FREE SHIRT FRIDAYS, SUPER SATURDAYS & FAMILY SUNDAYS HIGHLIGHT PROMO SCHEDULE THAT WILL FEATURE 900,000+ ITEMS TO BE GIVEN AWAY
FLUSHING, N.Y., November 7, 2016 – The New York Mets today announced that single game tickets will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10:00 am at mets.com/tickets and (718) 507-TIXX.
Highlights of the 2017 home schedule include:
· Opening Day at Citi Field, April 3 vs. the Atlanta Braves
· Subway Series vs. the New York Yankees, August 16-17
· Interleague Series at Citi Field include: the Angels (May 19-21), the A’s (July 21-23) and the Rangers (August 8-9).
· Rematch of the 2015 NLCS vs. the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs, June 12-14.
· Nine weekend games vs. NL East Rival Washington Nationals; including Father’s Day, June 18
· Weekend Series vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, August 4-6.
Season ticket and partial plans are also available at mets.com/tickets.
An exclusive presale for Citi cardmembers starts this Thursday, November 10 at 10:00 am at mets.com/CitiPreSale. Fans are also encouraged to utilize their Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card, Citi ThankYou® Premier Card and Citi Prestige® Card on all Mets offers throughout the season as they will receive two points for every dollar spent on dining out and entertainment purchases, including Mets tickets and concessions.
2017 will feature the return of the popular weekend promotions Free Shirt Fridays, Super Saturdays and Family Sundays as part of a promotional schedule that will feature more than 900,000 promotional items given away.
Free Shirt Fridays – (All games start at 7:10 pm)
On the following 13 Friday dates, all fans will receive a uniquely designed Mets themed T-Shirt:
· April 7 vs. Miami Marlins – Long Sleeved T-shirt
· April 21 vs. Washington Nationals
· May 5 vs. Miami Marlins
· May 19 vs. Los Angeles Angels
· June 2 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
· June 16 vs. Washington Nationals
· June 30 vs. Philadelphia Phillies
· July 14 vs. Colorado Rockies
· July 21 vs. Oakland A’s
· Aug. 4 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Replica Mets Jersey
· Aug. 18 vs. Miami Marlins
· Sept. 8 vs. Cincinnati Reds
· Sept. 22 vs. Washington Nationals
Super Saturdays will include some of our most popular giveaway items including an Asdrubal Cabrera Bobblehead on July 1 (Time TBA), Syndergaard Hair Hat on May 6 (7:10 pm) along with a Garden Gnome on April 22 (player TBA).
At the following Saturday games, the first 15,000 fans will receive the following premium giveaway items:
· April 22 vs. Washington Nationals (7:10 pm) – Garden Gnome (Player TBA)
· May 6 vs. Miami Marlins (7:10 pm) – Syndergaard Hair Hat
· May 20 vs. Los Angeles Angels (TBA) – Starting Lineup Figurine
· June 3 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (TBA) – Mets Beach Mat
· July 1 vs. Philadelphia Phillies (TBA) – Asdrubal Cabrera Bobblehead
· Aug. 5 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (7:10 pm) – Bucket Hat
· Aug. 19 vs. Miami Marlins (7:10 pm) – Bobblehead #2 (player TBA)
· Sept. 9 vs. Cincinnati Reds (7:10 pm) – (Item TBA)
Fireworks – April 8, July 15 and September 23
There are currently three fireworks nights in 2017 all following Saturday night games (7:10pm starts) on April 8 vs. the Miami Marlins, July 15 vs. the Colorado Rockies and September 23 vs. the Washington Nationals.
Family Sundays (All games scheduled to start at 1:10 pm)
Every Sunday home game is “Family Sunday” at Citi Field. Beginning two hours prior to game time on the Mets Plaza, adjacent to the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, there are Mets featured family-friendly activities including kids inflatables, face painters, balloon artists, entertainment and a postgame Mr. Met Dash when kids 12 and under can come down onto the field and run the bases, weather permitting.
The following is the complete list of promotions on Sundays. Promotional items will be given out to the first 15,000 fans unless otherwise noted.
· April 9 vs. Miami Marlins – Rally Towels to all in attendance presented by StubHub
· April 23 vs. Washington Nationals – Tote Bag to all in attendance presented by MLB
· May 7 vs. Miami Marlins – Batting Gloves
· May 21 vs. Los Angeles Angels – Sunglasses
· June 4 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates – Play Ball Bat and Ball set
· June 18 vs. Washington Nationals – Father’s Day Cap
· July 2 vs. Philadelphia Phillies – Batting Helmet
· July 16 vs. Colorado Rockies – Mini Bat
· July 23 vs. Oakland A’s – Fathead (player TBA)
· Aug. 6 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Topps Baseball Packs to all in attendance
· Aug. 20 vs. Miami Marlins – TBA
· Sept. 10 vs. Cincinnati Reds – Fathead (player TBA)
· Sept. 24 vs. Washington Nationals – 2018 Schedule Magnet to all in attendance presented
Game times and promotion items are subject to change.