Homestand Highlights: August 7-16

Great events scheduled, including STAR WARS Day and Retro Night; Mike Sweeney to be inducted into Royals HOF

The Kansas City Royals return to Kauffman Stadium to host the Chicago White Sox (August 7-9), Detroit Tigers (August 10-12) and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (August 13-16). Fans can take part in many great events, including Huskers Night (August 8), STAR WARS Day (August 9), Retro Night (August 15) and KU Day (August 16). The Club is also excited to induct former first baseman Mike Sweeney into the Royals Hall of Fame on August 15.

Also note, the game on Sunday, August 16 has been moved from 1:10 p.m. to 7:08 p.m. to air as ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball game. The game will be televised exclusively on ESPN. 

Friday, August 7 - Chicago White Sox vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • Buck Night - Every Friday, fans can enjoy a special Buck Night, presented by Visit KC, as hot dogs and peanuts are just $1 each all night long. www.royals.com/fanvalue.
  • Summer Fireworks - Fans will enjoy a spectacular fireworks show, presented by Hy-Vee and Pepsi, after the game.

Saturday, August 8 - Chicago White Sox vs. Royals, 6:10 p.m.

  • Huskers Night - Supporters of the University of Nebraska will join fellow Huskers for a night of big-league action presented by FOX Sports Kansas City and Rally House. Visit www.royals.com/huskers for details on this sold-out event. The first 6,000 fans who bring their Huskers Night discounted ticket to the table located inside Hy-Vee Gate B will receive a limited-edition red and white KC Royals Nebraska cap (photo attached). Gates open at 4:30 p.m.  
  • 610 Saturday - The Royals have teamed up with Entercom and 610 Sports Radio for special pregame festivities outside Rivals Sports Bar that include 610 Sports Radio personalities, special guests, food and drink specials and much more. Fans can enjoy the 610 Saturday Appetizer Special - Stadium Dog for just $6.10 - in Rivals Sports Bar from the time the gates open until the first pitch. Listen to 610 Sports Radio and receive a coupon code to purchase a standing room only ticket for just $6.10. www.royals.com/610saturday.

Sunday, August 9 - Chicago White Sox vs. Royals, 1:10 p.m.

  • STAR WARS Day - Join fellow STAR WARS fans in the first-ever STAR WARS Day at Kauffman Stadium, presented by Kohl's. STAR WARS entertainment will be featured throughout the game, and all fans are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters! Fans who purchased tickets to the sold-out offer can pick up their limited-edition Jedi Alex Gordon bobblehead at the Hall of Fame Pavilion Tent outside Gate A anytime from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the day of the game. For more information, please visit www.royals.com/specialevents.
  • Family FunDay Sunday - Each Sunday home game features pregame interactive kids entertainment plus face painters and caricature or balloon artists in the Outfield Experience. All-Day Play Passes for unlimited activities in the Outfield Experience are available for just $10. Fans also have the opportunity to get pregame autographs from select players by the Royals dugout. Throughout the season, the Royals are offering a Family FunDay Sunday 4-Pack that includes four Hy-Vee Infield tickets, $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise and four All-Day Play Passes - more than $150 in value - for just $90! 4-Pack passes are sold out for this day but can be purchased for September Sunday games. For more information, visit www.royals.com/sunday
  • Skippy Fun Run - All fans 14 and under can run the bases after the game (conditions permitting).

Monday, August 10 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • Value Monday - Every Monday, all Hy-Vee View Level tickets are just $9, courtesy of Hy-Vee. www.royals.com/fanvalue.

Tuesday, August 11 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • T-Shirt Tuesday - The first 10,000 fans will receive a heather blue 7th Inning Stretch t-shirt, courtesy of Sprint 

Wednesday, August 12 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • Student Night presented by INK Magazine - Rivals Outfield Plaza or Hy-Vee View Level tickets are available for Wednesday home games for youth and students with a valid ID at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office for just $8. Select tickets are also available online at www.royals.com/studentnight. Seating is subject to availability. All Student Nights include pregame food and beverage specials available at the Boulevard Grill.
  • Local Music Showcase presented by INK Magazine - Catch a free pregame concert on us! Every Wednesday Student Night also features live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience. Performing during this showcase will be the band The Grisly Hand. For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight.  

Thursday, August 13 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • GordoNation - Fans can enjoy being a part of GordoNation, a special seating section in left field reserved for die-hard Alex Gordon fans on Thursday home games throughout the season. Fans who already purchased tickets for the sold-out section will receive a lower-level ticket in left field and the second of three Charlie Hustle brand GordoNation t-shirts (photo attached). For details, visit www.royals.com/specialevents.
  • All You Can Eat Seats - During select Thursday home games throughout the season, fans can purchase All You Can Eat Seats located in the Loge Level (Sec. 319 - 325), which includes unlimited ballpark fare. All the hot dogs, nachos, peanuts, pretzels and Pepsi products you can handle for $45 per seat! Tickets are sold out for the event this night. For details, visit www.royals.com/allyoucaneat.

Friday, August 14 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

  • Buck Night - Every Friday, fans can enjoy a special Buck Night, presented by Visit KC, as hot dogs and peanuts are just $1 each all night long. www.royals.com/fanvalue.
  • Summer Fireworks - Fans will enjoy a spectacular fireworks show, presented by Hy-Vee and Pepsi, after the game.

Saturday, August 15 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 6:10 p.m.

  • Retro Night - Join us for Retro Night as the Royals celebrate the 1980s! The event will feature two pregame concerts with the popular '80s cover band, The Zeros performing on the Outfield Experience Stage and the band, Retroactive on the Hy-Vee Stage. Throughout the game, there will be a live organist and other special programming, including music and other trivia from the '80s. For more information, visit www.royals.com/retro.
  • Retro Replica Powder Blue Jersey - In conjunction with Retro Night, the first 10,000 fans will receive a retro replica powder blue jersey, courtesy of FOX Sports Kansas City.
  • Sweeney Inducted into Royals Hall of Fame - Former first baseman Mike Sweeney will become the 26th member of the Royals Hall of Fame when inducted during a special pregame ceremony. 
  • 610 Saturday - The Royals have teamed up with Entercom and 610 Sports Radio for special pregame festivities outside Rivals Sports Bar that include 610 Sports Radio personalities, special guests, food and drink specials and much more. Fans can enjoy the 610 Saturday Appetizer Special - Southwest Egg Roll for just $6.10 - in Rivals Sports Bar from the time the gates open until the first pitch. Listen to 610 Sports Radio and receive a coupon code to purchase a standing room only ticket for just $6.10. www.royals.com/610saturday.

Sunday, August 16 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:08 p.m.

  • KU Night - Supporters of the University of Kansas can join fellow Jayhawks for a night of big-league action presented by FOX Sports Kansas City and Rally House. Fans can visit www.royals.com/ku  for details or to purchase discounted tickets. The first 3,750 fans who bring their KU Night discounted ticket to the table located inside Hy-Vee Gate B will receive a limited-edition red and blue KC Royals KU cap (photo attached). Gates open at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Cruise to The K Classic Car Show - The Royals host the sixth annual Cruise to The K Classic Car Show and Exhibit. Cars will be on display in Lot A throughout the day. Cruise to The K participants who purchased a special ticket package to the sold-out event will receive entrance into the contest, two tickets to the game, a parking pass, commemorative t-shirt and dash plaque for just $35. Participants who purchased a car show ticket package will also receive one voucher for Buy One, Get One Free admission to the Kansas City Auto Museum. Vouchers can be picked up the day of the event.  
  • Family FunDay Sunday - Each Sunday home game features pregame interactive kids entertainment plus face painters and caricature or balloon artists in the Outfield Experience. All-Day Play Passes for unlimited activities in the Outfield Experience are available for just $10. Fans also have the opportunity to get pregame autographs from select players by the Royals dugout. Throughout the season, the Royals are offering a Family FunDay Sunday 4-Pack that includes four Hy-Vee Infield tickets, $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise and four All-Day Play Passes - more than $150 in value - for just $90! 4-Pack passes are sold out for this day but can be purchased games for September Sunday games. For more information, visit www.royals.com/sunday
  • Note - Skippy Fun Run Cancelled - Due to the game start time change, the Skippy Fun Run has been cancelled for the evening.

Fans may purchase tickets online at royals.com, at area Hy-Vee stores or at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.