The State College Spikes have announced a series of theme parties, giveaways and events ahead of their upcoming season.
The Spikes will kick off with their Pride Night on Thursday, June 9, where the first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free Pride t-shirt.
Throughout the summer, the Spikes will be giving away figurines of beloved Penn State athletes, past and present. Team to honor late Penn State legend Wally Triplet on July 29, while two-time NCAA champion Roman Bravo-Young and former Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti will follow on August 27 and September 3, respectively. The first 1,000 fans of each match will receive the corresponding bobblehead of the evening.
The Spikes will host four “Bark in the Park” parties throughout the season where fans can bring their dogs to the ballpark. Stay on a leash and head to the bleachers with your pup on June 7, July 2, August 9, and September 2.
On July 9, the Spikes will have an NFT crossover night with the Williamsport Crosscutters, and both teams will adopt a non-fungible token for their mascot for one night only. The Spikes will become the State College DiamondDawgs, while the Crosscutters will be temporarily named the Williamsport Bored Apes.
Additionally, on July 9, Medlar Field in Lubrano Park will host Autism Awareness Night. The Spikes will include education efforts around the ballpark as well as a sensory adaptation room.
August 28 brings Hockey Night to Happy Valley, and with it, the Spikes will wear specialty jerseys. The new yarns will be offered for post-play at an auction presented by PSECU, with all proceeds benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network.
You can find the full schedule of upcoming Spikes events and promotions here.