WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The promotional calendar at Alexander Field features many great reasons to attend a Purdue baseball game this spring. Purdue Athletics is sponsoring T-shirt and hat giveaways, a new craft beer night and the annual Bark at the Park dog day.
Purdue students continue to receive free admission to all home games for baseball, softball and soccer. Beer and wine are once again available for purchase (fans 21+) at the Alexander Field concessions stands for every game this season.
Season and single-game tickets are now on sale. The Boilermakers begin their home schedule the weekend of March 23 to 25 and are slated to play 24 games at Alexander Field this spring.
MIDWEEK BARGAINS & CRAFT BEER NIGHT
The $2 Midweek Matchup is back again this season. For all Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday home games, general admission tickets, domestic draft beers, hot dogs and nachos are just $2 at Alexander Field. The Boilermakers have 10 home midweek dates on the schedule this year. Special $2 draft beers will also be available for Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 games vs. Michigan while supplies last.
A new craft beer night is planned for the Saturday, May 5 (Cinco de Mayo) game. Fans 21+ can purchase a special $25 ticket that includes a Purdue pint glass and special admission time of 4 p.m. during batting practice. Those with the special ticket will receive 10 vouchers to sample the assortment of craft beers from both Midwest and national breweries.
HAT GIVEAWAY & BARK AT THE PARK
The first 500 fans through the gates on Saturday, April 14 receive a free Purdue hat.
The popular Bark at the Park game returns for a sixth straight year. Fans are invited to bring their dogs to the Sunday, May 6 game vs. Northwestern. The first 250 fans receive a free bone-shaped pet bag dispenser. The May 6 game is also one of five home dates to feature the $12 family four-pack ticket special.
BOILERMAKER BLACKOUT FOR APRIL 25 ESPNU GAME VS. INDIANA
The first 200 fans through the gates for the special non-conference midweek game against the rival Hoosiers receive a free #BeatIU T-shirt. Fans are encouraged to wear black in an effort to black out Alexander Field for the ESPNU national TV audience. The rivalry trophies with IU -- the Old Oaken Bucket (football), the Golden Boot (soccer) and the Monon Spike (volleyball) -- will all be on hand for fans to take pictures with on the concourse.
The Boilermaker Athletic Council is also organizing a pregame tailgate with free food, which is open to all Purdue students and student-athletes. Inside Alexander Field, the regular midweek specials will be available -- $2 for general admission tickets, draft beers, hot dogs and nachos.
PURDUE BASEBALL CARD GIVEAWAY DATES (FIRST 500 FANS)
Saturday, April 14 -- Set One
Sunday, April 29 -- Set Two
Saturday, May 19 -- Set Three
TICKETS, SUITES & GROUP EVENTS
Fans interested in renting a suite in the pressbox level of the stadium should contact Austin Weisinger of the John Purdue Club at 765-496-6887. Three different types of suites are available for selected games and fans have the option of catering the suite along with purchasing beer and wine.
Youth birthday party packages are also back this season. Packages start at $120 for 1 to 10 guests and $10 per additional guest. The package includes tickets to the game, soda, popcorn and cake. Guests can also walk out with the team for the National Anthem.
The adult (21+) party package is also back this season. The package starts at $140 for 1 to 10 guests and $14 per additional guest. Tickets to the game, a hot dog, popcorn and two 12-ounce domestic cans of beer are included in the package. For both packages, guests will be admitted to Alexander Field 90 minutes prior to first pitch.
Free Admission for Purdue Students for Every Game
$2 Midweek Matchups: Lots of $2 specials for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday games at Alexander Field. General admission tickets, domestic draft beers, hot dogs and nachos are all just $2 each. Midweek home games on March 28, April 3, April 4, April 10, April 18, April 24, April 25, May 8, May 15 and May 17.
Beer and Wine at Every Home Game: Fans 21+ can purchase beer and wine at the concession stands at all home games this year.
Kids Day Sundays: Inflatable play areas on the third base line concourse and kids can run the bases after the game (weather & field conditions permitting). Postgame autographs with the team.
Family Four Pack Ticket Specials: Two adult tickets and two youth tickets (general admission) for $12. This deal is available for Sunday home games on March 25, April 15, April 29 and May 6 as well as the home finale on Saturday, May 19.
Fielder's Choice Flex Pack: 20 general admission ticket vouchers for $40 that can be used for any games at Alexander Field or Bittinger Stadium (softball) this season.
Bark at the Park (Sunday, May 6): Fans are invited to bring their dogs to Alexander Field. The first 250 fans receive a free bone-shaped pet bag dispenser. Dogs are asked to be kept on the grass berm down the left field line during the game. The special $12 family ticket pack (2 adult & 2 youth tickets) is also available for this game.
Youth Day (Sunday, March 25): The first 200 kids through the gates receive a free Purdue duffle bag. Kids can the bases after the game and collect autographs from the team.
Greek Involvement Night (Friday, April 13): Greek Life organizations can show off their skills at the in-game Greek Challenge contests.
Caps on Night (Saturday, April 14): The first 500 fans through the gates receive a free Purdue hat.
Scout Day/Postgame Family Catch on the Field (Sunday, April 15): Boy, Girl and Cub Scouts are invited to cheer on the Boilermakers and earn a Purdue baseball patch by participating in activities during the game. Special $1 general admission youth tickets are available to all scouts. It's also a $12 family four pack game. Families can play in the outfield after the game (weather permitting). The first 500 fans through the gates receive set one of the Purdue baseball cards.
#BeatIU Blackout/Boilermaker Athletic Council Tailgate (Wednesday, April 25): Fans are encouraged to wear black to Alexander Field for the ESPNU game vs. the Hoosiers. The first 200 fans receive a free #BeatIU T-shirt. The rivalry trophies with IU -- the Old Oaken Bucket (football), the Golden Boot (soccer) and the Monon Spike (volleyball) -- will all be on hand for fans to take pictures with on the concourse. All Purdue students are invited to attend a pregame tailgate featuring free food.
Little League Night (Friday, April 27): Local Little League teams are invited to attend as a group for a chance to be recognized at Alexander Field during the game. Youth players are encouraged to wear their jersey to the game for a chance to be part of the in-game activities. Little Leaguers can purchase general admission tickets for just $2. The first 500 fans through the gates receive set two of the Purdue baseball cards.
Alumni Night (Saturday, April 28): Purdue baseball will be welcoming back its team alumni. Former players will be recognized on the field between innings.
Riley Family/PUDM Day & Sundae Funday (Sunday, April 29): Riley Children's Hospital families can purchase special $1 general admission tickets. The special uniform tops the players are wearing during batting practice will be available for purchase via silent auction, with proceeds benefitting Riley. Purdue University Dance Marathon members will also be collecting donations in support of Riley. Additionally, a free ice cream sundae bar will be available for the first 100 fans through the gates. It's also a $12 family four pack game.
Star Wars Night (Friday, May 4): May the Forth Be With You!! The first 500 fans who bring a children's book or playground toy get a free Star Wars/Purdue koozie. Books and toys will be donated to Glen Acres Elementary School.
Craft Beer Night (Saturday, May 5): The new craft beer night at Alexander Field will coincide with Cinco de Mayo. Fans 21+ can purchase a special $25 ticket that includes a Purdue pint glass and special admission time of 4 p.m. during batting practice. Those with the special ticket will receive 10 vouchers to sample the assortment of craft beers from both Midwest and national breweries.
Fan Appreciation Night (Thursday, May 17): Any remaining promotional items from the season will be available for free to fans on a first come first serve basis while supplies last. The $2 midweek deals will also be available. While supplies last, $2 domestic drafts will be available for the entirety of the final home series vs. Michigan.
Hero Appreciation Night (Friday, May 18): Purdue baseball will be honoring all military and service staff. Special $1 general admission tickets for all active/retired military, police, fire fighters and other emergency personnel. Complimentary admission is available to members of the Wounded Warrior Project.
Senior Day (Saturday, May 19): The Boilermakers' seniors will be recognized prior to the home finale. It's the final $12 family four pack game. The first 500 fans through the gates receive set three of the Purdue baseball cards.