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The Charleston RiverDogs have unveiled this year’s promotion games schedule, with only a few days left before the first pitch of the season is thrown at The Joe. This year’s slate of promos will reflect on the past in some ways, with plenty of giveaways and tributes to the 2021 team’s run to the first championship in franchise history. 

Not only that, but following a campaign that started with limited capacity and field access, the RiverDogs are ready to ramp up the wackiness and antics they were known for before the onset of the pandemic. 

Here are just a few of the special games we’re making sure to grab tickets for. 

April 8

Opening Night: 2022 Season Premiere 
The RiverDogs are kicking off their quest for a repeat after securing the franchise’s first championship in 2021. Fans will get a 2022 magnet schedule at the gate and have the opportunity to take pictures with the championship trophy. The night will begin with parachuters flying in the American flag and end with the first fireworks show of the season. Fans are encouraged to wear red as the team celebrates the military on a Boeing Red Shirt Friday.

April 16

Toilet Paper Night Part Deuce
What may have started out as a crappy idea last year turned out to be a fun and memorable night, so the RiverDogs are rolling out its second TP Night. Much to the chagrin of the cleanup crew, fans will get a roll of toilet paper as soon as the final out is recorded. The team will count down and then the stadium will treat the ballpark like it’s a high school math teacher’s house. In addition, The Joe will celebrate its third-floor bathroom receiving a 10/10 rating on
@charlestonbathroom by giving folks a rare glimpse of the luxurious lavatory.

May 7

Used Car Salesman Appreciation Night 
We have days dedicated to appreciating mothers, fathers, teachers, dentists, DJs and just about everything in between, so the RiverDogs have taken it upon themselves to champion the people who sold us our first cars. The night will include a car sales competition, inflatable tube dancers and a kids motorized vehicle car show.

July 30

Anime Night 
Brush up on your anime knowledge ahead of this night celebrating iconic Japanese animation from Dragon Ball to Naruto. The first 500 fans in attendance will get a special RiverDogs anime poster. Be sure to dress up and take part in the night’s cosplay contest. 

August 13

Bite Night 
In the heat of the moment, one famous boxer 25 years ago notoriously bit off more than he could chew. The RiverDogs are paying homage to this infamous moment by teaming up with the Pillow Fight Championship to host live pillow fight exhibitions at The Joe after the game. The first 1,000 fans in the door will get a stress squeeze ball shaped like an ear.

This is just the tip of the iceberg, as daily promotions like Dog Days (Tuesdays), Wicked Wednesdays (Wednesdays — obviously) and Thirst Thursdays (you get it) are all back on the calendar. Check out the full schedule online at milb.com/charleston and grab your tickets now!


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