About the event:

Join our team of homerun heroes including Mike Krukow, current and former San Francisco Giants players, UNR Baseball Alumni and other baseball greats as we Take a Swing at Childhood Cancer! Taking place at Greater Nevada Field, this exciting baseball extravaganza is a reimagined version of our prior event, A Giant Event for Childhood Cancer.

  • 5:30 PM: VIP Cocktails & Catch – Grab a cocktail and step foot on the field where our very own Reno Aces team plays. Feeling active? Bring a glove and play catch on the field.
  • 6:30 PM: Program & Auction – Enjoy appetizers and drinks while you hear baseball stories from current players and broadcasters, bid on amazing auction items including one-of-a-kind baseball memorabilia, and learn more about NNCCF.
  • 8:00 PM: Homerun Derby – Who will win the Homerun Derby? Join us in the stands and bet on your favorite athlete!
  • Dark: Firework ShowEnd the evening with a bang! A private fireworks show serves as the vibrant and exciting finale to the night.



Where and When?

  • Greater Nevada Field,
  • June 13th, 2023
  • 5:30 for VIP, 6:30 General Admission

Where do I park?

  • Park in the lot at the corner of Lake and 2nd Streets, or in the parking garage at 300 E 2nd St #1210, Reno, NV 89501.

What should I wear?

  • This is a ballpark event, so dress casual! The firework show will start after dark, so bring something to bundle up in when the sun goes down.

What should I bring?

  • Bring your generosity! The auction is sure to have something amazing you need in your life.
  • If you purchased a VIP ticket, bring a glove for Catch & Cocktails!

Will you feed me?

  • Of course! The menu will include pulled pork sliders, ballpark sausages, mac n’ cheese, and more! 
  • We will have vegetarian and gluten free options available.

How about drinks?

  • All attendees will receive 2 drink tickets to use at the bar. Unlimited water and soda will also be available. 

What’s the entertainment lineup?

  • Our local baseball legend, Mike Krukow, will be telling baseball stories from his time with the Giants as both player and broadcaster. 
  • Special guest appearances by current and former Giant’s, Aces, and UNR baseball players
  • This is a family friendly event! Games and activities for the kiddos will be included.
  • As soon as it gets dark, FIREWORKS!

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Alston Construction

Granite Construction

GRC Nevada Inc.

Panattoni Development

Sierra Nevada Construction

Tectonics Design Group

Ledcor Contractors Group Inc.

Victory Woodworks

Washoe County Sherrif’s Office