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Take yourself out to the ball game on your next Smoky Mountain vacation! The Smoky Mountains are home to the Tennessee Smokies Minor League Baseball Team. It is a Double A affiliate for the Chicago Cubs! These baseball games are fun for the whole family and are held at America’s friendliest ballpark. Read on to see our 4 tips for going to a Tennessee Smokies baseball game:
1. Attend One of the Promotions
Throughout the season, the Tennessee Smokies hold a variety of promotional events for fans to enjoy. Attending a game during one of the stadium’s promotions makes for an even better experience. Here are some of the most popular promotions:
Family Fundays: During Family Fundays, you’ll receive 4 tickets, 4 meal vouchers, and 2 kids wristbands for only $54, which equals $30 in savings!
Dollar Dog Night: On Dollar Dog Night, you can enjoy $1 hot dogs and $1 12-oz fountain drinks every Monday night home game.
All You Can Eat Wednesdays: On All You Can Eat Wednesdays, you’ll get a ticket to the game and all you can eat hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, mac and cheese, nachos, potato chips, popcorn, ice cream sandwiches, Pepsi products, and bottled water for just $19.99.
Thirsty Thursdays: On Thirsty Thursdays, enjoy $1 draft beers, and $1 Pepsi products every Thursday night home game.
Dog Days: Dog Days happen select dates throughout the summer and let you bring your dog with you to the stadium for a fun day with your furry friend!
90’s Night: 90’s Night happens one night during the season and is a time for you to bring the 90’a back in style with 90’s themed food, drinks, music, on-field games, and more.
Kids Takeover: Kids Takeover is all about the kids! There is kids themed food, drinks, music, on-field games, and a special appearance by Peppa Pig.
2. Stay for the Summer Fireworks
During the summer, you don’t want to miss the chance to see an incredible fireworks show at the ballpark! On Friday and Saturday night home games throughout the summer season, visitors can enjoy a post-game fireworks show. Not only do you get to see a fun baseball game, but you get the bonus of seeing fireworks light up the night sky!
3. Bring a Group
Everything is more fun when you enjoy it with a group of friends and family! The Tennessee Smokies offer great group benefits and picnic areas. Whether you’re planning a birthday party or other event, or just want to watch the game with friends, the Smokies ballpark lets you do it all. Calhoun’s at the Yard is located in left field and is a great spot to take in the game while enjoying a buffet from Calhoun’s. The buffet includes hickory-smoked pork barbeque, barbeque chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, and more. Each member of your group will also get Smokies Stadium Cash! Pioneer Porch is another great experience for groups, offering a pre-game buffet in a designated area with picnic-style seating. After your meal, you’ll make your way to your reserved field-level seats to sit and watch the game together. Other options for groups are the Cheerwine Patio, Luxury Suites, and The Garza Law Terrace.
4. Get Tickets for the Luxury Level
If you really want to go all out, we recommend getting tickets for the Luxury Level. These seats provide an incredible experience. Take a look at your options on the Luxury Level:
The Garza Law Terrace: Try the Garza Law Terrace at Smokies Stadium for high-end entertainment! You’ll have great views of the game in a climate controlled indoor setting, in addition to outdoor seating. There’s a unique beverage assortment, flat-screen TVs, and more.
Luxury Suites: Luxury Suites allow your group to take in the sights and sounds of the game from a fully furnished suite or its balcony. You’ll have stadium seating on the private balcony, indoor seating options, hostess service, flat screen TVs, and a choice of one of the Calhoun’s buffet options.
Smokies Party Porch: The Smokies Party Porch is an open-air covered area that’s situated on the 3rd base side of the Luxury Level. There are stadium and patio furniture seating, flat screen TVs, your choice of Calhoun’s buffet, and great views of the game.
Now that you know how to have the best time at a Tennessee Smokies baseball game, we bet you can’t wait to go to a game! To learn more about what to expect when you go to a game, read our blog, “Top 5 Things You’ll Love About Going to a Tennessee Smokies Baseball Game.”