Redsfest Highlights ? Dec. 3-4, 2010
FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest, benefiting The Reds Community Fund at The Duke Energy Convention Center
? Friday, December 3, 4 to 10:30 p.m.
? Saturday, December 4, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Advance tickets available at reds.com/redsfest, (513) 381-REDS, all area Meijer stores and Reds.com kiosks on Fountain Square and the downtown Skyline Chili at 4th and Sycamore. Tickets also available at the door.
? 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
? New for 2010: With paid admission, all fans will receive one free View Level ticket to the Friday, April 15, 2011 Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game at Great American Ball Park.
? The first 10,000 fans each day will receive a free drawstring backpack and a Reds travel mug.
? 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.
Current and Former Players at Redsfest
? More than 60 current and former Reds players, coaches and broadcasters are expected to attend.
Autographs and Photos
? All players and coaches will participate in one or two autograph sessions each day that they attend Redsfest. Autographs will be on a first-come, first-serve basis with the players signing for a minimum of 250 people during each session.
Main Stage Highlights
? 5:30 p.m. – Introduction of current and former Reds players and coaches, including a Sparky Anderson Tribute
? 6:35 p.m. – Kids-only press conference, presented by GEARUP
? 7:25 p.m. – 2010 Reds Team Awards
? 8:20 p.m. – Conversation with the 2010 NL Central Champions, presented by PNC
? 12:25 p.m. – Reds Hot Stove Report, presented by FOX Sports Ohio
? 2:10 p.m. – Bronson Arroyo in Concert featuring Elan Trotman, presented by Best Buy
? 3:15 p.m. – Conversation with the 2010 NL Central Champions, presented by PNC
? 4:15 p.m. – Kids-only press conference, presented by GEARUP
Plenty of events and activities for fans of all ages
? Kids Fun Zone with 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.
Redsfest on Twitter
? Follow the Reds on Twitter (www.twitter.com/CincinnatiReds) and receive updates all weekend on which players will be in the autograph and photograph booths an hour in advance of each session! Reds fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #Redsfest when tweeting from Redsfest.
Yankees Flex 4-Pack – A perfect holiday gift for your favorite Reds fan!
? Redsfest will be the first opportunity for Reds fans to purchase the Yankees Flex 4-Pack. Guarantee your seat to a Yankees game at GABP (June 20-22) with a Yankees Flex 4-Pack. Choose one of the Yankees games plus three more games, excluding Opening Day and additional Yankees games. You get all four games starting at as little as $47 per seat.
Reds HOF & Museum
? The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will again have a significant presence at Redsfest, including a display featuring the ’75, ’76 and ’90 World Series trophies, Reds artifacts, Reds trivia and more. Redsfest is a great opportunity to purchase a 2011 Reds Museum membership.
? A special tribute to Reds manager Sparky Anderson is planned for the Main Stage and in booth #10.
Reds Heads Kids Club
? Redsfest is the first chance to purchase a 2011 Reds Heads Kids Club membership. The $20 Reds Heads kit makes a great holiday gift for children ages 14 and younger, which includes exclusive club gear and vouchers for free Reds tickets.
Split the Pot
? Support the Reds Community Fund by purchasing a $2 “Split The Pot” ticket at Redsfest. One lucky fan each day will win 50% of the net proceeds.
New Spring Training/Batting Practice Jersey
? Redsfest is the first chance for fans to purchase replicas of the brand-new 2011 Spring Training and Batting Practice jersey, featuring a “script Reds” across the front.
? The annual Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament takes place on Saturday, Dec. 4. Registration and side games begin at 3:30 p.m. with the tournament starting at 5 p.m. More info: reds.com/poker.
All proceeds from Redsfest benefit the baseball-themed outreach programs of the non-profit Reds Community Fund.