Submitted by the Event Organizer
The Oakland Athletics will celebrate the start of their 50th season in Oakland by hosting a number of fan and community events, giveaways and special appearances during the Oakland A’s Spirit Week, Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017.
Plus you can trade in any SF Giant caps to receive a new Green & Gold A’s cap at all public Spirit Week events.
The week will culminate with Opening Night on Monday, April 3 when the A’s play host to the Los Angeles Angels at 7:05 p.m. at the Oakland Coliseum.
Monday, March 27
Flag Raising at Oakland City Hall – Noon – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, A’s mascot Stomper and A’s fans will raise the Oakland A’s flag above Oakland City Hall.
A’s Mural Unveiling – 6-9 p.m.
19th Street and Webster, Oakland
A’s fans are invited to join the team for a special unveiling of a new A’s mural on the side of the PG&E building at 19th Street and Webster. The A’s commissioned the mural from the Illuminaries, Oakland-based street muralists. The unveiling will include giveaways and music from 6 – 8 p.m. and a special 3D video projection on the mural at 8 p.m. Fans can also join the A’s at Bar 355 (355 19th Street) from 6 – 8 p.m. for a special Budweiser happy hour featuring the new A’s Budweiser Elephant team can.
Wednesday, March 29
Free Peet’s Coffee on the A’s – 8-9 a.m.
Peet’s Coffee, 1111 Broadway, Oakland
Stop by the Peet’s Coffee at 1111 Broadway in Oakland to enjoy a free coffee of choice on the A’s. The event will also include giveaways and a visit from Stomper and the Herd.
Thursday, March 30
A’s BART Takeover – 4:30 p.m.
Coliseum BART Station
A’s fans can join Stomper, the Herd and members of the team’s front office for a BART Takeover to the Bay Bridge game. Fans are invited to meet the A’s on the Coliseum plaza (between the Coliseum and Oracle Arena) from 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. to ride to the game with a caravan of A’s staff and fans and then walk together along Embarcadero to AT&T Park, filling the streets with A’s chants and excitement. All A’s fans with a ticket to that night’s game who join the team at the Coliseum will receive a free roundtrip BART pass until supplies last.
Please note that the A’s players will not be participating in this BART ride.
Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31
Cap Trade-In Program
Fans can trade in a San Francisco Giants cap for a new Green and Gold A’s cap at all public Spirit Week events, including the April 1 Bay Bridge game at the Coliseum.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
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