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STAR WARS Episode 4: A New Hope At TD Bank Ballpark On August 27th

07/30/2020 7:30 AM -
Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope will be played at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday, August 27th with seating on the field as part of the Summer Movie Series. Movie time is 7:00 pm.
 
 
The Somerset Patriots Summer Movie Series is presented by RWJBarnabas Health, NJM Insurance Group, T-Mobile, PSE&G, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, NJEA, and Flemington Department Store.
 
All seating will be general admission and located on the playing field as the film plays on the scoreboard’s high definition video screen. Families will be able to use blankets or lawn chairs in specially marked locations on the grass to maintain social distancing requirements.
 
Tickets are $10.00 each and will go on sale Wednesday, August 5th at 10:00 am exclusively on www.somersetpatriots.com. Kids four years old and over will require a ticket. There will be a maximum of eight tickets per transaction.
 
At this point, the Somerset Patriots are allowed to have 500 people at the ballpark as per New Jersey’s guidelines for outdoor gatherings. Should guidelines change, the number of tickets will adjust to adhere to approved capacity.
 
Concession stands will be open featuring a limited menu of movie favorites. No outside food and beverages will be allowed.
 
For the safety of our staff and all patrons attending events inside TD Bank Ballpark, masks will be required upon entry to the ballpark and while walking around to restrooms, concessions, and other high traffic areas.  Once you are seated on the field for the movie you may remove your mask as we have ensured proper social distancing between seating areas.
 
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Rated PG)- The Imperial Forces -- under orders from cruel Darth Vader (David Prowse, voiced by James Earl Jones) -- hold Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) hostage, in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford), captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance, and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy.
 
The Somerset Patriots have recently announced the addition of Field of Dreams (Thursday, August 13th) to the Summer Movie Series lineup. The team will also be announcing Moana (Friday, August 28th) and The Wizard of Oz (Saturday, August 29th) this week. Tickets for all these movies will also go on sale on Wednesday, August 5th at 10:00 am.
 
The Somerset Patriots have brought professional baseball back to New Jersey from Friday, July 17th to Saturday, August 22nd. For more information about the Somerset Patriots and the SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com, follow all of the team’s social media accounts, and download the Somerset Patriots Mobile App.
 
Safety And More Information:
  • All seating will be general admission and be located on the playing field of TD Bank Ballpark.  We will have designated socially distant seating areas on the field for each party.  A Patriots representative will help you find place to sit upon arrival.  Blanket and/or lawn chairs are welcome.
  • For the safety of our staff and all patrons attending events inside TD Bank Ballpark, masks will be required upon entry to the ballpark and while walking around to restrooms, concessions, etc.  Once you are seated on the field for the movie you may remove your mask as we have ensured proper social distancing between seating areas.
  • The movie will start at 7pm.  Gates to the ballpark will open at 6pm.  Entrance will be at the main gate near the box office.  
  • Ballpark concession stands will be open.  There is no outside food or beverages allowed.  As a safety precaution, backpacks will also be prohibited from being brought into the ballpark. 
  • We will ask that while inside the ballpark, please maintain a minimum 6 foot distance from other patrons not in your travel party and our staff at all times.
  • Stanchions and/or spacing markers will promote proper distancing between customers waiting in lines.
  • In restrooms, every other sink and urinals in the men’s rooms will be blocked off to help with social distancing.  
  • We will also provide additional hand sanitizing stations in the areas of the entrances and near concession stands for your convenience.  
  • We also hope that you understand that while in the facility, our staff are unable to shake hands and please know that while you may not be able to see it, we will be smiling and welcoming you back to the ballpark.  
  • All tickets will be sold online leading up to the date of the movie.  If there are tickets available on the day of the movie, some limited tickets may be available for purchase at the box office.  The number of tickets available for sale for any given movie will be determined by current outdoor gathering limits set by government and health authorities.
 

 

 
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