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2021 Character Fireworks Nights with Giveaways announced!

The Windy City ThunderBolts are happy to announce our 2021 character theme nights this summer!  Come see your favorite characters at our ballpark on Harry Potter Night, Princess/Pirate Night, Superhero Night and Fright Night. The remaining Friday and Saturday games whose themes have yet to be announced will be released soon!

Fireworks Theme Nights with Character Appearances – 2021 Schedule

Friday, July 9th at 7:05 pm - Harry Potter Night: Appearances by Harry, Hermione, Ron and Hagrid; The first 500 kids will receive a pair of Harry Potter glasses.  Before the game is a costume parade at 6:30 pm (must be in line by 6:15).  During the game we will have Hogwarts Houses, Wand Making Station, as well as butter beer (for the adults & kids) at our concession stands!

Friday, July 30th at 7:05 pm - Superhero and Camp Out Night: Before the game is a costume parade at 6:30 pm (must be in line by 6:15).  During the game will be appearances by Captain America, Spider-Man, Thor, and Wonder Woman meeting their biggest fans!  It is also our popular Camp Out Night where all ticketed fans are invited to sleep under the stars in their stake-less tents.  Play on the field!  Enjoy a late night movie on our videoboard!  Popcorn and drinks will be available.  Finally a free light breakfast will be served to campers in the morning.  CHECK OUT OUR CAMP OUT FLYER HERE!

Friday, August 13th at 7:05 pm - Fright Night: Halloween comes early in what will be one of the scariest nights of the season!  Before the game is a costume parade at 6:30 pm (must be in line by 6:15).  Candy will be given away throughout the park for trick-or-treating.  Horror movie scenes will be played on the videoboard (not too scary) as well.  Also watch out as lots of scary characters will be roaming throughout the park to keep you on your toes! 

Saturday, August 28th at 6:05 pm - Princess/Pirate Night: Appearances by Anna, Elsa, Moana, Ariel and Captain Jack Sparrow;  The first 500 kids will receive a choice of either a princess wand or a pirate eye-patch.  Before the game is a costume parade at 5:30 pm (must be in line by 5:15). Sing-Alongs, movie clips, and more fun to be announced!

All games include post-game Fireworks!  We would like to thank Windy City Wishes for providing characters for Harry Potter Night, Princess/Pirate Night and Superhero Night this year!

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Printable PDF Links:  2021 Game Schedule  -  2021 Hospitality Guide (Group Information)  -  2021 Fundraiser Info Packet


The ThunderBolts begin their 2021 Season at home against the Joliet Slammers on Thursday, May 27th at 7:05 pm.  The night will feature pregame ceremonies and beer specials all night long including $1.00 retro beer, $2.25 domestic and $3.50 craft.  Group tickets of all kinds including suites, picnics, and our popular Glenmark #WinCity Party Patio are on-sale now! Individual tickets for the 2021 season go on-sale Friday, May 7th at 10 am.  Ozinga Field COVID rules and regulations for the 2021 season will be announced before single game tickets go on-sale.  Call us at 708-489-2255 for more information or to make your reservation.



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