Friday Nights

It’s the perfect night out with family, friends or colleagues in Birmingham this summer. Vitality Blast cricket is back and the Bears will host three Friday night games under the lights at Edgbaston in 2019.

Your matchday ticket offers so much more than just the action on the pitch, with live music before and after every Friday night game, early bird food and drink offers – make sure you arrive early – giveaways and the best atmosphere in Birmingham this July and August.

And when you buy your matchday ticket in advance you will save £6 compared to the on-the-day price. Under 16s go FREE to all games this summer.

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Twenty20 cricket under the lights

It’s the shortest and most exciting form of the game, all packaged up within three hours and the perfect backdrop for your Friday night out in Birmingham. Twenty20 cricket is back this July and August.

Experience that famous Edgbaston atmosphere with family and friends under the floodlights. Friday night games start at 7pm (Yorkshire match starts at 6.30pm) giving you enough time to travel from work and the match ends by 10pm.

Friday night fixtures

Birmingham Bears v Notts Outlaws
Friday 9 August, 7pm

Birmingham Bears v Worcestershire Rapids
Friday 23 August, 7pm

Birmingham Bears v Yorkshire Vikings
Friday 30 August, 6.30pm

 

Live Music

There will be live music before and after every Friday night game in our Exhibition Hall. It’s the best way to start you night with us, enjoying the latest tunes and some modern greats, and then stay after play, let the queues go down and keep the night going.

Esther Turner will be back at Edgbaston, preforming pre-match on Friday 23 and Friday 30 August.

Our resident house band Under the Covers – playing rock ‘n’ roll covers  – will be performing after each Friday night fixture this summer. Stay after play, beat the queues and enjoy our repertoire of live music.

 

Food & Drink

We’re proud to offer a wide variety of food and drink options located around Edgbaston for all our Twenty20 matchdays. We will have something for everyone, plus vegetarian, vegan, halal and gluten free options.

And if you arrive early you will be able to take advantage of our early bird food and drink offers.

Fordhall Farm, a community-owned organic farm, are our exclusive matchday food catering partner and supply all units around the stadium. They have a proud farming history, firstly leading the way in organic farming after the war before becoming England’s first community-owned farm in 2006.

 

Kids Zone – FREE pre-match fun

Our Kids Zone is full of inflatable fun, with activities for all ages! This will be open two hours before the start of play and close just before play begins. It’s the perfect way to start your day with us.

The Kids Zone, located in the outdoor nets opposite the main entrance, is completely FREE with your matchday ticket and will include a host of fun activities including inflatables and interactive games.

There will be face painters at all of our Sunday afternoon fixtures, this will be located in the Exhibition Hall. We will also have balloon modellers on selected matchdays.

 

Giveaways

Make sure you grab our free giveaways, which will be available from our friendly volunteers located by the main entrance and Exhibition Hall. Giveaways include our popular Hairy Headbands, signature sheets (get it signed by the players after play) and t-shirts that will be handed out during play.

We advise fans to get there early, we have a limited amount of giveaways and once they’re gone – they’re gone!

 

Free Stadium Wi-Fi

Working with the ECB and The Cloud, Edgbaston has installed a state of the art free Wi-Fi available for all spectators in 2018. To connect search for Wi-Fi networks and select “_The Cloud” upon connection login using your existing Cloud account or complete a once only registration form.

 

Merchandise

Please visit Store ’94 where you will be able to find a range of fantastic merchandise including replica kit, caps, t-shirts and jerseys.