The Dayton Dragons will open the 2017 Midwest League season at home on Thursday, April 6, when they host the Lake County Captains at 7pm at Fifth Third Field. This will be the first of 70 Dragons' home games in 2017. The Dragons will open the season at home for the first time since 2014 after beginning the Midwest League season with a road trip in 2015 and 2016. The Dragons will again play a 140-game schedule. The final home game is scheduled for Friday, September 1, and the regular season will conclude on Monday, September 4. For the first time since 2007, the Dragons will be home for the … [Read more...] about The Dayton Dragons Home Opener is April 6th!
Even though it still feels like Winter and snow covers the ground, Spring is upon us and Minor League Baseball returns to Dayton! TODAY, April 9, 2016 at 4 PM, the Cincinnati Reds Class-A affiliate Dayton Dragons will play the home opener of their 17th season taking on the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Opening Day at Fifth Third Field in Downtown Dayton. Today's game will mark the 1,122nd consecutive sellout for the Dragons franchise which continues to hold the all time record for consecutive sellouts in professional sports. Call (937) 228-2287 for lawn seat availability, click here to order lawn … [Read more...] about Happy Opening Day in Dayton!
Boys and girls ages 3 to 14 can register for City of Dayton summer baseball programs at "Caps On Signing Day" at Fifth Third Field plaza (220 N. Patterson Blvd.) on Monday, April 4, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Free refreshments will be available, and the Dayton Dragons' Gem and Heater will be there to join in the fun. Recreation and Youth Services staff will take registrations for these baseball-related fitness, fun and learning activities: Youth Baseball - Youth sports leagues are great for learning sportsmanship and developing athletic talent: Tiny Tots-T-Ball (ages 3 and 4); Youth T-Ball (ages … [Read more...] about Summer Fun For Young Ones, Meet Gem and Heater
Hello baseball fans! We are at the midpoint of the season, and it has been an interesting start. Despite the loss of some key talent, the Cardinals and the Yankees are still holding on to their divisions. No one at the start of the season saw the Astros being one of the best teams in the league, or the White Sox being one of the worst. The Royals are proving they were not a fluke, and the Cubs are hoping this is the year they can get back into playoff contention. Experts saw the NL dominated by three teams, but the AL was anyone’s to take. One thing that everyone knew was that this … [Read more...] about Welcome To Ohio Beers, Baseball Fans!
Join Heater, Gem and thousands of other runners and walkers on Saturday, June 27 at Fifth Third Field. The race will begin at 9am and is for runners, walkers and even strollers! Participants will receive a Subway Dragons 5k shirt, two lawn tickets to a Dragons game, a voucher for a free sub and a voucher for a buy one get one free offer from Subway, a Dragons souvenir, and access for themselves and their supporters to the post-race party featuring tons of activities for adults and kids alike! The race is $25 in advance, $30 the week of the race and only $15 for youth 17 and under. For more … [Read more...] about Subway Dragons 5K is Saturday
It’s no secret that Dayton loves baseball. This city consistently sells out Fifth Third Field to help our Dayton Dragons hold tightly to their record of the longest streak of sellouts in professional sports. You can pick any sports bar in the area and likely see that familiar green D, or the menacing eyes of the Dragon logo. If you’re lucky you’ll even see Heater or Gem, the mascots, interacting with fans at community events. But you will also see a lot of red. Cincinnati Reds, red that is. When we root, root, root for the home team here in Dayton, many will think of the Reds. Our … [Read more...] about Dragons Get Hall of Fame Instructor
When twins Natalie & Anna Mussin Phillips belt out the National Anthem today the 15th season of the Dayton Dragons will officially begin with their first home game of the season and the Dragons 1052nd sell out. This is the longest sell-out streak in sports history. The entertainment and excitement created by the Dragons is one of the reasons they hold the attendance record for Single A baseball. Here's what you can expect at today's Opening Day: Introduction of the Dayton Dragons very own princess, "Princess Sunny." Atmosphere Entertainers: Face painters, … [Read more...] about Play Ball – Dragons Opening Day!
Brixx Ice Company is much more than "that place across from the Dragon's Stadium." Locals may be aware of their good beer tap selections and drink deals before the baseball games. What most Dayton foodies don't know, is that this place has a strong menu. Brixx's owner Chris Bhai keeps striding to bring fantastic food selections to go along with his restaurant's fantastic patio view. A self taught chef, Chris brings his spicy spin to traditional favorites, and hits a few home runs of his own with innovative menu items. These meal selections are being gobbled up by hungry patrons and … [Read more...] about Brixx Ice Company’s Menu is a Grand Slam
Happy Beer Week Dayton! Hopefully some of you have already started to sample some great beers in and around town. If not, you will have plenty of opportunities to do so. And if beer is not your thing, there are some other great options this week as well! On Wednesday, celebrate Dayton Beer Week with beer tastings at some of these fine establishments: 5th Street Wine & Deli for the Green Flash Brewery Tasting; Trolley Stop for the Off Centered Foot Stomp; The Pub at The Greene for the Belhaven Happy Hour; Blind Bob’s for the Mt. Carmel Brews; Chappy’s for the Sierra Nevada Tasting; … [Read more...] about Jane’s Best Bets (8/24 – 8/28)
With several schools starting back up this week, it means the end of summer for many. However, it doesn’t mean that you can’t still have fun! Here are a few options! On Wednesday after a long day of work, enjoy a beverage at one of these great establishments: Archer’s for their A.Y.O.B., in which they tap a new beer each Wednesday; The Wine Gallery for their Weekly Wine Tasting; or Rumbleseat Wine for their Beer Tasting with Beer Guru Charles. If the weather is nice, then listen to Jazz on the Green at Yankee Trace or watch the Dayton Dragons play the Great Lakes Loons at Fifth Third … [Read more...] about Jane’s Best Bets (8/17 – 8/21)