The White Sox will offer a limited number of single-day passes to SoxFest 2016 only at whitesox.com/SoxFest beginning on Monday, January 11, at 10 a.m. Passes for the annual fan gathering at Hilton Chicago on January 29-31 will be available as a two-day Saturday and Sunday pass for $75. For fans who wish to attend only one day of SoxFest, Saturday-only passes are available for $50 and Sunday-only passes are available for $40.
Access to Friday night events is exclusive to fans who purchase two-night SoxFest hotel packages on whitesox.com/SoxFest and 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). Weekend passes are available for $40 for each adult and for $10 for kids (ages 4 to 13).
Two of the newest team members - Alex Avila and Todd Frazier - are scheduled to attend SoxFest. They will join first baseman Jose Abreu and left-handed pitcher Chris Sale along with new current player additions to the event schedule - left-handed pitcher John Danks and infielder Tyler Saladino. In addition, pitching coach Don Cooper, bench coach Rick Renteria, hitting coach Todd Steverson and manager Robin Ventura are scheduled to participate in the annual fan event. White Sox prospects Tim Anderson and Carson Fulmer also are scheduled to attend SoxFest.
Several White Sox greats also are scheduled to appear, including 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 players who are added to the SoxFest schedule will be announced early next week.
SoxFest 2016 - sponsored by Miller Lite, Comcast SportsNet, Beggars Pizza and WGN-TV - 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.
To purchase hotel packages or obtain more information about packages, fans should visit whitesox.com/SoxFest.