Thursday, February 19, 2009
Single Game Tickets Sales/Promotional Schedule Announced
Two Bobblehead Days, Three Kid's Only Exclusives and 12 T-Shirt Tuesdays lead the 2009 Promotional Schedule announced by Our Washington Nationals late today along with the start date of Individual Game Tickets Sales to all Home Games beginning March 3rd (Except The Boston Red Sox Series).
The Bobblehead Day players to represented have not been determined for their Saturday August 8th and Saturday August 22nd giveaway dates. The first 20,000 in attendance on Opening Day--April 13th--will receive an OPENING DAY CAP when Washington plays at Nationals Park against The Defending Champion Philadelphia Phillies. Other items to be given away include an Adult Gym Bag and Eco-Friendly Tote.
As for the individual game ticket sales, Our Washington Nationals stated that tickets to The Boston Red Sox Series are currently being held back for Season Ticket and Mini-Plan Sales when all other game tickets go on sale at 9AM on March 3rd. But those wishing to order just Red Sox Tickets must register at this link to purchase those seats once they become available individually.
There is whole lot of information to sift through. So here is the complete press release containing all the ticket sales offers and promotional schedules.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, MARCH 3
Team Announces 27 Promotional Giveaway Dates and Ticket Discounts for 2009 Season
The Washington Nationals today announced individual ticket sales for the 2009 season at Nationals Park will begin on Tuesday, March 3 at 9:00am. At this time, fans may purchase tickets to Opening Day against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, April 13 and all other 2009 games, excluding the interleague series against the Boston Red Sox. Tickets may be purchased at the Nationals Park Main Box Office, located at Half and N Street, SE, by calling 888.632.NATS(6287) or by logging on to nationals.com. Individual ticket prices range from $5 to $325, with $5 tickets available only at the Nationals Park Box Office on the day of the game.
Tickets for the Nationals interleague series vs. the Boston Red Sox on June 23, 24 and 25 are currently available exclusively as part of Nationals season ticket packages and mini-plans. Individual tickets for this highly anticipated series will be made available to the public via an online purchase opportunity on or about Wednesday, April 1. Beginning today, fans may register for this opportunity at nationals.com. Nationals Season Ticket Holders (full, half or partial plan holders) will be afforded the chance to purchase additional tickets to the Boston series in advance of any public online sale, with a limit of four tickets per account per game.
The Nationals will offer standing discounts and promotions throughout the ’09 season. New offerings for fans this year include the College Super Saver, September 11th Remembrance Day, $1 Kids Days and Value Games. During the months of April and September, college students with a valid identification may purchase a ticket priced at $10 or more at 50% off the normal price. The College Super Saver is available on all non-premium, non-holiday games, Monday through Thursday, with a limit of one ticket per valid I.D. The team will host September 11th Remembrance Day when they face the Phillies on Thursday, September 10. All active military, police officers, EMT and firefighters with a valid I.D. may take advantage of a buy one, get one free promotion, or purchase one ticket at 50% off the normal price. Following the success of $1 Kids Day in 2008, this promotion will be offered on three game dates in 2009: Thursday, June 11 vs. Cincinnati, Monday, August 24 vs. Colorado and Sunday, September 6 vs. Florida. Children between the ages of three and 12 will be allowed into the park for $1, limit of four children per one adult ticket purchased. For five games this season deemed Value Games, fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets at the rate offered to partial plan holders (Wed., April 15 vs. the Phillies, Mon., April 20 vs. the Braves, Mon., May 5 vs. Houston, Mon., May 18 vs. Pittsburgh and Wed., August 5 vs. the Marlins)
Many discounts offered in 2008 will return this season including Harris Teeter Vic Card Tuesdays, The Washington Post Wednesdays and Sunday Family Fun Packs. At each Tuesday home game, fans may present their Harris Teeter VIC Card at the Nationals Park Box Office and receive $5 off tickets valued at $24 or more. There is a four-ticket maximum. Every Wednesday fans may receive $5 off tickets valued at $24 or more by presenting the front page of that day’s Washington Post at the Nationals Box Office. There is a two-ticket maximum per person and the discount applies only to that day’s game. The Family Fun Pack returns for all Sunday non-premium games. Fans may purchase a $14 Upper Right Field Terrace ticket or $25 Lower Left/Right Field Reserved ticket that includes a hot dog, non-alcoholic drink and chips. There is a minimum of two tickets per purchase for this promotion. Family Fun Packs may be purchased in advance at nationals.com, via telephone or at the Box Office, as well as on day of game. For all non-premium, non-holiday Monday through Thursday games, senior citizens, government employees, active members of the military and college students may receive a $3 discount off any ticket priced at $10 or more. Transactions are limited to one ticket per person with a valid I.D.
The Nationals have a full promotional schedule in 2009, offering promotional items to fans on 27 game dates, including
12 T-shirt Tuesday games. The first 20,000 fans to enter Nationals Park on Opening Day vs. the Phillies will receive an Opening Day Hat, courtesy of MASN.
Three giveaways are tailored to children 12 and under, with a drawstring backpack on Sunday, May 17 courtesy of Smithfield, a Kids Jersey on Sunday, May 24 courtesy of ExxonMobil and an insulated lunch bag on Sunday, July 19, also courtesy of Smithfield. The Nationals will celebrate Father’s Day with a GEICO Gym Bag giveaway to the first 10,000 fans 18 and older. Bobbleheads, sponsored by PNC, will be given to the first 15,000 fans on Saturday, August 8 and Saturday, August 22, (players yet to be determined). An Eco-Friendly Tote Bag, courtesy of Harris Teeter, will be given to the first 20,000 fans to enter the nation’s first LEED-Certified Ballpark on Saturday, July 25. The team will continue the tradition of Fan Appreciation Day on the final home game of the season, Wednesday, September 31, with a giveaway to the first 20,000 fans. Popular post-game events including Friday Night Fireworks and Sunday Kids Run the Bases will also return to Nationals Park in 2009. The team’s full promotional calendar may be found below.
Fans interested in season ticket plans, including Full (82), Half (41) and Partial (21) packages, and the newly introduced 12- nine and eight-game mini-plans, may call a Nationals Sales Representative at 202.675.NATS(6287) – Option #1, then Option #2 or by logging onto nationals.com/tickets. A limited number of excellent season tickets are still available throughout the ballpark and can be conveniently purchased by using the recently introduced Grand Slam E-Z Payment Plan. Season parking is available for purchase with any Nationals season ticket plan.
Date Promotion Presented By Eligibility
Mon. 4/13 Opening Day Hat MASN 20,000
Wed. 4/15 Jackie Robinson Day
Sat. 4/18 Magnetic Schedule/Frame
/Car Magnet 20,000
Tues. 4/21 T-Shirt Tuesday Tickets.com 10,000
Fri. 5/1 – Sun. 5/3 Baseball Equipment Drive
Sat. 5/2 Latino Heritage Day
Los Nacionales T-Shirt 20,000
Tues. 5/5 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Sun. 5/17 Kids Drawstring Backpack Smithfield 10,000(12 and under)
Tues. 5/17 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Sat. 5/23 Nationals Cap ExxonMobil 20,000
Sun. 5/24 Kids Jersey ExxonMobil 10,000 (12 and under)
Nationals Dream Foundation Day
Tues. 6/2 T-Shirt Tuesday Tickets.com 10,000
Fri. 6/5 Black Heritage Night
Fri. 6/5 – Sun. 6/7 Thanksgiving in June Food Collection
Tues. 6/9 T-Shirt Tuesday Tickets.com 10,000
Fri. 6/19 Beach Bash
Beach Towel Miller Lite 10,000 (21 and older)
Sun. 6/21 Father’s Day
Gym Bag GEICO 10,000 (18 and older)
Tues. 6/23 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Sat. 7/4 Mini U.S. Flags 20,000
Fri. 7/17 – Sun. 7/19 Christmas in July Toy Drive
Sun. 7/19 Kids Insulated Lunch Bag Smithfield 10,000 (12 and under)
Tues. 7/21 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Sat. 7/25 Eco-Friendly Tote Bag Harris Teeter 20,000
Tues. 8/4 T-Shirt Tuesday Tickets.com 10,000
Sat. 8/8 Bobblehead PNC Bank 15,000
Save-A-Life Saturday Blood Drive (pre-game)
Tues. 8/18 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Fri. 8/21 – Sun 8/23 First Ladies Back-to-School Drive
Sat. 8/22 Bobblehead PNC Bank 15,000
Fri. 9/4 Roberto Clemente Day The U.S. Marine Corps
Sat. 9/5 Adopt-A-Pet at the Park
Sun. 9/6 Kids Run The Show The Washington Post
Tues. 9/8 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Tues. 9/22 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Sat. 9/26 Second Annual Gospel Music Fest Post-Game Concert
Mon. 9/28 Team Photo 20,000
Tues. 9/29 T-Shirt Tuesday 10,000
Wed. 9/31 Fan Appreciation (Item TBD) 20,000