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Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators Unveil 2024 Promotional Schedule for Inaugural Season

May 08, 2024 02:25PM ● By Kelsey Swire

LAKE CHARLES, La. (May 8, 2024) — The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators have unveiled the 2024 promotional schedule, headlined by thrilling theme nights and weekly mainstays.

The inaugural season begins with a special Opening Day Fan Fest on Tuesday, June 4, leading up to the 7 p.m. first pitch against the Seguin River Monsters, the defending champs of the Texas Collegiate League. Fans can enjoy a special Opening Day Fan Fest before the game, with food, beverages, giveaways, interactive games, and comradery with other fans.

“There's a tremendous amount of enthusiasm surrounding Gumbeaux Gators baseball heading into the inaugural season,” expressed Aaron Castete, Marketing & Communications Manager for the Gumbeaux Gators. “Our organization has meticulously crafted a dynamic promotional schedule, offering a combination of weekly staples and themed nights for every home game. We can’t wait to put on a show for the entire Southwest Louisiana community and bring them a thrilling minor league experience all summer!”

The Gumbeaux Gators lineup boasts six engaging Weekly Mainstays, including Thirsty Thursdays with game-long drink specials and the budget-friendly $44 Friday Family Four Pack. This family-oriented package provides four tickets, four hot dogs, four bags of chips, and four drinks for $44.

Additionally, the season includes a range of theme nights. Fans can expect Stranger Things Night, Christmas in July, and Margaritaville Night, among others. Themed nights also include celebrations for youth sports, college students, and a Helen Roper Night. See the Gumbeaux Gators 2024 promotional schedule below.

Weekly Mainstays

· Tuesday: Taco Tuesday ($2 Tacos)

· Wednesday: Ladies Night / Bingo Night

· Thursday: Thirsty Thursday

· Friday: $44 Family Four Pack (4 Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Chips, 4 Drinks)

· Saturday: $2 Hot Dog Night (Kids run the bases postgame)

· Sunday: Signature Sunday (Postgame autographs and kids run the bases)

Theme Nights

· June 4: Opening Day Fan Fest

· June 5: Gumbeaux Gator & Friends

· June 7: Major League Night

· June 8: Stranger Things Night

· June 9: Faith & Family Night (Buddy Ball)

· June 13: Princess & Superhero Night

· June 15: Fathers Appreciation Night

· June 20: Faith & Family Night (Youth Groups)

· June 21: Scouts Night

· June 25: Youth Sports Night

· June 26: College Night

· July 6: Military Appreciation Night

· July 7: Guns & Hoses Night (First Responders)

· July 11: Margaritaville Night

· July 12: Helen Roper Night

· July 16: Latin Night

· July 17: 80’s Night

· July 20: Pirate Night

· July 21: Strike Out Cancer Night

· July 23: Educator Appreciation Night

· July 24: Doctors & Nurses Night

· July 25: Christmas in July

· July 27: Mardi Party

· July 28: Team Host Appreciation Night

Tickets for the inaugural season can be purchased here:


About Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators:

The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators, the newest addition to the Texas Collegiate League (TCL) for the 2024 season, bring an electrifying baseball experience to Southwest Louisiana. With a diverse roster of players from Division I, II, III, and Junior Colleges, the Gumbeaux Gators showcase elite talent from the region and beyond. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and X (formerly Twitter) at @gumbeauxgators.

About Visit Lake Charles:

Visit Lake Charles, the official destination marketing organization for Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, is the only organization in Southwest Louisiana providing advocacy, promotion, and education for the tourism industry. For more information on Visit Lake Charles and things to see and do in Louisiana’s Playground, log on to