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Dinosaurs invade Crestwood and Nancy Faust is back on the organ as part of our July 2023 Promotions

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

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

Saturday, July 1st at 6:05 pm vs. Florence – Jimmy Buffett Night with Postgame Fireworks: Jimmy Buffett Night is back with postgame fireworks! Cheeseburger & margarita specials! First 500 fans will receive a Hawaiian Lei! Jimmy Buffett music is played all game long as well as live pregame entertainment from "Todd Donnelly Music(4:15 - 5:30 pm).

Sunday, July 2nd 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.

Tuesday, July 18th vs. Empire State – Gametime & Promotion TBD:  Final details on this game will be announced later this month.

July 19th and 20th at 10:35 am vs. Empire State – Splash Days:  Our Splash Days are back!  Get ready to get wet as we call on all day cares and summer camps!  Root on your ThunderBolts as our ballpark becomes a H2O wonderland with balloons, sprinklers and more!  Tickets start as low as $6.  Bring your own lunch or have a hot dog, chip, and water delivered to your seats for an additional $5.  As always kids run the bases after the game. (NOTICE: Senior Night promotion NOT valid for 10:35 am Splash Days)  Click HERE for our 2023 Splash Day Flyer

Friday, July 21st at 6:35 pm – Superhero & Scout/Camp Out Night with Postgame Fireworks presented by Trinity Christian College vs. Washington: Superheros, fireworks, AND a sleep over?!  Make sure your part of our annual Superhero & Scout/Camp Out Night presented by Trinity Christian College!  Before the game is a costume parade at 6:00 pm (must be in line by 5:45).  During the game will be appearances courtesy of Windy City Wishes by Captain America, Spider-Man 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.  In the morning a free light breakfast will be served to campers.  Click HERE for our 2023 Scout/Camp Out Flyer

Saturday, July 22nd at 6:05 pm – Country Night with Postgame Fireworks and Mechanical Bull vs. Washington: Country Night is back with Postgame Fireworks presented by Lakeshore Beverage!  Before the game we will have live pregame entertainment featuring the "Strawdawg Band" (4:15 - 5:30 pm).  During the game fans can enjoy hearing their favorite country hits all night as well as riding a Mechanical Bull on the concourse (4:30 - 8:30 pm).  Stick around after the game for our famous fireworks show!

Sunday, July 23rd at 1:05 pm vs. Washington – 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.

Friday, July 28th at 6:35 pm – Dino Night with Postgame Fireworks vs. Ottawa:  Eat your heart out John Hammond.  You can expect lots of jurassic fun as we host our first ever Dino Night!  Meet "Bob" the T-Rex, "Blu" the Raptor and Baby Max as they visit Ozinga Field courtesy of Chicago Dinosaur!  Check out a fantastic interactive dinosaur bones & fossil exhibit from T-RexplorersStick around after the game for our famous fireworks show!

Saturday, July 29th at 6:05 pm – Nancy Faust on the Organ and Postgame Fireworks vs. Ottawa:  A legend comes to Crestwood.  Former White Sox organist Nancy Faust will be on the organ all game long.  Make sure you come by and say hello on the concourse behind home plate!  The night finishes with our famous fireworks show and kids run the bases.

Sunday, July 30th at 1:05 pm vs. Ottawa – 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.

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

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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 wcthunderbolts.com 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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