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Tri-City Chili Peppers announce stadium will open to full capacity

Home-opener postponed due to weather
The Tri-City Chili Peppers
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Updated: May. 15, 2021 at 10:12 AM EDT
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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WWBT) - The Tri-City Chili Peppers announced the stadium can open to full capacity after Gov. Northam eased some restrictions.

The Chili Peppers were set for their home opener to start on May 29, but due to weather, the game was postponed to May 31 at 6 p.m.

“We were fully prepared to open the season at 50% capacity,” General Manager Steve Taggart said. “We were actually within 100 tickets from selling out within those restrictions, but now I’m thrilled we’ll be able to open up even more tickets for this historic night.”

The organization will continue to mandate mask and social distancing policies for their players, coaches, and staff and will encourage patrons to do the same.

Before players take the field and a single pitch is thrown, the Chili Peppers will invite the public out to Shepherd Stadium for FanFest on Sunday, May 23 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

FanFest is a FREE event and open to the public.

Full concessions will be available such as Kids Zone featuring two inflatable obstacle courses, home run derby, cornhole and wall ball tournaments and more.

To register for home run derby and the corn hole tournament, click here.

Single-game tickets for every home game are on sale for just $10 online.

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