Birdman Bats Ballapalooza, December 21, 2019
Birdman Bats Ballapalooza, December 21, 2019
 
#PutSomeWingsOnIt
December 21, 2019

Take Flight at Birdman Bats Ballapalooza

To celebrate Opening Day of their new shop and studio workspace in Redwood City, join us for Birdman Bats Ballapalooza, Saturday, December 21, a super fun, free and easy, feel-good festival featuring The Bump – a big stage with live music, DJs and Q&A sessions, The Box – Batters Box Mobile Batting Cage with hitting contests, games and demos, The Bullpen – with food trucks, Elixir To Go’s mobile bar with craft cocktails, beer and wine, Birdman custom-crafted bats and merch tent, a goofy selfie photowall for social media sharing, Cornhole game zone, promo booths with giveaways and free swag, and The Process – guided tours of their new shop and studio workspace. The event will take place on Saturday, December 21 from 12pm to 5pm at Birdman Bats outdoor lot event space, 3168 Bay Road in Redwood City. The event is open to all ages. Admission is free with suggested donation of a toy or book for the Birdman Lifts Holiday Drive in partnership with Redwood City Firefighters/PAL Toy and Book Drive.

Birdman Bats baseball bats on display
Birdman Bats team

QUICK FACTS

 

Birdman Bats Ballapalooza
A Feel-Good Festival for Baseball, Craft Beer and Music Lovers
3168 Bay Road, Redwood City, CA

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2019 – 12 PM to 5 PM

WHAT:

WHAT:

To celebrate Opening Day of Birdman Bats new shop and studio workspace in Redwood City as well as the glorious wonder of the game of baseball, join us as Miramar Events presents Birdman Bats Ballapalooza, Saturday, December 21, a super fun, free and easy, feel-good festival.

HIGHLIGHTS:

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • THE BUMP – a big stage with live music featuring Coast Tribe plus DJs and Q&A sessions
  • THE BOX – Batters Box Mobile Batting Cage with Home Run Derby hitting contests, games and demos
  • THE BULLPEN – with food trucks, Elixir To Go’s mobile bar with craft cocktails, beer and wine, Birdman custom-crafted bats and merch tent, a goofy selfie photowall for social media sharing, Cornhole game zone, promo booths with giveaways and free swag
  • THE PROCESS – guided tours of the new shop and studio workspace
  • Q&A SESSIONS: 
    • 1pm – David Klein, Founder & Chief Experience Officer of America Offline on how developing intentional tech usage habits can help athletic development and enhance team unity. Along with how tech overuse can hurt ones ability to get restorative sleep, focus on the field and move passed failures.
    • 2:30pm – Lars Anderson – writer and podcaster for The Athletic and retired professional baseball player.  A first baseman, he played for the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 2010 through 2012.
    • 4pm – Gary Malec and Cody Silveria – principals of Birdman Bats to tell their fascinating story of launching and building a singular, custom-crafted bat making business and brand.
  • LIVE MUSIC all afternoon by Coast Tribe. Based in Half Moon Bay, Coast Tribe’s unique style encompasses elements from diverse genres like reggae, funk, hip hop, and heavy metal. Expressive lyrics paint pictures of the struggles of the modern world and words that celebrate life and music. The band is comprised of multi-talented artists and their sound is a representation of this fusion. Never settling for the status-quo, Coast Tribe aims to surpass expectations and push their sound to its fullest during their high energy live shows or in the studio.
  • BRING YOUR APPETITE! Alebrijes Oaxacan Kitchen serves authentic Oaxacan food, the best in the Bay Area – traditional dishes like Tlayudas, Memelitas, Blandas & Enchiladas. Nahua Pizza has legions of fans for it’s handcrafted wood-fired artisan thin crust pizza.
  • Sponsoring partners include Miramar Events, Batters Box Mobile, KNBR 680 AM, 104.5 FM, PathWater, NorCalSound, Bliss Point Productions, Good Old Fashion Fun, Special Events, American Debris Box Service.
  • Community partners include Redwood City PAL, America Offline, Menlo Park Legends.
  • Birdman Bats is a Bay Area-based start-up boutique maker of maple and birch baseball bats, all custom-crafted & dripping with personality. Learn more at https://birdmanbats.com/
  • No outside food, beverages or alcohol is allowed into the event.

WHEN:

WHEN:

Saturday, December 21, open from 12pm to 5pm

WHERE:

WHERE:

Birdman Bats outdoor lot event space, 3168 Bay Road in Redwood City, CA.  Get directions.

ADMISSION:

ADMISSION:

Admission is free with suggested donation of a toy or book for the Birdman Lifts Holiday Drive in partnership with Redwood City Firefighters/PAL Toy and Book Drive. The event is open to all ages.

PARKING, RIDE SHARING & PUBLIC TRANSIT:

Vehicle parking is available on surrounding streets. Use of ride sharing, Caltrain and SamTrans bus service public transit is encouraged. There is a designated Ride Share drop-off/pick-up spot at the event entrance. Download the ParkMobile app for visitor parking at nearby Stanford Redwood City (SRWC) on the first floor of the Barron Parking Garage and also in SRWC surface lots. There are no visitor parking kiosks at SRWC, so we recommend that visitors download the ParkMobile app in advance for greater convenience.

INFO-LINE / SOCIAL MEDIA:

INFO-LINE / SOCIAL MEDIA:

For event information, call the info-line at 650-726-3491, "like" our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
Birdman Bats Ballapalooza live music by Coast Tribe
Birdman Bats Ballapalooza batting cage

Put Some Wings On It Home Run Derby

Join us for the Birdman Bats Ballapalooza to celebrate the grand opening at the new warehouse and store front!

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Save $5 off our Put Some Wings On It HitTrax Home Run Derby! Online registration also includes a Birdbox Swag Bag with Birdman key chains, stickers, and discounts! Winner of each age division will receive a commemorative Birdman Bat. Runner up will win a t-shirt.

Home Run Derby times are as follows:

  • JR Bird HR Derby (age 13+): 1-2pm
  • Teenie Bird HR Derby (age 18+): 2-3pm
  • Big Bird HR Derby (adults): 3-4pm

Participants may only swing Birdman Bats. If you do not own one, we will provide you with one for the derby. Put Some Wings On It!!!

REGISTER NOW

Sidle Up to Elixir To Go’s Ballapalooza Bar
with Custom Cocktails, Craft Beer, Premium Wine
and Non-alcohol Drinks!

Ballapalooza custom cocktails by Elixer To Go

Birdman Bats Display
Alebrijes Oaxacan Kitchen Food Truck
Alebrijes Oaxacan Kitchen Food 2
Birdman Bats Shop Redwood City
Birdman Bats Final Sanding
Nahua Pizza
Nahua Pizza Food
Birdman Bats Swag

Birdman Bats Ballapalooza