The Chicago White Sox will offer fans a special experience at SoxFest 2017 through the Premium Upgrade Package on Monday, December 19, at 10 a.m. The Premium Upgrade Package is only available to fans who have already purchased or will purchase the SoxFest hotel package and weekend pass(es) for the Hilton Chicago only at whitesox.com/SoxFest.
The Premium Upgrade Package will be available for $200 and includes special MVP SoxFest passes, which are redeemable for three premium autographs without waiting in select lines, a private autograph session, a private photo session and a private seminar. The package also includes a limited edition SoxFest 25th anniversary foldable chair for fans to use while waiting to meet their favorite team members throughout the weekend, an official MLB baseball, a special discount coupon for a Majestic custom T-shirt at SoxFest and two complimentary Outfield Reserve tickets to an April/May game (excluding Opening Day).
The private sessions for MVP SoxFest passes will include select SoxFest participants, which will be confirmed closer to the event. Jose Abreu, Carlton Fisk, Bo Jackson, Jose Quintana, Frank Thomas newly acquired prospects and many other team members are scheduled to appear at SoxFest 2017. Additional White Sox players and greats scheduled to attend will be announced closer to SoxFest.
Two-night SoxFest hotel packages include exclusive access to Friday night events and a limited edition SoxFest 2017 Jim Thome bobblehead. Hotel packages available at whitesox.com/SoxFest are the only way to buy three-day weekend passes. SoxFest hotel reservations at the Hilton Chicago are $310 for a two-night stay (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 each kid (ages 4 to 13).
A limited number of individual passes to SoxFest will be on sale at a later date in January.
SoxFest 2017 - sponsored by Beggars Pizza, CSN, Guaranteed Rate and WGN-TV - will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Friday, January 27, through Sunday, January 29, 2017. The 25th annual fan convention invites fans to meet their favorite White Sox players and past greats. Last year's event included current and former White Sox players signing more than 16,000 autographs and posing for nearly 3,500 photos with fans. In addition to seminars and autograph sessions, both current and former team members played games against fans in the interactive space, surprised fans with unique experiences and more.
For more information, fans should visit whitesox.com/SoxFest or email firstname.lastname@example.org.