Charlotte Knights’ fan-friendly festival returns as the official kick-off to the team’s upcoming 2019 season. The event, which dates back to Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, SC, will take place at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tickets for the event are just $5 with proceeds to benefit Charlotte Knights Charities and the Crockett Foundation.
The event will include a Softball Home Run Derby featuring the Dudley Demolition Bombers, and a Media Softball Game. Money for every home run hit will be donated by #PWXWrestling.
Field box seats will be open for seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Following a ceremonial first pitch at 1:00 p.m., notable members of Charlotte radio and television will face off in a “Rock N’ Jock” style softball game. A full list of participants will be released leading up to the event.
Knights Fest will include:
Appearance by Homer The Dragon.
Behind-the-scenes tour of BB&T Ballpark
$2 Concession items (hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, sodas, bottled water and domestic draft beers).
In addition, the Charlotte Knights Armor Shoppe will be open and stocked with new items for the 2019 season, as well as a number of discounted items.