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Princesses, Fireworks, and Wrestling with "Mean Gene" Okerlund highlight homestand as your Bolts return home!


ThunderBolts vs. Florence Freedom, June 13-15

Tuesday, June 13th at 7:05 pm:

 It is a $2 Tuesday! Tickets will be sold for only $2, including advanced sales, group tickets, and day of game! As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game courtesy of Andy's Frozen Custard. (10:35 AM games are NOT $2 Tuesdays.)

Wednesday, June 14th at 6:05 pm:

It is the annual Palos Baseball Organization fundraiser night with a special 6:05 pm start and a postgame fireworks show sponsored by Georgio's Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Centre.  It's also "Win it Wednesday!"  When the ThunderBolts win, your ticket becomes a free voucher for any game during the 2017 season!  (10:35 AM games are NOT "Win it Wednesdays")

Thursday, June 15th at 7:05 pm:

The Windy City ThunderBolts and Pro Wrestling Blitz are proud to bring back Wrestling Thursdays, presented by White Castle!  After the game Pro Wrestling Blitz will perform an all-ages 1-hour wrestling show behind home plate on the concourse.  As an added bonus, WWE living legend "MEAN GENE" OKERLUND will make an appearance!  In addition to wrestling, it is also Bud Light Thirsty Thursday with $1.50 drafts all game long.  A game ticket only gets you into the ballpark and additional fees for autographs/pictures are at the discretion of the guest.

ThunderBolts vs. River City Rascals, June 16-18

Friday, June 16th at 7:05 pm:
Introducing our brand new Budweiser $3-U-Call-It Fridays where any beer or well mixed-drink in the stadium is $3.  This includes all craft and premium beers as well, and don't worry as our traditional $1.50 Friday beer special will also be available!  As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game courtesy of Andy's Frozen Custard.
Saturday, June 17th at 6:05 pm:  THIS GAME IS ALMOST SOLD OUT!  GET TICKETS NOW!
ThunderBolts -vs- River City Rascals:  The Windy City ThunderBolts are excited our second annual Princess Night!  This Saturday night will be the most magical night of the season!  Anna (from Frozen), Belle (from Beauty and the Beast), Elena (of Avalor), Elsa (from Frozen) and Jasmine (from Aladdin) will all be in attendance provided by Premier Princess Parties. This night will include a pre-game costume parade, your favorite princesses throwing out a ceremonial first pitch, meet and greets, princess sing-a-long on our videoboard, lots of your favorite Disney music and a post-game fireworks show! 

Costume Parade: All children dressed in their favorite Disney/Princess costumes may walk in a pre-game parade around the field starting at 5:30 p.m.  Please have them lined up behind home plate no later than 5:25 p.m.

Meet and Greet: All princesses will be available.  Don't wait 'til the clock strikes midnight to get your tickets!

For more information on Premier Princess Parties or to book your party today visit their official website at...

Stick around after the game as we have our famous post-game fireworks show!

Sunday, June 18th at 2:05 pm:

ThunderBolts -vs- River City Rascals:  Our Family Day Sundays are back and better then ever sponsored by JULIE, Inc.  Get 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 chips, 4 sodas, AND 4 ThunderBolts hats for just $50! (Get the deal without the hats for $40) Also during the game from 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm we will have a fantastic ANIMAL SHOW for the kids!  This show is courtesy of Animals for Awareness - Palos Park and will be held on the main concourse behind home plate.  Finally after the game all fans are allowed on the field to run the bases, get autographs, and play catch in the outfield!

JULIE, Inc reminds you to "Know What's Below...Call 811 Before You Dig" or e-request them on-line at


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