The Kane County Cougars have released a preliminary promotional schedule of theme nights, entertainment acts and giveaways for the 2019 season. Highlights include new theme nights such as Parks and Rec Night, a total of seven bobblehead giveaways plus a new Saturday Suds weekly special.
In addition, there are 24 post-game fireworks shows on deck set to various musical themes for fans to enjoy.
“We are looking forward to welcoming new national entertainment acts and introducing new theme nights,” said Vice President and General Manager Curtis Haug. “The Cougars constantly strive to provide the best family-friendly entertainment throughout the Chicagoland area and we believe that the awesome promotions schedule we have put together will delight our fans.”
The Cougars 29th season opens on Thursday, April 4, with an Opening Night Cap giveaway, sponsored by Northwestern Medicine for the first 1,500 fans in attendance. Single-game tickets for all 2019 games will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 1.
Theme Nights and Giveaways
- Thursday, June 6 – Military Appreciation Night
- Thursday, June 13 – Anchorman Night with a Ron Burgundy bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans)
- Thursday, June 27 – The Office Night with a Dwight Schrute bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans)
- Friday, June 28 – Animation Celebration Night
- Thursday, July 4 - Independence Day Celebration with a mini American flag giveaway
- Saturday, July 6 – Superhero Night with an Ozzie and Annie Superhero bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans) plus an appearance from Black Widow and Spiderman © 2019 Marvel Characters Inc.
- Thursday, July 18 – Parks & Rec Night with a Ron Swanson bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans)
- Saturday, July 20 – Christmas in July Night with an Elf bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans)
- Saturday, July 27 – Video Game Night
- Sunday, Aug. 4 – Princess Day
- Thursday, Aug. 15 – Seinfeld Night with a J. Peterman bobblehead giveaway (first 1,500 fans) and appearance from J. Peterman
- Friday, Aug. 16 – Dinosaur Night
- Saturday, Aug. 17 – Harry Potter Night
- Sunday, Aug. 18-Tuesday, August 20 – Copa de la Diversion Celebration
- Saturday, Aug. 31 – Star Wars© Night
- Friday, May 10 – Mental Health Awareness Night
- Monday, May 10 – Peanut Free Night
- Sunday, Sept. 1 – Deaf Awareness Night
National Entertainment Acts
- Daniel Davis, Contemporary Violinist - June 25, July 20
- ZOOperstars! - May 26, Sept. 1
- Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act – June 15, Aug. 17
- Mad Chad the Chainsaw Juggler - July 27
- BirdZerk! - Aug. 3
- Jesse White Tumblers – June 28, July 19, Aug. 16
Ballpark Concert Series
- American English – June 15
- Nick Bell Band – July 4
- Dueling Pianos – July 6
- Alika Arylynn Band – July 20
- Ear Candy – July 27
- Prairie Station – Aug. 3
- Ruestow & Hala – Aug. 17
- Mr. Myers Band – Aug. 31
- Micro Monday – every Monday is Micro Monday with half-price premium and craft beers
- $5 Monday, presented by Meijer - From June through September, purchase $5 reserved or lawn tickets
- Taco Tuesday – From June through September tacos and margaritas are half-price at the South of the Border Cart
- Half-Price Hump Day, presented by GFS – From June through September select tickets, concessions and souvenirs are half-price
- Thirsty Thursday, presented by Miller Lite – Thursday evening games, excluding July 4, feature $1 select beers, sodas and hot dogs
- Family Four-Pack Fireworks Friday – Four reserved tickets, hot dogs and sodas plus a bag of peanuts for $39. Not available for day of game purchase.
- Saturday Suds – New for the 2019 season, One reserved ticket and two 20 oz. domestic beers or all you can drink Pepsi product in a 32 oz. cup for $17. Valid for all Saturday fireworks games beginning May 25. Must be 21 or order to purchase. Not available for day of game purchase.
All dates and promotions are subject to change. Follow the Cougars on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the most up to date ticket and promotional information.
About the Kane County Cougars
The Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been at the forefront of family-friendly entertainment since 1991. In 2015, the franchise became the first Class-A team in Minor League Baseball history to welcome 11 million fans through the gates. A total of 171 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.