Buffalo Bisons announce 2017 game times

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In anticipation of another milestone year in downtown Buffalo, the Buffalo Bisons recently announced all game times for the 2017 season. Next year, the Bisons and their fans will celebrate the 30th season at Coca-Cola Field starting on Opening Day, Thursday, April 6, 2017 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at 2:05 p.m.

To commemorate the milestone year, the Bisons also unveiled a “30 Seasons Logo” that will be used by the club throughout 2017. Special season-long and game promotions for next season are to be announced. The team also put all season tickets, ticket packages and group party areas on sale, including 4-Packs for the team’s Star Wars Night (June 3), the KeyBank Independence Eve Celebration (July 3) and Superhero Night (Aug. 19). Fans can take advantage of the best offers available by visiting Bisons.com or by calling 843-HERD. 

Game Times
The Bisons will use a 6:05 p.m. start time for most night games in April and May before switching to a 7:05 p.m. start time for most night games starting in June. Every Sunday in 2017 will be a Kids Club Sunday with an afternoon start time of 1:05 p.m. Weekday afternoon start times will also be 1:05 p.m. with the exceptions of Opening Day (2:05 p.m.) and the team’s annual School Kids Day game (10:35 a.m.).

A staple at the ballpark for all 30 seasons since 1988, the Fridaynightbash! Series, presented by Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, returns with a pair of 6:05 p.m. games on April 7 against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and April 21 against Columbus. Fridaynightbash! games then shift to 7:05 p.m. start times beginning Friday, May 5 to accommodate the extremely popular Flying Bison Happy Hours starting at 5 p.m. All Fridaynightbash! games will be accompanied by the team’s award-winning post-game fireworks shows.

Select Bisons promotions will feature a 6:05 p.m. night start, including Star Wars Night, the KeyBank Independence Eve Celebration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Superhero Night.

For more information, fans should visit Bisons.com.