The 2022 Cincinnati Reds schedule has promotions. Here's how to get that bobblehead

The Cincinnati Reds begin the 2022 season on April 7 when they travel to Atlanta to play the Braves at 7:20 p.m.

The Braves will be celebrating their 2021 World Series championship and the Reds are part of what the Braves are calling "Champions Week." The Braves will have a pennant ceremony before the Opening Day game against the Reds.

On April 8, the Braves are honoring their 2021 award winners, April 9 there is a ring ceremony and on April 10, the Braves are giving posters away.

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When the Reds return to Great American Ballpark, the team's home opener promotion on April 12 involves the schedule and magnets.

Here are all the promotions to look for this season for the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark.

Cincinnati Reds magnetic schedule give away is April 12, the home opener

The Reds will be handing out 2022 magnetic schedules on their home opener along with a car magnet before they play the Cleveland Guardians at 4:10 p.m.

The game will follow the usual Opening Day events, including the parade.

When is the first Reds 'Fireworks Friday' night?

That would be April 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds will have fireworks following every Friday home game.

The Reds will have 11 "Fireworks Fridays" this season.

Will there be a fireworks show at the Reds game on the Fourth of July?

Yes. The Reds play the New York Mets on July 4 at 6:40 p.m. at Great American Ballpark and there will be postgame fireworks.

Reds' Thirsty Thursdays, senior days, businessman specials

Reds mid-day, weekday games, like game No. 2 of the season on April 13 at 12:35 p.m., are "businessman specials" and that includes:

For $20, fans can purchase a View Level ticket and receive $10 in concession credits. Drop your business card in the container at a Fan Accommodation Station and you could win tickets to the next Business Day Game.

There are a handful of senior days and nights planned. That includes:

Fans 50 and older may purchase select non-premium tickets at half-price in advance of game day only. Excludes Premium Seats, Fioptics District, Upper View Level, Value View and Kroger Bleachers.

All Reds Thursday home games are considered "Thirsty Thursday" games. What does that mean:

For all Thursday Reds home games, fans can purchase a $30 package that includes a Field Box or Terrace Line ticket and a $10 concession credit valid for food and beverages. Available only at

What postgame concerts are on the 2022 Re schedule?

Here are the concerts on the Reds schedule:

  • July 9 : O.A.R. will perform following the Reds game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

  • July 30: Rev Run & DJ Ruckus, Big Boi and Montell Jordan will perform following a game against the Baltimore Orioles.

  • Sept. 3: Cole Swindell will perform following a game against the Colorado Rockies.

Are there Cincinnati Reds promotions for kids? When is 'Kids Opening Day?'

Yes. "Family Sundays" will have giveaways to fans 14 or younger.

Here are some important dates to know:

  • April 23 vs. St, Louis Cardinals: Kids Opening Day. The Reds will give out promotional hats and be allowed to run the bases.

  • May 29 vs. San Francisco Giants: Headband Giveaway

  • July 24 vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Planned kids giveaway

  • July 31 vs. Baltimore Orioles: Planned kids giveaway

  • Sept. 4 vs. Colorado Rockies: Planned kids giveaway

  • Sept. 25 vs. Milwaukee Brewers: Planned kids giveaway

When is Jonathan India replica jersey night on the Reds schedule?

The 2021 National League Rookie of the Year is becoming one of the biggest stars on the team, and the Reds will be giving promotional jerseys away before the June 4 game against the Washington Nationals.

Are there bobblehead promotions on the Cincinnati Reds 2022 schedule?

Yes. Here are the dates for the bobblehead promotions:

  • May 7 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:40 p.m.: STAR WARS Jedi Joey Bobblehead.

  • May 28 vs. San Francisco Giants at 4:10 p.m.: Tyler Stephenson bobblehead.

  • July 2 vs. Atlanta Braves at 4:10 p.m.: "The Cowboy" Jeff Brantley bobblehead.

  • July 23 vs. St. Louis Cardinals at 6:40 p.m.: Vintage 1960s-style Mr. Redlegs Bobblehead.

When is the Johnny Bench Funko POP! night?

That would be Sept. 3 when the Reds play the Colorado Rockies at 6:40 p.m. After the game the Reds will host a postgame concert featuring Cole Swindell.

Other promotions on the Cincinnati Reds 2022 schedule

Every Reds Saturday and Sunday home games will feature giveaways. "Super Saturdays" will have giveaways available to all fans in attendance while supplies last.

  • April 23: Reds Calendar

  • May 8: Mother's Day: Keychain giveaway

  • June 5: Poster giveaway.

  • June 18: Reds floppy hat promotion

  • June 19: Father's Day belt giveaway

  • July 9: Team baseball card set

  • July 10: Poster giveaway

  • July 30: Reds fanny pack

  • Aug. 13: Reds bag

  • Aug. 14: Poster giveaway

  • Sept. 24: Reds team photo

When is the first Bark in the Park night at Great American Ballpark?

Bring your pup to the ballpark on May 9 when the Reds play the Milwaukee Brewers at 6:40 p.m.

Here's more information:

Bark in the Park night includes: Ticket packages available for dogs and their owners with pet activities, samples and more in the First Star Fan Zone. Dog packages must be purchased in advance of game day.

Other Bark in the Park nights:

  • June 8 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Aug. 16 vs, Philadelphia Phillies

  • Sept. 12 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati Reds 2022 promotions on the schedule