Tickets on sale for Dec. 2-3 Redsfest

Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati hosting event

Tickets on sale for Dec. 2-3 Redsfest

CINCINNATI -- It's the event that gets Reds fans fired up for baseball well before the season starts. Tickets for Redsfest are now on sale.

Fox Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC Bank is slated for Dec. 2-3 at Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. Two-day tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for kids 12 and younger. One-day tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for kids. Children three and under are admitted free. All tickets can be purchased at reds.com/redsfest, at Great American Ball Park or at the door on the day of the event.

With each two-day Redsfest admission purchased, fans will receive two free tickets to the Reds vs. Phillies game on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:10 p.m. ET. Fans purchasing a one-day Redsfest admission will receive one free ticket to the April 5 game.

All proceeds from Redsfest benefit the baseball-themed outreach programs of the Reds Community Fund.

Redsfest will be held Dec. 2 from 3-10:30 p.m. ET and continues Dec. 3 from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. The first 11,000 fans though the Redsfest doors each day will receive a free Redsfest drawstring backpack and a pair of Reds socks.

Covering more than 300,000 square feet of space at the convention center, Redsfest activities include autograph and photo booths with current and former players, interactive games for fans of all ages, game-used and authentic memorabilia and more. New for this year is Redsfest Bingo, where winners can receive autographed memorabilia, Reds tickets and cash prizes.

According to the club, more than 80 current players and coaches, Reds Hall of Famers, alumni and broadcasters are expected to attend, including current players Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, Zack Cozart, Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall.

Mark Sheldon has covered the Reds for MLB.com since 2006, and previously covered the Twins from 2001-05. Follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.