The Chicago White Sox have announced an initial list of former players scheduled to appear at the Hilton Chicago for SoxFest 2016, sponsored by Miller Lite, Comcast SportsNet, Beggars Pizza and WGN-TV.
White Sox greats scheduled to appear include six-time American League All-Star Harold Baines; veteran slugger from the 2005 World Series Championship Carl Everett; Hall-of-Fame catcher Carlton Fisk; sports legend Bo Jackson; and 1983 AL Rookie of the Year Ron Kittle. Additional current and former White Sox players who will attend the event held on Friday, January 29 through Sunday, January 31, 2016, will be announced at a later date.
SoxFest 2016 offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite White Sox players and past greats. This is the second year that the Hilton Chicago will host SoxFest, which is in its 24th year. Fans will have access to special autograph, photo and question-and-answer sessions, the popular SoxFest Garage Sale and special interactive activities throughout the weekend.
Two-night SoxFest hotel packages - including exclusive access to Friday night events and a limited-edition SoxFest 2016 Chris Sale bobblehead - are the only way to purchase weekend passes. SoxFest hotel reservations at the Hilton Chicago are $304 (price does not include applicable taxes, fees and costs for weekend passes). Fans who book hotel packages are eligible to also purchase up to four SoxFest weekend passes. Weekend passes will be available for $40 for each adult and for $10 for kids (ages 4 to 13). This SoxFest offer is only available for fans who book reservations through whitesox.com/SoxFest.
Individual passes to SoxFest will be on sale at a later date.
To purchase hotel packages or obtain more information, fans should visit whitesox.com/SoxFest.