has become a must-attend event for Treasure Coast baseball fans and community supporters. All ticket proceeds from the game benefit the United Way of Indian River County, and a fireworks show takes place following.
The St. Lucie Mets is the host team for the game, and fans from Indian River and surrounding counties look forward to the celebration. During the colorful pre-game ceremony, youth baseball and softball teams are dressed in their uniforms and together with their coaches can line the field. Special guests offer comments during pre-game about the importance of Jackie Robinson and his Dodger teammates, and how Jackie Robinson Training Complex - Vero Beach played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement. In 2019, Jackie Robinson Training Complex was named to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, and is the only sports facility on the Trail.
The 2019 Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will take place Monday, April 15. Additional information about the game and ticket sales can be found by clicking here.