Rockford Aviators offer several promotions for this weekend’s homestand

Staff Report

The Rockford Aviators welcome the Southern Illinois Miners to Aviators Stadium for a three-game series this weekend during which they will have Military Appreciation Night, Princess and Superhero Night, and Family Day.

Game of this weekend series begins at 7:05 p.m. on Friday with gates opening at 6:05 as the Aviators celebrate Military Appreciation Night.

All veterans and active duty service members and their families will receive free tickets to the contest.

On Saturday the Aviators will host a Princess and Superhero Night Saturday with gates opening at 6:05 p.m. and fans are encouraged to meet their favorite princesses, including Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty as well as their favorite superheroes, including Bat Hero and Spider Hero.

All princesses and superheroes will do a meet-and-greet and will be signing autographs.

The Aviators will also be giving away superhero bobbleheads to the first 1,000 fans through the gate, in honor of our Princess and Superhero weekend theme.

This will be the last bobblehead giveaway of the season, so be sure to purchase your ticket.

The weekend series finishes up on Sunday when the Aviators host Family Day with first pitch at 3:05 p.m.

Kids Club members with valid Kids Club ID Membership cards get in free and families with VIP Kids Club members can receive $2 off their tickets.

Families can play catch on the field from 2-2:35 p.m. and following the conclusion of the contest kids will be invited down to the field to run the bases.

For ticket information contact the Aviators box office at 815-885-2255 or go to

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