L.P. Frans Stadium

2500 Clement Blvd. NW, Hickory, NC 28601

Delaware North Sportservice begins food and beverage service at L.P. Frans Stadium in 2018. The stadium is the current home of the Hickory Crawdads, the Single-A affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers.

L.P. Frans Stadium is a 4,000-seat ballpark and recently completed a major renovation to include a new VIP section, picnic pavilion, three outdoor party patios, and completely renovated suites and Crawdads Café.

Originally built in 1992, the ballpark has been home to the Crawdads since 2009 and has hosted the South Atlantic League (SAL) Finals three times: 2002, 2004 and 2015. L.P. Frans Stadium has also played host to the 1994, 2001, and 2014 SAL All-Star games.


  • Food and Beverage

    • As a leader in food service management, we operate some of the busiest and most famous kitchens in the world. 

  • Special Events

    • From the iconic Plaza in New York City to the enormous Wembley Stadium in London, every event, fundraiser, wedding or celebration is different -- so we treat each one as if it were the only one.