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Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day at Tropicana Field

Disclaimer: We received complimentary tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day Game to help facilitate this post. However, all opinions are 100% my own.

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day at Tropicana Field

I am truly impressed with how much the Tampa Bay Rays offer families!  If you haven’t read my post about the Tampa Bay Rays Rookies Kids Club, then make sure you check that out.  Plus, the Tampa Bay Rays also offer Family Days at Tropicana Field every Sunday and it is so much fun!

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day Touch Tank

Growing up in Boston it is hard to stray away from my roots, sports teams are embedded in you at an early age up there. But Tampa has been stealing my heart in every way since we moved south, and this includes our first Tampa Bay Rays Game!  I have never experienced a major league team put so much effort into their young fans as I did when we went to Family Day at Tropicana Field, and the fact that they do this weekly is simply incredible.

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day Kids Run Bases

What is Family Day with the Tampa Bay Rays?

Every Sunday the Rays offer a packed itinerary of great activities before, during, and after the game that is fun for the entire family!

Pre-game Activities Include:

12:00 – 12:30 Player autographs along the 1st base
side for fans 14 and under
Balloon Artists
Face Painters
DJ at Gate 1
Live Band at Gate 7
Hula Hoop girl
Juggler

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day activities

Alcove Activities during the Game:

Rays Reality Virtual Reality Batting Game
Grand Slam Alley, presented by GameTime
Strike ‘Em Out Home Run Derby
Raymond’s Treehouse
Topps Make Your Own Baseball Card

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day baseball card

Post-Game Activities on the Field include:

Kids Run the Bases for fans 14 and under
DJ Kitty Dance Party
Balloon Artists
DJ
Giant Jenga
Corn hole
Bank-a-Ball
Milk Jug Ball Toss
Monster Mural Coloring Station

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day dance party

Other amazing perks of Family Fun Days with the Rays

Giveaways when Entering the Stadium (for fans 14 and under, while supplies last)

May 27th – Raymond Children’s Book presented by Suncoast Credit Union
June 10th – Boogie Board presented by John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
June 24th – Chris Archer Snapback Hat presented by HABANERO Hot Sauce
July 1st – Wearable Rays Flag presented by Tampa General Hospital Children’s Medical Center
July 22nd – Beach Tanks Top presented by Tradewinds Island Resorts
August 5th – Kevin Kiermaier Lunch Box presented by 7-Eleven
August 26th – DJ Kitty Slippers
September 9th – Snack N’ Drink Cup
September 16th – Toy Truck presented by W.B. Mason
September 30th – PopSockets$2

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day Raymond

FREE parking for vehicles with four or more passengers for all Sunday home games (Lots 2, 6, 7,8 and 9) 

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day baseball girls

Rays Touch Experience at Tropicana Field

The Sting Ray Touch Tank is located at Center Field Street at Gate 1 and is free for all fans attending all home games and closes approximately 2 hours after the first pitch.

Tampa Bay Rays Family Fun Day stingrays

Sounds like an amazing family day right?  Head over and grab your family’s tickets!
https://www.mlb.com/rays/tickets/promotions/themes/family-fun-days

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16 Comments

  1. Wow! I wonder if my local baseball club offers this. We are big Cleveland Indians fans and would love a day like this

  2. I love your pictures! Such awesome activities for the youth I have never heard of a team doing anything like this. Thumbs up to any entity trying to engage our children they are our future!

  3. oh how fun that would be, baseball is part of our family even more than baseball is family togetherness so this type of trip would be perfect. Looks like you all had lots of fun as well

  4. How wonderful to have family fun day at the ballpark. This not only educate the children about baseball, that provides a great space for family bonding.

  5. I love baseball and this is such a perfect family outing! Loving all the fun family pictures!

  6. Looks like fun place to visit, especially with kids, when I plan for Florida trip I will also put this in my visit list.

  7. What a cool post! I haven’t been to one of these in such a long time, this post brings me back. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  8. seems like you guys had an awesome time. baseball games are always fun

  9. Wow this is a cool sports too. Am not active on sports but i do enjoy watching and cheering for the team! I am reliable on cheering 🙂

  10. This place looks like so much fun! It sounds like a great experience for the kids too! Love reading about your adventures.

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