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Mighty Mussels Unveil 2023 Promotional Schedule, to Host Hurricane Relief/First Responders Appreciation Night on April 6

Fireworks, Ticket Specials and Concerts Highlight Mighty Mussels' 2023 Promotional Schedule

March 15, 2023 – Florida State League (FSL)Fort Myers Mighty Mussels News Release

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels have revealed their full promotional schedule for the 2023 season, jam-packed with fireworks, concerts, community initiatives, theme nights and specialty jerseys.

Single game tickets go on sale on on Wednesday, March 15 at 8 a.m.

The season gets underway at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. All first responders can receive free tickets for them and their families in gratitude of their vital work in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

The Mussels will host 14 fireworks shows and three concerts in 2023 amongst many other theme nights and special evenings.


The team will wear specialty jerseys on April 8, May 3, June 9, and July 2-3.

On April 8, the team will don custom white jerseys with blue pinwheels to spread awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida. The CAC provides a coordinated response to child victims of abuse and neglect and to improve the lives of at-risk children and their families through prevention services. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is the Grand Slam Title Sponsor of the event.

On May 3, the Mussels will celebrate the long-standing tradition of Islands Night, but with extra significance this season. This year’s jerseys will feature the Sanibel Island lighthouse, with artwork produced by Sanibel artist Rachel Pierce. All proceeds from the jersey auction will go directly to civic organizations on the islands most affected by Hurricane Ian.

On June 9, the Mighty Mussels will join the rest of Minor League Baseball by celebrating Marvel Defender’s of the Diamond Night. The players will wear custom Mussels’ jerseys with Marvel’s own twist on the Mussels’ logo and color scheme.

On July 2-3, Fort Myers will celebrate Independence Day by donning the Stars & Stripes for a pair of games that will also have post-game fireworks. Proceeds will benefit “Keep Lee County Beautiful.”


Saturday, April 22 – Grateful Dead Night presented by Budweiser – Pre and post-game music tribute by jazz and funk band “Unlimited Devotion.” For more information on everything Grateful Dead, visit

Fans can purchase a special ticket package for $30 that includes an exclusive Grateful Dead t-shirt along with a ticket to the game and access to the concert. Limited packages are available at


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