Astros Foundation to Host Third Annual Picnic in the Park on June 14

Charitable fundraiser to feature Astros players, family-friendly activities and more in the outfield of Minute Maid Park

HOUSTON, TX - On Sunday, June 14th, the Astros Foundation will hold its third annual Picnic in the Park fundraising event in the outfield of Minute Maid Park. This popular event, which gives fans the rare opportunity to be on the grass at Minute Maid Park, will feature 2015 Astros players, alumni and members of the Astros front office. All proceeds from the charitable event will benefit the Astros Foundation's cornerstone youth baseball programs in the Greater Houston Area.


Fans will once again be treated to an hour-long autograph session with Astros players, activities for families and children and a picnic buffet. Additionally, each fan will receive a complimentary picnic mat.


Picnic in the Park admission includes a ticket to the Astros 1:10pm game vs. the Seattle Mariners, and will begin approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of the game. Children five years of age or younger are admitted free with a ticketed adult. Adult tickets (fans 15 and over) are $100, and child tickets (fans 6-14) are $25. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.


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The Astros Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros. The Astros Foundation seeks to harness the passion of baseball fans in Houston and surrounding areas to support our cornerstone charitable programs, including Community Leaders, the Astros Urban Youth Academy and the Astros RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) league. Our strategic focus is youth baseball and softball programs serving at-risk youth. The Astros Foundation welcomes volunteers and tax deductible donations, which can be made in honor or in memory of loved ones, as well as corporate donations or matching gifts. For more information, please visit