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