Unofficially, summer beings this weekend with Memorial Day, and right around the corner is the official start to Quincy Gems Baseball. This season there are five Gempire Nights that promise fun, prizes, and fireworks.

The first of five Gempire Nights is Friday, May 31, and there will be something for everyone. The nights theme is Superhero & Princess Night, there will be superheroes and princesses on hand to take plenty of pictures with the kiddos, the Liberty Marching Band & Drumline will be perfuming, and an all-you-can-eat buffet (*for exclusive ticket holders) will be available.

There will be a few giveaways that night as well, including a Gems 2019 Magnet Schedule, St. Louis Cardinals tickets, Applebee's gift cards, and fireworks show after the game. Gates will open at 5:30, with the first pitch at 7:05, other Gempire Night dates are June 15, July 2, July 3 and July 19.

You can purchase tickets for the five Gempire Nights and other games at quincygems.com. Make sure you kick off the season on May 30, it's Y101 Night at the ballpark. Join the Y101 staff as we help the Quincy Gems kick off their season at Q.U. Stadium.