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Go nuts at these themed Flying Squirrels games

Here are our picks for can’t-miss giveaways, happy hours, and specialty nights at the Diamond this season.

Outside of the Flying Squirrels stadium.

Are you ready for a season of fun at the Diamond?

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The Flying Squirrels 2024 promotional schedule is here.

If you like your baseball with fireworks, superheroes, and giveaways galore, then get ready to bookmark some of this year’s themed games.

Individual tickets for games go on sale at Nutzy’s Block Party on Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m., then online at 11 a.m.

⭐️ We’ve marked the games we’re particularly looking forward to with a star. Check out the full schedule for all the promotions.

A batter wears the bright green Ardillas Voladoras uniform for Copa de la Diversion

Las Ardillas Voladoras return to the Diamond this season.

Photo courtesy of the Flying Squirrels


⭐️ Opening Night | April 9
Celebrate the return of Squirrel season with Super Blast fireworks after the game.

Pro tip: This season will have 25 fireworks shows, typically scheduled on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Nutasha’s Birthday | April 14
Score a Nutasha bobblehead at this night celebrating the superhero squirrel.

⭐️ 90s Night | April 26
Get there early for happy hour and a denim bucket hat giveaway to go full 90s.

River City and James River Appreciation Night | April 27
Salute the James with a re-brand celebrating the River City.

Kids Club Welcome Day | April 28
This night includes a t-shirt giveaway for the first 1,000 kids.


⭐️ Wait, Who Are These Guys? Night | May 14
We must say, we’re intrigued by the promise of “your hometown team like you’ve never seen them before.”

Hanover Community Night | May 16
The Squirrels will rock specialty Hanover Tomato jerseys. Score one of your own at an auction to support Mechanicsville Rotary.

RVA Day | May 17
Enjoy Friday Funnville Happy Hour specials before the afternoon game.

Disability Inclusion Day | May 19
The Squirrels will give away Inclusion Day rally towels to the first 1,000 fans in partnership with Friendship Circle of VA.

Is the Game Still On? | May 28
Score a free Flying Squirrels umbrella to cure your rainy game day woes.


⭐️ Flying Squirrels Prom | June 1
Dress to the nines and dance the night away at the first Flying Squirrels prom.

Grandparents Day | June 2
Squirrel Tail Kids Club members and their grandparents can enjoy an afternoon of funn at the Diamond.

⭐️ Pride Night | June 7
Be among the first 1,000 fans in attendance to get a Virginia Pride Pennant Flag.

Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond Night | June 8
Dress as your favorite superhero, meet Spider-Man and Iron Man, and cheer on the Squirrels in specialty Marvel-ized jerseys.

⭐️ Tattoo Night | June 28
Happy hour and a Flying Squirrels-themed tattoo “sleeve” giveaway? We’ll be lining up at the gates.

Negro Leagues Heritage Night | June 29
The Squirrels pay tribute to the history of Negro League baseball with one-night-only uniforms.

Bluey Character Appearance | June 30
Enjoy the game and cheer along with the little blue puppy.


⭐️ Independence Day Celebrations | July 4-6
Celebrate America’s birthday with America’s pastime and Super Blast fireworks on the 4th, encore fireworks on the 5th, and Glow Night on the 6th.

⭐️ National Hot Dog Day | July 10
Do you want a hot dog scented candle? Because the first 1,000 fans at this game will go home with one.

Women and Girls in Sports Day | July 11
The Squirrels celebrate the achievements of women and girls across multiple sports.

⭐️ Richmond 34 Legacy Weekend | July 12-13
Two days of events will honor the 34 Virginia Union University students who conducted a sit-in protest at a whites-only lunch counter in 1960 and their impact on the Civil Rights Movement.

Fairytale Funnville | July 14
The Diamond transforms into a magical land with a Royal Cape giveaway for the first 1,000 kids.

Nutzy Ear Cap Giveaway | July 28
Dress to impress by scoring a free cap when you arrive at the game early.


⭐️ Salute to the Peanut! Tri-Cities Night | Aug. 6
Virginia’s favorite nut takes center stage — the first 1,000 fans will receive a peanut koozie.

Breastfeeding Awareness Night | Aug. 7
The Squirrels partner with Nurture RVA to celebrate the journey of pregnancy, birth, and early parenting.

Back to School Day | Aug. 11
Bring donations for the school supply drive to help local students.

⭐️ National Lemonade Day | Aug. 20
Join the Squirrels for a refreshing evening of baseball and a lemonade t-shirt giveaway.

Salute to Jimmy Buffett Night | Aug. 23
The first 1,500 fans ages 21 and up will receive a Margaritaville Hawaiian shirt.

Grateful Fans Night | Aug. 24
Enjoy live music on the concourse before the game and take part in a tie-dye jersey auction to benefit MEDRVA Foundation.

Shell and Tell Beach Day | Aug. 25
As summer winds down, learn about seashells and marine life in our region.


Theft Prevention Night | Sept. 3
It’s theft prevention night, but the San Francisco Giant Patrick Bailey bobblehead giveaway is definitely a steal.

⭐️ Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration | Sept. 6
Get there early for happy hour and cheer on Las Ardillas Voladoras.

ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation Night | Sept. 7
Players will wear custom jerseys designed by ASK kids.

Fan Appreciation Day | Sept. 8
The season wraps up with a celebration of Richmond fans at this afternoon game.

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