BOSTON, MA - The Boston Pops Jazz Band, featuring Stan Strickland, is set to perform at the 2015 Picnic in the Park, presented by Ace Ticket. The annual charitable fundraiser is hosted by the Red Sox Players and their wives and benefits two of the Red Sox Foundation's charitable programs, the Red Sox Scholars and Red Sox Foundation RBI programs. Tickets for the event are available now on redsox.com/picnic.
This fan-friendly event, which will be held one hour after the conclusion of the 1:35 p.m. Red Sox-Rays game on Sunday, August 2, allows fans to enjoy a BBQ picnic on the field at Fenway Park, a chance to get autographs from current Red Sox players, as well as the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind experiences donated by the Red Sox players and their wives during a live auction.
The Master of Ceremonies for the event is award winning actor and comedian, Mike O'Malley.
General Admission Picnic tickets are $325.00 per person and include a new blanket in a gift bag, provided by Home Goods, dinner on Fenway Park's outfield, access to the player autograph session, and entertainment.
MVP tickets are available at $475.00 per person, and include one bleacher ticket to the Red Sox-Rays game on Sunday, August 2, prior to the picnic, as well as a baseball signed by a Red Sox legend, an opportunity to take a photo with the three World Series trophies, and an automatic entry into a raffle with prizes.
In addition to Ace Ticket, sponsors for this year's event are Aramark, Bank of America, the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, the Boston Bruins Foundation, Steiner Sports, the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Custom Cable, Foundation to be Named Later, and Gilbane Construction.
General admission tickets to the Picnic in the Park are separate from game tickets and can be purchased by visiting www.redsox/picnic or by calling 617-226-6002. More information is available at www.redsoxfoundation.org or by emailing email@example.com.