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Get your tickets now for a huge week of fun in Crestwood as Bolts return home Tuesday through Sunday

The fun never stops at Ozinga Field in Crestwood as the ThunderBolts take on Washington Tuesday - Thursday and the Gateway Grizzlies Friday - Sunday!  This six game homestand is jam-packed with promotional events including $2 Tickets, $1 Hot Dogs, Wrestling with $1 Beer, Camp Out Night, Superheroes, Elvis Night, Family Night and two nights of Fireworks!  Get your tickets NOW as the weekend series games are expected to have large crowds.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE SINGLE-GAME TICKETS NOW!

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Tuesday, July 30th at 7:05 pm:  All box seats in the ballpark are just $2 including group and individual sales in advance or on the day-of-the-game. (Note: 10:35 am games are NOT $2 Tickets)  As always kids run the bases after every home game courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood.

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Wednesday, July 31st at 7:05 pm:  It the first of three $1 Hot Dog Nights!  Wednesdays July 31st, August 14th & 28th our concession stands will be serving delicious hot dogs for just one dollar!  Also, Wednesday nights are Senior Night where persons 55-years of age and older get a free ticket to Wednesday night home games!  Free tickets are available ONLY on the day-of-the-game at the box office...just walk up!  Also, when the ThunderBolts win on a Wednesday night, the fans win too!  If the ThunderBolts win, your game ticket becomes a voucher that can be exchanged for a ticket to any other 2019 ThunderBolts home game!  As always kids run the bases after every home game courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood.

Also new for 2019 is the Medix Military Appreciation Games program! Two tickets will be provided for any veteran or active military member on all Wednesday and Sunday home games during the 2019 season. Any veteran or active military members just have to walk up to the ballpark box office on the day of any Wednesday or Sunday home game and show their military ID.

Senior/Military redemption only on day-of-game and in-person at the ballpark box office.

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Thursday, August 1st at 7:05 pm:  To commemorate our 20th anniversary we are bringing back $1 beer for Bud Light Thirsty Thursdays!  We will have beer specials on domestics and craft including $1 Retro Beers!  The first 500 fans 21-years of age and older will receive a 20th anniversary Pint Glass courtesy of Lakeshore Beverage.  Also, White Castle returns as our presenting sponsor for the fantastic 1-hour postgame wrestling show presented by Zelo Pro Wrestling!  In 2019, the focus of our wrestling will be the in-ring entertainment. Guest superstar appearances will not be a part of this year’s events.  As always kids run the bases after every home game courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood.

2019 Bud Light Thirsty Thursday Beer Specials

$1.00 Retro Beers (Busch, Colt 45, Genesee Cream Ale, Natural Light, Old Milwaukee)

$2.00 Bud Light & Mic Ultra 16 oz Draft (don't worry...same cost per ounce as last year)

$2.25 Bud, Bud Light, Mic Ultra, PBR, Old Style 16 oz Cans

$3 Craft Beer

(beer specials not valid for 10:35 am games)

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Friday, August 2nd at 7:05 pm:  The ThunderBolts are happy to announce that Superhero Night and Camp Out Night are back together for one great night presented by Tampico Beverages.  The events kick off early with a superhero costume parade that will kick off at 6:30 pm sharp.  Batman, Spider-Man, Captain America and Iron Man will be in attendance courtesy of Suburban Party Characters.  The ThunderBolts will also be wearing special jerseys this game sponsored by Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network.  These jerseys will be auctioned off and proceeds will benefit Gift of Hope.  After the game will be our world famous postgame fireworks and all kids can run the bases courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood.  However the fun does not stop there as all fans who have a ticket to the game are invited to get their stake-less tents and head to the outfield where they can run around the field and enjoy the ballpark.  A late night movie will be shown on our videoboard courtesy of Emagine Theater – Frankfort, snacks and refreshments will be handed out, and everyone can sleep under the stars on the field!  In the morning, a light breakfast will be served to all campers before leaving.

Finally do not forget about our 20th Anniversary Special for Friday games only!  Party like its 1999 and get 2 upper level seats, 2 hot dogs, and 2 beer/soda/waters for JUST $19.99!  THIS DEAL MUST BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE DAY-OF-THE-GAME!  Purchase your tickets by calling 708-489-2255, on-line (instructions below), or in-person at the Ozinga Field box office.   

Purchase 20th Anniversary Special On-line HERE:  Once you come up to the "Confirm" page while you are going through the process of purchasing tickets on-line, type the word Anniversary in the box down below and click "APPLY PROMOTIONS" 

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Saturday, August 3rd at 6:05 pm:  Come on out to one of our most popular nights as Weiss Memorial Hospital presents Elvis Night!  Memphis meets Vegas with pre-game entertainment provided by John Elvis Lyons.  The 75-minute show will start at 4:15 pm.  Elvis music and activities will be on-tap all game long!  Stick around after the game for our world famous fireworks show and kids can run the bases courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood

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Sunday, August 4th at 5:05 pm:

NOTICE: This game will not have an in-game Family Activity.  This game starts at a special 5:05 pm time to accommodate for a very large corporate event.  Please be aware of the possibility of a very large crowd at the ballpark this day when purchasing your tickets.

JULIE, Inc. Family Sundays is back! Get 4 Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Bags of Chips, 4 Soda/Bottled Waters and 4 ThunderBolts' Hats for ONLY $39! Additional tickets can be purchased for $9.75 each. This deal is available in-advance or on the day-of-the-game.  There is no option to get the package without hats in 2019. Finally all fans are invited down on the field every Sunday to run the bases courtesy of In The Game - Hollywood Park, Crestwood! Fans also get autographs from their favorite ThunderBolts, and play catch in the outfield!

Purchase Family Pack On-line HERE:  Once you come up to the "Confirm" page while you are going through the process of purchasing tickets on-line, type the word Family in the box down below and click "APPLY PROMOTIONS" 

Also new for 2019 is the Medix Military Appreciation Games program! Two tickets will be provided for any veteran or active military member on all Wednesday and Sunday home games during the 2019 season. Any veteran or active military members just have to walk up to the ballpark box office on the day of any Wednesday or Sunday home game and show their military ID. Finally, after the game all fans are allowed on the field to run the bases, get autographs, and play catch in the outfield!

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2019 Group Ticket Information (On-Sale NOW)

Regular Box Seats with or without food (minimum of 20)

Executive Suites (15-50 people)

Party Box (8-15 people)

All-You-Can-Eat Picnics (20-300 people)

#WinCity Party Patio (10-200 people)

Birthday Package  (minimum of 10)

Windy City ThunderBolts professional baseball and Ozinga Field is located at 14011 South Kenton Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois! Windy City ThunderBolts Baseball...Our 21st season representing the SouthSide!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE SINGLE-GAME TICKETS NOW!



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