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Full Lineup: Richmond Flying Squirrels unveil 2024 promotional schedule

You can expect all the usual suspects like fireworks, giveaways, and theme nights, plus some new surprises, too.

Trevor Dickerson

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The Richmond Flying Squirrels released their promotional schedule for the 2024 season on Friday afternoon, featuring 25 fireworks shows, bobbleheads, kids-themed days and even a hot dog-scented candle giveaway at RVA’s Home for FUNN.

The full 2024 promotional schedule can be found here.

Individual-game tickets for the 2024 season will go on sale on Saturday, March 2 in person at 10 a.m. at Nutzy’s Block Party. Online sales at SquirrelsBaseball.com/Tickets and phone sales at 804-359-FUNN (3866) will open at 11 a.m. on March 2.

“From fireworks and family to dogs and happy hours, The Diamond truly is RVA’s home for FUNN,” Flying Squirrels Assistant General Manager Anthony Oppermann said. “We couldn’t be more excited about the promotional lineup for this season as we continue our efforts to elevate the fan experience each and every game.”

Highlights of the Flying Squirrels’ 2024 promotional schedule include:

RVA’s Home for Fireworks

Funnville Fireworks Fan Club packages are available now and include a ticket to all 12 Saturday regular-season home games. This year, the Flying Squirrels will host 25 fireworks shows, including:

  • Every Thursday and Saturday home game plus July 5
  • Super Blast Fireworks shows for Opening Night presented by Chick-fil-A on April 9 and Independence Daypresented by Chick-fil-A and Abilene Motor Express on July 4

RVA’s Home for Community

Throughout the season, the Flying Squirrels will celebrate and recognize the people, organizations, non-profits and movements that work to make our community a better place to live, work and play for all, including:

RVA’s Home for Family FUNN

There’s nothing better than bringing the family out for a FUNN-filled night at The Diamond. Squirrel Tails Kids Clubsign-ups are open now for kids 14 and younger and the free memberships include a general admission ticket to every Sunday home game and more. Sunday afternoon games at The Diamond are centered around kids and families, including:

RVA’s Home for Happy Hour
Every Friday, fans at The Diamond can enjoy Funnville Friday Happy Hour with $2 domestic draft beers at all concession stands, Beer Express carts and The Thirsty Acorn as well as $2 fountain sodas at the Pepsi Fountain. Some of the special themes on Funnville Friday Happy Hours this year include:

  • April 26: 90s Night featuring a Denim Bucket Hat giveaway for the first 1,000 fans ages 15 and older presented by Pepsi
  • May 17: RVA Day presented by Segra with a special 12:05 p.m. first pitch and Happy Hour specials from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • June 28: Tattoo Night featuring a Tattoo “Sleeve” giveaway for the first 1,000 fans ages 18 and older presented by Duke’s Mayonnaise
  • August 23: Margaritaville Hawaiian Shirt giveaway for the first 1,500 fans 21 and older presented by Performance Foodservice

RVA’s Home for Food

Richmond has been noted as one of the top food tourism destinations in the country. This year, the Flying Squirrels are celebrating some of the fan-favorite food and drink items at the ballpark as well as some of the region’s most notable foods, including:

RVA’s Home for Latin Heritage

Las Ardillas Voladoras are taking flight again in 2024! Enjoy Copa-themed giveaways and Hispanic heritage events on select Fridays this season.

RVA’s Home for Independence Weekend
Independence Day with the Flying Squirrels at The Diamond is a can’t-miss event. Fans packing the sold-out ballpark for baseball and fireworks every year has become one of Richmond’s great traditions. This year, the Flying Squirrels will keep the party going all weekend, with three fireworks shows July 4-6.

RVA’s Home for Sports Lovers
From lacrosse to cricket and girls and women in sports, The Diamond is RVA’s home for sports lovers!

RVA’s Home for Jerseys
Fan-favorite staples return along with some new additions to our jersey collection. The Flying Squirrels will sport unique on-field specialty jerseys throughout the 2024 season!

Additionally, fan-favorite daily promotions are returning for the 2024 season. Wine & K9s is back each Wednesday at The Diamond, featuring $5 glasses of wine and $6 wine slushies from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the wine cart in the Funnville Fan Zone on the main concourse. Plus, dogs are admitted free to every Wednesday home game. Fridays feature Funnville Friday Happy Hour including $2 domestic 12-ounce beers from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and $2 sodas at the Pepsi Fountain. This year, special Daily Club Memberships are available, including the Wine Club presented by New Kent Winery, the Squirrel Chasers Dog Club presented by Woofy Wellness Ranch, the Funnville Friday Happy Hour Fan Club and the Funnville Fireworks Fan Club.

The 2024 Flying Squirrels season at The Diamond begins with Opening Night presented by Chick-fil-A on Tuesday, April 9. Opening Night Group Packages with special discounted rates are on sale now by phone at 804-359-FUNN (3866) or in person at The Diamond offices. Individual-game tickets go on sale March 2 at Nutzy’s Block Party.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.