Interactive festival to put fans into All-Star action

March 7th, 2019

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- While the biggest baseball stars will come together at Progressive Field during the All-Star break this July, the Indians and Major League Baseball will provide fans with their own opportunity to play and experience the game just a few blocks away.

A new interactive baseball festival, PLAY BALL PARK, will arrive inside and outside the Huntington Convention Center from Friday, July 5 through Tuesday, July 9. The outside activities will be free to all fans, while the indoor activities will be ticketed.

Fans can now purchase their tickets at Adult tickets cost $25, and children’s and senior citizen’s tickets cost $18. From 10 a.m. ET on Thursday until 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, fans can purchase specially discounted tickets for $10 by using promo code PBPD.

The free outdoor activities include hitting in batting cages, pitching on fields, participating in drills with rising stars, former All-Stars, coaches and Olympians, and enjoying live music. If ticketed, fans can go inside to see some of this year’s All-Stars, get pictures will Hall of Famers and other superstars, participate in a virtual reality Home Run Derby, visit National Baseball Hall of Fame exhibits and much more.

Also new to the All-Star festivities, PLAY BALL PARK will feature a music stage outside the convention center with local food trucks lining the streets. A zipline will also be part of the attraction, allowing people to soar above the baseball festival.