Fireworks, Giveaways, Ticket Deals: Something for Everyone at The Orchard This Summer

Single-game tickets for all 32 regular-season home games now on sale

The first 1,000 fans on Opening Night will receive a souvenir blanket.

YAKIMA, Wash. – Highlighted by six always-popular fireworks nights, the Yakima Valley Pippins have a full schedule of promotional events and ticket deals for fans this summer at The Orchard.

The festivities begin Friday, June 3, when the Pippins host five-time defending West Coast League champion Corvallis on Opening Night, presented by Legends Casino Hotel. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free souvenir blanket courtesy of Legends, and fireworks cap the evening. The popular Legends Casino dice roll contest, where a fan can win up to $500, also returns for all Pippins home games.

Single-game tickets for all 32 home contests are available at or by calling 509-575-HITS (4487) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. In addition to tickets, game-day parking passes also can be purchased online. For telephone purchases, tickets and parking passes can be emailed to buyers.

A camouflage cap will be available on Celebrate America Night to the first 1,000 fans.

“We’re thrilled to be able to get back to some of our more popular nights after going the past two years without them,” Pippins general manager Jeff Garretson said.

Opening night is one of six fireworks nights. Others are:

• Military Appreciation Night, sponsored by Chris Corry, Gina Mosbrucker and Curtis King, on Monday, June 20;

• Celebrate Equality Night, presented by Saol, Haven, Indigo, and Noir et Blanc salons, on Friday, June 24;

• Celebrate America Night, presented by Banner Bank, on Friday, July 1. The first 1,000 fans will receive a souvenir adjustable camouflage cap.

Essential Workers Night, presented by Perry Technical Institute, on Thursday, July 21. Perry Tech will provide a giveaway item for the first 500 fans.

Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act will perform at The Orchard on Monday, July 11, during Chamber of Commerce Family Night.

Fan Appreciation Night, presented by Valley Mall, on Thursday, Aug. 4. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free Scott T. Pippin bobblehead based on Maverick from “Top Gun 2.”

For the first time, the Pippins will host Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act on Chamber of Commerce Night on Monday, July 11. Presented by the Yakima Chamber of Commerce and the Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, this family-friendly entertainment act is a crowd-pleaser for fans of all ages.

Team Poster Night, presented by Stephens Media Group, is slated for Friday, July 29, and Pippins Trading Card Night, presented by Ron’s Coin and Collectibles, is Saturday, July 30.

“We’ve also got a special surprise in store for July 30 that fans won’t want to miss,” Garretson said.

The sixth Scott T. Bobblehead will be available Thursday, Aug. 4, to the first 1,000 fans who come through the gates on Fan Appreciation Night.

CWU Alumni Night is Friday, July 8. It’s also $5/$500 Friday, with $5 general admission tickets. Five random fans also will win $100 each.

Recurring promotions throughout the summer include:

Toyota Tuesday Family Nights, with ticket discounts for families, $2 hot dogs, $2 small sodas, $2 small popcorns, $2 single-scoop Baskin Robbins ice cream! Free baseballs for the first 50 youth, and free hot dog coupons for the first 100 youth! Buy the first ticket at regular price, and other tickets in your group are just $2 each. Call 509-575-4487 to purchase Toyota Tuesday tickets in advance.

Baseball Bingo Winning Wednesdays, presented by St. Joe’s Bingo, where fans can win prize packages courtesy of St. Joe’s Bingo and the Pippins.

• Ever-popular Thirsty Thursdays, courtesy of Northwest Peanut Co. and Stephens Media Group, with discounts on beer and wine from gate opening through last call. The Pippins also will feature a “private label” discount offering at all games.

Cider Saturdays, courtesy of Tieton Cider Works, will feature discount draft prices for the Cider of the Night. On Saturday, June 4, Tieton Cider Works will have a giveaway for the first 500 fans.

Sunday Fundays, where kids get in for just $1 when accompanied by a paying adult, courtesy of Allstate. Youth can run around the bases after the game, mimosas will be available for purchase for fans 21 and older, and cheese zombies will also be available for purchase.

The Orchard is currently undergoing renovations that include new seating and repair and maintenance work. Garretson said the projects are on schedule and should be completed by the end of April.

By Yakima Valley Pippins

April 5, 2022