Time is running out to take your family out to a ballgame at Smokies Park in Sevierville. The hometown minor league team has only a handful of home games left in the 2012 season.
It really doesn’t matter if you aren’t a big baseball fan; you will likely leave the game thinking you have hit a home run for family fun.
Each Smokies game comes with nine innings of fun squeezed in between breaks in the game. Silly games like balloon relays and toy pony rides give you many more reasons to cheer. You'll also get a chance to sing "Take me out to the ball game."
The final nights at Smokies Park this season will be filled with even more fun including an 80’s night, baseball giveaways, a visit from an Olympic gold medalist and a beach party night.
When you consider a night at the ballpark lasts several hours and tickets cost about the same as a movie ticket, you are really getting a good entertainment bargain. Of course the concessions and souvenirs might run up your overall bill, but most prices run about the same as they do at other attractions. Parking is $3 for games.
Smokies Stadium sits right off Exit 407 on I-40. Its easy access and high visibility have helped keep it a popular attraction, one that is used often when there aren’t ball games.
Bass Pro Shops is the other big attraction at the exit, a well suited neighbor for a sports venue. Of course there are plenty of restaurants and hotels nearby.
At one time the Smokies advertised trips as “nine inning vacations.” Even if you are just there for one game you might be enough to make you feel like you are on a vacation.
The team is a farm team for the Chicago Cubs, so you can get Cubs souvenirs at the gift shop too. So, if you are needing some time to relax and want to try something new, then maybe a trip to a Smokies game should be something you consider to do.
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