MEMPHIS, Tenn. - AutoZone Park will present a special screening of ©Walt Disney Pictures "Hocus Pocus" on the massive ballpark videoboard on Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m., presented by the Commercial Appeal.
To add to the fun and excitement of the special evening, pre-movie trick-or-treating on the Plaza and concourse and a limited number of hayrides circling AutoZone Park's warning track will occur from 5:00 - 5:55 p.m., both of which that will be offered on a first come, first served basis before the screening begins. Children are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes.
©Walt Disney Pictures' Halloween cult classic - starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy - is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its 1993 release. The family-friendly comedy about a trio of witches on Halloween night in modern-day Salem, Mass. is rated PG.
Individual tickets for the event are $6.00 in advance or $20.00 for a Family Four Pack in advance only. All tickets will be priced at $10.00 when purchased on day of screening. Tickets are available for purchase now through the Redbirds by calling (901) 721-6000, or by clicking here.
To ensure best viewing of the 60 by 60-foot videoboard, families and movie lovers of all ages in attendance will be seated in the lower seating bowl on the third base side or on the field under the stars. Guests are strongly encouraged to bring a blanket when sitting on the field (no chairs are permitted).
A variety of concession stand offerings will be available for purchase throughout the evening, including popcorn, hot dogs, soda, apple cider, hot chocolate, and coffee. No alcoholic beverages will be sold.
The screening is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. Hayrides and trick-or-treating will begin when gates open at 5:00 p.m.
About Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation: The Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation is the first and only not-for-profit charitable organization in the United States to own and operate a professional baseball franchise, the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds. AutoZone Park - the finest ballpark ever built in the United States below the Major League level - is the home of the Redbirds and has served as the cornerstone of development in downtown Memphis. Incorporating the Memphis Redbirds as not-for-profit entity allows the community to own the team and facility. For the first time in history, Mid-South residents, corporate leaders and baseball fans are able to give back to the community - and at the same time enjoy first class entertainment - by supporting Memphis Redbirds Baseball.
About Global Spectrum: Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the Memphis Redbirds, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.