Columbia Fireflies hosting Fireflies Fan fest Sunday


COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) -- The inaugural season of the Columbia Fireflies minor league baseball team is right around the corner, but Sunday fans have an early chance to interact with the team.

The club is hosting the Fireflies Fan Fest on Sunday, April 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Spirit Communications Park.

Fans will have the chance to meet the team and grab autographs from players on the main concourse starting at 4 p.m. Fans are also welcome to watch the team's first official workout prior to the autograph session.

Tours of the park will also be offered to fans Sunday before the home opener on April 14.

Fans are also asked to bring their appetite, as the first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive a free hot dog, chips and a drink.

Fans will also have a chance to sit in and preview any seats around the ballpark. The Fireflies Ticket Office will be open and both Opening Night tickets and season-ticket packages will be available for purchase. Single-game tickets for Opening Night and for all Fireflies home games on the Bojangles Berm are just $5 and prime seats between the dugouts - the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union All-Star seats - are only $10. All seating is subject to availability.

The official team shop of the Fireflies, The Mason Jar, will also be open on the concourse for fans who wish to purchase their team gear before Opening Night. Additionally, kids can bounce and play for free in the State Credit Union Kids Zone.

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