Erie BayHawks Finalize 2018-19 Promotional Schedule

By Michael Somrak | October 26, 2018


Schedule features new themes: Hardwood Classic Night and Flagship City Night


ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, announced today its promotional schedule for the 2018-19 season. This year’s schedule features a full slate of themes, giveaways and national halftime acts.

Notable dates and promotions:

Nov. 2 & 3 (7 p.m.) Opening Weekend National Halftime Act: Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act (Nov. 3)
Dec. 1 (7 p.m.) Atlanta Hawks Affiliate Night Featuring Harry the Hawk and the Hawks Dance Team
Jan. 19 (7 p.m.) MLK Celebration National Halftime Act: Cornell Freeney, the German Wheel; MLK-themed uniforms, to be auctioned to benefit the MLK Center
Jan. 27 (3 p.m.) Salute Our Troops, pres. by LECOM Free admission for all current or retired military members; themed uniforms, which will be auctioned to benefit the PA Wounded Warriors
Feb. 5 (11 a.m.) School Kids Jam, pres. by UPMC Health Plan Erie schools fill Erie Insurance Arena for one rocking field trip
Feb. 22 (7 p.m.) Hardwood Classic Night Paying homage to an Erie classic
Mar. 22 (7 p.m.) Flagship City Night Celebrating our beautiful city by the lake


The first four home games of the 2018-19 campaign (Nov. 2, 3, 16 and 27) will be part of the BayHawks’ annual Season of Giving, in partnership with LECOM Health. Fans can donate a new or gently used coat for Coats for Kids, non-perishable food items to be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank, or a new unwrapped toy, to be donated to Toys for Tots, and receive a free Main Level ticket to any of the first four home games, courtesy of LECOM Health.

Many other fan-favorite promotions will return to Erie Insurance Arena during the team’s 11th season, including Pirates and Princesses Night (Dec. 29), First Responders Night (Jan. 4), Superheroes Night, featuring a halftime performance from the K-9 Crew Frisbee Dogs (Feb. 2), Celebrate Your Faith Night (Feb. 23), Ladies Night (Mar. 8), Mascot Mania (Mar. 10) and Fan Appreciation Night (Mar. 23).

In addition to themes and giveaways, each Wednesday home game this season will be One Buck Wednesday, featuring $1.00 Smith’s hotdogs, popcorn and soda. Tickets for all Wednesday home games will be half price (excluding floor seats).

Fans can take advantage of special ticket offers this season, including the return of “Clutch Packs” on five (5) family themed nights.  Clutch Packs include four tickets and four arena food vouchers for just $48, courtesy of Tendto Credit Union.

The BayHawks will also hold three full-team postgame autograph sessions this season (Nov. 3, Jan. 4 and Mar. 8).

A printable 2018-19 Promotional Schedule can downloaded here.

The reigning Southeast Division Champions will open the 2018-19 regular season by hosting back-to-back contests, beginning on November 2 against the Grand Rapids Drive. The BayHawks will then face the Lakeland Magic the following night. Both contests are slated to tip at 7:00 p.m. Single-game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at eriebayhawks.com or at the Erie Insurance Arena box office.