Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Have you missed watching a ball game, eating your favorite ball park snacks, and ending the night with a firework spectacular? The iconic minor league baseball team, the Joliet Slammers, have an upcoming home game on Friday, June 4th that you don’t want to miss!

If you missed out on the excitement of the home opener game on Friday, May 28th don't worry, you can still watch a fantastic Fireworks display presented by DuPage Medical Group at the home game against the Windy City Thunderbolts on Friday June 4th! The firework spectacular does not happen after every home game so, make sure you pre purchase your tickets for the game before they sell out and you strike out!

Joliet Slammers team

To make this game even more memorable have an extra cheesey ball park snack! It is National Cheese Day on June 4th after all. A classic pretzel and cheese or nacho combo is never a bad idea but, elevate your cheese game by checking out these nearby bites for a pre or post-game snack:

Chevere Latin Café 

The Venezuelan inspired restaurant features amazing dishes you have to try. Many of the dishes just so happen to feature everyone’s favorite ingredient, cheese! Try a twist on a ball park classic like the Chimichurri Burger with cheese, or try a Venezuelan empanada with cheese and bacon. Just minutes from the stadium, check them out for a twist on your typical ball game snacks.

chevere latin cafe burger


Sometimes you need some pregame fuel, we get it! Have yourself some coffee or tea at Jitters in Joliet and get a cheesey treat to pay respect to the national holiday! Try a fresh deli sandwich like the Kicks on Rt. 66 sandwich which has- Chicken breast, smoked ham & Swiss cheese. Or keep it casual with a yummy bagel and cream cheese! Located in the heart of downtown Joliet stop in to Jitters for your pregame pick me up.

jitters breakfast sandwiches

MyGrain Brewing Co

Stop in to MyGrain Brewing for a pregame or postgame drink and make sure to order something cheesy off their delicious menu. Take it light with an appetizer like the Bavarian pretzel with Statesville stout cheese sauce. Of course adding cheese fries to any craft beer is never a bad idea but, if you are looking for a full meal try the iconic MyGrain Burger with bacon jam, goat cheese, and pickle mayo on a brioche bun! Come to MyGrain Brewing Co. for a classic ball game beverage and satisfying bites just a short walk from DuPage Medical Group Field.

migraine brewing cheese fries with a beer

Can’t make it out to this game or want to know when you can watch the next one? Make sure to stay up to date with the Joliet Slammers seasonal schedule and check out the different firework specials by visiting, www.heritagecorridorcvb.com/Sports/DuPage-Medical-Group-Field

Scene Through The Corridor