12/07/2012 12:19 PM ET
2013 Blue Jays promotions schedule
The Toronto Blue Jays 2013 Promotions Schedule features an increase in promotional dates appealing to fans of all ages. The 2013 schedule will continue with Jr. Jays Saturdays, with one back to school giveaway item (August 31), while all other promotional collectible giveaways will be distributed on Sundays.
On Sunday, July 21, Blue Jays great Carlos Delgado will become the 10th member to be honoured on the Blue Jays Level of Excellence. The all-time club leader in doubles, home runs and RBI will be honoured in a pregame ceremony and the first 20,000 fans will receive a commemorative Carlos Delgado baseball.
Building off the 2012 promotional schedule, the Blue Jays will continue to focus on the ballpark atmosphere with additional increase of Friday Fan Festivals and a new Cottage in the City Weekend on June 21-23.
The promotional schedule kicks off with Honda Opening Night on Tuesday, April 2 when the Blue Jays take on the Cleveland Indians at 7:07 p.m. All fans will receive a 2013 Blue Jays Magnet Schedule. Magnet schedules will also be distributed to 10,000 fans at each of the next two games, Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4.
As proud supporters of Amateur Baseball across Canada, the Blue Jays will host the 2nd annual Canada Baseball Day presented by Honda on Sunday August 11 to help celebrate the game of baseball in Canada. The first 20,000 fans to enter will each receive a Brett Lawrie bobblehead.
In addition to the Lawrie bobblehead, two other bobblehead dates have been added, including Edwin Encarnacion presented by Toronto Star on Sunday April 21 and J.P. Arencibia on Sunday, July 7. Newest Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes will be featured on Sunday, June 9. The first 20,000 fans will receive a collectible Reyes figurine.
On Canada Day, Sunday, July 1, the Blue Jays will celebrate this great country and honour the service of the brave men and women of the Canadian Forces. The first 20,000 fans will receive a Red Replica Blue Jays Cap presented by Honda. Pregame festivities will also take part around the ballpark.
Jr. Jays Saturdays returns on every Saturday home game in 2013 starting Saturday, April 6. Kids can participate in indoor activities and post-game running of the bases all season long. The outdoor Jr. Jays program will once again run from May 25 - August 31 outside gate 10 starting at 11am. On August 31, fans 14 and under will receive a Jr. Jays Back to School Lunchbox. Last season, families enjoyed great value with kids priced tickets for ages 14 and under. The Blue Jays are proud to continue this promotion for 2013.
Once again this summer there is reason for fans to come to games early as the Blue Jays host five Summer Friday Fan Festivals (July 5 / 19 / 26 and August 9 / 30). Fans are encouraged to join the Blue Jays and bring their friends to the games to enjoy pre-game food, refreshments and entertainment outside Rogers Centre.
Among the new items featured in 2013 will be a Blue Jays Reusable Grocery Bag on Sunday, May 26, Blue Jays Beach Towel on Sunday June 23, Mr. Sub Cooler Bag on Sunday, July 28 and on Sunday, September 29 a Fan Appreciation Blue Jays Toque.
The Grand Slam Combo promotion returns, which combines your ticket, food, and beverage in one price. This will be offered across eight games this season on April 4 & 18, May 23, June 7, July 4 & 25, Sept. 12 & 27.
The Blue Jays are currently offering Season Tickets, Flex Packs and Group Tickets.
Single Game Tickets for the Blue Jays 2013 home schedule will go on-sale starting Friday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m.. Tickets are available at 1-888-OK-GO-JAY, 416-341-1234 or www.bluejays.com/tickets.
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