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.
There will be free Wi-Fi at 86 access points throughout the stadium
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