SAUGET, Illinois - The Gateway Grizzlies will host their 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 at GCS Credit Union Ballpark. The hunt consists of more than 10,000 eggs (each with a surprise inside). The egg hunt is FREE for all to attend. Guests can expect to see the Easter Bunny, Izzy the Grizzlie, and Lizzy the Polar Bear.
Baskets of Easter gifts will be raffled off throughout the day. Children can also enjoy face painting, a balloon artist, and a bounce house! Egg hunters need to bring their own basket for the event.
The day also marks the first opportunity fans have to purchase single game tickets for the 2018 Grizzlies season.
ALL season ticket holders (mini-plan, half-season and full-season) are encouraged to pick up their season tickets at this time. If season ticket holders do not pick up their season tickets at this time, the Grizzlies will personally deliver them to their homes at a later date, prior to opening day.
While visiting, Grizzlies fans will also have their first chance of the year to get inside the Grizzlies' team store. New Grizzlies merchandise is in! The concession stand will also be open to allow everyone their first taste of delicious ballpark food.
ALL families in the local area are invited to the egg hunt. More than 3,000 fans have attended this event in years past. The event is FREE and includes numerous great activities for kids and families.
Admission to the event is free. Registration will begin at 9:00 A.M, with the egg hunt kicking off around 9:30 A.M. The egg hunt will be separated by age groups, with the complete list below.
Groups by Age (in the order they will hunt):
1-2 years (1 parent per child) 9:30-9:45 AM
3-4 years (1 parent per child) 9:45-10:00 AM
5-6 years 10:00-10:15AM
7-8 years 10:15-10:30 AM
9-10 years 10:30-10:45 AM
11-12 years 10:45-11:00 AM
Season Ticket Holders 11:00-11:15 AM
ABOUT THE GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team, located a mere 100-yards from I-255 (10 minutes from downtown St. Louis). The Grizzlies offer baseball fans entertainment, the likes of which are difficult to find - affordable, family, fun in the comfortable GCS Credit Union Ballpark with a great view of the St. Louis skyline. For tickets or general information please visit gatewaygrizzlies.com or call 618.337.3000.
ABOUT THE FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Frontier League is a professional, independent baseball organization. Since its inception, the Frontier League has provided millions of fans to a fun and exciting baseball experience within the American Midwest. Consisting of 12 teams in two divisions and 96 game schedules, the league is recognized for the amount of talented athletes that are picked up by various MLB teams every year.