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Batter Up Mankato 2022

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Do you love baseball/softball?
Do you have kids who need a hobby?
Do you like to win amazing prizes?
Come show your support for The Special Olympics and Mankato LEEP sponsored by your favorite local businesses like Radio Mankato and Visit Mankato.
Hosted by Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Mankato, MN- this will be an inside and outside event collaborating with Mankato Moondogs. Come meet and greet ‘Muttnik’ while viewing their upcoming baseball schedule to add to your calendar!
Other local mascots will be here for the fun, including ‘Blazin Bill’ from Buffalo Wild Wings and ‘Sprinkles’ from Dunkin’ Donuts!
Test your skills on the giant inflatable baseball interactives for batting and pitching. 507 Baseball Academy will be here with skill testing equipment for free trial runs. They will also be here with the latest baseball virtual simulations, along with 24/7 Ball Sports that will be projected on our big screens inside the conference center.
Sign up for door prize drawings. Bid on silent auction items that include many sports memorabilia items. Enter $5 Raffles for numerous amazing packages to include Polar Plunge Package, Hotel Stay packages, and more! More info on raffles will be listed on this event. Proceeds from auction and raffle will go to The Special Olympics/LEEP!!
Free popcorn and donuts while supply last. Food concessions and bar, provided by Country Inn & Suites, will be available with proceeds to The Special Olympics. Donuts provided by Mankato Dunkin’ Donuts. Meraki Greek Cuisine will be next to the outside activities selling Mankato’s finest Gyros with proceeds to The Special Olympics!
Come check out local youth recreation associations that provide programs and opportunities within the Mankato area that include MAYBA, LEEP , Peppers MAGFA, FCA, YMCA, and Miracle Leagure of North Mankato!
This event will also host numerous local business sponsors such as TOV Chiropractor providing free neck thermal scanning and information on the importance of chiropractic care on young athletes. Contender eSports is an upcoming mankato business that will provide a LAN center for all ages. Come check them out and play video games on the big projectors! ETS Performance will be testing athlete’s vertical jumps with free sessions of June trainings!
Free face painting and balloon twisting sponsored by Making Faces Mankato!!
* Photo booth * Contests * Coloring Station for the little ones* *Cookie Decor Station* * and So Much More!!
Thank you to our Sponsors who are able to help us plan this event for our community:
-Mankato Moondogs
-Radio Mankato
-Visit Mankato
-TOV Chiropractor
-507 Baseball Academy
-24/7 Ball Sports
-Play It Again Sports
-Minnesota Playwright LLC
-Buffalo Wild Wings
-Dunkin’ Donuts
-Contender eSports
-Shy’s Vegan Baked Goodies
-ETS Performance
-Meraki Greek Cuisine
-Fleet Farm
-Making Faces Mankato


May 22
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Country Inn & Suites
1900 Premier Drive
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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