The Tampa Bay Rays have announced the promotional schedule for the 2013 regular season. The Rays home opener is on Tuesday, April 2 at 3:10 p.m. against the Baltimore Orioles.
Giveaway items throughout the year include a David Price Cy Young Figurine presented to the first 20,000 fans on April 6, a Joe Maddon Gnome on April 24 and a bobblehead of Astro, Price’s pet French bulldog, on April 21. A full list of giveaways throughout the season is below.
A returning tradition with new complimentary features is Family Fun Days. Every Rays Sunday home game will feature free parking for cars with four or more passengers, a giveaway for kids 14 and under and a variety of activities for kids on the concourse, all now free courtesy of the Tampa Bay Times. The complimentary concourse activities include the Rays Carnival, Grand Slam Alley, Power Alley Batting Cage, Speed Pitch, Coaches Corner, Raymond’s Art Studio, Pop Noggins Interactive Video and Topps Make Your Own Baseball Card. In addition, kids will be able the run the bases after the game and participate in a Wiffle ball home run derby. Extra entertainers will also be provided on Sundays including face painters, glitter tattoo artists, magicians, mimes, stilt walkers, jugglers, and balloon artists.
“Family Fun Days has grown into a Sunday tradition for Rays fans throughout our region,” said Rays Vice President Mark Fernandez. “In 2013, thanks to the creativity of our tremendous partners at the Tampa Bay Times, we can proudly say the experiences, value and benefits being offered will be better than ever.”
DATE OPPONENT ITEM PRESENTED BY RECEIVED BY
Tues., April 2 Orioles Schedule Magnet Tropicana All Fans
Sat., April 6 Indians David Price Cy Young Figurine Tampa Bay Times First 20,000 fans
Sun., April 7 Indians Evan Longoria Wall Cling Match-Up Promotions Kids 14 & under
Sat., April 20 A’s Drawstring Bag MLB Network First 15,000 fans
Sun., April 21 A's Astro Bobblehead DEX Imaging Kids 14 & under
Wed., April 24 Yankees Joe Maddon Gnome Sun Sports First 10,000 fans
Sun., May 12 Padres Rays Flower Pot Mosaic First 10,000 women
Sun., May 26 Yankees Rays Snap Watch Tampa Bay Times Kids 14 & under
Sun., June 9 Orioles Rays Rope Necklace Kids 14 & under
Sun., June 16 Royals Jeremy Hellickson Headhpones MetroPCS Kids 14 & under
Wed., June 26 Blue Jays Cheer Stix Kids 14 & under
Sun., June 30 Tigers Matt Joyce Race Car Kids 14 & under
Sat., July 6 White Sox Evan Longoria Retro Bobblehead First 20,000 fans
Sun., July 7 White Sox Super Zo Utility Belt Kids 14 & under
Thurs., July 11 Twins Cheer Stix Kids 14 & under
Sun., July 14 Astros DJ Kitty Confetti Globe Sagicor Life Insurance Kids 14 & under
Sun., Aug 4 Giants Rays Backpack Fresh for Florida Kids Kids 14 & under
Sun., Aug 18 Blue Jays Rays Lunchbox Kids 14 & under
Sat., Aug 24 Yankees Moore Cowbell Dairy Queen First 10,000 fans
Sun., Aug 25 Yankees Jennings the Jet Action Figure Kids 14 & under
Sun., Sep 22 Orioles Raymond Bobblebelly Chevrolet Kids 14 & under
Promotional schedule, quantities and dates/times subject to change.
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