Round Rock Express gear up promotional schedule for 20th anniversary

The Round Rock Express released their list of promotions, theme nights and giveaways for the 2019 season.

The Round Rock Express released their list of promotions, theme nights and giveaways for the 2019 season.

The Round Rock Express will ring in their 20th anniversary season with an event-packed schedule. With 70 games at Dell Diamond this year, each home game comes with an array of concerts, giveaways, theme nights and more.

Dell Diamond will open at 7:05 p.m. on April 9 for the season opener against the Nashville Sounds. The first 2,000 fans to arrive will be eligible for a 20th anniversary coin giveaway. After the game, fireworks will light up the sky for the Express Opening Day postgame event.

Game day excitement does not end on the field. This season’s postgame concert lineup includes the Shinyribs in April, Bob Schneider in May, LC Rocks in June, Zoodust in July and The Spazmatics in August.

Giveaways will continue through August with prizes including an Express cap, a 2019 team photo, a Nolan Ryan Bobblehead, a baseball card set, a fanny pack, a Matthew McConaughey Texas Legends bobblehead, a kid’s backpack and a 2020 magnet schedule. All giveaway prizes are limited in quantity and will be handed out to fans in order of arrival.

Over 30 home game nights are paired with a theme this season. A few of the theme nights include dog-friendly games, Star Wars night, Field of Dreams, Wine & Nine, Comic Con night, ‘80s night, ‘90s night, Augtoberfest and more.

Each day of the week comes with food deals and activities. Sunday home games are geared for children with free inflatables, train rides before the game and the chance the run the bases post game. On Mondays, hot dogs and sodas are one dollar each. Two-dollar tacos will be sold on Tuesdays. “All Winning Wednesday” games will give fans 18 years of age and older the chance to win various prizes. “The Original Thirsty Thursday” will provide four-dollar, 24-ounce domestic and other draft beer. Fridays include firework shows. Saturdays will be reserved for concerts and giveaways.
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By Elizabeth Ucles

Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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