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Promotional Giveaways Are Phillies’ Hottest Ticket This Summer

The Phillies may have returned to earth after their scorching-hot start, but there are still plenty of reasons to attend an upcoming game at Citizens Bank Park this summer. Young stars like Vince Velasquez, Maikel Franco, Aaron Nola and Odubel Herrera highlight a roster that is poised to be a threat in the NL East in the coming years.

On top of a bevy of promising talent, the Phillies will also be giving away several notable promotional items over the next three months. It comes as no surprise, then, that five of these items and events serve as the team’s most expensive games of the summer. Check them out below, with ticket data provided by online aggregator TiqIQ:

7/17 vs Mets (Beach Towel Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $153.16 | Get-in: $10

The divisional rival New York Mets will make their second stop of the season in Philadelphia in mid-July, and a Sunday matinee game on July 17 will be the Phillies’ top-priced game of the summer. Tickets currently average over $150, though the cheapest is listed from $10. All children 14 and under will receive a Galapagos Gang Beach Towel featuring the Phanatic surfing with his fellow Phillies crew.

7/2 vs Royals (Fireworks Night) | Avg. Price: $118.90 | Get-in: $25

The defending World champion Kansas City Royals head to the City of Brotherly Love for a three-game weekend series between July 1 and 3. The middle game, which will feature a postgame fireworks show, will be the second highest-priced game in Philadelphia this summer. Tickets for the game now own a secondary market average of $118.90 and the get-in price is $25.

Those interested in attending the game may be paying up to get past the gates, but affordable parking near Citizens Bank Park exists on ParkWhiz. Independent lots within walking distance of the stadium can be found starting from just $10 when the Royals are in town in July.

8/20 vs Cardinals (Harry Kalas Replica Statue) | Avg. Price: $100.72 | Get-in: $27

Seven years have passed since Harry Kalas, the voice of the franchise for nearly 40 years, tragically passed away. The Phillies will again commemorate the life and career of Kalas with his own replica statue on August 20, when they host the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:05 p.m. All fans in attendance will receive the figurine. Tickets are currently averaging $100.72 and the cheapest tickets are listed from $27.

6/19 vs Diamondbacks (Hawaiian Shirt Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $92.55 | Get-in: $30

The Phillies will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks for a four-game series later this month. While a Maikel Franco bobblehead will be given to all fans in attendance on June 18, the more in-demand giveaway that series will be a Phillies-themed Hawaiian shirt one day later, which will be given to all men in attendance 15 and older. The average resale price for tickets to the game is now $92.55 and the cheapest ticket is $30.

9/17 vs Dodgers (Winter Aviator Hat Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $82.25 | Get-in: $19

Rounding off the Phillies’ hottest summer games will be a September 17 game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. While summer will be winding down, the Phillies will already begin prepping fans for the winter months, as all fans in attendance 15 and older will receive a winter aviator hat. Tickets are averaging $82.25 on the secondary market and the cheapest tickets are listed from $19.

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