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Minecraft, Roblox, Star Wars and Baseball Cards highlight our May 2023 Promotional Schedule

The ThunderBolts are happy to announce our May 2023 promotion schedule!

All group tickets are on sale now; Individual game tickets go on sale on Friday, April 14

Thursday, May 11th at 6:35 pm vs. Schaumburg – Opening Night 2023:  We open up another season of ThunderBolts baseball with amazing drink specials and TWO giveaways!  The first 500 fans 21-years of age and older will receive a Pint Glass courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage and a can koozie courtesy of JULIE, IncThe night includes can't miss drink specials including $1.50 Retro Beers (12 oz cans of Busch Light, Natural Light, Old Milwaukee and Naturdays).  Other select beers are just $2.75 (16 oz cans & draft of Bud, Bud Light, Mic Ultra, PBR, Old Style and 12 oz cans of Bud Light Lime and Estrella Jalisco).  Finally all craft beers and seltzers are just $4.00! (NOTICE: There is no wrestling on May 11th.)

Friday, May 12th at 6:35 pm vs. Schaumburg – Baseball Card Set giveaway with Postgame Fireworks:  This July the Frontier League All-Star Game comes to Crestwood for the first time in two decades.  We will commemorate the all-star summer of 2023 with a special baseball card set courtesy of Trinity Christian College.  The first 500 kids 15-years of age and younger will receive this special set looking back at ThunderBolts all-star players through the years.  Stick around after the game for our first fireworks show of the season!

Saturday, May 13th at 6:05 pm vs. Schaumburg – Roblox and Minecraft Night with Postgame Fireworks:  Eat, Sleep, Game, Repeat!  Young gamers rejoice as we hold our first ever Roblox/Minecraft Night that will feature appearances by Minecraft's "Steve" and Roblox's "Builderman" courtesy of Happy Kids ChicagoThe first 500 kids 12-years of age and younger will receive an inflatable Minecraft pickaxe.  The night will be filled with music and highlights from both games.  Finally, the evening finishes with our famous postgame fireworks show.

Tuesday, May 16th at 6:35 pm vs. Trois-Rivieres – Value Tuesday:  Every Tuesday night features two great deals as all box seats and hot dogs cost just $2 each. (NOTICE: Deal not valid for 10:35 am day games.)

May 17-18 and 23-25 at 10:35 am – School Days:  We invite all schools to bring out their students to a special field trip at a baseball game at 10:35 am!  We will have an educational & safety presence at the game to enhance the student's experience.  Ask us about our special unbeatable bus rates available for schools coming out to the ballpark!  Please contact Johnny Sole at 708-489-2255 or [email protected] for more information or to reserve tickets!  PDF - 2023 School Day flyer

Thursday, May 25th at 6:35 pm vs. Gateway – White Castle Wrestling, Beverage Specials & Pint Glass giveaway:  It is our first White Castle Wrestling Thursday of the summer!  Every wrestling Thursday the ThunderBolts transform into the Windy City Sliders!  The home team will wear special "Sliders" team jerseys which will be auctioned off with ALL proceeds going to Castle Share Charity!  Bid on these jerseys all season long HERE (bidding opens on May 25th).  Also the first 500 fans 21-years of age and older will receive a Pint Glass courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage.  The night includes can't miss beer specials including $1.50 Retro Beers (12 oz cans of Busch Light, Natural Light, Old Milwaukee and Naturdays).  Other select beers are just $2.75 (16 oz cans & draft of Bud, Bud Light, Mic Ultra, PBR, Old Style and 12 oz cans of Bud Light Lime and Estrella Jalisco).  All craft beers and seltzers are just $4.00!  After the game, EGO Pro Wrestling performs their 1-hour wrestling show!

Friday, May 26th at 6:35 pm vs. Florence – Crestwood Community Night with Postgame Fireworks:  We invite the residents and businesses from our hometown to come out, watch their Bolts, and enjoy our famous postgame fireworks show.  All fans are welcome and the village will announce details for Crestwood residents on how to get tickets for this night soon!

Saturday, May 27th at 6:05 pm vs. Florence – Star Wars Night with Postgame Fireworks:  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character, take part in a Chewbacca Roar Contest, and enjoy Star Wars' characters, themes, sights & sounds!  Proceeds from ticket sales will be going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  The evening finishes with our famous postgame fireworks show.

Sunday, May 28th at 1:05 pm vs. Florence – JULIE, Inc. Family Sunday:  Family Sundays are back presented by JULIE, Inc!  For just $43, families will receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 bags of chips, 4 soda/waters, 4 ice cream cups AND 4 souvenirs! (foam finger, hat, thunderbolts crown, softy ball and thunderstick)  On top of the affordable ticket option, families will be able to enjoy face painting from Marvelous Faces and a fantastic in-game live animal presentation.  After the game all fans are allowed on the field to run the bases, play catch in the outfield and get autographs from your favorite ThunderBolts!  Finally, Sunday is one of two Military Appreciation Nights presented by SecureOne Security Services - Illinois.  Any veteran or active military member receives two free tickets by just walking up to the ballpark box office and showing your military ID.


Finally do not forget that all kids can run the bases after every home game!


2023 Group Information is available and tickets for our Executive Suites, all-you-can-eat Picnics, and our popular #WinCity Party Patio are on-sale now.  Individual game tickets go on-sale Friday, April 14th at 10 am.  For more information, please call 708-489-2255.  We look forward to seeing you at Ozinga Field in 2023!  Be sure to follow the ThunderBolts all off-season at and stay up-to-date with us on social media with Facebook, Twitter(@wcthunderbolts) and Instagram(wcthunderbolts)!

Important 2023 Season Printable PDF Links

2023 Game Schedule  -  2023 Hospitality Guide (Group Information)

2023 Fundraiser Info Packet  -  2023 All-Star Week Guide

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