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Redsfest Highlights - Dec. 2-3, 2011

More than 70 current and former Reds players and broadcasters scheduled to appear

FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC at The Duke Energy Convention Center
- Friday, December 2nd, 4 to 10:30 pm
- Saturday, December 3rd, 11 am to 6:30 pm

Tickets are on sale now at, by phone at (513) 381-REDS, at the Great American Ball Park box office and at Ticketmaster Outlets including select Kroger stores. Tickets available at the door starting Friday at 2 pm and Saturday at 9 am.
- 2-day tickets are $25 for adults; $12 for kids (12 and younger)
- 1-day tickets are $17 for adults; $7 for kids
- Children under 3 admitted free

Redsfest Facts
- With paid admission, all fans will receive one free View Level ticket to any Monday-Wednesday game in April 2012 at Great American Ball Park, subject to availability.
- The first 10,000 fans each day will receive a free drawstring backpack and Reds knit gloves.
- Redsfest features more than 200,000 square feet of activities, including autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games for fans of all ages, hard-to-find memorabilia and much more.
- New this year, the aisles of the Redsfest floor will be significantly wider and additional seating has been added in the concession areas.

Current and Former Players at Redsfest
- More than 70 current and former Reds players, coaches and broadcasters are scheduled to appear. The full list of confirmed attendees are at

Autograph and Photograph Sessions
- Over 100 player autograph sessions and player photograph sessions are free of charge with a Redsfest general admission ticket. There are three types of main floor autographs: general public, season ticket holders and kids-only. For each autograph session, the player will sign for 225 people. The photograph sessions will be open for 50 minutes each. The autograph/photograph schedule will be announced 30 minutes prior to the start of each session on the TVs throughout Redsfest and on the Reds official twitter account @Reds.

Main Stage Highlights
    - 5:30 pm - Introduction of Cincinnati Reds past & present
    - 6:00 pm - Introduction of new mascot Mr. Red
    - 6:25 pm - Kids Only Press Conference presented by GearUP
    - 7:25 pm - 2011 Reds Team Awards Presentations
    - 9:15 pm - Cincinnati's Got Talent Semi-Finals presented by Toyota

    - 12:15 pm - Reds Hot Stove Report featuring Walt Jocketty & Dusty Baker presented by FOX Sports Ohio
    - 2:05 pm - Kids Only Press Conference presented by GearUP
    - 3:05 pm - Reds Alumni "Bull Session" presented by Reds Fantasy Camp
    - 4:00 pm - Cincinnati's Got Talent Finals presented by Toyota
    - 5:10 pm - Bronson Arroyo Concert presented by Best Buy

Plenty of events and activities for fans of all ages
- The Kids Fun Zone features interactive exhibits and games including speed pitch, batting cages, run it out, oversized team photo, at-the-wall catch, Reds Reading Room and much more.
- Visit the Gorilla Glue Field of Dreams and the Coca-Cola Reds Rookie Field for open Wiffle® Ball batting practice and free clinics.

@Reds on Twitter at #Redsfest
- Follow the @reds on Twitter and receive updates all weekend on which players will be in the autograph and photograph booths 30 minutes advance of each session. Fans can use the hashtag #Redsfest when tweeting from Redsfest.

Redsfest Mobile Text Alerts:
- Text REDSFEST to 66128 to receive Redsfest updates on your phone during the two-day event.

Live Auctions
- The first ever Redsfest Authentics Live Auction is Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Reds Authentics area, located next to the Reds Team Shop Merchandise area. The live auctions will feature 27 different "lots" that include an assortment of game-used jerseys, bats, hats, balls, clubhouse memorabilia and autographed items signed by your favorite Reds players.

Votto Pick-4 Plan presented by McDonald's
- Redsfest will be the first opportunity for fans to purchase the Votto Pick-4 Plan. The plan incudes a ticket for Joey Votto Bobblehead Night (May 12 vs. Nationals) plus three additional games of your choice (excluding Opening Day) and a McDonald's Extra Value Meal voucher with each ticket. Plans start as low as $32!

Redsfest Poker
- The annual Reds Community Fund Celebrity Texas Hold 'Em Tournament takes is Saturday at 5 pm. The winner takes home a guaranteed $10,000. It's not too late to sign up at or call (513) 765-7240.

Reds Heads Kids Club
- The 2012 Reds Heads Kids Club membership will be for sale at Redsfest. The $25 Reds Heads merchandise kit makes a great holiday gift for children ages 14 and younger, which includes vouchers for free Reds tickets and exclusive club gear. A special Reds Heads gift will be included in memberships purchased at Redsfest, while supplies last.

For the most updated information and additional details about Redsfest, please visit Proceeds from Redsfest benefit the baseball-themed outreach programs of the Reds Community Fund.

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