(Central Islip, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2024) – The Long Island Ducks today announced their preliminary promotional schedule for the 2024 season, presented by Catholic Health.

Opening Night at Fairfield Properties Ballpark will kick off the season on Thursday, April 25, when the Ducks take on the defending Atlantic League champion Lancaster Barnstormers at 6:35 p.m. The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive Ducks Beach Towels, courtesy of charter Ducks sponsor P.C. Richard and Son. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:15 to enjoy pregame team introductions.

The good times continue throughout Opening Weekend. Saturday, April 27, will feature the first of 15 postgame Fireworks Spectaculars to take place at the ballpark this season. The following afternoon, the first 1,000 fans will receive 2024 Magnet Schedules, courtesy of Atria Senior Living. The full Fireworks Spectacular schedule is as follows, with UBS Financial Services, Forte Construction/Tap Electric, Fairfield Properties, Catholic Health, Flagstar Bank, Farmingdale State College, Uncle Giuseppe’s and the Suffolk County PBA presenting select shows:

Saturday, April 27 Thursday, July 4
Saturday, May 11 Saturday, July 20
Saturday, May 25 Saturday, July 27
Saturday, June 1 Saturday, August 3
Friday, June 21 Saturday, August 17
Saturday, June 22 Saturday, August 31
Tuesday, July 2 Saturday, September 14
Wednesday, July 3

Also highlighting the promotional schedule in 2024 will be five games that celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Ducks first-ever Atlantic League championship, won in 2004. Fans will have the opportunity to receive collectors’ items celebrating this historic team, and a few key contributors to the championship could make an appearance at the ballpark too. Following are the scheduled dates for the 2004 Championship 20th Anniversary Series:

Friday, April 26 – 2004 Atlantic League Champions Posters (first 1,500 fans)
Friday, May 24 – Doug Jennings Oversized Baseball Cards (first 1,500 fans)
Wednesday, June 19 – Kimera Bartee Oversized Baseball Cards (first 1,500 fans)
Friday, July 26 – Justin Davies Oversized Baseball Cards (first 1,500 fans)
Wednesday, August 21 – Kevin Baez Oversized Baseball Cards (first 1,500 fans)

Also new to the promotional schedule this season will be Fans’ Choice Night on Thursday, August 20. This night will give fans the opportunity to personalize their experience at the ballpark by voting on things such as a giveaway item, music, food and drink specials and much more. Voting will run through July 31. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Several other giveaway items and appearances are on the promotional schedule for this season, including:

Quackers, courtesy of Romeo’s Fuel (first 1,000 fans) – Sunday, June 2
Ducks Baseball Caps, courtesy of Petro Home Services (first 1,200 fans) – Thursday, June 13
Superhero Night with appearances by Spider-Man and Captain America and Kid’s Health & Safety Expo, presented by Stony Brook Children’s Hospital – Thursday, June 20
Ducks Baseballs, courtesy of Yellow Dog Lawn Care (first 1,000 fans) – Sunday, July 21
Ducks T-Shirts, courtesy of SCOPE Education Services (first 1,500 fans) – Thursday, August 8
QJ Oversized Baseball Cards, courtesy of The Anne V. Graziani Fund (first 1,500 fans) – Thursday, September 12

The Ducks are also planning several exciting theme nights for 2024, including:

Mother’s Day Brunch – Sunday, May 12 (CLICK FOR MORE INFO)
Bark in the Park – Saturday, May 27 (1:35 p.m.) and Monday, September 2 (CLICK FOR MORE INFO)
Golden Ticket Night – Thursday, May 30
Irish Heritage Night – Wednesday, July 10
Camp Day – Thursday, July 11
Jewish Heritage Night, presented by the Jewish Community Centers of Long Island – Sunday, August 18
Breast Cancer Awareness Night with Postgame Fireworks, presented by Uncle Giuseppe’s – Saturday, August 31
Fan Appreciation Day, presented by Coca-Cola – Sunday, September 15

Every game this year will include a chance to win an exciting prize, special offers or fun experiences as well.

Individual tickets for all 2024 Ducks home games will go on sale Wednesday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. Fans can purchase their tickets by visiting LIDucks.com, calling (631) 940-TIXX, or visiting the Fairfield Properties Ballpark box office. Those purchasing tickets on February 7 will be entered into a raffle to win a Fan Appreciation Day VIP Experience. CLICK HERE for more information.

The Ducks are entering their 24th season of play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Fairfield Properties Ballpark in Central Islip, N.Y. They are the all-time leader in wins and attendance in Atlantic League history, led all MLB Partner Leagues in attendance in 2023, and have sold out a record 706 games all-time. For further information, visit LIDucks.com or call 631-940-DUCK (3825).

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