2015 Special Events at the Arcata Ball Park
If you'd like to be a part of our special events schedule or have your organization or company sponsor a game on the schedule, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you'd like to sponsor the Crabs, go to the Support the Crabs page.
We'd like to partner with you on some free stuff to giveaway to our fans! If your business is interested in partnering with the Crabs on these special Crabs Mystery Giveaway days/nights, let us know. Get your businesses logo on a giveaway item like these listed below or create your own. The Crabs average 32,000 fans every summer!
• Crusty Bobblehead, Crabs Rally Towels, Crabs Tote Bags, Crabs Coffee Tumblers, Crabs Pennants, Crabs Water Bottles, Cowbells, Crabs Key Chains, Crabs Sunglasses, Crabs Blankets ... u name it.
We also have giveaways from local businesses at every game. If you have a gift certificate, prize, basket of goodies you'd like us to giveaway at the ballpark, send it to P.O. Box 4422, Arcata, CA 95518 and our radio booth will give your organization a live shout out during the game to all our fans.
EVERY SUNDAY! | Little Crabbies get to run the bases after the game and high-five the players as they line up down the third base side.
EVERY TUESDAY! | Kids will receive FREE MLB baseball cards from Sports Cards and More in Eureka.
Special Events schedule and details subject to change, so keep checking this page for updates.
• Little League Weekend: June 5 - June 7
Bring your Little League team to a game on these days and parade around the warning track before the game. Wear your uniforms and teams are welcome to bring a sign. Kids can meet the Crabs players before and after the game. Email: email@example.com for more info.
Sponsorsed by 99.1 KISS FM, MIX 95.1 FM and 106.7 THE EDGE.
• Tie Dye T-shirt Day: June 7
Wear your favorite Crabs tie dye jersey to the game. The Crabs players will be wearing specially made tie dye jerseys that the fans will also be able to buy at the souvenir stand.
• Cowboy Night: June 12
Yee-Haw! Bring your boots and cowboy hats to the yard. We'll see who is the best line dancer down the 3rd base line. Sponsored by 92.3 Big Red Country FM. Win free Crabs tickets by tuning into the morning show with Rollin.
• Hometown Heroes Night: June 13
A night to celebrate our local heroes (Fire, Police, Coast Guard, Sheriffs, EMTs, Medical, etc) and all the brave women and men in uniform. This night is to honor their service. Everyone is welcome! The EPD will be in the right field picnic area. Plus, in honor of the Seattle Studs, Old Town Coffee & Chocolates will be donated some of their delicious hot java for all you coffee drinkers. Free cups of jo at the concessions stand! Bring your own koozie.
• Safari Night with Sequoia Park Zoo: June 17
Dress up in your best animal or safari gear in honor of the Sequoia Park Zoo. The ZOO will have a table on the 3rd base side with special prizes and a raffle.
• 1980s Night & Crabs Mystery Giveaway: June 19
Crabs fans are encourages to dress up in your favorite outfit from the 1980s. Fans who dress up will receive a limited amount of FREE stuff!
• Oyster Day: June 20
Beware Crabs fans, it's Oyster Festival Day in Arcata so parking spaces are limited. Get to the game early.
• Father's Day: June 21
It's Father's Day Sunday! Longtime Crabs supporter Barry Smith Construction's crew will be in the park. Plus, Soul to Soul Spa will be giving away special Crabs Mystery Gifts to the first 200 fans!
• Crabs Mystery Giveaway Night: June 24
Sponsored by HumBrews.
• Red, White & Blue Day: July 4
Wear your patriotic colors for July 4th for both the Crabs game and the festivities in town. This game traditionally sells out. Bleacher seating is limited. So, bring your chairs and picnic blankets just in case to spread out down the baselines. If you can't get into the game, go to the Arcata Chamber's 4th of July Jubillee across the street on the Plaza during the game. Live music, food, beer and fun for the whole family.
• Military & Veteran's Appreciation & Camo Day: July 5
The Crabs will be wearing special Camo jerseys to honor our veterans. Fans will also be able to buy these one of a kind jerseys at the souvenir stand. Veteran's encouraged to bring their military I.D. to get a ticket discount.
• Chamber of Commerce Night: July 8
Our longtime Crabs partners ... the Arcata Chamber of Commerce and the Eureka Chamber of Commerce have been selling our Crabs gear for us for a number of years and we say thank you to them on this night for one giant Crabs & Chamber mixer! All Chamber members welcome.
• Mustache Night: July 11
The best facial hair in the park on this night will win a special prize. Enter to win at the front gate.
• Pirate Night: July 17
Aaargghh! It's one of our favorite nights to just be a pirate. Dress up in your pirate attire and the best looking pirate will win some loot and booty! Enter to win at the front gate.
• Crabs Hall of Fame and Alumni Night (weekend): July 18
The Crabs will induct several former Crabs players and a historic Crabs team into the HOF. All the Crabs Alumni will be invited, honored and celebrated. Alumni will be treated to a BBQ in right field.
• Crabs Mystery Giveaway Day: July 19
Sponsored by Cher-ae Heights Casino. Free stuff for you Crabs fans! Get to the ballpark early to receive a special prize. Have you been to the new Sunset Restaurant yet?
• SF Giants Orange & Black Day: July 22
Wear your S.F. Giants gear or orange & black to honor the World Champion Giants, the Boys and Girl Club of the Redwoods and Junior Giants. A's fans ... you can come too.
• Free Box of Raisins and Roller Derby Night: July 24
One of our favorite opponents, the Healdsburg Prune Packers are in town again and everyone will get a free box of raisins. Also, Humboldt Roller Derby will be in the park signing autographs for the kids.
• Fireworks & Pepsi Night: July 25
Get your tickets now! This game will sell out. Fireworks will be shot off from center field a half hour after the game ends so you can really hear and feel the bombs bursting in air! Our longtime Crabs supporters, Pepsi will be in the right field picnic area, so bring a chair or picnic blanket to sit in the left field grass for a better view.
• Hawaiian Shirt Day: July 26
Wear your favorite hawaiian or surf attire. Hopefully it will be a HOT Sunday at the park.
• Crabs Super Fan Appreciation Night: July 29
Crabs gear and souvenirs will be discounted for all our fans who have supported the Crabs for 71 consecutive years!
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