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2016 Full Promotional Schedule Announced...GO BOLTS!

Check out our complete 2016 season Promotional Schedule below!

The ThunderBolts are ready for the season!  Are you?

2016 Weekly Promotions:

Tuesday:  $2.00 Ticket Tuesday (All tickets are just $2.00)

Wednesday:  Win-It Wednesday (If the ThunderBolts, your ticket becomes a voucher good for another 2015 regular season game)

Thursday:  Bud Light "Thirsty Thursday", $1.25 Beer and Post Game Wrestling and Appearance by former WWE Superstar thanks to Pro Wrestling Blitz

Friday:  Budweiser "Fill 'R Up!" Friday, $1.25 Beer and Late Night Fridays featuring post game concert / entertainment courtesy of JULIE, Inc.

Saturday:  Postgame Fireworks

Sunday:  Standard Bank Family Day (4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, and 4 sodas = $30 – Post Game Autographs and Families Can Play Catch in the Outfield After the Game)

2016 Weekday Day Games:

$2.00 Tuesday does not apply to School Days or Splash Days

School Days:  Tuesday, May 17th,  Wednesday, May 18th, Wednesday, May 25th, Thursday, May 26th, All 10:35 am starts.

“Dry” Summer Day Game:  Monday, June 27th at 10:35 am.

Big Splash Days: Monday, July 18th, Tuesday, July 19th, and Wednesday, July 20th.  All 10:35 am starts.

2016 Fireworks Saturdays:

May 28th:  Star Wars Night and Post Game Fireworks courtesy of Standard Bank.  Jersey off their Back with proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

June 11th:  Post Game Fireworks and Beatles Night w/ pre-game concert by Kaleidoscope Eyes courtesy of Standard Bank

June 25th:  Princess Night courtesy of Premier Princess Parties and Post Game Fireworks

July 16th:  Full Length Bat Giveaway (First 500 kids, 12 years old and younger) courtesy of KR3 Bats and Post Game Fireworks

July 23rd:  Christmas in July with pre-game concert featuring the Beverly All-Stars and Post Game Fireworks sponsored by Tampico Beverages.  Also a “Jersey off their Back” courtesy of Triple Threat Sports

August 6th:  Superhero Night, Camp Out Night, and Post Game Fireworks

August 13th:  Post Game Fireworks and Elvis Night w/ pre-game concert featuring John “Elvis” Lyons courtesy of Standard Bank

August 27th:  SUPER MEGA Post Game Firework SPECTACULAR sponsored by Lumina Pyrotechnics

2016 JULIE, Inc. "Late Night Fridays":

May 27th:  Scott Marek

June 10th:  Whiskey & Harmony

June 24th:  Dueling Pianos from "Chicago Dueling Pianos." 

July 15th:  Dina Bach

July 22nd:  Dueling Pianos from "Chicago Dueling Pianos." 

August 5th:  Brian Doroba Duo

August 12th:  Coax & Folks

August 26th:  Dueling Pianos from "Chicago Dueling Pianos." 

2016 Wrestling Thursday Appearances:

June 2nd:  7-Time WWE Tag Team Champion Matt Hardy appearance

June 23rd:  11-Time WWE Tag Team Champion Billy Gunn appearance

July 7th:  Grand Slam TNA Champion Abyss appearance

August 4th:  2-Time WWE Tag Team Champion Scotty 2 Hotty appearance

September 1st:  6-Time WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero appearance

2016 Giveaways:

Tuesday, May 31st:  Plastic Salad Bowl Giveaway courtesy of A.J. Smith Federal Savings Bank

Friday, June 10th:  Pint Glass Giveaway courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage (First 500 fans, 21 years old and older)


Thursday, July 7th:  Pint Glass Giveaway courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage (First 500 fans, 21 years old and older)

Saturday, July 16th: First 500 kids 12-years and under will receive a full-length wood baseball bat courtesy of KR3 Bats

Friday, August 5th:  Pint Glass Giveaway courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage (First 500 fans, 21 years old and older)

Wednesday, August 31st:  Boomer Toothbrush Holder / Bank courtesy of First Midwest Bank

2016 Special Nights:

Monday, June 20th:  3rd annual "Battle of the Sexes" ThunderBolts -vs- Chicago Bandits

Sunday, July 24th: Mommy & Me “Cookies & Canvas” Event presented by Wine & Canvas

Friday, August 5th:  Pet Night

Sunday, August 7th:  Intern Olympics

Friday, August 12th:  “Jersey off their Back” courtesy of Illinois Operation Lifesaver

Thursday: September 1st:  Fan Appreciation Night

Make sure you visit our website and look at our schedule for more details!

The Windy City ThunderBolts open their 18th Frontier League season at Standard Bank Stadium on Thursday, May 12th vs. the Joliet Slammers featuring $1.25 drafts and a postgame fireworks show!  Single-game tickets, flex plans, the Hungry Fan Mini Plan, Bat Pack and group outing opportunities are available now!  Call 708-489-2255 or check out for more information! Don’t forget to “Like” the ThunderBolts on Facebook at or follow them on Twitter and Instagram @wcthunderbolts! You can also find us on the WotNow App!

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