Tickets are now available for 2016 Rockies Fest, which will take place at Coors Field on Saturday, January 23 from 12:30-4:00 p.m. MST for the general public with special access being granted to Rockies Season Ticket holders beginning at 8:30 a.m. MST.
The annual event will feature appearances by over 40 Rockies players, coaches and alumni. All ticket proceeds will benefit The Colorado Rockies Foundation, which makes charitable grants to several organizations in the Denver area that support underprivileged and at-risk youth through programs for youth baseball, education and health.
Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $1.00 for children ages 3-12 and free for infants and toddlers under two years of age. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.rockies.com/rockiesfest. Season Ticket Holders may reserve admission tickets for free at the same web address.
Rockies Fest is the premier offseason event hosted at Coors Field, and offers fans unique opportunities to interact with the Rockies players, staff and organization in unique and memorable ways. Expected attendees include 2015 NL All-Star, Silver Slugger and Gold Glove winner Nolan Arenado, 2015 Silver Slugger winner Carlos Gonzalez, 2015 NL All-Star DJ LeMahieu, as well as Cristhian Adames, Tyler Anderson, Christian Bergman, Eddie Butler, Brandon Barnes, Chad Bettis, Charlie Blackmon, Miguel Castro, Tyler Chatwood, Jorge De La Rosa, Daniel Descalso, Jairo Diaz, Corey Dickerson, Carlos Estevez, Christian Friedrich, Dustin Garneau, Jon Gray, David Hale, Nick Hundley, Boone Logan, Jordan Lyles, Tyler Matzek, Justin Miller, Jason Motte, Tom Murphy, Scott Oberg, Adam Ottavino, Kyle Parker, Ben Paulsen, Chad Qualls, Trevor Story, Raimel Tapia and Rafael Ynoa. Also in attendance will be Rockies Manager Walt Weiss, as well as coaches and staff members Vinny Castilla, Stu Cole, Blake Doyle, Steve Foster, Darren Holmes, Rene Lachemann, Mark Wiley and Eric Young. Additionally, radio broadcasters Jack Corrigan and Jerry Schemmel as well as ROOT SPORTS talents Jeff Huson, Ryan Spilborghs and Cory Sullivan will be in attendance.
Fans will have opportunities to participate in Q&A sessions with Rockies players and coaches, take part in self-guided tours of the Rockies clubhouse and other exclusive areas, participate in hitting and pitching clinics in the Rockies batting cages and engage in contests and games including the always popular Rockies Family Feud. There will also be dedicated areas and activities for children of all ages.
Rockies players and coaches as well as alumni will have scheduled autograph sessions throughout the day. All autograph sessions are free of charge, and will require tickets that may be reserved in advance online upon purchasing Rockies Fest admission.
Also returning for 2016 will be the Rock Social Studio, where Rockies players will engage on social media sites to answer questions from fans, and connect live to fans via Skype and FaceTime.
The Rockies Merchandise and Garage Sale will return for this year's Rockies Fest, where fans can purchase authentic Rockies game-used items as well as retired ballpark fixtures and other rare pieces. Additionally, fans will be able to visit a pop-up museum featuring artifacts representing 23 seasons of Rockies baseball.
Parking for Rockies Fest will be available in Lot A (entrance at 22nd/Park Avenue at Wazee) for $5.00 per vehicle. All fans will be able to enter Coors Field through Gate A, Gate C or Gate D. For more information, visit www.rockies.com/rockiesfest or download the MLB.com Ballpark App at www.rockies.com/ballparkapp. Fans may also sign up to receive Rockies Fest text alerts by texting "RockiesFest" to 97475.