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The return of Svengoolie is the featured promotion in a jam packed June!

The ThunderBolts are happy to announce our June 2023 promotion schedule!

All group tickets are on sale now; Individual game tickets go on sale on Friday, April 14

Friday, June 2nd at 6:35 pm vs. Gateway – Fright Night featuring Svengoolie & Postgame Fireworks:  Bring your rubber chicken as we welcome back a Chicago legend for our annual Fright Night.  Premier horror show icon Svengoolie will meet his biggest fans and the ThunderBolts will be wearing special themed jerseys that will be auctioned off.  Appearance and auction information will be released later this spring.  Don't forget to wear your favorite Halloween costume and participate in our pregame parade at 6:00 pm (must be in line by 5:45).  Candy will be available throughout the park for trick-or-treating.  Famous horror movie scenes will be played on the videoboard (not too scary).  In addition to MeTV's Svengoolie, scary characters will be roaming throughout the park to keep you on your toes!  After the game stick around for our world famous fireworks show!

Saturday, June 3rd at 6:05 pm vs. Gateway – Beatles Night with Postgame Fireworks:  Beatles Night with Postgame Fireworks is one of our most popular nights of the year!  The day starts with pregame entertainment by "Kaleidoscope Eyes" (4:15 - 5:30 pm).  We will have Beatles' themed activities and music all-game long as well.  After the game stick around for our world famous fireworks show!

Tuesday, June 13th at 6:35 pm vs. Evansville – Value Tuesday:  Every Tuesday night features two great deals as all box seats and hot dogs cost just $2 each. (NOTICE: Deal not valid for 10:35 am day games.)

Wednesday, June 14th at 6:35 pm vs. Evansville – SecureOne Security Services Military Appreciation, Senior Night and Karaoke:  Wednesday is one of two Military Appreciation Nights presented by SecureOne Security Services - Illinois.  Any veteran or active military member receives two free tickets by just walking up to the ballpark box office and showing your military ID.  Seniors 55-years of age and older get a free ticket to that night's game.  Free senior tickets available day-of-game ONLY.  Just walk up to the box office!  Finally, every Wednesday night is Karaoke Night!  All participants will receive a free hot dog and drink token (alcohol included)!  Details on how to sign up are available on our social media as this game date approches.

Thursday, June 15th at 6:35 pm vs. Evansville – White Castle Wrestling and Beverage Specials:  It's another one of our White Castle Wrestling Thursdays!  Every wrestling Thursday the ThunderBolts transform into the Windy City Sliders!  The home team will wear special "Sliders" team jerseys which will be auctioned off with ALL proceeds going to Castle Share Charity!  Bid on these jerseys all season long HERE (bidding opens on May 25th).  The night includes can't miss drink specials including $1.50 Retro Beers (12 oz cans of Busch Light, Natural Light, Old Milwaukee and Naturdays).  Other select beers are just $2.75 (16 oz cans & draft of Bud, Bud Light, Mic Ultra, PBR, Old Style and 12 oz cans of Bud Light Lime and Estrella Jalisco).  All craft beers and seltzers are just $4.00!  After the game, EGO Pro Wrestling performs their 1-hour wrestling show!

Friday, June 16th at 6:35 pm vs. New Jersey – Grease Night with Can Koozie giveaway & Postgame Fireworks:  Join us as we celebrate the 45th anniversary of the hit musical "Grease!"  The night will be filled with special themed promotions, movie clips, and of course the unforgetable music hits from the film.  In addition to Grease Night, the first 500 fans 21-years of age and older will receive a can koozie courtesy of JULIE, Inc!  After the game stick around for our world famous fireworks show!

Saturday, June 17th at 6:05 pm vs. New Jersey – 80's Night with Postgame Fireworks:  The 80's are back! Enjoy your favorite hits of the decade all game long and live pregame entertainment from Jessi & The Fizz (4:15 pm start). After the game stick around for our world famous fireworks show!

Sunday, June 18th at 1:05 pm vs. New Jersey – JULIE, Inc. Family Sunday:  Family Sundays are back presented by JULIE, Inc!  For just $43, families will receive 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 bags of chips, 4 soda/waters, 4 ice cream cups AND 4 souvenirs! (foam finger, hat, thunderbolts crown, softy ball and thunderstick)  On top of the affordable ticket option, families will be able to enjoy face painting from Marvelous Faces and a fantastic in-game live animal presentation.  After the game all fans are allowed on the field to run the bases, play catch in the outfield and get autographs from your favorite ThunderBolts!  Finally, Sunday is one of two Military Appreciation Nights presented by SecureOne Security Services - Illinois.  Any veteran or active military member receives two free tickets by just walking up to the ballpark box office and showing your military ID.

Tuesday, June 27th at 6:35 pm vs. Joliet – Value Tuesday:  Every Tuesday night features two great deals as all box seats and hot dogs cost just $2 each. (NOTICE: Deal not valid for 10:35 am day games.)

Wednesday, June 28th at 6:35 pm vs. Joliet – SecureOne Security Services Military Appreciation, Senior Night and Karaoke:  Wednesday is one of two Military Appreciation Nights presented by SecureOne Security Services - Illinois.  Any veteran or active military member receives two free tickets by just walking up to the ballpark box office and showing your military ID.  Seniors 55-years of age and older get a free ticket to that night's game.  Free senior tickets available day-of-game ONLY.  Just walk up to the box office!  Finally, every Wednesday night is Karaoke Night!  All participants will receive a free hot dog and drink token (alcohol included)!  Details on how to sign up are available on our social media as this game date approches.

Thursday, June 29th at 6:35 pm vs. Joliet – White Castle Wrestling and Beverage Specials:  It's another one of our White Castle Wrestling Thursdays!  Every wrestling Thursday the ThunderBolts transform into the Windy City Sliders!  The home team will wear special "Sliders" team jerseys which will be auctioned off with ALL proceeds going to Castle Share Charity!  Bid on these jerseys all season long HERE (bidding opens on May 25th).  The night includes can't miss drink specials including $1.50 Retro Beers (12 oz cans of Busch Light, Natural Light, Old Milwaukee and Naturdays).  Other select beers are just $2.75 (16 oz cans & draft of Bud, Bud Light, Mic Ultra, PBR, Old Style and 12 oz cans of Bud Light Lime and Estrella Jalisco).  All craft beers and seltzers are just $4.00!  After the game, EGO Pro Wrestling performs their 1-hour wrestling show!

Friday, June 30th at 6:35 pm vs. Florence – Harry Potter Night with Postgame Fireworks: It is our annual Harry Potter Night with Postgame Fireworks. Appearances by Harry, Hermione, Ron and another character to be announced from Windy City Wishes! The first 500 kids 12-years of age and younger will receive a pair of wizard glasses. Butter beer (for the adults & kids) sold at our concession stands!  After the game stick around for our world famous fireworks show!

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Finally do not forget that all kids can run the bases after every home game!

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2023 Group Information is available and tickets for our Executive Suites, all-you-can-eat Picnics, and our popular #WinCity Party Patio are on-sale now.  Individual game tickets go on-sale Friday, April 14th at 10 am.  For more information, please call 708-489-2255.  We look forward to seeing you at Ozinga Field in 2023!  Be sure to follow the ThunderBolts all off-season at wcthunderbolts.com and stay up-to-date with us on social media with Facebook, Twitter(@wcthunderbolts) and Instagram(wcthunderbolts)!

Important 2023 Season Printable PDF Links

2023 Game Schedule  -  2023 Hospitality Guide (Group Information)

2023 Fundraiser Info Packet  -  2023 All-Star Week Guide



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