May 29, 2012

Theme days at FanFest

Each day at FanFest, ticket holders will have a shot at taking home a special giveaway as part of the day's theme.
Friday, July 6 – Military Appreciation Day

Opening Day will begin with the Opening Ceremony and will honor members of the armed forces. Fans will be able to send thank-you cards and record a video message to members of the armed services. The first 1,000 eligible fans will receive a limited edition military patch. An Opening Day “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket deal is currently being offered.

Saturday, July 7 – Kids Day

A family day of activities. Fans can get an autograph and take a photo with their favorite MLB team mascot and also see the giant sized World Series trophy in the Rookie Leagues attraction. They will be able to make their own baseball trading card and enjoy face painters, balloon artists and the All-Star FanFest magic show. The first 1,000 eligible children between the ages of 4 and 18 will receive a limited edition “Sluggerrr” figurine.

Sunday, July 8 – Kansas City Tribute Day

Tribute Day will feature the sights and sounds of Kansas City with live performances by local jazz and country artists. In addition, former Major Leaguers Jose Azcue (who played with the Kansas City A’s) and Buck Martinez will be inducted into the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum. The first 1,000 eligible fans will receive a limited edition All-Star FanFest Commemorative Coin.

Monday, July 9 – Legacy Day

Legacy Day will feature players from the Negro Leagues, including Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, Monte Irvin, Minnie Miñoso, Jesse Rogers, Ulysses Hollimon and Ernest Johnson. The first 1,000 eligible fans will receive a Legacy Day Tumbler.

Tuesday, July 10 – All-Star Legends Day

Legends Day will celebrate Kansas City hosting its third All-Star Game. The day will feature a number of former All-Stars, including players from the 1960 and 1973 All-Star teams. The first 1,000 eligible fans will receive a limited edition George Brett bobblehead. A Legends Day “Two for Tuesday” ticket deal, which includes two free tickets with the purchase of two full-price tickets, is currently available.

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