Los Angeles Dodgers Announce Star Wars Night And More Themed Nights

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Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers set attendance records at Camelback Ranch and reached 3 million in ticket sales for the 2015 season at the earliest date in franchise history; further suggesting there’s clearly a palpable excitement surrounding this season’s team.

On top of the previously announced giveaway games, there will be 15 themed nights at Dodger Stadium, with 11 of them already on the schedule.

First up is Stars Wars Night, which is on April 14 when the Dodgers host the Seattle Mariners. Pregame ceremonies will be Star Wars themed and characters will be on hand to take photos with fans. The ticket package is already sold out.

USC Night follows two weeks later and USC students, alumni and fans are invited to wear their cardinal and gold when the Dodgers face the San Francisco Giants. USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch and ticket packages include a USC Dodgers t-shirt.

UCLA alumnus and Dodger Eric Karros will throw out the first pitch for UCLA night on May 1. Ticket packages include a UCLA Dodgers t-shirt. With several Cuban players on the roster, the Dodgers will celebrate their annual Cuba Night on May 11. Ticket packages include a Cuba Dodgers t-shirt with Yasiel Puig’s name and number on the back.

Girl Scout Night is on May 15 and fans who purchase one of the special ticket packages will receive a commemorative Girl Scout patch. Additionally, Friday Night Fireworks will take place after the game. The first annual Yoga Night is scheduled for May 17, and that ticket package includes a Dodger Yoga mat as well as the opportunity to participate in a postgame Yoga session on the field with certified Yoga teachers.

Firefighters will be rightly appreciated on June 8 with ticket packages including a commemorative Dodgers Firefighter Appreciation Night T-shirt and access to a pre-game reception at Dodger Stadium’s historic 76 station. A portion of each ticket sold for this event will benefit the California Fire Foundation.

The Dodgers annual Filipino Heritage Night is on June 10. As in years prior, purchase of a ticket package comes with a Dodgers Filipino Night T-shirt. The Dodgers invite the LGBT community to Dodger Stadium on June 19. A ticket package includes a game ticket and an exclusive Dodgers LGBT Night T-shirt. Lisa Vanderpump, LGBT advocate and GLADD spokesperson will throw the ceremonial first pitch.

In what may be one of the loudest games, Pups at the Park presented Aby voDerm Natural Pet Foods & Nylabone is scheduled for June 20. Fans that purchase a special event ticket in the all-you-can-eat right-field pavilion are invited to bring their dogs to the park and join in the pre-game Pup Parade on the field. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation.

While Chris Paul may not be the most welcomed professional athlete at Dodger Stadium, Clippers Night is on July 28. Ticket packages include a co-branded Dodger and Clipper t-shirt. Clippers players will be on hand for pregame ceremonies.


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