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PLAY BALL Park is a 145,000+ square feet interactive area where MLB and its partners will provide fun, engaging and educational activities for youth baseball and softball players and their families. This area includes sponsor giveaways, food sampling, music, baseball interactives including VR, official MLB All-Star merchandise and food trucks- all in the festive backdrop of the annual Midsummer Classic.

Each young person who participates in PLAY BALL Park activities will receive a Franklin plastic or foam bat & ball set and a PLAY BALL-branded t-shirt. New this year is our adult baseball and softball programming, which will be held in the later hours on both Friday, July 13th & Saturday, July 14th.

Special appeances by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. and Baseball & Softball Legends Cal Ripken, Jr., David Ortiz, Jennie Finch, David Ross and many more! Play Ball Park includes two new youth baseball and softball tournaments comprised of teams from MLB Youth Academies - The All-Star Commissioner's Cup & Jennie Finch Classic.

Admission is FREE for all, so come on by and check it out.

Also, don't forget to sign up for your FREE All-Star Experience Pass. By signing up you will automatically sign a waiver and receive a personal QR code that will let you take part in our awesome interactives all day long.

Where: The Yards, Parcel A, Lot 854 Square, located at the Intersection of First and M Streets SE. Click here for a map.

When: Friday, July 13 - Tuesday, July 17

  • Friday, July 13: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 14: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 15: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Monday, July 16: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 17: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.