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Richmond Flying Squirrels

BREAKING: Press Release From Richmond Flying Squirrels on the Cancellation of the 2020 MiLB Season

Wes McElroy
June 30, 2020 - 5:24 pm

Here is the press release from the Richmond Flying Squirrels on the cancellation of the 2020 MiLB season:



Tickets purchased for the 2020 season can be moved to 2021 once next season’s schedule has been released


RICHMOND, Va. – Major League Baseball informed the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday that the 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been canceled due the COVID-19 crisis.




“There will be no Flying Squirrels games during 2020, but we will continue to be an integral part of the community, being FUNN, DIFFERENT and IMPACTFUL,” Flying Squirrels VP & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell said. “We will continue to make memories with our Squirrels fans, though we will make them in new and more creative ways. Rest assured, we are going to stay connected to our community as strongly as we always have. With our friends, neighbors and fans, we will build a great bridge to a very bright future for the Squirrels. We are and will always be FUNNVILLE, period.”


The Flying Squirrels will soon announce a wide array of events planned for the upcoming months. 


“While we won’t be playing at The Diamond in 2020, your Flying Squirrels’ family remains dedicated to brightening this summer and beyond,” Flying Squirrels President & Managing General Partner Lou DiBella said. "With the help of our fans, sponsors and the Richmond community, we'll be back as strong as ever. Spring will come again in full bloom, and there will be baseball in RVA! Together, we will make Opening Day 2021 an unforgettable celebration. Until we meet again, stay safe, friends, and continue to have funn and go nuts.“


Details on exchanging 2020 tickets can be found here.


Fans who have purchased individual-game tickets for a 2020 Flying Squirrels game will be able to exchange their tickets for any 2021 Flying Squirrels home game once next year’s schedule has been announced. For any questions regarding individual game tickets, please click here. Fans who have purchased full-season or partial-season ticket plans (including Gold Books, Great 8 packages and Silver Squirrels memberships) can click here.


Group packages purchased for the 2020 season, including SEGRA Picnic Zone, Food Lion Party Den (Pregame Tailgate), Education Days, Field of Dreams, FUNNraising and Birthdays, can be moved to 2021 Flying Squirrels home game dates once next season’s schedule has been set. Questions related to group packages can be submitted here.  


Fans who reserved hospitality areas, including luxury suites, The Hogan Group Party Decks, Brandito Brandstands and Bistro at the Bullpen, will be contacted by a Flying Squirrels representative.


Charitable donation certificates that included tickets to a 2020 Flying Squirrels game will be honored for the 2021 season. Organizations that have received a donation certificate will be contacted by a Flying Squirrels representative who will provide redemption instructions.


For any other questions, please email


Fans are encouraged to follow the team on social media through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for announcements and more information regarding upcoming events. Additionally, COVID-19-related updates and resources from the Flying Squirrels can be found here.