The Round Rock Express Theme Nights have been recently announced, making going to a baseball game even MORE fun! Take a look at the Round Rock Express Theme Nights for 2018.
Dell Diamond will host a wide range of characters this season as the Round Rock Express host dozens of different theme nights, highlighted by the inaugural Pints & Pups, Star Wars Night, and revamped 90’s Nickelodeon Night. The specialty themed games will begin just after Opening Day festivities on April 7.
2018 Round Rock Express Theme Nights
Pints & Pups – Thursday, April 19
The inaugural Pints & Pups event kicks off the theme night schedule on Thursday, April 19. Fans are invited to bring their four-legged friends to the ballpark while enjoying discounted beer specials as part of The Original Thirsty Thursday, presented by Firetrol Protection Systems.
Om at the Ballpark – Sunday, April 22
Namaste at the ballpark on Sunday, April 22 as the Express host Om at the Ballpark, featuring a morning yoga session in the outfield led by a Gold’s Gym instructor prior to the 1:05 p.m. game against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Milwaukee Brewers affiliate).
Cancer Awareness Night – Friday, May 4
Join us as we strike out cancer with Texas Oncology for the annual Cancer Awareness Night on Friday, May 4. There will be opportunities to show signs of support for those currently fighting and honor those who have both battled and treated the disease.
Bark in the Park – Sunday, May 6
Spike is letting the dogs out at Dell Diamond again on Sunday, May 6 as the Express welcome the return of Bark in the Park, presented by Action Pack Dog Center. Fans are encouraged to bring their furry friends to the 1:05 p.m. game against the Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) for a fun day at the park.
Star Wars Night – Friday, May 11
The Force returns to Dell Diamond on Friday, May 11 for the annual Star Wars Night. Enjoy a pregame lightsaber battle and meet your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away.
Wine & Nine – Wednesday, May 23
“Sip” back and relax during our special Wine & Nine event Wednesday, May 23, complete with a special ticket package that includes a collapsible Express wine tumbler.
Military Appreciation Night – Thursday, May 24
The E-Train will salute our nation’s service men and women on Thursday, May 24 with Military Appreciation Night. Each branch of the armed services will be honored during the game, and fans can thank those who serve with special tributes, memorials and recognitions.
Battle for the Boot Championship – May 30 – June 2
The Round Rock Dance Halls look to defend their Battle for the Boot Championship from Wednesday, May 30 to Saturday, June 2 as the archrival Nashville Honky Tonks (Nashville Sounds) come to town. The two American Southern Division rivals kicked off their rivalry series in 2017 with the inaugural Battle for the Boot Championship, which the Dance Halls won with a two-game sweep of the Honky Tonks.
Nickelodeon 90s Night – Saturday, June 16
Don’t forget to set your away message on Saturday, June 16 as Nickelodeon takes over Dell Diamond for a bigger and better-than-ever installment of 90s Night. The team will don special themed uniforms prior to a postgame concert by 90s party band Zoodust.
Princess Night – Monday, June 18
Start practicing your fairytale wave as Dell Diamond will once again transform into a royal palace on Monday, June 18 for Princess Night. We partnered with Once Upon a Party to create a princess meet-and-greet that is going to be bigger and better than ever! With princesses abound throughout the ballpark, fans are encouraged to dress up as their favorite storybook character as they look over their magical kingdom.
Stranger Things Night – Monday, June 25
The Express will pay homage to the popular Netflix series with their first-ever Stranger Things Night on Monday, June 25.
Superhero Night – Wednesday, June 27
Two days later, fans can dress up as their favorite comic book heroes and help defend Dell Diamond from evil on Superhero Night, Wednesday, June 27.
Win a Used Car Night – Saturday, June 30
Thanks to our friends at the Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships, Win a Used Car Night returns on Saturday, June 30 as a handful of fans will leave the ballpark in a previously-loved ride.
80s Night – Saturday, July 14
The Spazmatics will perform for the third and final time to celebrate 80s Night on Saturday, July 14. The new wave 80s band will take the centerfield stage following the game as part of the St. David’s Summer Concert Series presented by Dell.
The Office Tribute Night – Thursday, July 25
Beets, bears and Battlestar Galactica… Don’t tell Toby, but on Thursday, July 25, the Express are hosting The Office Tribute Night, to pay homage to the five-year anniversary of the show’s final season.
Harry Potter Night – Monday, July 30
Wingardium Leviosa! The team will celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday a day early on Monday, July 30 for the second annual Harry Potter Night. Muggles, witches and wizards alike are all invited to Dell Diamond to celebrate The Boy Who Lived.
Augtoberfest – Thursday, August 9
Prost! Augtoberfest returns on Thursday, August 9. Food and drink specials will be available throughout the ballpark to celebrate an early start to Oktoberfest.
Renaissance Night – Friday, August 24
Dilly Dilly! Dell Diamond will go centuries back in time for the first-ever Renaissance Night on Friday, August 24.
Fan Appreciation Night – Thursday, August 30
Finally, the season will conclude with Fan Appreciation Night on Thursday, August 30 as the Express celebrate their great fans with player autographs, photo opportunities and much more.
Additionally, the Express will be participating in Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión campaign on five select nights in 2018. Round Rock’s branding for the campaign will be revealed during a nationwide announcement by Minor League Baseball on Tuesday, March 20. Copa de la Diversión is a season-long series designed by MiLB to embrace the cultures and values that resonate with local Hispanic/Latino communities.
The full list of 2018 theme nights* is below:
|Date||Game Time||Opponent||Theme Night|
|April 8||1:05 p.m.||Memphis Redbirds||Copa de la Diversión|
|April 18||11:35 a.m.||Oklahoma City Dodgers||Education Day|
|April 19||7:05 p.m.||Oklahoma City Dodgers||Pints & Pups|
|April 22||1:05 p.m.||Colorado Springs Sky Sox||Om at the Ballpark|
|May 4||7:05 p.m.||Iowa Cubs||Cancer Awareness Night
presented by Texas Oncology
|May 6||1:05 p.m.||Iowa Cubs||Bark in the Park
presented by Action Pack Dog Center
|May 10||7:05 p.m.||New Orleans Baby Cakes||Copa de la Diversión|
|May 11||7:05 p.m.||New Orleans Baby Cakes||Star Wars Night|
|May 23||7:05 p.m.||Iowa Cubs||Wine & Nine|
|May 24||7:05 p.m.||Iowa Cubs||Military Appreciation Night|
|Nashville Honky Tonks||Battle for the Boot Championship|
|June 16||6:05 p.m.||Fresno Grizzlies||90s Nickelodeon Night|
|June 17||1:05 p.m.||Fresno Grizzlies||Copa de la Diversión|
|June 18||7:05 p.m.||Fresno Grizzlies||Princess Night|
|June 25||7:05 p.m.||Omaha Storm Chasers||Stranger Things Night|
|June 27||7:05 p.m.||Omaha Storm Chasers||Superhero Night|
|June 30||7:05 p.m.||Colorado Springs Sky Sox||Win a Used Car Night|
|July 14||6:05 p.m.||Oklahoma City Dodgers||80s Night|
|July 26||7:05 p.m.||Tacoma Rainiers||The Office Tribute Night|
|July 28||7:05 p.m.||Reno Aces||Brooks Conrad Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony|
|July 29||6:05 p.m.||Reno Aces||Copa de la Diversión|
|July 30||7:05 p.m.||Reno Aces||Harry Potter Night|
|August 9||7:05 p.m.||Omaha Storm Chasers||Augtoberfest|
|August 24||7:05 p.m.||New Orleans Baby Cakes||Renaissance Night|
|August 26||6:05 p.m.||New Orleans Baby Cakes||Copa de la Diversión|
|August 30||7:05 p.m.||Memphis Redbirds||Fan Appreciation Night|
*dates and events subject to change without notice.
For the full schedule of themed nights, click here.
For more information on the Express, visit www.RoundRockExpress.com or call (512) 255-2255.
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