There are all sorts of great ways to enjoy a Jersey Shore BlueClaws game at First Energy Park, in addition to great on-field baseball, like all the mouth-watering food, drink and games where there can be fun for fans of all ages. .
Now you can hit the ballpark and enjoy a whole new level of food, drink and entertainment while watching BlueClaws games – or even when there are no games scheduled that day. .
The BlueClaws have announced that starting on opening night on April 8, there will be a brand new bar/restaurant they will be debuting on the second level of the stadium called the ‘Blue Wave Bar’ which will be full on the coast / Jersey Shore atmosphere.
If you’re a seafood fan you’ll be living in seafood heaven at this new bar/restaurant as they will have a Clam Boat on the menu which features strips of clams on a split buttered roll – mmmm, strips of clams on a buttered roll.
On top of that, you can feast your palette on crab fries tossed in Old Bay seasoning and smothered in cheese sauce, as well as enjoy a fried seafood platter and more.
This new restaurant-bar will be open as soon as the gates open and will remain open until one hour after the final offside.
There will also be a pre-game Happy Hour and on the first pitch you’ll see food and drink specials along the way.
“Over the past few years, we’ve worked hard to bring the Jersey Shore look and feel to the ballpark. We started by adding mini-golf and boardwalk games to the park in 2018. Last year , we launched the Sand Bar, a fun outdoor food and drink space with live music. Now we are excited to open a new bar and restaurant, the Blue Wave Bar, indoors on the second floor. level,” Jersey Shore BlueClaws team president Joe Ricciutti said in a statement. “While previously this space was only open to Suite-holders and season ticket holders, we felt that with this new renovation, it was important to make it a space that everyone in the park can enjoy.
As for the aforementioned Jersey Shore vibes in this new location, you’ll see some of our towns, beaches, and other places you’ve seen a classic Ocean County/Monmouth County sunset.
But, the photos of all these magnificent views will partly come from you! So start taking sunrise, sunset, beach and other Shore photos and send them.
“We want fans to be part of creating this new space, so we’re asking fans to send us their best shots of the Jersey Shore. It could be their favorite beach, a sunset photo they’re particularly proud of, waves rolling on the beach, a great photo of the bay, or an iconic Jersey Shore landmark,” Ricciutti said.
If you think you have the ultimate Jersey Shore shot on your phone or camera, send those hi-res photos to [email protected] and yours can be displayed at the bar with a little plaque giving you photo and sound credit. site.
“We have always considered the BlueClaws part of the Jersey Shore and through these photos we will continue with the help of the community, to bring the best of the Jersey Shore to the ballpark,” Ricciutti said.
If the team is on the road or there are no games scheduled that day, you can also take advantage of the Blue Wave Bar by renting it out for special events, corporate meetings and parties, the team said.
“It’s a completely different space than we have anywhere else in the ballpark and it gives us the ability to host unique events year-round,” Ricciutti said.
In between seafood tastings, you can practice your swing at Manasquan Bank’s nine-hole mini-golf course and Toyota World of Lakewood Boardwalk, both of which have been staples since 2018 and feature games such as Ring Toss , Goblet Toss. , ball darts and cat rack.
“Launching the Boardwalk allowed us to be very creative and integrate it into the fan experience. One of the most popular with fans is the value-added Boardwalk Bundle ticket which includes free boardwalk game tickets and a novelty hot dog, soda and ice cream. It’s great value for a family looking for a fun night out,” Ricciutti said. “As this area is now open to the public and we want our subscribers to feel especially at home, we are giving an exclusive 10% discount to in the Blue Wave Bar.”
There are certain exclusions depending on the team and alcohol is not included in this particular offer.
“These areas certainly helped pave the way for the Jersey Shore BlueClaws,” Ricciutti said. “One of our goals has been to combine the best of the Jersey Shore with an evening at the ballpark and these areas have certainly been a key part of that. We have been delighted with the response to the birth of the Jersey Shore BlueClaws over the past 15 months and look forward to many more years here in the Jersey Shore community.