Cincinnati Reds Top 5 Promotional Game Themes

Cincinnati Reds Top 5 Promotional Game Themes
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Tradition began anew as the Cincinnati Reds opened their 2024 regular season at home against Washington last Thursday — the first of 81 games at Great American Ball Park for Ohio sports betting fans to hone in on.

Themed games across the country are a huge draw for Major League Baseball fans. Using the Reds 2024 Promotions & Events Schedule, surveyed Reds fans on Reddit to see what the favorite themed nights were. The survey was from March 22-25, 2024. Here are the best Cincinnati promos:

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Cincinnati Reds Best Theme Nights

RankTheme% of Votes
1Bark in the Park33%
2Cincinnati Zoo Bald Eagle Days25%
T3Run the Bases Day15.%
T3Global Trading Card Day15%
5Military Appreciation Day12%

Ohio betting apps list the Los Angeles Dodgers as the World Series favorite at +350. Atlanta is second at +800.

Reds are Going to the Dogs

Based on this survey, Bark in the Park is the favorite Reds themed promotion this season with 33% of the vote. There are five scheduled during the season, as special ticket packages are made available for dogs and their owners with pet activities, samples and more.

Cincinnati Zoo Bald Eagle Days (25%) rank second on the list. Seven scheduled dates have been set as “Sam” the Bald Eagle will perform a flight from the roof of the Centerfield Pavilion to the pitcher's mound during the singing of the national anthem.

With 15% of the vote, Run the Bases Days and Global Trading Card Day are tied for third. Three games are on the schedule where fans of all ages can line up after the game to run the bases.

Global Trading Card Day will be Aug. 3 versus San Francisco (7:15 p.m.) as a pack of Topps baseball cards featuring select Reds players will be given out.

During four games this season, the Reds will hold Military Appreciation Day (12%) to round out the top five. Activities will include ceremonies honoring military groups with special ticket offers for select games available for military members.

ESPN BET Reds Future Markets

With the Reds off to a 2-1 start, here are the latest Cincinnati futures over at ESPN BET Ohio:

  • World Series winner: +4000 (tied with New York Mets, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants)
  • National League winner: +2000 (tied w/Padres for seventh favorite)
  • NL Central Division winner: +350 (third favorite among five)
  • Make the NL Playoffs: +140 Yes, -190 No

USA Today photo by David Kohl.



Lou Monaco

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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