Ten things to see and do at Spirit Communications Park for the Columbia Fireflies’ home opener:
1. Mason Jar
Name for Fireflies’ merchandise store. The Fireflies’ logo and merchandise is some of the coolest in the minors.
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3. Food, food
There are four concession areas in concourse area, and there are 25 rolling carts for specialty food and beverages.
4. Kids Zone
Located on the third-base-side concourse, it will feature inflatables, slides and games for kids.
5. Bojangles’ Berm
$5 seats are cheapest and people can sit in the grassy area located in right-center field.
6. Bullpen boxes
The 8x9 railed off areas down left-field line include a high-top table, four chairs and table service. Tickets are $48 per table.
7. Broad River Balcony
Outdoor open loft area with access to club lounge but outfitted with its own bar and suited for large groups.
8. Game-day promotions
In-game promotions include launching softee balls into the crowd and different “cams” shown on the massive video board.
9. On-deck seating
First five rows behind home plate are the on-deck seating and are just 45 feet from the plate. Tickets are $12.
10. Picnic area
Down right field line, it is for groups of 50 or more who get a picnic table seat and all-you-can-eat food for $25 each.
FIREFLIES VIDEOS: The stadium under construction
Spirit Communications Park
Facts and figures about the new stadium:
Capacity: 7,501 for baseball
Luxury suites: 16
Construction cost: $37 million
Video Board: 1,500 square feet tall and 25 x 50 feet wide
Left: 319 feet
Left-center: 372 feet
Center: 400 feet
Right-center: 382 feet
Right: 330 feet
Who: Greenville at Columbia
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Spirit Communications Park
Radio: 620 AM in Columbia area or on the Tunein App