Trenton Thunder Partner with Swedesboro Brewing to Launch Raccoon Saloon Craft Beer Garden in 2024 Season


(Trenton, NJ) – Your Trenton Thunder are excited to announce a new partnership with Swedesboro Brewing Company, which opened its doors in Swedesboro New Jersey in 2020. This innovative collaboration brings the unique flavors of Swedesboro Brewing to Trenton Thunder Ballpark this season with the launch of Raccoon Saloon, a dedicated craft beer garden opening in June 2024.

“I am thrilled to announce an exciting partnership that promises to blend the rich flavors of craft beer with the exhilarating spirit of baseball,” said Marvin Bowe, Owner of Swedesboro Brewing Company. “This endeavor is a dream come true for our team, and we are deeply honored to partner with the Trenton Thunder. We can't wait for fans to enjoy our brews as part of their baseball experience, adding another layer of excitement to the game day.”

The 2024 Opening Day Celebration on Tuesday, June 4th at 7pm will also be the official launch of the Raccoon Saloon, an exclusive craft beer garden on the third base line that will feature an array of 12 unique beers including a seltzer bar, meticulously brewed by the passionate team from Swedesboro Brewing.

This partnership extends beyond simply offering delicious craft beer. “This is about creating an immersive experience that enhances the excitement and community of baseball,” said Trenton Thunder General Manager Jon Bodnar. “We’re so excited to continue adding more and more value to the Trenton Thunder Entertainment Gameday Experience.”

The launch of the Raccoon Saloon signifies the shared values between Swedesboro Brewing Company and the Trenton Thunder. Both organizations are committed to creating memorable experiences and fostering a strong sense of community. The carefully curated selection of 12 beers on tap, including a seltzer bar, caters to a wide range of palates, satisfying both casual and seasoned craft beer enthusiasts.


About Swedesboro Brewing Company

Swedesboro Brewing Company’s mission is to produce exceptional beer of the highest quality that is rooted in the deep history of brewing from around the world and inspired by the unique history of Swedesboro. Visit their website at to learn more.

About Trenton Thunder Baseball

The Trenton Thunder have drawn over 10.7 million fans over 30 years and have won the three major awards that Minor League Baseball teams can win: the Johnson Trophy for the "Nation's Best Franchise", the Larry MacPhail Trophy for Outstanding Club Promotion, and the Bob Frietas Award for Long-Term Success (Given by Baseball America). The team has given back over $8.5 million worth of goods, services, and monetary donations through Trenton Thunder Charities, under the Grand Slam We Care Foundation umbrella. The Thunder can be found online at