Special to the Herald
NEW BRITAIN - New Britain Bees team officials announced additional promotions and price reductions for the second half of the 2017 season.
The Bees return from the Atlantic League All-Star Break on Friday, and will play 32 more games at New Britain Stadium this season.
Weekly promotions will continue through the second half of the season, which features a different deal for every day of the week including Dollar Day Mondays, Thirsty Thursdays, and Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day on Sundays.
Theme nights will return to celebrate the diverse culture of Central Connecticut for a second straight season, and include Irish Heritage Night on July 27, Polish Heritage Night on Aug.. 5, and Latin Heritage Night on Aug. 25.
The Bees have added several promotional nights for the second half of the season including the first-ever “Beers at the Ballpark” event on Aug. 26 and the first-ever Sting Bobblehead Giveaway on Sept. 9.
New Britain Stadium will also host a Pregame Summer Block Party on July 29.
All promotional events can be found on the New Britain Bees website by clicking the ‘Promotions’ tab.
In addition to the newly announced promotions, the Bees have adjusted ticket pricing for the second half of the season.
A new family four pack is available for just $40. Luxury suite and party suite prices have dropped, as well as the Bees All-You-Can-Eat BBQ picnic prices.
The Bees have also added a special birthday package for children 15 and under, featuring luxury suite seating, food, autographed merchandise, T-shirts, and more.
These promotions and deals are likely to keep up attendance for the Bees this season, who had an average attendance of about 3,000 the first half of the season, including a New Britain Stadium record of 6,501 on April 27.
The Bees are represented in tonight’s All-Star game by pitcher Nate Roe, outfielders Conor Bierfeldt and Michael Crouse, and third baseman Jovan Rosa.