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The sweet sunshine, the smell of peanuts and hot dogs in the air and the sound of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” echoing throughout the stadium — there’s nothing quite like spending an evening at the ballpark. If you visit the Smoky Mountains during baseball season, you’re in for a treat. Spend some time at America’s Friendliest Ballpark watching the Tennessee Smokies play! Here are the top 6 reasons to go to a Tennessee Smokies baseball game during vacation:
1. Fun Promotions Throughout the Week
During the season, the Smokies Stadium holds several fun weekly promotions that guarantee you’ll have a great time! The promotions also help make your evening at the ballpark more affordable. Every Monday night home game is Dollar Dog Night, when guests can enjoy a delicious hot dog for only $1! But the great deals on food don’t end there. On Taco Tuesdays, you can get tacos for only $2. The ballpark also has All You Can Eat Wednesdays that include hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos with cheese, buffalo chicken dip and more. Then there’s Thirsty Thursday, when you can enjoy $1, $2 and $3 beer specials, along with $1 Pepsi products!
2. Great for Groups and Families
Going to a Tennessee Smokies game is one of the best group or family outings in the area! If you’re on a family vacation, you’ll love going to a game on a Sunday Funday. You’ll get 4 tickets, 4 meal vouchers and 2 Kids Wristbands for just $52! With the wristband, kids will get to play in the Kids Zone, where there is a playground and giant inflatables including a slide, moonbounce, skee ball and more. There are also areas at the park designed specifically for groups, like the Pioneer Porch, where you can enjoy a pre-game buffet at picnic-style seating before making your way to your reserved field-level seating to watch the game. There are also luxury seats, tailgates on Saturdays and an opportunity to have a birthday party at the ballpark!
3. Summer Fireworks Shows
One of the best parts about visiting the Smokies Stadium is the Summer Fireworks Series. After home games every Friday and Saturday night from mid-May to the end of July, you can see the sky light up in an incredible display of fireworks. You’ll love not having to wait until the Fourth of July to see a fireworks show!
4. Exciting Theme Nights
Smokies Stadium also holds a variety of theme nights throughout the season that make watching the Tennessee Smokies play even more exciting. Common theme nights include Star Wars, featuring a lightsaber giveaway and fireworks, and Margaritaville Night, where there’ll be island-themed games, Hawaiian-themed jerseys and fireworks! This year, the ballpark will also have 90’s Night, Community Heroes Night and more. To see all the upcoming events at the stadium, check out the Tennessee Smokies promotion schedule.
5. Get to Visit America’s Friendliest Ballpark
When you attend a Tennessee Smokies game, you’ll get to visit America’s Friendliest Ballpark! Smokies Stadium makes sure to put the fan experience first on their list of priorities. The ballpark isn’t just about a baseball game. It’s about the entire experience starting from when you walk in the gates to when you walk out. You’ll enjoy the game and so much more at Smokies Stadium!
6. Something for Everyone
Going to a Tennessee Smokies game is a great idea during vacation because there is something for everyone to enjoy. With fun theme nights, exciting promotions and an area for the kids to have fun, it’s impossible not to have a good time.
Don’t miss out on your chance to go see a Tennessee Smokies game when you’re in the area! Check out more things to do in the Smoky Mountains and start planning your vacation.