Rainiers release promotional schedule, theme nights


More than 20 unique promotions on Rainiers slate

The Tacoma Rainiers unveiled their promotional calendar on Monday, Feb. 24 for the 2020 home season, the 61st season of professional baseball at Cheney Stadium. Tickets are now available to purchase for 15 themed games at R House, including all five Copa de la Diversión (Copa) nights when the Rainiers will play as La Familia de Tacoma and the return of Color Cheney Crimson and Paint the Park Purple. Additionally, the team announced their weekly recurring promotions, highlighted by 12 fireworks displays and 10 Thirsty Thursdays with $2 beers. 
Tickets for “R Welcome Homestand” (Thursday, April 9-Monday, April 13) are already available to purchase, and the first theme night with available tickets is Thursday, April 23, the first of five Copa de la Diversion contests, presented by Lunazul Tequila. The Rainiers will once again play as La Familia de Tacoma as part of Minor League Baseball’s initiative to celebrate Latin culture, and proceeds will benefit Centro Latino. Enjoy Latin-inspired music, food and entertainment throughout the game and pick up exclusive Copa gear at the Cheney Stadium Team Store.
Copa de la Diversión dates:

  • Thursday, April 23: vs. El Paso Chihuahuas (7:05 p.m. PT)
  • Sunday, May 17: vs. Sacramento River Cats (1:35 p.m.)
  • Saturday, June 27: vs. El Paso Chihuahuas (5:05 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, July 8: vs. Las Vegas Aviators (7:05 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, Sept. 2: vs. Sacramento River Cats (7:05 p.m.)

On Saturday, April 25 (5:05 p.m.) and Sunday, April 26 (1:35 p.m.), the Rainiers are traveling back to the year Cheney Stadium opened its gates and imagining the Rainiers in that inaugural 1960 season for their annual Throwback Weekend. Journey to a ballpark where the Rainiers will play in mid-century style uniforms and we’ll have you in prime position to party like Dwight D. Eisenhower’s still in office. Game-worn jerseys will be auctioned off at our table on the concourse during Sunday’s contest. Stop by to submit your bid before the end of the game.
The Force of Cheney awakens on Thursday, May 14 (7:05 p.m.) for Star Wars Night. Your Rainiers will wear exclusive Star Wars jerseys which will be auctioned off at our table on the concourse during the game. We will have out-of-this-world entertainment throughout the contest.
Help us salute those who serve and have served with a special day honoring the United States Armed Forces and service veterans at Salute to Armed Forces Day on Sunday, June 14 (1:35 p.m.). Get to your seat early for a special pre-game ceremony honoring our servicemen and women, followed by nine innings of Rainiers baseball we look forward to each year.
You and your furry companion are invited to K9 Innings on Sunday, July 12 (1:35 p.m.) where we will celebrate a fan’s best friend. For dogs bringing their owners, please make sure all humans are on their best behavior. No biting. No barking.
Pride Night at Cheney Stadium celebrates a night of love and inclusivity on Thursday, July 23 (7:05 p.m.). On this night, like every night at R House, all are welcome at Cheney Stadium, and Pride Night celebrates our LGBTQIA+ friends. Come cheer on R team as one unified community.
The Rainiers are again partnering with the Carol Milgard Breast Center for Pink at the Park to raise money and bring awareness to breast cancer research in the South Sound on Sunday, July 26 (1:35 p.m.). The Rainiers will wear pink jerseys that will be auctioned off live on-field after the game. It’s a night of honor, support, and pride for the brave pink warriors in our community and around the world.
The Rainiers are calling all Cougs to Cheney Stadium for Color Cheney Crimson on Saturday, Aug. 8 (7:05 p.m.). Join your fellow Cougars in turning R House crimson and gray. A portion of all ticket sales and all proceeds from the WSU-themed jersey auction will benefit the WSU Alumni Association. Think of our ballpark as Cougar Cottage for the night and let loose like a Coug.
The rivalry continues on Friday, Aug. 21 (7:05 p.m.) when the Rainiers Paint the Park Purple to represent UW Tacoma. Proceeds from ticket sales and our UW Tacoma-themed jersey auction will benefit student scholarships for UW Tacoma students. It’s a night for full on Husky love, so don your best gear and cheers a cold beer to your alma mater.
Join hundreds of Washington State First Responders and their families on Thursday, Sept. 3 (7:05 p.m.) for First Responders Night as we honor the men and women who protect our community each day and are the first to the scene when we need them most.
Most of last season’s recurring weekly promotions are back in 2020, offering affordable discounts and another fun reason to get to Cheney Stadium. R Opening Night on Thursday, April 9 is the first of 10 Thirsty Thursday contests with $2 12oz Coors Light cans. 
At Cheney Stadium, Friday means fireworks. Stay after each Friday night game as we light up the sky with a spectacular Friday Night Fireworks display. As always, we’ll be shooting off a bunch on Opening Night, but that won’t stop us from blasting off with more pyrotechnics the next night on Friday, April 10.
Fridays are also Fast Track Fridays at Cheney Stadium. Purchase a Reserved Seat ticket for $15 and a signature cocktail in R Bar will be included. New and local liquor will be showcased at each Fast Track Friday home game. T.G.I.R.F.
The Chick-fil-A Bring the Herd deal is back this season, and it’s as good as you remember. At the ridiculously low price of just $44, you will receive four (4) Reserved Seat tickets to the game, four (4) Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich meals, four (4) Group Express meals at the stadium and four (4) exclusive hats.
Chick-fil-A Bring the Herd dates:

  • Saturday, April 11: vs. Fresno Grizzlies (5:05 p.m.)
  • Saturday, May 16: vs. Sacramento River Cats (5:05 p.m.)
  • Saturday, May 30: vs. Salt Lake Bees (5:05 p.m.)
  • Saturday, June 27: vs. El Paso Chihuahuas (5:05 p.m.)
  • Saturday, July 11: vs. Las Vegas Aviators (7:05 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Sept. 5: vs. Reno Aces (7:05 p.m.)
    Cheney Stadium Saturdays are headed to the top of the charts with Silver Bullet Saturday presented by Coors Light. Purchase a $20 ticket to R Bar each Saturday home game and receive an exclusive Tacoma Rainiers t-shirt which will change each month. Making this deal ice cold? Your first 12-ounce Coors Light is included.
    Put on a happy face for this one, Tacoma. Join the Rainiers every Sunday home game for Smile Sundays presented by The Smile Generation in the Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Family Pavilion. The Smile Generation will provide a raffle and photo booth, along with a bounce house, face painter and balloon artist.
    Chilled wine and good times also await at every Sunday home game. For $20, you can purchase the Rosé All Day Ticket Package and drink special, which includes a ticket to R Bar, your first glass of Rosé and a signature tank. Plus, there will be $5 glasses of Rosé All Day.
    Isn’t it time Monday changed its awful reputation? We’re doing our part to revive the best day of the week with BECU Monday Mondays. For only $15, you will receive a Reserved Seat ticket, ballpark meal (hotdog, Tim’s Cascade Snack Chips and bottled water) and a signature Rainiers hat (do not need to be a BECU member to purchase).
    Imbibe in style with us every Wednesday this season, as we feature one of the spectacular local breweries the Pacific Northwest is known for with Northwest Brew Wednesday. For just $5 at the home plate portable and first base concession stands, you can lock down a cold brew companion for Hump Day delights at Cheney Stadium. Please drink responsibly. 
    Single-game tickets for the entire 2020 season will be available on Monday, March 23 at 10 a.m. The 2020 Rainiers schedule can be found online at TacomaRainiers.com, along with full-season, group and hospitality ticket options. Questions regarding ticket information can be directed to tickets@wertacoma.com.

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