The Quad Cities River Bandits have their Opening Day on Tuesday, May 11, and individual tickets for the 2021 season will go on sale Friday, April 30th at 10 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased online, calling the River Bandits box office at 563-333-2737, or at the ticket window (209 S. Gaines St., Davenport)

River Bandits Individual Tickets on Sale Friday, April 30

The Bandits will open their 2021 home season on May 11 against the Cedar Rapids Kernels.

during normal business hours. All fans holding 2020 tickets and/or vouchers may exchange them for any 2021 game (based on availability) or new set of vouchers at the River Bandits box office.

Modern Woodmen Park will host the highest level of professional baseball yet seen in the Quad-Cities, as the River Bandits have a new Major League affiliate team, the Kansas City Royals. Opening Day is May 11th at 6:30 p.m. against the Cedar Rapids Kernels; the season concludes on Sunday, Sept. 19 against the South Bend Cubs.

The 2021 season has a packed promotional schedule, featuring 13 fireworks shows, 9 bobblehead giveaways, over 30 giveaway dates total and plenty of family-friendly entertainment all season long. The full promotional schedule will be released later this week.

Fans coming to Modern Woodmen Park should know of couple of changes due to Covid that will be in place for this season only. The stadium will be at normal capacity and seating will employ social distancing. All fans must wear masks or

River Bandits Individual Tickets on Sale Friday, April 30

Modern Woodmen Park, originally built in 1931, is at 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport.

face coverings while inside Modern Woodmen Park.

“Unfortunately, per MLB restrictions, we are not permitted to sell seats in the first few rows,” a Monday release from the River Bandits said. “In order to accommodate for social distancing, some ticket plan holders’ seats may be moved for this season, but they can return to their original seat for the 2022 season.”

The River Bandits will play six-game series all season long with each series starting on Tuesday and ending on Sunday. All Tuesday through Saturday games will have a 6:30 p.m. start time (with the exception of July 3, which will be 6 p.m.). All Sunday games will have a 1 p.m. start time (with the exception of July 4th, which will be 6 p.m.

Gates will open for each game 45 minutes before the first pitch.

Modern Woodmen Park will also become a primarily cash-free facility. Whether purchasing parking, tickets, concessions items, or amusement rides, they encourage use of credit and debit cards as a means to reduce inter-personal contact. Also, per MLB policy, the River Bandits will only allow medical bags and manufactured diaper bags that accompany infants and children into the ballpark.

In 2015, 2017 and again in 2019, the River Bandits earned Ballpark Digest’s award for “Best Charitable Works” in Minor League Baseball, the only club to win that coveted award three times. For more information, visit www.riverbandits.com.

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River Bandits Individual Tickets on Sale Friday, April 30
Jonathan Turner has been covering the Quad-Cities arts scene for 25 years, first as a reporter with the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, and then as a reporter with the Quad City Times. Jonathan is also an accomplished actor and musician who has been seen frequently on local theater stages, including the Bucktown Revue and Black Box Theatre.