Pacifics Announce 2018 Promotional Calendar

Single Game Tickets Go on Sale Today, “Special Event Games” Announced


San Rafael, CA - The San Rafael Pacifics announced today their Promotions and Special Events Calendar for the 2018 season. The schedule is filled with unique and exciting giveaways, theme nights and promotions. Single game tickets are now on sale, and you can click here to purchase seats for any of our 40 home games.


This season also presents the debut of the “Special Event Games” series. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase a “Special Event Game” ticket in advance while simultaneously securing an exclusive promotional item that comes with the ticket. The promotional item will directly tie in with the game's theme that day and can only be obtained via the Special Event Game ticket.  Among the Special Events this season are:


·      “A Salute to Our Local Firefighters” presented by Alten Construction on Saturday July 14th.  For $25.00 fans can buy a package including a GA game ticket, a unique “Firefighters Night in Marin” t-shirt and have $10.00 donated to the San Rafael Fire Foundation.

·      For “The Oysters and Baseball Festival” sponsored by Hog Island Oyster Company on Friday August 17th the Pacifics will be renamed the “Hog Island Oysters”. For $30.00 you can get a GA ticket, a Hog Island Oyster sampler including 6 Hog Island oysters, a glass of crispy Van Ruiten Brut Champagne and a limited edition “Oysters” jersey.

·      Saturday, August 25th will be the second annual “Saving Second Base Night” sponsored by United Markets and Dr. Karen Horton.  For a $25.00 advanced sale ticket fans will get a GA game ticket, provide a $10.00 donation to the Tri-Valley SOCKS and receive a very special Pacifics “Saving Second Base” pink hat to demonstrate their awareness and support for the battle against breast cancer.  We’ll also be making a “call to artists” requesting art pieces to be made from bras that will be auctioned off at the game to support breast cancer awareness groups in the Bay Area.


Our 2018 Promotional and Special Events Calendar features some fun and exciting new events like our historic “Double Chin Night”, when on Friday June 29th “one lucky fan will walk away with one less chin” (thanks to a gift certificate for two free Kybella treatments from Laser Center of Marin).

The 2018 Season begins with an exciting Opening Day Weekend against the newest teams in the league Napa and Martinez beginning with our Opening Night Celebration on June 2nd, when the Pacifics will play the newly-minted Napa Silverados and will be honoring recently retired legendary IJ rock ‘n roll columnist Paul Liberatore with a special pre-game ceremony.  Each fan coming to the game will receive a collector’s “We Want You” commemorative pin courtesy of Marin Subaru.  Also, come meet the Martinez Clippers for their inaugural visit to Albert Park on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 5th and 6th. 

Among our other promotional events this year are:

Commemoration Nights

We’re also celebrating three very important commemorations this year: 

·      It’s the 50th anniversary of the Beatles “White Album”, so on Saturday June 30th for our “White Album Anniversary Night” the first 250 fans in the park will receive a white Pacifics t-shirt and can go “Helter Skelter” with a pre-game mini-concert from Beatles cover band, “Nigel and Clive and the British Invasion”, all courtesy of Northgate Acoustics

·      On Wednesday June 6th, we’ll celebrate our veterans with a “D Day Commemoration” sponsored by the San Rafael Elks #1108 Lodge.  We’re planning a display of military vehicles and special presentations for our local vets

·      Then, on June 21st we have very special and historic recognition of the night in 1967 when baseball legend Satchel Paige pitched at Albert Park.  On “Satchel Paige Commemoration Night” the first 250 fans will receive a free baseball with the special commemorative logo of Paige’s appearance at Albert Park and we’ll have other events to mark the historic event all courtesy of Sobel Communications.

·      Help us congratulate Marin’s-own famed sportscaster Barry Tompkins for his induction into the Boxing Hall of Fame on Friday August 3rd with our first Boxing Night in Marin, a historic and unique boxing match within a ballgame format presented by the Novato Boxing Club.  See local fighters square off between innings of the game!


Theme Nights

You should highlight on your calendar for some fan-favorite theme nights like:

·      On June 9th join us for a unique and very interesting Night of Fencing presented by the Marin Fencing Academy. We’ll have local fencers demonstrate the sport of fencing with matches between innings and free lessons for our fans during the game. All fans will receive a special “We Want You” Pacifics Schedule Poster courtesy of the Marin Fencing Academy

·      “Salute to Women in Baseball” on Saturday July 21st when we’ll recognize the second annual “Alexis Busch Award” winner and conduct an on-field girl’s baseball/softball skills competition all courtesy of Perry’s on Magnolia Restaurant

·      For the seventh year in a row we’re recognizing all the Dads out there with our “Father’s Day Game” presented by Budweiser.  All kids are invited to play catch on the field with their Dads before the game

·      The third annual “National Hot Dog Day” will be celebrated on Sunday July 22nd, with the first 250 fans getting a special hot dog t-shirt courtesy of United Markets;

·      Our first “Good Grooming Night” presented by EO Products and Hairport on Wednesday July 11th, when fans can get free haircuts, mani/pedis and other grooming essentials from some of our local business partners including a free personal-sized bottle of EO Products hand sanitizer

·      On Saturday August 18th, we’ll have a special 12pm day game for the seventh annual “Home Run Derby” featuring representatives from our local high schools trying to beat former Pacifics slugger and San Rafael High’s head baseball coach, Steve Detwiler;

·      Our seventh annual “Bark in the Park” presented by Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin will be on Sunday July 15th. The first 250 fans will receive a dog collar clip-on light.


 Giveaway Nights


·      Our friends with the Marin Municipal Water District will be giving the first 250 fans on Water Bottle Night, Tuesday June 12th, a free aluminum water bottle that’s BPA-free and features a screw-top with a carabiner clip

·      For the second year in a row, the first 250 fans on Saturday June 16th will receive a free “Best Team on Grass” t-shirt courtesy of the Law Offices of Scot Candell & Associates

·      For our Safe at Home Night presented Barbier Security on June 20th, the first 250 fans will receive a free mini baseball bat

·      On August 4th Peter Levi Plumbing will celebrate Super Peter Night by giving a free “Super Peter” tee shirt to the first 250 fans


Special Cause Nights

Again, this year we’re committed to several very special cause nights that we hope you’ll join us for:


·      On Sunday June 3rd, it’s the “Celebration of Life – Cancer Survivor’s Day” supporting those who’ve battled against this disease. The first 250 fans will receive a special Cancer Survivor’s Celebration knit cap “beanie” courtesy of Marin General Hospital

·      In recognition of the Napa and Sonoma fire victims and the great first responders who came to their assistance, on Saturday June 9th we’re having “Fire Victims/First Responders Night” courtesy of the Elks Lodge.  We’ll be distributing free tickets to fire victim and the first responders and there will be a pre-game ceremony honoring those who suffered and those who responded


Nightly Promotions


·      Tuesdays Kids Get in Free courtesy of Northgate Acoustics.  All kids 12 and under get in free on Tuesday nights

·      Wednesdays are Whistlestop Wednesdays courtesy of Whistlestop.  All seniors 65 and older get in free

·      Thursdays are Heritage Nights.  Every Thursday night becomes a celebration of Marin County’s diversity as we recognize some of the special heritage nights that have become a big part of how the Pacifics recognize the exciting fabric of our community:


·      June 28:  Irish Heritage Night:  Featuring local Irish dancers and, of course, corned beef sandwiches from Jane’s First Base Café

·      July 26:  Jewish Heritage Night:  Courtesy of the Osher Marin JCC, the Pacifics will once again celebrate the food, music and culture of our Jewish community

·      August 2:  Hispanic Heritage Night:  As they have for the past seven years, the Marin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be giving away to the first 250 fans a unique “Los Pacificos” t-shirt and we’ll be honoring legendary Giants second baseman and Spanish broadcaster Tito Fuentes, Sr.

·      August 9:  Marin County Cultural Heritage Night:

·      August 16:  Italian Heritage Night:  Since we’re playing the Martinez Clippers we thought it appropriate to honor their namesake, the legendary Joe DiMaggio, with a #5 kitchen apron courtesy of Ciatti Wines and Marin Joe’s restaurant

·      We welcome the return of last year’s popular “Victory Insurance” presented by George Petersen Insurance Agency, which insures Pacifics fans will win a victory with a free ticket voucher if the Pacifics lose a home game



Please check out our complete 2018 Promotions and Special Events Calendar under the “Tickets & Promos” tab on our website at  Fans can guarantee their seats now for the most popular theme-nights and giveaways by purchasing season tickets, a 6 or 10-game Flex Plan or any individual game tickets.