It's time once again to bring Sprout & About readers, sponsors and supporters together for a huge family-friendly bash! We're organizing this celebration to show you how much we appreciate your support.
On Saturday, July 29, we’re swinging for the fences with a brand new type of Celebration event: A night out at the ballpark with the Gateway Grizzlies! Following the free pre-game Celebration, readers are invited to stay for the ballgame with pre-purchased discounted tickets*, enjoy fun activities and giveaways, and watch a spectacular post-game fireworks show.
FIRST:Join us for the free pre-game Celebration event: Saturday, July 29 5-7 p.m. Main gate at the GCS Credit Union Ballpark
Enjoy fun activities at the free pre-game Celebration: • Decorate a pair of "Funglasses" with The Magic House! • Construct a miniature version of the Gateway Arch with Saint Louis Science Center • Have your face painted by Impish Grin Face Art • Make a “We’re #1” fan finger with Missouri History Museum • Stop by the Shock City School of Music booth for musical instrument exploration • Get creative with a bubble station, coloring sheets and interactive games hosted by Edwardsville Children’s Museum • Play brain games and mini-golf with YMCA Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood • Make ooey, gooey slime with Mad Science of St. Louis • Make toys for pets with Humane Society of Missouri • Spin the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Sports Fit’n’Fun Wheel to stretch, jump and learn about staying fit and safe while playing sports. • PLUS: One lucky child will throw out the first pitch, courtesy of Washington University and St. Louis Children's Young Athlete Center! Visit the Young Athlete Center booth from 5-6 p.m. to enter to win. • Meet Snow White • Plus more hands-on activities and crafts and giveaways!
THEN:Join us for the ballgame, Grizzlies vs. Washington Wild Things, beginning at 7:05 p.m. Pre-purchase discounted tickets* here. Use code SPROUT9 for $9 field box seats and SPROUT5 for $5 for lawn seats!
Enjoy fun activities during the game, including: • A pre-game bald eagle flight and free eagle photo-op with World Bird Sanctuary • Take the field for a chance to win prizes! The Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center will select five little sluggers to compete for a prize on the field between innings. • Fun activities and giveaways from Sprout & About and partners • State-of-the-art playground in the Kids Zone area • Spectacular post-game fireworks display • Famous food options, including Baseball’s Best hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, Bobby’s Frozen Custard and other classics.**
*Tickets must be pre-purchased to receive discount. Ticket price listed is per person. Tickets will be regular price at the gate on the day of the event. Children 2 and under are free. **Food available for purchase
A special thank you to our 2017 Sprout & About Celebration host the Gateway Grizzlies