CHARLOTTE, NC — The Charlotte Knights minor league baseball team will open the 2018 regular season on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark at 324 South Mint Street in Charlotte
The Knights 2018 home opener is against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. The game will be feature a Magnet Schedule giveaway to the first 7,500 fans.
The season opener also lands on Thirsty Thursday, where fans will be able to purchase $3 domestic drafts, $5 craft drafts and $1 small sodas.
The 2018 season kickoff marks the fifth anniversary for the team at BB&T Ballpark, which has welcomed more than 3 million baseball fans through its gates, according to stadium officials.
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Here are additional games and events schedule this weekend:
Friday, April 13 — Knights vs Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders — 7:04 p.m., LEGO Let’s Play Tour Weekend, post game fireworks at 11 p.m. Saturday, April 14 — Knights vs Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders — 7:04 p.m., LEGO Let’s Play Tour Weekend Sunday, April 14 — Knights vs Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders — 7:04 p.m., LEGO Let’s Play Tour Weekend; Homer The Dragon’s Birthday Celebration; Kids Run The Bases
How To Buy Tickets
Tickets for seats for the game start at $14 each, and standing room only tickets for the grass berm are $10 each. Children 2-years-old and under are free. Fans may buy a single ticket (or tickets for all 70 home games) here.
There are many available parking lots and parking decks around Uptown Charlotte with evening parking rates (usually after 5pm). Many are within a short walking distance of BB&T Ballpark.
You can find a map of area parking lots and decks here.
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