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Bees Opening Weekend Begins May 4

(New Britain, Conn., Apr. 27, 2018) – The New Britain Bees return to New Britain Stadium to open their first regular season homestand of the 2018 season against the Road Warriors. Tickets to all games are available by visiting the New Britain Bees box office, calling (860) 826-BEES, or by visiting Here is the fun and excitement the Bees have in store:

Opening Night / Fat Tire Friday – May 4, 6:35 p.m. vs. Road Warriors
Star Wars Night / Mayor Erin Stewart Birthday Celebration & Bobblehead Giveaway / Bees Magnet Schedule Giveaway, by ACES / Kevin Adorno Foundation Bike Giveaway – Join us Opening Night as we kick off the season with Star Wars Night, and the Birthday Celebration for Mayor Erin Stewart! The first 1,000 fans will take home a special Mayor Erin Stewart bobblehead as well as a Bees Magnet Schedule, presented by ACES. Be sure not to miss out on these two special giveaways. The team will also be hosting the Kevin Adorno Foundation Bike Giveaway. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Fireworks Saturday, by Schaller Auto Group and Coors Light – May 5, 6:35 p.m. vs. Road Warriors
Stanley 175th Celebration / Tape Measure Giveaway, by Stanley / Cinco De Mayo Fiesta – Celebrate Opening Weekend, Cinco De Mayo, and the 175th Anniversary of Stanley with a night of Fireworks, and a chance to take part in a Tape Measure Giveaway! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

YMCA Family Fun Day – May 6, 1:35 p.m. vs. Road Warriors
Team Poster Giveaway, by Image Ink – Join us for the first YMCA Family Fun Day of the season! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids can take the field and run the bases! This is also the first Sunday of the season for children of the Xfinity Kids Club to attend the game for FREE! If you haven’t yet, be sure to sign your child up to be a member of the Xfinity Kids Club, its coolest club around, and is free TO JOIN! Plus, there will be a Team Poster Giveaway (for the first 1,000 fans), presented by Image Ink, and everyone will have the chance to purchase a YMCA Family 4 Pack for just $44. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, and play their home games at New Britain Stadium. For information on tickets packages, group outings and sponsorships call 860-826-BEES (2337) or visit

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 38 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 900 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment. For more information, please visit


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