June 29th, 2010 5:35 PM by Sharon Mason
Enjoy 4th of July at the Surprise Stadium with America’s Favorite Pastime, Baseball. Watch a Rookie League Baseball Game featuring the Kansas City Royals and San Diego Padres. Gates will open at 4:30 pm with the game starting at 5:30 pm. Concession stands will be offering a variety of food and ice cold beverages including $1 peanuts, popcorn, popsicles and $2 hot dogs and Coke (limit 2 per transaction).
The evening culminates with a 20 minute firework show set to patriotic music following the baseball game at approximately 8:30 pm.
The 4th of July Celebration is a FREE family event, with a donation of a canned food item, which will be donated to the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and Valley View Community Food Bank. Space is limited. Tickets will be required for admission. It is highly recommended families pick-up their tickets in advance at the Community & Recreation Services Office located at 15960 N. Bullard Avenue, office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday you can pick up tickets at the Surprise Recreation Campus Box Office, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday starting at 8 am.
The Surprise Recreation Campus is located at 15850 N. Bullard Ave., about two miles west of Grand Avenue between Bell and Greenway roads. For more information, call the Community and Recreation Services Department at 623.222.2000 or visit www.surpriseaz.gov/specialevents