Be sure to bring the family along to meet the stars of the Brisbane Heat at our inaugural Opening Day! Previously named 'Come and Try Day' this event is jam packed with non-stop entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Pick up some freebies from our sponsors, enjoy free cricket clinics, have a go on our giant inflatables, get your face painted and grab a bite from one of our food truck vendors!
WHERE: Allan Border Field, Albion
WHEN: Sunday 25 August, 11am - 1pm
WHAT: Free Family Event!
PARKING: Free parking next door at Albion Park Raceway (accessed via Greg Chappell Street)
RSVP: Click attending on our Facebook Event!
PLAYERS: All players currently in Brisbane will be waiting to meet you at opening day! This includes players from BBL Brisbane Heat, WBBL Brisbane Heat, QLD Bulls and QLD Fire squads!
MASCOTS: Your favourite mascots Heater, Rocket Man and Flame are eager to hang out with you on Sunday. Joining them also will be our always popular HYPE CREW!
FACE PAINTING: Show off your team pride and get your face painted for free!
PLAY CRICKET: Roll the arm over and have a hit at one of our modified cricket games run by our community cricket team! While you're at it, have a chat to our staff about junior sign on at your local club.
GIANT INFLATABLES: Always a big hit amongst the kids! Have a go on our giant inflatables collection including a slide, batting nets and classic catches!
FREEBIES: Get excited because we have SO MANY freebies to giveaway. We've got posters, stress balls, water bottles, hats, clap banners and heaps more.
VIRTUAL REALITY: Ever wondered what it's like to play at The Gabba? Have a go at our VR game where you can bat an over for the Brisbane Heat! You can also learn some coaching tips from Darren Lehmann and your favourite Brisbane Heat stars at our 360 Hub!
COMPETITIONS: We have competitions galore so be sure to enter for your chance to win signed memorabilia, home game tickets, a TV and much more!
FOOD TRUCKS: Take a break and grab a bite from one of our food trucks!
THE JUSTICE LEAGUE: Meet your favourite superheroes from the Justice League thanks to our friends at Warner Bros. Movie World!
BIG BASH BOOM: Have a go at our PlayStation game on a GIANT screen!
Check out all the action from last year's event in the video below.